The Draft Budget 2021-2022
We are investing in an $82.7 million capital works program to deliver vital services for our growing city. Our draft Annual Budget 2021-2022 aims to:
- support COVID-19 recovery
- strengthen community capacity
- invest in capital works, facilities and open spaces.
We want you to have your say on the:
- draft Budget
- draft Financial Plan 2021-2031
- draft Revenue and Rating Plan 2021-2025
- proposed Mayoral and Councillor Allowances.
The Draft Financial Plan 2021-2031
The draft Financial Plan links to our objectives of providing:
- high levels of appropriate services
- a strong capital expenditure program.
It shows how we will achieve viability and financial sustainability over these 10-years. It defines:
- the broad fiscal boundaries for the Community Vision
- the Council Plan
- the Asset Plan
- other policies and strategies and the annual Budget process.
The Draft Revenue and Rating Plan 2021-2025
The draft Revenue and Rating Plan is a new need. It is for a 4-year ‘block’ period starting on 30 June in the year after each general election. It is a medium-term plan for how we will generate income to deliver:
- the Council Plan
- program and services
- capital works commitments.
Review of Mayoral and Councillor Allowances
Under the Local Government Act 2020 Councillors are entitled to receive remuneration in the form of an allowance.
We must review and determine the level of allowances by no later than the next 30 June after an election. A person has a right to make a submission in respect of a review of allowances.
The Draft Financial Plan is linked to Brimbank’s objectives of providing high levels of appropriate services and a strong capital expenditure program. The draft Plan shows how Council’s viability and financial sustainability will be achieved over the 10-year period. The draft Plan defines the broad fiscal boundaries for the Community Vision, the Council Plan, the Asset Plan, other policies and strategies and the annual Budget process.