Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Report on the Housing Rents & Service Charges.
RECOMMENDED that Council approve:-
(1) the increase of Council dwelling rent by 2.7% from 1 April 2020;
(2) the increase of garage rent by 2.7% from 1 April 2020; and
(3) service charges remaining at their existing levels with the exception of charges specified below from 1 April 2020:-
(a) 5.9% increase in emergency light testing in line with routine testing costs and additional installations;
(b) 2% decrease in respect of the Older Persons’ property service charge due to vacant posts;
(c) 0% increase in water charges in respect of Magdalen Gardens in line with contract prices;
(d) 5% decrease in respect of door entry systems in line with system maintenance costs; and
(e) 5% increase in fire alarm charges to reflect the contract for weekly fire alarm testing.
Reason for Decision:
As set out in the report.
Report author: Michelle White
Publication date: 15/01/2020
Date of decision: 14/01/2020
Decided at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Executive