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Consultation closed at 5pm 2 June 2021
Council has adopted an Annual Budget 2021–22 at its 29 June 2021 meeting, following consideration of community feedback.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the community consultation on the Budget. You can read a summary of community feedback here.
Each year, Council develops an annual budget that outlines how we will fund the delivery of projects, programs, and more than 100 different services to our community.
The proposed Annual Budget 2021-22 puts shovels in the ground to deliver on key legacy projects in recreation infrastructure and signals a shift in investment focus to acting on climate change, protecting the environment and embracing sustainability.
Alongside significant capital investment of $73.9 million, Council will continue supporting our community through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This includes initiating social reconnection, local economy and event programs to stimulate recovery, and maintaining strong services to support the most vulnerable members of our community.
A 1.5% rate increase is included in the proposed Budget to continue Council’s investment in community infrastructure and services. The waste service charge incorporating kerbside collection and recycling will increase by 7.8%, driven by an increase in the State Government Landfill levy and recycling costs. This means the average ratepayer's bill will increase by $53.
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Consultation closed at 5pm 2 June 2021
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