Decision Maker: Council
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
In accordance with Standing Order 30(s) Council were advised that the Mayor had agreed to deal with the following as an urgent item on the grounds that there was a requirement for the Council to amend its Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2022/23 in order take account of the Energy Rebate Scheme as prescribed by the Government.
12.1Council Tax Reduction Scheme Amendment for 2022/23 – Energy Rebate Grant
(1) To approve the amended Council Tax Reduction Scheme for the 2022/23 financial year as set out in Appendix A to the report to take effect from 1 April 2022.
(2) To note that the change to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for the 2022/23 as prescribed by central government was as follows:
(a) any payment made under the Energy Rebate Scheme 2022 is to be disregarded in determining:
(i) an applicant’s entitlement to a reduction under the scheme; or
(ii) the amount of any reduction under the scheme.
(3) To note that the Energy Rebate of £150 would be paid whether or not a resident was in receipt of Council Tax Support.
Publication date: 02/03/2022
Date of decision: 24/02/2022
Decided at meeting: 24/02/2022 - Council