Draft Budget 2023-2024

Text reads - Draft Budget 2023-2024

You are invited to provide feedback on Council’s $53.7 million dollar draft Budget.

The draft budget is available here(PDF, 2MB) or call us on 5593 7100 for a hardcopy. 

The proposed budget will deliver a $3.79 million operating surplus. After a 1.5% rate increase last year and no increase in 2020-2021, Council has proposed a 3.5% rate rise in line with the State Government’s Fair Go Rates system, and a $411 waste management charge.

The $17 million capital works program includes:

  • $9.4 million for road rehabilitation, resheeting and resealing
  • $3.0 million for waste management, including upgrades to the Regional Landfill at Naroghid and Timboon Transfer Station, as well as upfront costs of the new glass collection service
  • $1.1 million for bridge and culvert upgrades at Smythe Street, Skipton and Maddens Bridge Road
  • $1.9 million to replace plant and equipment

Feedback closed on Wednesday 7 June at 5 pm.

Anyone who has provided feedback can make a presentation to a committee of Council on Tuesday 20 June. Council will consider adopting the Budget on Tuesday 27 June, 7 pm at the Killara Centre, Camperdown.