Winter support and coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Colchester Borough Council is providing support for residents, businesses, and communities throughout winter. The government has announced that England will move to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant. Check the guidance on GOV.UK for what this means for you.

Budget

The Council's budget is agreed by the full Council at its meeting in February each year.

IN THIS ARTICLE

  • Policy framework and the budget

Summary Budget

The Local Government Act 2000 gives the full Council responsibility for approving the policy framework and the budget. Each year, the budget is sent to the February Council meeting for its approval after consideration at the Cabinet meeting in January/February.

The budget report includes the:  

  • overall general revenue budget and funding
  • Council tax level - Colchester's element
  • medium term financial forecast (MTFF)
  • capital programme
  • prudential indicators and Treasury Management
  • Strategy and Annual Investment Strategy (appendix N)
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