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					                                                                          APPENDIX 2

 POLICY COMMITTEE SERVICE GROUP ESTIMATES 2004/05

                                               Target       Estimate      Variance
                                               £'000         £'000         £'000

 Democratic & Civic                                  563           568            5
 General Corporate Functions                      1,456         1,472           16
 Corporate Financial Management                      197           150        (47)
 Tax Collection & Benefits                           926           927            1
 Land & Property                                    (599)         (573)         26
 Local Economy                                       117           117        -
 Community Well-being                                121           120           (1)
 Partnership Initiatives                             -             -          -
 Strategy & Resources Committee                   2,781         2,781         -

 Asset Rents (internal landlord account)         (2,637)        (2,637)        -

 Trading Accounts                                   (836)         (836)        -
 Environmental Services                           1,249         1,251              2
 Highways                                            442           447             5
 Planning & Building Control                         693           693         -
 Community Safety                                    182           175             (7)
 Environment Committee                            1,730         1,730         -

 Housing                                            428           430               2
 Personal Social Services                         1,335         1,334              (1)
 Environmental Health                               586           583              (3)
 Support for Voluntary Organisations                220           222               2
 Social Committee                                 2,569         2,569         -

 Parks & Open Spaces                              1,244         1,263           19
 Sports, Leisure & Cultural                       1,958         1,939         (19)
 Precepting/Levying Bodies                          252           252         -
 Leisure Committee                                3,454         3,454         -

 Total                                            7,897         7,897         -




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GENERAL FUND SUMMARY

 BUDGET SUMMARY
                                           2002/03       2003/04      2003/04     2004/05
                                           Actual        Original     Probable    Estimate
                                                         Estimate     Out-turn
                                              £              £           £            £
 STRATEGY AND RESOURCES COMMITTEE         3,294,747      4,589,400   3,338,610   2,781,260
 ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE                    1,317,645      1,459,210   1,765,110   1,730,530
 SOCIAL COMMITTEE                         2,531,351      2,373,200   2,489,860   2,569,120
 LEISURE COMMITTEE                        3,313,452      3,295,970   3,532,690   3,452,960
 Less ASSET RENTS (Internal Recharges)    (2,664,990)   (3,486,670) (2,617,230) (2,637,300)
 TOTAL NET REQUIREMENT                    7,792,205      8,231,110   8,509,040   7,896,570



 GROSS TO NET BUDGET 2004/05
                                           Gross           Gross      Reserves     Net
                                         Expenditure      Income     (To+ From- Expenditure
                                                                          )
                                              £              £            £          £
 STRATEGY AND RESOURCES COMMITTEE        15,185,900     12,404,640          0    2,781,260
 ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE                    5,204,180      3,483,650      10,000   1,730,530
 SOCIAL COMMITTEE                         3,682,240      1,113,120          0    2,569,120
 LEISURE COMMITTEE                        4,954,070      1,538,930      37,820   3,452,960
 ASSET RENTS (LANDLORD ACCOUNT)                          2,637,300               (2,637,300)
 TOTAL NET REQUIREMENT                   29,026,390     21,177,640      47,820   7,896,570
                                                                                    APPENDIX 4

     MAIN VARIATIONS IN SERVICE PROVISION - 2004/05 BUDGET
                                                                                   £'000    £'000
     STRATEGY & RESOURCES
     Inflation (Pay and Prices) - all committee budgets                                       420
     Increase in Housing & Council Tax Benefit subsidy (£500k removed from
     Revenue Support Grant calculation, less £15k reduced admin. Grant))          (485)
     Removal of provision for local elections (2003)                               (30)
     Increased cost of corporate communication                                                 16
     Corporate provision for Best Value Review of Venues improvement plan                      30
     Corporate provision for additional costs of contract renewal                              25
     General provision for implementing corporate priorities                                   25
     Changes in forecasted level of gross investment income (reduced reserves)                 60
     Savings on pension fund costs arising from capital repayment in 2003         (222)
     Reduced base income from local land charges                                               60
     Reduced income from property rents on investment properties                               40
     Management efficiency savings                                                (100)
     Reduced rental income for Town Hall                                                       70

     ENVIRONMENT
     Reduced contribution from Surrey County Council towards grounds
     maintenance contract                                                                    40
     Reduced provision on consultancy and other works for Highways                  (41)
     Increased income from planning delivery grant                                  (75)
     Increased provision for preparation of local plan                                       30
     Increased income from Home Office towards community safety initiatives         (28)

