Decision details

National Non Domestic Rates: To approve discretionary rate relief schemes for 2020/21

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To approve and implement the NNDR Discretionary Scheme – Covid-19 Response Scheme for 2020/21.

Decision:

For the Chief Executive, acting under emergency delegated powers within the Constitution:

i)  To approve the NNDR Discretionary Scheme – Covid-19 Response Scheme for 2020/21 as detailed in section 3 and in Appendix 1 of the accompanying report pursuant to the Council’s powers under section 47 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 as amended.

 

ii) To delegate authority to the Director of Finance to implement the scheme as detailed in Appendix 1 and any such further changes brought forward by government in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic and NNDR.

 

iii)           To note that a further report will be presented to Cabinet on the operation of the scheme after 6 months, i.e. for the period April to September 2020 in the autumn of 2020 and that the council will be reimbursed by government in due course.

 

iv)           To note that the council will be reimbursed by government in due course.

 

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Publication date: 30/03/2020

Date of decision: 30/03/2020

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