Nine loos ditched but purple bin bags saved in Carlisle council budget cuts
Carlisle bus stationStanwix BankWigton RoadCouncil leader Mike Mitch hermes elson said: a result of [the Government comprehensive sp hermes ending review, this council is facing substantial reductions in our budget of over four years.
have had to take the necessary steps to produce a balanced budget. It has be hermes en the most difficult and challenging budget we ever had to put together.
over the years we have a good record of financial prudence, which puts us in a strong position. original proposals included plans to scrap the purple rubbish sacks saving Householders would have had to buy sacks from supermarkets or from the council at 10p a time.
The idea was dropped after it was heavily criticised by two scrutiny committees, which argued that the principle of charging was wrong. The council also aims to save in 2011 12, and up to in future years after the transfer of Tullie House Museum to a not for profit trust.
Changes to hermes shifts monitoring CCTV cameras at the Civic Centre should save as will limiting rate relief to charities. Scrapping the post of conference officer should save to voluntary organisations are safe in 2011 12 but the council is planning big cuts in future years.
It also proposes to boost rental revenue from tenants on industrial estates from 2013 following an asset review and investment programme.