Issue details

Budget and Council Tax 2019-2020

The Council has a statutory responsibility to set a council tax and budget in advance of the commencement of the new financial year (1 April - 31 March). During 2018-2019 the council will review its spending plans, consider options to amend spending to meet new priorities and consider comments received as part of the consultation process. This report will set the budget and level of council tax for the year 2019-2020 taking into account the above factors.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/02/2018

Decision due: 6 Feb 2019 by Cabinet

Decision due: 27 Feb 2019 by Full Council

Lead member: Leader of the Council

Contact: Karen Hayes, Head of Corporate Finance Email:

Consultation process

Consultation will be undertaken as part of the Budget Advisory Group review from October - December 2018.

Background Papers -
Budget Strategy Mid Year Review Government Grants
Precepts from West Sussex County Council and the Sussex Police & Crime Commission

Agenda items