Revised council plan released for feedback

By | April 13, 2015

THE Surf Coast Shire has made a number of changes to the strategic document that is guiding its The council plan 2013-17 has undergone a midterm review, and councillors at their meeting on Tuesday resolved to place the draft revised plan on Shire mayor Margot Smith said the review had resulted in some adjustments but not wholesale changes to some strategies and measures to make them more meaningful and we’ve introduced three overarching priorities to direct the council’s work in the second half of its These three priorities are: the environment, the economy and the community partners plan remain the same: environment, governance, communities, infrastructure, and, growth and Perhaps the biggest changes are in the had two strategies – explore opportunities for carbon farming with the carbon offset scheme throughout the shire, and activate seven measures to achieve this, such as an increase in expenditure allocated to recycled materials used in road maintenance and construction, and the percentage of Several of the measures have been adopted in “working with the community to reduce emissions, explore alternative energy opportunities and adapt The new council plan also contains a strategic resource plan, which makes a number of forecasts about council spending every year until These comprise the council’s income statement, To read the draft revised council plan or make submissions, head to