Decision details

Policy Prohibiting Balloon and Lantern Releases - CHI/17/173

Decision Maker: Finance, Policy and Resources Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


(i)         to approve the Council policy (Appendix 1 to the report) prohibiting the intentional, uncontrolled release of balloons, lanterns  and other items from Council property, by Council staff and at events endorsed or supported by the Council, including those on non-Council property; and

(ii)        to instruct the Head of Planning and Sustainable Development to raise awareness across the Council of the economic and environmental risks and consequences of such releases and promote alternatives.

Publication date: 25/09/2017

Date of decision: 20/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 20/09/2017 - Finance, Policy and Resources Committee

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