Decision details

General Fund Revenue Budget 2022/23 and Capital Programme

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Recommended to Full Council (Budget and policy framework):


(1) The General Fund budget for 2021/22 (Revised) and 2022/23 (original).


(2) An increase in the Council Tax for Lewes District Council of £5 (per annum) resulting in a Band D charge for general expenses of £202.08 (per annum) for 2022/23.


(3) The revised General Fund capital programme 2022/23 as set out in Appendix 3.


(4) That Cabinet endorses the continuation of the Flexible use of Capital Receipts and refers on to Council for approval.


(5) To note the section 151 Officer’s sign off as outlined in the report.


(6) To earmarks £350k from the GF reserves to create a Hardship fund to support households with their energy and cost of living pressures


(7) To give delegated authority to Chief Finance Officer, in consultation with the Cabinet member for finance and assets to make the necessary changes to the report following the final financial settlement announcement.


Report author: Isabel Brittain

Publication date: 03/02/2022

Date of decision: 03/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 03/02/2022 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

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