     SOCIAL
     Staffing & other grant funded projects                                                  75
     Increase in government grant for housing projects                              (75)
     Reduced use of temporary accommodation                                         (22)
     Provision for housing needs survey in 2004/05                                           45
     Reduced contributions from health authority                                             32
     Licensing Act 2003 (staff costs less allowance for fees)                                20

     LEISURE
     Increase in premises costs at Bourne Hall due to facilities management                  25
     Reduced income from letting at Bourne Hall                                              27
     Reduced non-domestic rates at Ebbisham Centre                                  (25)
     Savings identified at Playhouse                                                (20)
     Increased contract income from Rainbow Leisure Centre                          (34)

     TOTAL OF MAIN CHANGES TO POLICY COMMITTEE BUDGETS                           (1,157)   1,040    (117)
     (see also additional income from increase in Fees and Charges)



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                                     APPENDIX 5

INCREASES IN INCOME ARISING FROM
INCREASES IN DISCRETIONARY FEES &
CHARGES 2004/05


                                    £'000   £'000
STRATEGY & RESOURCES

Local Land Charges                            28

ENVIRONMENT

Car Parks                            127
Vehicle Licensing                      2
Tade Waste                            10     139

SOCIAL

Environmental Health                  35
Cemetery                              10
Community Alarm                        2
Community & Day Centres               12
Route Call                             3      62

LEISURE

Parks & Countryside                    1
Epsom Playhouse                       15
Bourne Hall                            5
Ebbisham Centre                        3      24

TOTAL                                        253
                                                                                                                                                                           APPENDIX 7
EPSOM & EWELL BOROUGH COUNCIL: FINANCE SETTLEMENTS & COUNCIL TAX


                                               1993/94 1994/95 1995/96 1996/97 1997/98 1998/99 1999/00 2000/01 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05
                                                  £'000   £'000   £'000   £'000   £'000   £'000   £'000   £'000   £'000   £'000   £'000   £'000

Budget Requirement                                     5,454     5,229       5,364     5,604     5,630     5,715     6,002         6,716         7,181         7,511        7,706             7,434
SSA                                                    5,319     5,697       5,748     5,591     5,579     5,622     5,909         6,199         6,597         6,860        N/A               N/A
Gap                                                      135      -468        -384        13        51        93        93           517           584           651        N/A               N/A



External Support                                       3,252     3,450       3,436     3,335     3,333     3,266     3,454         3,656         3,881         3,972        4,001             3,525
Change in year                                                     198         -14      -101        -2       -67       188           202           225            91           29              -476
       Increase in Grant                                              6.1%     -0.4%     -2.9%     -0.1%     -2.0%         5.8%          5.8%          6.2%         2.3%          0.7%             -12.0%
                                                                                                                                                                                         *Note 1
                                                        £         £           £         £

Band D Council Tax                                                                                £         £          £             £             £            £            £                     £

Budget Requirement                                     78.47     61.98       66.42     78.33     78.85     83.37     86.70        102.29        109.53        116.68       121.31           126.39
Collection Fund Surplus                                 (8.94)    (9.01)      (7.60)    (6.63)    (3.23)    (1.93)    (0.28)        (0.59)        (0.35)           -         0.04             0.72
Subsidy Limitation                                                                                                                   0.70          0.90            -            -                -

Total                                                  69.53     52.97       58.82     71.70     75.62     81.44     86.42        102.40        110.08        116.68       121.35           127.11


                              Note 1: Estimated additional housing benefit subsidy of £500,000 in 2004/05, net grant gain estimated at £24,000




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RESERVES AS AT 31 MARCH 2003                                                                                                            APPENDIX 8



                                  BALANCE
     RESERVES/PROVISIONS           MARCH                       POLICY                                     Proposed Use
                                    2003
                                    £000
       CAPITAL RESERVES
                                            Reserve used to fund capital programme.
                                                                                              Specific schemes included in
                                            Interest on reserve used to help finance the
    CAPITAL RECEIPTS -                                                                        proposed capital programme. Funding
                                   8,481    General Fund Revenue Account provision of
    general                                                                                   proposed and target for new receipts
                                            services. Target is to maintain a minimum
                                                                                              included in capital strategy statement.
                                            reserve of £7 million.
                                                                                              Specific schemes included in 2003/04
    CAPITAL RECEIPTS -                      Transferred sums earmarked to fund
                                    804                                                       revised and 2004/05 proposed capital
    hospital cluster                        development of hospital cluster site
                                                                                              programmes
                                            Planning Gain Receipts set aside for
    SECTION 106 - unapplied                                                                   Reserve fully committed to fund
                                    620     schemes fulfilling terms of agreement with
    capital reserves                                                                          schemes in capital programme
                                            developers
         Total Capital Reserves    9,905

