Decision details

Decision Maker: Community & Resources

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Recommend to Full Council:


a)     That the assurance of the Chief Finance Officer (s151 Officer) of the robustness of the budget 2019/20 as set out in section 12 of the report be noted.


b)     That the assumptions and forecast applied to develop the MTFS outlined in section 14 of the report be noted.


c)     That the forecast deficit of £0.752m in the MTFS for 2023/24 be noted.


d)     That the risks associated with the Budget 2019/20 and MTFS outlined in section 16 of the report be noted.


e)     That a Joint Internal & External Scrutiny committee to review the grants made to external bodies for the financial year 2020/21be noted.


f)      That Torridge’s Band D Council Tax for 2019/20 be increased by £5 (3.15%) from £158.86 to £163.66 per year be approved.


i)     That Torridge’s Net Revenue Budget 2019/20 to be £10.149m be approved.


j)     That the contributions to the Council’s reserves as outlined in paragraph 10.4 of

        the report be approved.


k)    That the Head of Paid Service, Senior Management and the new council, review

       and revise the strategic plan & priorities and prepare options to achieve the

       savings going forward be approved.



Publication date: 06/02/2019

Date of decision: 04/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Community & Resources

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