Budget and Financial Strategy Committee is a non-decision making
committee of council which will make recommendations to Cabinet as
appropriate within its terms of reference.
Provide strategic overview of all matters that could
significantly impact upon the finances of the authority
Oversee the implementation of the forthcoming and
ongoing financial reform that will significantly affect the
Provide advice on the impact of business and housing
growth in the district and estimate the financial impact of such
Be responsible for supporting the budget setting
strategy and process for:
the general fund
recommending the Committee’s preferred option,
for formal consideration by Cabinet, in light of the
Council’s stated priorities.
Have a planning horizon
which will be medium term ( five years) including the medium term
Will also focus on major projects facing the Council
that will have a significant impact on the resources of the Council
as well as the budget setting round for the forthcoming financial
Be responsible for considering how the council
responds to: changes in the way the council is funded, value for
money and other legislative initiatives and reforms.
Innovate and challenge the way the Council manages
its budget and financial affairs.