      REVENUE STRATEGIC
           RESERVES
                                            To fund Community Safety activities agreed
    COMMUNITY SAFETY                                                                          Reserved for prioritised expenditure on
                                    62      with Surrey County Council and Surrey Police
    PARTNERSHIP                                                                               partnership schemes
                                            Authority
    COMMUTED RECREATION                     Earmarked to fund annual recreation               Principal held and interest used to
                                    428
    SUMS                                    maintenance liabilities                           fund leisure committee budgets
    HISTORIC BUILDINGS              16      Earmarked to fund historic building repairs       As prioritised
    HEALTH & SAFETY                  5      To fund one-off health and safety costs           As prioritised
                                            Interest held on Hospital Cluster receipts        Reserve earmarked to help fund
    HOSPITAL CLUSTER
                                    360     earmarked to fund development of hospital         capital schemes as progressed - see
    INTEREST
                                            cluster site                                      capital programme
                                            Funds insurance claims falling within self-       Approval given for £200,000 to be
    INSURANCE                       915     insurance limits - set against reserve on all     released for prioritised property
                                            outstanding claims                                maintenance backlog repairs
                                            Evens out year on year variations in
                                                                                              Approximately £135,000 use
                                            investment income. Treasury Management
                                                                                              anticipated in 2003/04 due to lower
    INTEREST EQUALISATION           515     Policy based on availability of reserve to find
                                                                                              than forecast interest rate returns. No
                                            any shortfalls on interest being used to
                                                                                              use planned for 2004/05
                                            support the annual budget
                                                                                              Fully committed for prioritised
                                                                                              schemes. Further £400,000
    PROPERTY                                Provision for prioritised backlog repairs and     contribution to the reserve approved of
                                    484
    MAINTENANCE FUND                        maintenance                                       which £200,000 will be used to help
                                                                                              fund category 1 backlog repairs in
                                                                                              2004/05
                                                                                              Council has approved that £200,000
                                                                                              be transferred to the property
                                                                                              maintenance fund. The balance has
                                            Provides for the replacement of plant and
    REPAIRS & RENEWALS              829                                                       been earmarked for Health and Safety
                                            equipment
                                                                                              furniture and equipment, for
                                                                                              expenditure prioritised at specific
                                                                                              venues and as a general contingency
                                            Approved that fund be transferred to general
    DSO RESERVE                     155                                                  None
                                            working fund working balance in 2003/04
                                            Used to fund transport and town centre
    SECTION 106
                                    100     improvements in accordance with developers Provision for prioritised works
    CONTRIBUTIONS
                                            agreements
             Strategic Reserves    3,869
       CURRENT REVENUE
      WORKING BALANCES
                                            Provision for unforeseen expenditure and          £525,000 budgeted for financing
    GENERAL FUND REVENUE                    used to support Revenue Budget in the             services in 2003/04, maximum use of
    ACCOUNT WORKING                4,661    medium term. Interest on balance used to          £525,000 in budget targets for
    BALANCE                                 finance the General Fund revenue account.         2004/05. Balance forecast to reduce to
                                            Policy is minimum balance of £2.5 million         £2.5 million in 4 year plan
                                            Surplus/Deficits managed at Council Tax
    COLLECTION FUND                 -30                                                       Nil - taken into account in tax setting
                                            Setting
             Working Balances      4,631

        Total Revenue Reserves     8,500




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                                                                                       APPENDIX 13



BAND 'D' COUNCIL TAXES IN SURREY - 2003/04

LOCAL SERVICES (including Parishes)



                                                    Average
                                                  Council Tax
                                                     for the      Average
                                                   authority    Council Tax
                                                   (including    for area of
                                                     parish        billing        Rank (1 =
                                                    precepts)    authority*        highest)
                                                                        £986.58

Elmbridge                                             £163.65      £1,150.23         1
Woking                                                £160.55      £1,147.13         2
Waverley                                              £156.89      £1,143.47         3
Tandridge                                             £154.73      £1,141.31         4
Reigate & Banstead                                    £153.53      £1,140.11         5
Surrey Heath                                          £152.90      £1,139.48         6
Guildford                                             £138.53      £1,125.11         7
Mole Valley                                           £122.04      £1,108.62         8
Epsom & Ewell                                         £121.35      £1,107.93         9
Spelthorne                                            £118.61      £1,105.19         10
Runnymede                                              £85.50      £1,072.08         11

Source: ODPM Statistical Release 2003/0050 25th March 2003

* includes Surrey County Council and Surrey Police Authority Precepts

Key Corporate Objective:
To maintain Council Tax in the mid range of the levels set by Surrey Districts




