Hounslow Council


Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence, Other Announcements and Declarations of Interest from Members

Decision:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Felicity Barwood, Sam Christie, Richard Foote, Puneet Grewal, Adrian Lee, Tony Louki, Mukesh Malhotra, Nisar Malik and Sue Sampson.

2.

Announcements

 

To receive announcements (if any) from the Mayor, Leader, Members of the Cabinet or the Head of Paid Service (Chief Executive)

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 309 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 31st January 2017

Decision:

RESOLVED –

 

That the minutes of the meeting of 31st January 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Mayor.

4.

Petitions pdf icon PDF 167 KB

Report by the Head of Democratic Services

Decision:

Noted

5.

2017/18 Budget Report (CEX144) pdf icon PDF 819 KB

Report by Councillor Theo Dennison, Cabinet Member for Finance and Citizen Engagement

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED –

 

Borough Council to approve the following recommendations:

 

Section 1 - Revenue Budget and Council Tax 2017/18

 

Council Tax 

1.     In respect of the calculation and setting of Council Tax, that Borough Council resolves:

 

(i)        That it be noted that at its meeting on 17 January 2017, Cabinet calculated the Council Tax Base 2017/18 for the whole Council area as 82,599.33 [Item T in the formula in Section 31B of Local Government Finance Act 1992, as amended (the “Act”)].

 

(ii)       That the Council Tax requirement for the Council’s own purposes for 2017/18 is £92,746,657.69 [Item R in the formula in Section 31B of Local Government Finance Act 1992, as amended (the “Act”)].

 

(iii)      That the following amounts be calculated for the year 2017/18 in accordance with Sections 31 to 36 of the Act:

 

(a)  £674,513,231 being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for its total expenditure in accordance with the items set out in Section 31A (2) of the Act.

 

(b)  £503,241,039 being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for its total income (including formula grant and Council Tax surplus payable for the year into its General Fund) in accordance with the items set out in Section 31A(3) of the Act.

 

(c)  £92,746,658 being the amount by which the aggregate (iii)(a) above exceeds the aggregate at (iii)(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 31B of the Act).

 

(d)  £1,122.85 being the amount at (iii) (c) above (Item R), all divided by Item T at (i) above, calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 31B of the Act, as the basic amount of its Council Tax for the year.

 

(iv)      To note that for the year 2017/18 the Greater London Authority (GLA) has issued a consultation setting out its precept to the Council in accordance with Section 40 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 for each category of dwellings in the Council’s area as indicated in the table below.

 

(v)       That the Council, in accordance with Sections 30 and 36 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, hereby sets the aggregate amounts shown in the tables below as the amounts of Council Tax for 2017/18 for each part of its area and for each of the categories of dwellings. (GLA will approve its precept on 20 February 2017).

 

Valuation Band

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

Banding Factor

6/9

7/9

8/9

9/9

11/9

13/9

15/9

18/9

Hounslow Council Tax (£)

748.57

873.33

998.09

1,122.85

1,372.37

1,621.89

1,871.42

2,245.7

GLA Council Tax (£)

186.68

217.79

248.91

280.02

342.25

404.47

466.70

560.04

Total Council Tax (£)

935.25

1,091.12

1,247.00

1,402.87

1,714.62

2,026.36

2,338.12

2,805.74

 

(vi)      To note that the Council’s basic amount of Council Tax for 2017/18 is not excessive in accordance with principles approved under Section 52ZB of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

 

Revenue Budget

2.  ...  view the full decision text for item 5.

6.

Appointments to Committees and Other Bodies

Members are asked to make any appointments that are nominated at the meeting for the remainder of the municipal year and delegate authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Mayor, to make any adjustments necessary to ensure political proportionality.

Decision:

Noted

7.

Decisions Taken Under Urgency Arrangements (if any)

The Council is asked to note the following uses of the urgency arrangements:

Council and Cabinet Decisions Taken Under Urgency Arrangements:

·         None

Forward Plan Urgency Notices:

·         None

Decision:

Noted

8.

Any Other Matters That the Mayor Considers Urgent

Decision:

None

9.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Council is scheduled for 28th March 2017 and will commence at 7.3pm in the Council Chamber 

Decision:

Noted