Agenda and decisions

Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet - Wednesday, 2nd December, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Remotely via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Committee Services on 01323 415021 

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Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 4 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 146 KB

2.

Apologies for absence

3.

Declaration of members' interests

4.

Questions by members of the public

On matters not already included on the agenda and for which prior notice has been given (total time allowed 15 minutes). 

5.

Urgent items of business

The Chairman to notify the Cabinet of any items of urgent business to be added to the agenda.

6.

Right to address the meeting/order of business

The Chairman to report any requests received to address the Cabinet from a member of the public or from a Councillor in respect of an item listed below and to invite the Cabinet to consider taking such items at the commencement of the meeting.

7.

Latest draft budget position 2021/22

Presentation to be delivered by Chief Finance Officer

Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Stephen Holt

Decision:

(Non-key decision):

 

To note the approach for the 2021/22 budget.

 

8.

Council tax and business rate base 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Report of Chief Finance Officer

Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Stephen Holt

Additional documents:

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To agree the provisional Council Tax Base of 34,532.2 for 2021/22.

 

(2) To agree that the Chief Finance Officer, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, determine the final amounts for the Council Tax Base for 2021/22.

 

(3) To agree that the Chief Finance Officer, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, determine net yield from Business Rate income for 2021/22.

9.

Local council tax reduction scheme pdf icon PDF 291 KB

Report of Director of Service Delivery

Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Alan Shuttleworth

 

Decision:

Recommended to Full Council (Budget and policy framework):

 

(1) To recommend to Full Council that the 2020/21 Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme is adopted as the 2021/22 scheme.

 

(2) That the Exceptional Hardship Scheme be continued in 2021/22.

10.

Corporate performance - quarter 2 - 2020/2021 pdf icon PDF 247 KB

Part A - Portfolio Progress and Performance

Report of Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Regeneration and Planning

Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Colin Swansborough

 

Part B - Financial Performance

Report of Chief Finance Officer

Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Stephen Holt

Additional documents:

Decision:

(Non-key decision):

 

(1) To note the achievements and progress against Corporate Plan priorities for the second quarter of 2020-21, as set out in Part A of this report.

 

(2) To note the General Fund, HRA and Collection Fund financial performance for the quarter, as set out in part B of the report.