Council's Plans and Budget for 2016 - 2017

Submissions for 2016-2017 Operational Plan have have now closed. A report to council based on these submissions is now being prepared.


Thank you for your interest.

Finishing the replacement of Stingray Creek Bridge at North Haven; a major upgrade of Houston Mitchell Drive at Lake Cathie; upgrading of Beechwood Road (stage 2); the replacement of Hyndmans Creek bridge on Comboyne Road. These are some of of the major projects planned for the next Operational Plan.


The 2016-2017 Operational Plan is currently in draft stage and outlines all the activities, programs and capital works Council will undertake during the next financial year, with a projected spending of $188.3M.

High priority areas include:
  • $40.8M to be spent on Roads and Transport
  • $23.6M contribution towards Sewerage Services
  • $23.4M on managing the Water Supply
  • $17.2M planned for Waste Management
You are invited to have a look at the documents and to have your say.

Face to face
  • IGA Hastings Street Wauchope - Tuesday 3 May from 10.00am - 12.00pm
  • Coles Laurieton - Thursday 5 May from 4.00pm - 6.00pm
  • Hay Street Forecourt Port Macquarie Tuesday 10 May from 2.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Settlement City Port Macquarie - Wednesday 11 May from 11.00am - 2.00pm
Online
  • Review the draft documents in the library including the draft Operational Plan and the draft Fees and Charges
  • Post a question and have the answer provided on the public forum using the Q&A tab on this page.
  • Make an online submission using the 'Submission' tab on this page.
  • Just have time for a quick overview? Read the Operational Plan Factsheet for a brief summary
The plans are on exhibition until Thursday 19 May, 2016.

All submissions will received will be reported to Council along with possible actions and budget implications.


Finishing the replacement of Stingray Creek Bridge at North Haven; a major upgrade of Houston Mitchell Drive at Lake Cathie; upgrading of Beechwood Road (stage 2); the replacement of Hyndmans Creek bridge on Comboyne Road. These are some of of the major projects planned for the next Operational Plan.


The 2016-2017 Operational Plan is currently in draft stage and outlines all the activities, programs and capital works Council will undertake during the next financial year, with a projected spending of $188.3M.

High priority areas include:
  • $40.8M to be spent on Roads and Transport
  • $23.6M contribution towards Sewerage Services
  • $23.4M on managing the Water Supply
  • $17.2M planned for Waste Management
You are invited to have a look at the documents and to have your say.

Face to face
  • IGA Hastings Street Wauchope - Tuesday 3 May from 10.00am - 12.00pm
  • Coles Laurieton - Thursday 5 May from 4.00pm - 6.00pm
  • Hay Street Forecourt Port Macquarie Tuesday 10 May from 2.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Settlement City Port Macquarie - Wednesday 11 May from 11.00am - 2.00pm
Online
  • Review the draft documents in the library including the draft Operational Plan and the draft Fees and Charges
  • Post a question and have the answer provided on the public forum using the Q&A tab on this page.
  • Make an online submission using the 'Submission' tab on this page.
  • Just have time for a quick overview? Read the Operational Plan Factsheet for a brief summary
The plans are on exhibition until Thursday 19 May, 2016.

All submissions will received will be reported to Council along with possible actions and budget implications.


CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.
  • Hi, We would like a breakdown of the proposed $100,000 budget for Queens Lake reserve please as this will help in our planning for improvements for the trail. Peter Nash President Creek to Creek

    Creek to Creek asked about 3 years ago

    Thank you for your question.

    The breakdown of the proposed budget for this project is:

    • Upgrade to the compacted road base sections along the entire walk as required to repair washed out and worn sections
    • Upgrading the very steep section behind the Xmas Cove Caravan park
    • Upgrade to boardwalk sections that may require renewal
    • Installation of boardwalks in low areas to improve usability of the walk

    Council's Recreation Coordinator will be the responsible officer for delivering this project. Please feel free to liaise directly with them to ensure this work complements the work being undertaken by Creek to Creek volunteers.