Draft 2017/18 Annual Business Plan and Budget

Consultation has now concluded.

This consultation closed at 5pm on Tuesday, 6 June 2017.

Council is proposing a $26.4 million operating expenditure resulting in a $379,500 deficit and a net capital works program of $5.3 million.

The draft 2017/18 budget shows Council investing $1.4 million on visitor attractions, events, tourism and marketing, $1.2 million on library and cultural services which includes the introduction of an Arts and Culture Officer, and $5.5 million on the maintenance and capital improvements of roads, footpaths, bridges and streetlights.

Council has budgeted to raise $20.7 million through council rates. For residential ratepayers this will mean an average increase on last year's rates of 3.1%, or $55 for the year.


This consultation closed at 5pm on Tuesday, 6 June 2017.

Council is proposing a $26.4 million operating expenditure resulting in a $379,500 deficit and a net capital works program of $5.3 million.

The draft 2017/18 budget shows Council investing $1.4 million on visitor attractions, events, tourism and marketing, $1.2 million on library and cultural services which includes the introduction of an Arts and Culture Officer, and $5.5 million on the maintenance and capital improvements of roads, footpaths, bridges and streetlights.

Council has budgeted to raise $20.7 million through council rates. For residential ratepayers this will mean an average increase on last year's rates of 3.1%, or $55 for the year.


Feedback Form: Draft 2017/18 Annual Business Plan and Budget

Consultation has now concluded.