Civic standing committee members defended their move to clear 87 proposals in just nine minutes claiming that they had been pending for a long time.
“All proposals were tabled by the civic administration in the standing committee and we had to clear them before the enforcement of the election code of conduct [that prevents any new decisions],” said Rahul Shewale, chairman of the civic standing committee.
Even the opposition members agreed. “We had discussed these proposals earlier,” claimed Congress corporator Sameer Desai who had raised an objection over the delay to bring in the minor roads proposal.
Meanwhile, the committee is yet to take a decision on adopting new property tax structure. Under this proposal, the property tax in the city will increase while it will dip in the suburbs.