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By his calculations, extensive rate relief can be offered without putting council's budget in the red, leaving its $20m worth of reserves intact. This would lay the ground for council entering a new entrepreneurial phase. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
Loss of revenue will be offset by curbing expenditure in areas of "reduced demand", among them road reserve maintenance with the onus shifting to the owner/occupier, and the climate action plan.