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Proposed Budget 2019/2020

Council has prepared a Proposed Budget for 2019/2020.

At a meeting on Tuesday 16 April, Council resolved to exhibit the proposed budget for public comment. Community members are encouraged to review the draft and make a submission. Copies of the document and a budget summary are available for public inspection during office hours at the Civic Centre in Castlemaine, or via the links below. Copies are also available at the Castlemaine Library, Visitor Information Centres in Maldon and Castlemaine, and the Newstead Rural Transaction Centre.

Submissions must be in writing, and be lodged by 5.00pm on Wednesday 15 May 2019.

Please address submissions titled 2019/2020 Budget to the Chief Executive Officer, Mount Alexander Shire Council, PO Box 185, Castlemaine, VIC 3450 or email info@mountalexander.vic.gov.au.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. They should indicate whether the person, or a person acting on their behalf, wishes to be heard before Council. Submissions will be heard at a Special Meeting of Council at 5.00pm on Tuesday 21 May.

Council will consider the 2019/2020 Budget at an Ordinary Meeting of Council on Tuesday 12 June. The meeting will start at 6.30pm at the Civic Centre in Castlemaine. Both meetings are open to the public.

For more information contact Carolyn Ross, Acting Executive Manager Business Performance on 5471 1700.

Key documents
Proposed budget 2019/2020 (pdf - 3MB)
Proposed budget summary sheet

Play space and master plan for Stanley Park North, Harcourt - now closed

Council sought feedback on a draft master plan and initial plans for a new play space at Stanley Park North at Harcourt. The designs were developed by a community group (made up of parents, grandparents, representatives of local organisations and Council staff) and local play space designers.

A copy of the plans is below.

Feedback on the plans is now closed.

Key documents
Stanley Park North Harcourt Play Space Draft Plan - 2019
Stanley Park North Draft Masterplan - Preliminary Concept - 2019

Have your say on the pool season - now closed

In March 2019 Council sought feedback on the pool season. The survey has now closed. We will use the survey results to identify improvements for our four outdoor pools next summer.

Discontinuation of unused government road - now closed

East of Harmony Way between Bridge Street and south of Market Street, Harcourt

Council proposes to discontinue a portion of the unused government road to the east of Harmony Way between Bridge Street and south of Market Street at Harcourt. Once the road has been discontinued the land will be transferred to the Crown and incorporated into the area known as Stanley Park Harcourt.

Submissions on this matter are now closed.

To discuss this proposal contact Lynne Williamson, Property Portfolio Coordinator, on 5471 1700.

Key documents
Public notice - Road discontinuation. Includes a map and further information. (205KB)
Public notice – as published in the Council Column on 26 February 2019. (567KB)

General feedback

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