At the 21 March 2023 Council Meeting, Council resolved to release the Draft Budget 2023-24 and the Draft Community Plan Action Plan 2023-24 for community feedback.

The Draft Budget 2023-24 and Draft Community Plan Action Plan 2023-24 have been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Local Government Act 2020.

The key community priorities highlighted during the Shape your Community consultation in August/September 2022 and December 2022 engagement phases are reflected in the documents.

Community priorities include:

  • clean streets and spaces
  • local events
  • festivals, markets
  • sports and recreation facilities
  • local shops and businesses
  • safe and friendly neighbourhoods
  • cycling and walking paths
  • parks, open spaces and playgrounds
  • roads and road connections
  • community facilities
  • accessing public transport.

You can view both documents online or in person and can have your say until 5pm on 25 April 2023.

Council has appointed an Advisory Committee of Council to consider any written submissions and hear those persons requesting to be heard in relation to their submission.

The Advisory Committee will provide a report to Council with any recommendations at the Council Meeting to be held at 5.30pm on 30 May 2023 in Council Chambers, 25 Ferres Blvd, South Morang.