Have your say on the Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget 2021/22 and Draft Long Term Financial Plan 2021/22 out for community consultation.

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2021/22 Draft Business Plans

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    The draft Annual Business Plan provides details on how we will fund the inflationary costs for our existing services, new services and assets, and cost pressures.

    The additional costs to our budget have been partially offset with over $1M of continuous improvement savings as well as $0.4M of growth revenue. This has resulted in a proposed rate increase of 1.25 per cent for 2021/22.

    Council has achieved a sustainable operating surplus since 2019/20. The positive impact of operating surpluses over the last few years have accumulated to help manage Council’s overall debt in 2021/22. We are committed to maintaining this trend as a key component of Council’s long term finance strategy.

    Tell us what you think of the draft Annual Business Plan and Budget and draft Long Term Financial Plan.

    Visit https://playford.engagementhub.com.au to have your say. All feedback must be received by 30 May and a public hearing will be held on the 25 May if you wish to speak.

  • Budget breakdown: existing services

    The City of Playford provides a wide range of services, programs and infrastructure to meet the needs of our community and to fulfil our legislative requirements.

    Our proposed expenditure budget for 2021/22 is $110M, most of which is spent on existing services such as:

    • Community services and facilities
    • Management of infrastructure such as roads, footpaths and parks
    • Street cleaning and rubbish collection
    • Public health services

    These services, programs and infrastructure provide important benefits for those that live, work and play in our community.

    We have developed a balanced budget that supports growth and renewal of the city and the delivery of quality services.

    Find out more and have your say about the draft plan and budget by visiting https://playford.engagementhub.com.au

    You have until 30 May to provide your feedback.

  • Consultation open

    Consultation for the draft Annual Business Plan and Budget 2021/22 and draft Long Term Financial Plan 2021/22 is now open.

    The draft Annual Business Plan outlines the services Council will deliver to the community in the next 12 months, and has been developed in line with the decision-making filters and community themes outlined in the Strategic Plan 2020-24.

    The City of Playford expenditure budget is $110M, most of which supports the delivery of existing services such as city maintenance, waste and recycling, public health and more.

    About $21.9M of the draft budget is set to be spent on renewing or replacing existing assets such as kerbs, footpaths, roads and recreational sporting facilities.

    During the development of our Strategic Plan in 2020, our community told us they wanted to focus on their foundational needs, and these have been used to determine what new services or assets will be introduced in 2021/22.

    Here is your chance to review our existing services, as well as renewal works and other new projects proposed for 2021/2022.

    We will be explaining key parts of the plan in social media posts over the next few weeks, and if you have any questions about it, please let us know.

    To review the draft documents and have your say about the draft plan and budget visit https://playford.engagementhub.com.au

    And we have also made it even easier to see where renewal works and new projects are proposed with our suburb maps.

    All feedback must be received by 30 May 2021.