Annual Business Plans

Introduction

DRAFT ANNUAL BUSINESS PLAN AND ANNUAL BUDGET

AND

DRAFT REVIEW OF COUNCIL'S BASIS OF RATING

Section 123 of the Local Government Act 1999 requires that each Local Government Authority must develop an Annual Business Plan and Budget for each financial year.

The Draft Annual Business Plan and Annual Budget for the Financial Year Ending 30 June 2014 sets out Council's program for the respective financial year to achieve the goals and objectives of Council's Strategic Management Plans.

The Draft Annual Business Plan and Annual Budget for the Financial Year Ending 30 June 2014 is based on the annual operating budget for service delivery and asset maintenance, and a capital works budget for the acquisition or enhancement of assets.  The Annual Business Plan and Budget are aimed at satisfying current service requirements and expanding service delivery where possible and affordable, whilst recognising the need to put Council in the best financial position to provide services to the members of our community, both today and into the future.

The Plan and Budget focuses on ensuring the long-term financial sustainability of the Council to ensure that Council will be able to provide services for current and future generations, within rating and charging policies that are acceptable to the community.

Council is responsible for a wide range of services. Some of these are required under various Acts of Parliament and include: Planning, Building and Development, Environmental Health Services, Fire Prevention, Dog & Cat Management.

In addition to these, Council also provides services for the benefit of ratepayers and the community, such as Street Lighting, Roads Construction & Maintenance, Waste Management, Immunisation support, Health Services, Libraries Support, Recreation facilities, Reserves and picnic areas, Playgrounds, Caravan Park, Tourism, Community Water Waste Management Scheme, Economic Development, Cemeteries and numerous others. 

The Plan and Budget is focused on the efficient and effective delivery of these services which are prescribed by legislation or provided in response to expressed community needs.

The Plan and Budget is prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act, part of which is to provide the community with an opportunity to provide comment.

In conjunction with the Plan and Budget ending 30 June 2015, Council is conducting a Draft Review of Council's Basis of Rating. Council welcomes your input into the Review.

A Plan and Budget Report and a Consultation Paper for Basis of Rating have been prepared for public consultation to provide a general overview of Council's proposals.  Detailed reports considered by Council and providing additional information can be accessed via the web link below.  A copy can also be viewed at or collected from the Council's Office or can be posted out to those who are interested by contacting the Council Office on 8666 2014.  (Charge apply if applicable.)

 Draft Annual Business Plan & Annual Budget(1135 kb)

 Draft Rates Consultation(86 kb)

Community Forums will be held on Thursday 3 July 2014 at the Melrose Institute, Stuart Street, Melrose and Monday 7 July 2014 at the Port Germein Hall, 9 Cottage Road, Port Germein, commencing at 7.30 pm to outline the Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget for the Financial Year Ending 30 June 2015 and to provide community members with an opportunity to ask question.

Formal written submissions for both the Draft Annual Business Plan and Annual Budget for the Financial Year Ending 30 June 2015 and the Draft Review of Council's Basis of Rating can be provided to Wayne Hart, Chief Executive Officer prior to 5.00 pm Thursday 3 July 2014.  Submissions can be mailed to:  PO Box 94, Melrose SA 5483; emailed - postmaster@mtr.sa.gov.au; or via a submission template here.

2013 - 2014 Annual Business Plan & Budget

The Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2013 -2014 financial year were formally considered and adopted by Council at a Special Meeting held on Tuesday 20th July 2013 in the Council Chambers, Stuart Street, Melrose.

Copies of the final Annual Business Plan, which includes the Budget, are available for viewing or purchase from the Council office.

The documents can also be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the following link

2013-2014 Annual Business Plan(1028 kb)

2012 - 2013 Annual Business Plan & Budget

The Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2012-2013 financial year were formally considered and adopted by Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday 18th July 2012 in the Council Chambers, Stuart Street, Melrose.

Copies of the final Annual Business Plan, which includes the Budget, are available for viewing or purchase from the Council office.

The documents can also be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the following link.

2012-2013 Annual Business Plan & Budget(503 kb)

2011 - 2012 Annual Business Plan & Budget

The Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2011-2012 financial year were formally considered and adopted by Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday 9th August 2011 in the Council Chambers, Stuart Street, Melrose.

Copies of the final Annual Business Plan, which includes the Budget, are available for viewing or purchase from the Council office.

The documents can also be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the following link.

2011 - 2012 Annual Business Plan(335 kb)

2010 - 2011 Annual Business Plan & Budget

The Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2010-2011 financial year were formally considered and adopted by Council at a Special Meeting held on Monday 23rd August 2010 in the Council Chambers, Stuart Street, Melrose.

Copies of the final Annual Business Plan, which includes the Budget, are available for viewing or purchase from the Council office.

The documents can also be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the following link.

2010 - 2011 Annual Business Plan 2010%202011%20ABP (287 kb)

2009 - 2010 Annual Business Plan & Budget

The Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2009-2010 financial year were formally considered and adopted by Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday 11th August 2009 in the Council Chambers, Stuart Street, Melrose.

Copies of the final Annual Business Plan, which includes the Budget, are available for viewing or purchase from the Council office.

The documents can also be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the following link.

2009 - 2010 Annual Business Plan 2009%202010%20ABP (382 kb)

2008 - 2009 Annual Business Plan & Budget

The Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2008-2009 financial year were formally considered and adopted by Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday 12th August 2008 in the Council Chambers, Stuart Street, Melrose.

Copies of the final Annual Business Plan, which includes the Budget, are available for viewing or purchase from the Council office.

The documents can also be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the following link.

2008 - 2009 Anual Business Plan 20082009%20annual%20business%20plan (376 kb) 

 

2007 - 2008 Annual Business Plan & Budget

The Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2007-2008 financial year were formally considered and adopted by Council at a Special Meeting held on Monday 6th August 2007 in the Council Chambers, Stuart Street, Melrose.

Whilst written and verbal submissions were invited, none were received by Council.

Copies of the final Annual Business Plan, which includes the Budget, are available for viewing or purchase from the Council office.

The documents can also be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the following link.

2007 - 2008 Annual Business Plan 2007-2008%20Annual%20Business%20Plan (946 kb)

 

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