Issue - decisions
Implementation of Budget Savings on Council Funded Local Bus Services
Resolved: That Cabinet agree:
(i) Not to make the recommended budget savings in relation to the withdrawal/reduction of bus routes;
(ii) To undertake consultation on the criteria used for the funding of subsidised bus services;
(iii) That the Director of City and Environmental Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Transport, Planning & Economic Development, be delegated authority to make the necessary efficiencies in services which does not involve the withdrawal of any bus routes.
Reason: In order to retain existing services and provide transport for residents in areas where local bus operators are unable or unwilling to provide bus services commercially.