Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose: To support the recruitment and
retention of foster carers.
1) the proposal for Council tax exemptionor payment equivalent to council tax for those living outside the Borough for Wokingham in-house foster carers as part of a retention and recruitment strategy to obtain sufficient in house foster carers for the children of Wokingham be approved;
2) the Council Tax Section 13A Policy be amended to include this proposal;
3) it be noted that the costs of this proposal are planned to be funded from the savings generated from transferring higher cost IFA carers to lower cost in-house carers.
Wards Affected: None Specific;
Reference Number: WBC977
Contact: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0118 974 6137.
Report author: Lisa Humphreys
Publication date: 29/03/2018
Date of decision: 29/03/2018
Decided at meeting: 29/03/2018 - Executive
Effective from: 10/04/2018