Decision details

Cabinet Response to the Petition on the Budget

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council’s response to a budget petition regarding potential expenditure relating to office accommodation and community asset transfers.


Cabinet notes the concerns, however the provisions in the budget report remain valid.

Reasons for the decision:

Funding for revenue and capital budgets are distinct.


Investment in the council’s offices is required.


The Council has a Community Asset Transfer Policy in place which has facilitated positive outcomes.

Alternative options considered:

Not to consider the request from the petitioners. This was rejected as there was a need to communicate back and reiterate the decision made by council during the budget setting process.

Publication date: 31/07/2019

Date of decision: 25/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 25/07/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/08/2019

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