Controversial grass mowing and landscaping changes will be made by council officers not politicians.
There was uproar from many communities when a reduced grass cutting programme was imposed in May.
It emerged all park and open spaces had been rated gold, silver, bronze or natural, with gold getting the highest level of service.
After complaints from councillors the decision was reviewed by the council’s scrutiny committee.
The committee agreed there was insufficient financial information and consultation with residents to decide which parks and open spaces should have their budgets cut.
It asked the decision to be put back to top councillors on Kirklees cabinet.
But the cabinet agreed it would delegate any changes to council officers.
Leader, Clr David Sheard, said: “We have not approved the gold, silver or bronze standards.
“It will be an officer decision. We’re not setting up the business of consulting on every little piece of grass.”
But they did not guarantee a full consultation with every council ward across Kirklees.