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                                                                                                                    (8 of 12)
COUNCIL TAX OPTIONS: CALCULATION FOR BUDGET REPORT                                                (Recommendation)


                                                               2003/04     Option 1    Option 2      Option 3     Option 4
                                      Council Tax Increase:                 3.0%        4.0%          4.75%           4.9%
recommendation                                                    £           £           £              £              £

       5 (a)          Gross Expenditure                       29,287,080 29,026,390    29,026,390 29,026,390 29,026,390
       5 (b)          Gross Income                            21,580,777 21,658,345    21,620,929 21,592,790 21,586,915
      5(c)            Net Expenditure                          7,706,303 7,368,045      7,405,461 7,433,600 7,439,475

                      Business Rate Income                     2,340,786   1,819,467    1,819,467    1,819,467       1,819,467
                      Revenue Support Grant                    1,660,460   1,705,751    1,705,751    1,705,751       1,705,751
                      Collection Fund Deficit                     -3,918     -22,154      -22,154      -22,154         -22,154
                      Community Fund Surplus                           0           0            0            0               0
       5 (d)          Collection Fund Income                   3,997,328   3,503,064    3,503,064    3,503,064       3,503,064

                      Council Tax Income                       3,708,975   3,864,981    3,902,397    3,930,536       3,936,411
                      Council Tax Base (Band D Equiv.
         4            Properties)                              30,564.28   30,922.32   30,922.32     30,922.32    30,922.32

       5 (e)          Basic Amount of Council Tax               £121.35      £124.99     £126.20       £127.11        £127.30
       5 (f)
             1/9ths               Valuation Band
                  6                      A                       £80.90       £83.33      £84.13        £84.74         £84.87
                  7                      B                       £94.38       £97.21      £98.16        £98.86         £99.01
                  8                      C                      £107.87      £111.10     £112.18       £112.99        £113.16
                  9                      D                      £121.35      £124.99     £126.20       £127.11        £127.30
                 11                      E                      £148.32      £152.77     £154.24       £155.36        £155.59
                 13                      F                      £175.28      £180.54     £182.29       £183.60        £183.88
                 15                      G                      £202.25      £208.32     £210.33       £211.85        £212.17
                 18                      H                      £242.70      £249.98     £252.40       £254.22        £254.60

         6            Surrey County Council Basic Amount
                                  £889.38
             1/9ths            Valuation Band
                  6                   A                   £567.66            £592.92      £592.92     £592.92         £592.92
                  7                   B                   £662.27            £691.74      £691.74     £691.74         £691.74
                  8                   C                   £756.88            £790.56      £790.56     £790.56         £790.56
                  9                   D                   £851.49            £889.38      £889.38     £889.38         £889.38
                 11                   E                 £1,040.71          £1,087.02    £1,087.02    £1,087.02       £1,087.02
                 13                   F                 £1,229.93          £1,284.66    £1,284.66    £1,284.66       £1,284.66
                 15                   G                 £1,419.15          £1,482.30    £1,482.30    £1,482.30       £1,482.30
                 18                   H                 £1,702.98          £1,778.76    £1,778.76    £1,778.76       £1,778.76


        6               Surrey Police: Basic Amount
                                  £147.06
             1/9ths            Valuation Band
                  6                   A                          £90.06       £98.04      £98.04        £98.04         £98.04
                  7                   B                         £105.07      £114.38     £114.38       £114.38        £114.38
                  8                   C                         £120.08      £130.72     £130.72       £130.72        £130.72
                  9                   D                         £135.09      £147.06     £147.06       £147.06        £147.06


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                                                                                                                    (9 of 12)
COUNCIL TAX OPTIONS: CALCULATION FOR BUDGET REPORT                                                (Recommendation)


                                                              2003/04     Option 1     Option 2      Option 3      Option 4
                                      Council Tax Increase:                3.0%         4.0%          4.75%           4.9%
recommendation                                                  £            £            £             £              £
                11                         E                   £165.11      £179.74      £179.74       £179.74        £179.74
                13                         F                   £195.13      £212.42      £212.42       £212.42        £212.42
                15                         G                   £225.15      £245.10      £245.10       £245.10        £245.10
                18                         H                   £270.18      £294.12      £294.12       £294.12        £294.12




         7                      Council Tax Total

                                  Valuation Band
                                         A                      £738.62     £774.29       £775.09     £775.70         £775.83
                                         B                      £861.72     £903.33       £904.28     £904.98         £905.13
                                         C                      £984.83   £1,032.38     £1,033.46    £1,034.27       £1,034.44
                                         D                    £1,107.93   £1,161.43     £1,162.64    £1,163.55       £1,163.74
                                         E                    £1,354.14   £1,419.53     £1,421.00    £1,422.12       £1,422.35
                                         F                    £1,600.34   £1,677.62     £1,679.37    £1,680.68       £1,680.96
                                         G                    £1,846.55   £1,935.72     £1,937.73    £1,939.25       £1,939.57
                                         H                    £2,215.86   £2,322.86     £2,325.28    £2,327.10       £2,327.48


