The Budget includes a $60.1M investment in new projects and maintaining and renewing existing infrastructure. The Budget also invests $163.5M in continuing to fund critical services for our community through the operating Budget. This year’s rate rise will be two per cent, in line with the State Government’s rate cap.
The Budget supports the six key goals outlined in the Greater Bendigo Community Plan 2017-2021, which are: Lead and govern for all; Wellbeing and fairness; Strengthening the economy; Presentation and managing growth; Environmental sustainability; and Embracing our culture and heritage.
It was adopted by Greater Bendigo City Council on June 21, 2017.