Ref:

Called in

Yes/No

 

The Thanet District Council

 

Record of decision of cabinet

 

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Cabinet Member

Cllr David Saunders

 

 

Relevant Portfolio:

Financial Services and Estates

 

 

Date of Decision:

25 July 2019

 

 

Subject:

Cabinet Response to the Petition on the Budget

 

Key Decision

No

In Forward Plan

No

 

Brief summary of matter:

 

The Council’s response to a budget petition regarding potential expenditure relating to office accommodation and community asset transfers.

 

Decision made:

 

Cabinet notes the concerns, however the provisions in the budget report remain valid.

 

Reasons for decision:

 

Funding for revenue and capital budgets are distinct.

 

Investment in the council’s offices is required.

 

The Council has a Community Asset Transfer Policy in place which has facilitated positive outcomes.

 

Alternatives considered and why rejected:

 

Not to consider the request from the petitioners. This was rejected as there was a need to communicate back and reiterate the decision made by council during the budget setting process.

 

Details of any conflict of interest declared by any executive Member who has been consulted and of any dispensation granted by the Standards Committee:

 

None

 

Author of Officer report:

 

Chris Blundell, Head of Financial Services

 

Background papers

 

Cabinet Response to Petition July 2019
Annex 1 - Petition budget.doc

 

Statement if decision is an urgent one and therefore not subject to call-in:

 

None

 

Last date for call in:

7 August 2019

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Details of any conflict of interest declared by any executive Member who has been consulted and of any dispensation granted by the Standards Committee:

 

 

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Background papers

 

 

Statement if decision is an urgent one and therefore not subject to call-in:

 

 

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