Budget Bites - Week 2 Capital Works

Maribyrnong City Council aims to deliver a responsible and balanced budget that maintains excellence in service delivery, provides a strong capital program and is responsive to the growing needs of our community.

The Budget has been developed in line with Council’s Long Term Financial Strategy and the Council Plan 2017-21 to ensure a sustainable future.

The Proposed Annual Budget 2020-21 of $149.7 million includes a robust capital program valued at $52.241 million.

Capital projects include:

  • $12.535 million for parks, open space and streetscapes in capital and improvement works including the planting of trees in streets, boulevards, and parks across the City
  • $12.721 million to improve Council-owned roads across the City
  • $3.060 million to build and improve footpath and cycle ways
  • $1.791 million for recreational, leisure and community facilities • $650,000 for off street carparks and other infrastructure
  • $639,000 in waste management
  • $320,000 for city amenity
  • $80,000 for an update to the Footscray City Edge Masterplan
  • $100,000 in street furniture repair and replacement
  • $120,000 for additional drainage maintenance
  • $100,000 for the installation of green street lights

Each financial year, a number of Council Plan actions are identified for delivery in that year. The proposed 19 Major Initiatives for 20/21 include:

  • RecWest Footscray redevelopment
  • Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre design
  • Town Hall renewal project
  • NeXt Project action plan
  • Climate Emergency Plan preparation
  • Proposed indoor stadium facility design
  • Healthy and Active framework development
  • Bicycle infrastructure implementation
  • Volunteer strategy update
  • Inclusive Cities framework
  • Local Government general election and induction
  • Footscray Activity Centre review
  • Highpoint Activity Centre infrastructure plan
  • Draft Development Contribution Plan for the City
  • Footscray Smart City for social cohesion program
  • Paisley Streetscape improvements
  • Traffic Management plan key actions
  • Maribyrnong Reserve Community facilities plan
  • Towards Zero Waste Strategy implementation

The proposed budget is now on exhibition for community feedback and you are invited to have your say.

Find out more about the proposed Budget, review the budget documents and have your say here:

https://www.yourcityyourvoice.com.au/budget-2018-21

Maribyrnong City Council aims to deliver a responsible and balanced budget that maintains excellence in service delivery, provides a strong capital program and is responsive to the growing needs of our community.

The Budget has been developed in line with Council’s Long Term Financial Strategy and the Council Plan 2017-21 to ensure a sustainable future.

The Proposed Annual Budget 2020-21 of $149.7 million includes a robust capital program valued at $52.241 million.

Capital projects include:

  • $12.535 million for parks, open space and streetscapes in capital and improvement works including the planting of trees in streets, boulevards, and parks across the City
  • $12.721 million to improve Council-owned roads across the City
  • $3.060 million to build and improve footpath and cycle ways
  • $1.791 million for recreational, leisure and community facilities • $650,000 for off street carparks and other infrastructure
  • $639,000 in waste management
  • $320,000 for city amenity
  • $80,000 for an update to the Footscray City Edge Masterplan
  • $100,000 in street furniture repair and replacement
  • $120,000 for additional drainage maintenance
  • $100,000 for the installation of green street lights

Each financial year, a number of Council Plan actions are identified for delivery in that year. The proposed 19 Major Initiatives for 20/21 include:

  • RecWest Footscray redevelopment
  • Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre design
  • Town Hall renewal project
  • NeXt Project action plan
  • Climate Emergency Plan preparation
  • Proposed indoor stadium facility design
  • Healthy and Active framework development
  • Bicycle infrastructure implementation
  • Volunteer strategy update
  • Inclusive Cities framework
  • Local Government general election and induction
  • Footscray Activity Centre review
  • Highpoint Activity Centre infrastructure plan
  • Draft Development Contribution Plan for the City
  • Footscray Smart City for social cohesion program
  • Paisley Streetscape improvements
  • Traffic Management plan key actions
  • Maribyrnong Reserve Community facilities plan
  • Towards Zero Waste Strategy implementation

The proposed budget is now on exhibition for community feedback and you are invited to have your say.

Find out more about the proposed Budget, review the budget documents and have your say here:

https://www.yourcityyourvoice.com.au/budget-2018-21