Decision details

General Fund Revenue Budget 2020/21 and Capital Programme

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet, Lewes District Council Full Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To recommend full Council to set the 2020/21 budget and council tax at their meeting in February 2020.


Resolved (Key decision):


(1) To note the late issue of the Local Government Financial settlement on 6 February 2020 and to authorise the Chief Finance Officer to make the appropriate financial adjustments to inform the budget.


Recommended to Full Council (Budget and policy framework):


(2) To approve the General Fund budget for 2019/20 (Revised) and 2020/21 (original) set out at Appendix 1 to the report including growth and savings proposals for 2020/21 as set out at Appendix 3 to the report.


(3) To approve an increase in the Council Tax for Lewes District Council of £5 resulting in a Band D charge for general expenses of £192.08 for 2020/21


(4) To approve the revised General Fund capital programme 2020/21 revised as set out at Appendix 5 to the report.


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

Report author: Andrew Clarke

Publication date: 11/02/2020

Date of decision: 10/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 10/02/2020 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Effective from: 15/02/2020

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