110 Fees and Charges Policy and approach to establishing charges for the new Council, including proposed inflationary uplift(s) for the 23/24 financial year to support budgeting and medium term financial planning. PDF 301 KB
It is recommended that the Executive:
i. Approve the Fees and Charges Policy set out at Appendix A;
ii. Approve the proposed inflationary uplift of 6% for 2023/24 on relevant income budgets;
iii. Delegate the consultation on taxi licensing fees, consideration of the consultation responses and final decision to adopt taxi licensing fees to the S151 Officer in consultation with the Executive Member for Open for Business.
Considered: A report of the Corporate Director for Strategic Resources seeking approval for the proposed Fees and Charges Policy for North Yorkshire Council and the approach to setting fees and charges for 23/24.
County Councillor Gareth Dadd introduced the report, and Karen Iveson, Assistant Director for Strategic Resources confirmed the new strategy had been drafted in consultation with the Section 151 Officer Group. She also drew attention to the two areas of harmonisation i.e. Taxi Licences and Court Fees, and the proposed annual inflationary uplift of 6%.
Resolved - That:
i. The Fees and Charges Policy set out in Appendix A of the report be approved;
ii. The proposed inflationary uplift of 6% for 2023/24 on relevant income budgets be approved;
iii. The consultation on taxi licensing fees, consideration of the consultation responses and the final decision to adopt taxi licensing fees, be delegated to the S151 Officer, in consultation with the Executive Member for Open for Business.