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Draft Budget 2021-2022: Delivering Services

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Wednesday, 19 May 2021 - 11:45am
Golden Plains Shire Council Draft Budget 2021-2022

Golden Plains Shire Council’s Draft Budget 2021-22 is on public exhibition until 31 May and all residents and ratepayers are encouraged to share their view on this important financial plan.

The Draft Budget 2021-22 confirms Council's commitment to quality services and programs for the Shire's communities, with the Shire's growing population prompting an increase in services to meet the demands of existing and new residents.

Council is proud to fund and deliver more than 70 valuable community services, working every day for the people of Golden Plains Shire, including:

  • Active Ageing Services
  • Animal Management
  • Arts and Culture
  • Asset Management
  • Bannockburn Cultural Centre
  • Bicycle Paths
  • Bridges
  • Building Permits
  • Building Surveyor and Services
  • Business Support and Investment Attraction
  • Citizenship Ceremonies
  • Council’s Social Media
  • Council’s Website:
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Events
  • Community Grants
  • Community Planning
  • Community Centres and Facilities
  • Community Safety
  • Community Transport
  • Customer Service
  • Deaf Access
  • Development Engineering
  • Disability Services
  • Drains, Kerb and Channel
  • Economic Development
  • Emergency Management
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Environmental Health and Food Safety
  • Family and Children’s Services
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Family Day Care
  • Fire Prevention and Control
  • Golden Plains’ Gazette Magazine
  • Health and Wellbeing Promotion
  • Home and Community Care Services
  • Immunisation
  • Inclusion Support
  • Kindergartens
  • Landfill Management
  • Libraries – Bannockburn Library and Mobile Library
  • Local Laws
  • Local Roads Resealing and Rehabilitation
  • Living at Home Assessments
  • Major Projects
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Occasional Child Care
  • Parks and Gardens
  • Pet Registrations
  • Planning Framework, Amendments, Approvals and Enforcement
  • Playgroups
  • Playgrounds
  • Public Toilets
  • Rates
  • Roadside Native Vegetation Management
  • School Crossings
  • Senior Week Activities
  • Social Support Programs
  • Sport and Recreation Planning and Management
  • Statutory Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Street Cleaning, Furniture and Lighting
  • Street Trees
  • The Well in Smythesdale
  • Township Maintenance
  • Traffic Management
  • Trail and Path Management
  • Transfer Station
  • Volunteers
  • Waste and Recycling Collection
  • Weed and Pest Control
  • Youth Development
  • Youth Training

Have Your Say on Draft Budget 2021-22

Read Council’s Draft Budget 2021/22: Visit Council's Have Your Say page or pick up a copy at Council’s Customer Service Centres, 2 Pope Street, Bannockburn or The Well, 19 Heales Street, Smythesdale.

Make a Budget Submission: Written submissions may be lodged by 9am, Monday 31 May, 2021. Post a submission addressed to Director Corporate Services, Golden Plains Shire Council, PO Box 111, Bannockburn, VIC 3331; email [email protected].; or visit Council's Have Your Say page.

Present a Submission to Council: Council will hold a meeting at Golden Plains Civic Centre, 2 Pope Street, Bannockburn at 6pm, Tuesday 8 June, and everyone who lodges a written submission may request to present it to Councillors. The final Budget 2021-22 will be considered for adoption by Council at its meeting in Bannockburn on Tuesday 22 June, 2021.

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Council acknowledges the traditional Wadawurrung owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wadawurrung Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Golden Plains Shire.