Preparation of Council Plan 2017-2021 (2020/21 Update) and Budget 2020

At its meeting on 18 June 2020, Maroondah City Council (‘the Council’) resolved that the Draft Council Plan 2017-2021 (2020/21 Update) and the Proposed Budget 2020/21 (“the Budget”) presented to that meeting and prepared for the purposes of the Local Government Act 1989 (‘the Act’), be released for public inspection and comment.

The Council Plan 2017-2021 (2020/21 Update) sets the Council’s key directions and priority actions for the medium term to work towards the aspirations of the Maroondah community looking ahead to the year 2040 in alignment with Maroondah 2040: Our future together.  It also lists priority actions to be undertaken over the 2020/21 period to work toward the achievement of these outcome areas.

The Budget relates to the 2020/21 financial year and documents the financial and non-financial resources required by Council to implement the outcomes, key directions and priority actions identified in the Council Plan.

Copies of the Council Plan and the Budget are available for inspection from Friday 19 June 2020 to Friday 17 July 2020 inclusive at the following sites:

  • ·Online
  • City Offices Service Centre, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood between 8.30am and 5pm on Monday – Friday; and
  • Croydon Library during normal opening hours.

Any person wishing to make a written submission on a proposal contained in the Council Plan and/or the Budget must please do so before 5pm on Friday 17 July 2020.  Where such person wishes to address Council (in person or by a person acting on his or her behalf) regarding their submission, that wish must be indicated in the submission.  All submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Act.

Submissions can be:

A meeting of a Committee of Council will be held on Wednesday 22 July 2020 at 7pm to consider submissions on the Council Plan and the Budget.  Council will receive the recommendations of the Committee and consider the adoption of the Council Plan and the Budget at a meeting of Council to be held on Monday 27 July 2019 at 7.30pm.

Any person requiring further information concerning the documents, the making of a written submission, or the meeting of the Committee of Council on Wednesday 22 July 2020 should contact:

  • Draft Council Plan: Grant Meyer, Manager Integrated Planning on (03) 9298 4326
  • Proposed Budget: Tony Rocca, Manager Finance & Governance on (03) 9298 4323

Steve Kozlowski
Chief Executive Officer