                     EPSOM & EWELL BOROUGH COUNCIL - CHANGES

                     2003/04 Council Tax at Band D =           £121.35

                     Increase in Council Tax (per annum)                       £3.64        £4.85          £5.76         £5.95
                     Increase in Council Tax (%)                               3.0%         4.0%          4.75%          4.9%

                     Increase in Council Tax (per month)                       £0.30        £0.40          £0.48         £0.50
                     Increase in Council Tax (per week)                        £0.07        £0.09          £0.11         £0.11

Income Generated from Council Tax Increase                                £112,557      £149,973      £178,113       £183,988

Use of Working Balance                                                    £528,525      £491,109      £462,970       £457,095
Equivalent Council Tax support from use of working balance                  £17.09        £15.88        £14.97         £14.78
(per Council Tax payer)


      Note:          Budget Requirement                       7,706,303   7,368,045    7,405,461     7,433,600     7,439,475




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                                                                                    APPENDIX 16


    Council Tax Collection Fund Income and Expenditure Account Estimate
    for the Year Ended 31 March 2004
                                                                          2003/04
                                                                             £
    Expenditure :-
             Surrey County Council Precept                            26,025,178
             Surrey Police Authority Precept                           4,128,929
             Epsom & Ewell Borough Council Precept                     3,708,975
             Reduced Provision for Bad Debts                             (96,525)
                                                                      33,766,557
    Income :-
                   Council Tax Income                                 31,856,581
                   General Fund Contribution - Subsidy Limitation              -
                   Council Tax Benefits                                1,737,856
                                                                      33,594,437

    Surplus / ( Deficit ) for the year                                     (172,120)

    Balance Brought Forward 1 April                                         (30,146)

    Balance Carried Forward 31 March                                       (202,266)


    Community Charge Collection Fund Income and Expenditure Account
    Estimate for the Year Ended 31 March 2004
                                                                          2003/04
                                                                             £
    Expenditure :-
             Transfer to General Fund                                            -
             Reduction in Net Debit                                              -
             Increase in Provision for Bad Debts                               586
              (net of amounts written off)
                                                                               586
    Income :-                                                                    0


    Surplus/ ( Deficit ) for the year                                          (586)

    Balance Brought Forward 1 April                                            586

    Balance Carried Forward 31 March                                                -


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                                                                                 APPENDIX 17




                  SCHEDULE OF 2004/05 PRECEPT PAYMENT DATES

                                       21      APRIL 2004
                                       27      MAY 2004
                                        2      JULY 2004
                                        6      AUGUST 2004
                                       13      SEPTEMBER 2004
                                       18      OCTOBER 2004
                                       22      NOVEMBER 2004
                                       23      DECEMBER 2004
                                        4      FEBRUARY 2005
                                       11      MARCH 2005

                  Precepts are payable in ten equal instalments to each of the precepting
                  authorities (Surrey County Council and the Surrey Police Authority) on the
                  dates set out above.




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      COUNCIL TAX 2004/05 : PRECEPTING AUTHORITY REQUIREMENTS


         VALUATION                              SURREY COUNTY      SURREY        EPSOM & EWELL         TOTAL
                  BAND                             COUNCIL         POLICE       BOROUGH COUNCIL
                                                      £              £                 £                  £
                       A                            592.92          98.04            84.74             775.70
                       B                            691.74         114.38            98.86             904.98
                       C                            790.56         130.72            112.99            1,034.27
                       D                            889.38         147.06            127.11            1,163.55
                       E                           1,087.02        179.74            155.36            1,422.12
                       F                           1,284.66        212.42            183.60            1,680.68
                       G                           1,482.30        245.10            211.85            1,939.25
                       H                           1,778.76        294.12            254.22            2,327.10



         VALUATION
                  BAND                             2003/04         2004/05         INCREASE
                                                             £           £                     £
                       A                                  738.62      775.70                  37.08
                       B                                  861.72      904.98                  43.26
                       C                                  984.83    1,034.27                  49.44
                       D                               1,107.93      1,163.55                 55.62
                       E                               1,354.14      1,422.12                 67.98
                       F                               1,600.34     1,680.68                  80.34
                       G                               1,846.55     1,939.25                  92.70
                       H                               2,215.86     2,327.10                  111.24




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