Have your say on our plans for 2020/21

Submissions closing on 02 June 2020, 11:00 PM

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Would you like to have your say on Council’s plans and budget for the coming year?

Council has updated its Operational Plan for 2020/21 and is seeking community feedback. This plan includes the draft:

  • actions and targets

  • budget

  • capital works and

  • rates, fees and charges.

Council has also updated its 10 year long term financial plan.

These documents will be on public exhibition from Wednesday 6 May through to Tuesday 2 June.  Copies of the documents are available by clicking on the links in related information.

Please note – Council resolved on 13 May 2020 to adopt an amended borrowing policy and to amend its draft Operational Plan for 2020/21 and Long Term Financial Plan 2020-2030 to incorporate a new funding strategy. This funding strategy is to borrow for a 3 year fixed term an amount of $12.7 million to fund asset renewal works in the Works Improvement Program 2020/21. This policy is in effect until 30 June 2022 and is to specifically address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The report to Council considered on 13 May 2020 which details these measures and the reasons for this funding strategy is available by clicking on the link in related information.

The relevant amendments have been made in 3 of the exhibited documents (labelled as “revised 13 May 2020”) and these changes are indicated in green text in each document.

You can have your say on the plans and budget by:

The Chief Executive Officer

Blacktown City Council

PO Box 63

Blacktown NSW 2148

The last day to have your say is Tuesday 2 June 2020. All submissions will be considered before Council adopts the final plan and budget for the year.

Click here to view form.