Council is asked to approve the recommendations set out on page 1.
The City Mayor submitted his proposed budget for 2022/23. The report contained details of the financial pressures facing the Council, the proposed budget strategy including assessments of risk, and impact and consultation outcomes.
Details of the City Mayor’s Recommendation of General Fund Revenue Budget 2022/23 and the General Fund Revenue Budget and Council Tax 2022/23 – Formal Resolutions were circulated to Members prior to the meeting and are attached to these minutes.
Moved by the City Mayor, seconded by Councillor Cassidy: That Council:
Thanks scrutiny committees who have commented on our draft budget;
Note the comments made in the City Mayor’s formal Decision Notice published on 22 February 2022 and attached as Appendix A to the script, made available at the meeting and attached to these minutes.
Approve the recommendations set out in section 3.1 of the report ‘General Fund Revenue Budget 2022/23’ without amendment; and
Approve the formal budget resolution as set out in Appendix B to the script, made available at the meeting and attached to these minutes.
The Lord Mayor put the motion to the vote.
It was noted that under the requirements of The Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 the names of the Councillors voting for or against the proposition or abstaining would be recorded by the City Barrister and Monitoring Officer and included in the minutes of the meeting.
For the motion:
Councillors Aldred, Ali, Aqbany, Bajaj, Barton, , Broadwell, Cank, Cassidy, Chamund, Clair, Clarke, Cole, Cutkelvin, Dawood, Dempster, Fonseca, Gee, Halford, Joel, Joshi, Khan, Kitterick, Malik, March, Master, Moore, Myers, Nangreave, O’Donnell, Pandya, Pantling, Patel, Pickering, Rae Bhatia, Rahman, Singh Riyait, Russell, Kaur Saini, Singh Sandhu, Sangster, Shelton, Singh Johal, Solanki, Soulsby (City Mayor), Thalukdar, Valand, Waddington, Westley, Whittle, Willmott.
Against the motion:
The Lord Mayor declared the motion carried.