Our budget outlines the financial resources that we need to implement the key directions in our Council Plan.
The budget reflects our commitment to achieving progress against key focus areas:
- strong and engaged communities
- sustainable environment
- enhanced amenity
- quality facilities and assets
- responsible management.
A Rating Strategy determines the allocation of rate contributions across the municipality, and is considered by Council each term.
Strategic documents adopted
The proposed Budget 2017-18 and Rating Strategy 2017-21, along with the Council Plan 2017-21, were open to public comment from 27 April to 25 May 2017.
Submissions were heard at the Council meeting held on Tuesday 13 June 2017. After consideration of submissions, these documents were adopted by Council on Monday 26 June 2017.