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Annual Business Plan & Budget

Annual Business Plan & Budget 17/18

In 2017/18 Council’s adopted budget ensures Council continues to be financially sustainable whilst delivering the range of services and infrastructure for affordable rates.  

The total rates increase across the City is 2% (plus new property growth).

For the typical residential ratepayer paying $1,345p .a ($3.68 per day) this is an additional $0.52 cents per week.

35% of all ratepayers on the minimum will pay a 1.7% rates increase with the typical commercial sector ratepayer levied a 1.6% increase.

Residential Rates Increase 2017/2018

This investment in your local community will deliver:

  • Core services such as maintenance of parks, reserves, roads and community buildings, waste collection and recycling services, development planning and compliance, and provision of five library services throughout the City at a total operating cost (excluding depreciation) of $84.9m.
  • Additional annual operating initiatives of $2.2m including economic development and initiatives to support to business, school holiday sports program and greening the City projects.
  • A Capital works program investing $78.7m (net council’s contribution of $52.59m with additional expenditure funded by grants and borrowings ) for road and continuation of an expanded footpath program, traffic management initiatives, playgrounds, flood mitigation stormwater works on Port Road, the upgrade of the St Clair Recreation centre and waste and recycling centre.

View the Annual Business Plan and Budget 2017/18 document  to view the comprehensive list  of all capital and annual operating initiatives.

2016/17

Annual Business Plan and Budget 2016-2017 (1476 kb)

Annual Business Plan and Budget Summary 2016-2017 (6568 kb)

2015/2016

Annual Business Plan and Budget 2015-2016 (1814 kb)

Annual Business Plan & Budget Summary 2015-2016 (5942 kb)

2014/2015

Annual Business Plan and Budget 2014-2015 (1535 kb)

Annual Business Plan & Budget Summary 2014-2015 (1603 kb)

2013/2014

Annual Business Plan and Budget 2013 - 2014 (1619 kb)
Annual Business Plan & Budget Summary 2013-2014 (1832 kb)

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