Setting the Council Tax for 2021/22
Decision Maker: Council Functions Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
This report consolidates the decisions of this
Council and the two precepting bodies to give the overall Council
Tax for residents of Watford for 2021/22.
The committee received a report of the Shared Director of Finance consolidating the decisions of Watford Borough Council and the two precepting bodies to give the overall council tax for residents of Watford for 2021/22.
The Shared Director of Finance introduced the report and explained that the Council Tax setting was a procedural decision. She explained that Watford Borough Council had set its Council Tax at full Council on the 26 January 2021, Hertfordshire County Council set its Council Tax at their Council meeting earlier in the day and the Police and Crime Commissioner set his Council Tax at the Panel meeting in February 2021. Details of the proposed increases were included in the report.
In accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, a recorded vote was taken.
Those voting in favour of the resolution:
Councillors Walford, Dychton, Johnson, Parker and Watkin
There were no votes against the resolution.
Those members abstaining from voting:
Councillors Mills and Shah
The resolution was carried by 5 votes to 0 with 2 abstentions.
that the committee formally sets the total Council Tax for Watford Borough Council, which includes the precepts for Hertfordshire County Council and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire, as set out in the report.
Report author: Nigel Pollard
Publication date: 25/02/2021
Date of decision: 23/02/2021
Decided at meeting: 23/02/2021 - Council Functions Committee