2022/2023 Proposed Council Budget

Ongoing consultation

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Residents are encouraged to have their say on Council’s 2022/2023 Proposed Budget, with feedback accepted up to 5pm Monday, 6 June 2022.

The 2022/2023 Proposed Budget features a $13.229 million investment in capital works and an increase in revenue raised through municipal rates revenue that complies with the State Government’s Fair Go Rates System.

To view the 2022/2023 Proposed Budget, please click here(PDF, 2MB).

What is the 2022/2023 Proposed Budget?

A Proposed Budget is one of the key document Council produces each year. It outlines how Council will continue to provide the various services residents rely on and what capital works projects Council will invest in.

 

What are the highlights of the 2022/2023 Proposed Budget?

Some of the highlights of the 2022/2023 Proposed Budget include:

  • Continuation of support for key services Gannawarra Shire residents rely on.
  • A $13.229 million capital works program, which focuses on town developments, investment in recreational facility improvements and supporting tourism initiatives.
  • Investment in four multi-million dollar projects that, once completed, will transform liveablity, recreational and tourism opportunities for residents and visitors alike – The Glasshouse @ The Gannawarra project, the Sustainable Recreation Water for Quambatook project, Stage 3 of the Kerang CBD Redevelopment and the Kerang-Koondrook Rail Trail.
  • Compliance with the State Government’s Fair Go Rates System, which states that the total revenue raised through municipal rates cannot increase by more than 1.75 per cent compared to the previous year.

For more information, please read the 2022/2023 Proposed Budget Brochure, which you can download by clicking here(PDF, 3MB).

How can I have my say?

Residents can have their say on the 2022/2023 Proposed Budget in the following ways:

  • Completing a Have Your Say form, which is located below.
  • Emailing council@gsc.vic.gov.au
  • Sending a letter to Gannawarra Shire Council, PO Box 287, Kerang VIC 3579

All feedback received will assist with the development of the 2022/2023 Gannawarra Shire Council Budget, which will be presented at an Unscheduled Meeting of Council to be held on Wednesday, 29 June 2022.

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