Decision details

Notice of Motion regarding water supply and treatment

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Council considered a Notice of Motion regarding the provision of temporary accommodation at its meeting on 13 October 2022. Council decided not to debate the motion; therefore the motion was forwarded to Cabinet without debate as it related to a Cabinet function. Cabinet considered a report setting out the issues in relation to the Notice of Motion.


Cabinet decided to:


  1. Reject the Notice of Motion; and


  1. Support the specific responses to the details of the Notice of Motion as set out in section 2.10, 2.11 and 2.12 to the Cabinet report.

Reasons for the decision:

The underlying premise of the Notice of Motion, that bathing water quality is deteriorating was incorrect. The available evidence indicates that bathing water quality is improving. In addition, some of the proposed actions are already in place.

Alternative options considered:

Agreeing the Notice of Motion was considered, but rejected for the reasons set out above.

Publication date: 31/01/2023

Date of decision: 26/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 26/01/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/02/2023

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