Have your say on 2017/18 Draft Annual Plan and Budget

Waratah-Wynyard Council is seeking community feedback for the Draft Annual Plan and Budget for the 2017/18 financial year.

Waratah-Wynyard Mayor Robby Walsh has invited the community to have its say on the Draft Annual Plan and Budget 2017-2018.

This years’ budget includes an investment in infrastructure of just over $6.9 million, which is once again one of the largest Capital Works programs delivered by this Council. Some of the projects and initiatives included in the annual plan include:

• Major budget allocations for: o $897,000 for the Wynyard Goldie Street North Carpark; o $450,000 for improvements of the Wynyard Wharf Carpark;

o $825,000 for a new boardwalk between the Wynyard Wharf and Wynyard Yacht Club precinct, subject to receiving State Government funding for the renewal of the Wynyard seawall;

o $615,000 for the remediation of Camp Creek

o $690,000 for the completion of the Somerset Village Development Plan o $180,000 for the renewal and/or upgrade of the Inglis River Trail

o $183,000 for the completion of the Council administration building upgrade.

• $864,000 for the renewal of rural roads including (sealed/resealing) Mt Hicks Road, Preolenna Road, Sisters Beach Road, (unsealed/resheeting) Strawberry Lane, Nunns Road, Robin Hill Road, Scotts Road, Takone Road, Lockett’s Road.

The Annual Plan is projected to achieve an overall surplus of $1.139 million and an operating surplus of $356,488. 

Copies of the draft Annual Plan and Budget are available online or at Council offices. Feedback can be made in person at Waratah-Wynyard Council offices, 21 Saunders Street, Wynyard, or Smith Street, Waratah, in writing to the General Manager PO Box 168, Wynyard Tasmania, 7325 or email council@warwyn.tas.gov.au, via www.warwyn.tas.gov.au/yoursay, or posted onto Council’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WaratahWynyard. Comments close at 5pm on Wednesday 17 May 2017. 

Waratah Wynyard Council
21 Saunders Street : PO Box 168, Wynyard TAS 7325
Phone (03) 6443 8333 : Fax (03) 6443 8383 : Email: council@warwyn.tas.gov.au
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