Decision Maker: Cabinet member for finance and property assets
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To approve arrangements for the allocation and distribution of a Council
Tax Exceptional Hardship Fund designed and set up in response to the
ongoing cost of living crisis.
This ICMD specifically requests approval for the following:
• To utilise £35,000 of Contain Outbreak Management Funding
(COMF) and £35,000 matched funding from Oxfordshire County
Council, to set up a Council Tax Exceptional Hardship Fund for
residents for financial years 2022/2023 and 2023/2024
• to accept aforementioned funding from Oxfordshire County Council
and enter into the corresponding funding agreement with
Oxfordshire County Council.
• to agree to the Council Tax Exceptional Hardship Fund Policy, as
detailed in appendix A.
• to delegate the authority to review and amend this policy and any
future policies pertaining to the Council Tax Exceptional Hardship
Fund to the Head of Finance & S151 officer.
Publication date: 26/01/2023
Date of decision: 23/01/2023