Decision details

Council Tax 2018/19

Decision Maker: South Holland District Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

Consideration was given to the report of the Portfolio Holder for Finance and/or Executive Director – Commercialisation to set the amounts of Council Tax applicable for 2018-19.

 

DECISION

 

1.    That Council approves that the charge to be levied on the Council Taxpayers of Spalding for services provided in their town (Spalding Special Estimates) will be £211,500 for 2018-19. This equates to a Band D equivalent charge of £23.49 (£23.07 for 2017-18), a 1.82% increase.

 

2.    That Council approves the formal Council Tax resolutions for 2018-19 as follows;

 

1. It is to be noted that on 13 December 2017 the Council calculated: -

 

(a)       the Council Tax Base 2018-19 for the District as 27,302 (item T in the formula in section 31B(3) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, as amended) and;

 

(b)       Dwellings in those parts of the district to which a Parish precept relates as shown in Appendix B of the report.

 

2.         Calculate that the Council Tax requirement for the Council’s own purposes for 2018-19 (excluding Parish precepts and Spalding Special Expenses) is £4,636,700

 

 

3          That the following amounts be calculated by the Council for the year 2018-19 in accordance with Sections 31 to 36 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 as amended (the Act): -

 

 

(a)

£40,716,549

 

being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council

estimates for the items set out in Section 31A(2) of the Act;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          (b)

£35,285,800

 

being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in Section 31A(3) of the Act;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           (c)

£5,430,749

 

being the amount by which the aggregate at 3(a) above exceeds the aggregate at 3(b) above, calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 31A(4) of the Act, as its Council Tax requirement for the year (item R in the formula in Section 31a (4) of the Act);

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          (d)

£198.91

 

being the amount at 3(c) divided by the amount at 1(a) (item T), calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 31B(1) of the Act, as the basic amount of Council Tax for the year (including Parish precepts);

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          (e)

£794,049

being the aggregate amount of all special items (Parish precepts- excluding Spalding Special Expenses) referred to in Section 34(1) of the Act (see Appendix B of the report);

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          (f)

£169.83

being the amount at 3(d) less the result given by dividing the amount at (e) by the amount at 1(a) calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 34(2) of the Act, as the basic amount of council tax for the year for dwellings in those parts of its areas to which no special item relates;

 

 

 

 

 

 

    (g)

The figures shown in Appendix C of the report, being the amounts given by adding to the amount at 3(f) the amounts of the special item or items relating to dwellings in those parts of the district divided in each case by the amount at 1(b), calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 34(3) of the Act, as the basic amounts of its Council Tax for the year for dwellings in those parts of its area to which one or more special items relate;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 (h)

The figures shown in Appendix D of the report, being the amounts given by multiplying the amounts at 3(f) and 3(g) by the number which, in the proportion set out in Section 5(1) of the Act, is applicable to dwellings listed in a particular valuation band divided by the number which in that proportion is applicable to dwellings listed in valuation band D, calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 36(1) of the Act as the amounts to be taken into account for the year in respect of categories of dwellings listed in different valuation bands.

 

 

4.    That it be noted that for the year 2017-18 the Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) and the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshirehave stated the following amounts in precepts issued to the Council, in accordance with Section 40 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, for each of the categories of dwellings shown below:-

 

Council Tax

 

A  

B   

C   

D   

E   

F   

G   

H   

£   

£   

£   

£   

£   

£   

£   

£   

LCC

820.98

957.81

1,094.64

1,231.47

1,505.13

1,778.79

2,052.45

2,462.94

PCC

144.96

169.12

193.28

217.44

265.76

314.08

362.40

434.88

 

 

5.    That having calculated the aggregate in each case the amounts at 3(h) and 4 above, the Council, in accordance with Section 30(2) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, hereby sets the amounts shown in Appendix E of the report as the amount of Council Tax for 2017-18 of the categories of dwellings shown.

 

6.    Appendix F of the report provides definitions for the formal Council Tax resolution.

 

 

In accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing Orders)

(England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 a recorded vote was

taken on the recommendations below (Draft Budget, Medium Term Plan and Capital Strategy). The vote was as follows

 

For

Against

Abstain

Apologies/absent

Alcock

Aley

Ashby

Astill

Avery

Biggadike

Brewis

Carter

Casson

Coupland

Dark

Drury

Eldridge

Foyster

Grocock

Harrison

Johnson

Lawton

Porter

Reynolds

Seymour

Sneath

Taylor

Tyrrell

Whitbourn

Williams

Woolf

Worth

 

 

Tennant

McLean

Slade

King

Booth

Newton

Chandler

Gambba-Jones

 

 

 

 

 

 

Publication date: 06/02/2019

Date of decision: 08/03/2018

Decided at meeting: 08/03/2018 - South Holland District Council

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