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Council Plan 2021-2025 

The Council Plan 2021-2025 is Maroondah City Council’s medium-term strategic document that sets key directions and priority actions to work towards the long-term community vision outlined in Maroondah 2040: Our future together.

The Council Plan 2021-2025 has been informed by the inputs and recommendations of a Deliberative Panel of 40 community members that came together of a period of six weeks to deliberate on the topics of health and wellbeing; liveable communities; environment; and assets; as well as broad community engagement undertaken for the development, and recent interim review, of the Maroondah 2040 Community Vision; Maroondah COVID-19 Recovery Plan; and Maroondah Liveability, Wellbeing and Resilience Strategy 2021-2031.

The Council Plan is implemented through a service delivery planning process, and outcomes are measured and reported regularly. Achievements are reported back to Council and the community through the Maroondah City Council Annual Report at the end of each financial year.

The key directions and priority actions are grouped under the eight broad outcome areas of Maroondah 2040 - Our future together and provide the structure for the Council Plan 2021-2025.

Significant projects identified for delivery include:

  • Implementation of the Maroondah COVID-19 Recovery Plan.
  • Infrastructure upgrades to sporting facilities at Jubilee, Proclamation, Springfield, Cheong and Ainslie Parks, and at Dorset Recreation and Silcock Reserves.
  • Develop and implement the Maroondah Liveability, Wellbeing and Resilience Strategy 2021-2031 (incorporating the Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan).
  • Implement the Bayswater Business Precinct Transformation Strategy.
  • Design the Karralyka Centre redevelopment, and undertake staged works.
  • Review, update and implement Council’s Sustainability, Climate Change Risk and Adaptation, and Carbon Neutral strategies.
  • Develop and implement Council’s Waste, Litter & Resource Recovery Strategy 2020-2030.
  • Design and construct activity centre carparks in Croydon, Ringwood and Heathmont; and at Heatherdale station.
  • Develop a new Croydon Structure Plan (including urban design guidelines).
  • Undertake a staged development of the Croydon Community Wellbeing Precinct.
  • Implement the Gender Equality Act 2020, including Council’s Gender Equality Action Plan.
  • Implement the new Local Government Act 2020.
  • Advocate on key local issues on behalf of the Maroondah community, in the lead up to the State and Federal Government Elections in 2022.

To help the Council achieve the long-term community vision outlined in Maroondah 2040: Our future together, the Council Plan sets the priority actions, key directions and outcomes to work towards. The Council Plan is reviewed every year to make sure it reflects the changing needs and goals of our community.

The Council Plan is aligned to the Financial Plan and Budget which document the financial and non financial resources required by Council to implement the key directions and priority actions identified in the Council Plan.

Current Council Plan

Council Plan 2021-2025  (pdf, 10MB)

Council Plan 2021-2025  (docx, 1MB)

Previous Council Plans

Council Plan 2017-2021 (2020/2021 Update)  (pdf, 5MB)

Council Plan 2017-2021 (2020/2021 Update)  (docx, 2MB) 

Council Plan 2017-2021 (2019/2020 Update)  (pdf, 5MB)

Council Plan 2017-2021 (2019/2020 Update)  (docx, 152KB)

Council Plan 2017-2021 (2018/19 Update)  (pdf, 7MB)

Council Plan 2017-2021 (2018/19 Update)  (docx, 3MB)

Council Plan 2017-2021 (Year 1: 2017/18)  (pdf, 9MB)

Council Plan 2017-2021 (Year 1: 2017/18)  (docx, 2MB)

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