Draft Budget 2020/2021 and Draft Council Plan 2017-2021

Preparation of proposed Budget 2020/2021
Public Notice, Section 129 of the Local Government Act 1989

Draft revised Council Plan 2017-2021
Section 125 of the Local Government Act 1989

At the Council Meeting held on Wednesday 6 May 2020, Ararat Rural City Council resolved to prepare a Budget for the financial year commencing 1 July 2020 and place the Draft Budget 2020/2021 on public exhibition. Council also resolved to place its Draft Revised Council Plan 2017-2021 on public exhibition.

Interested individuals and parties have the opportunity to make submissions to the Council under Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Availability of Draft Budget 2020/2021 and Draft Council Plan 2017-2021

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, residents seeking hard copies of the Draft Budget 2020/2021 and Draft Council Plan 2017-2021 can contact Customer Service on 5355 0200. The Draft Budget 2020/2021 and Draft Council Plan 2017-2021 can also be viewed or downloaded below:

To download the ARCC Draft Budget 2020/2021 - click here

To download the ARCC Draft Budget 2020/2021 Snapshot - click here

To download the ARCC Draft Council Plan 2017-2021 - click here

To download the ARCC Draft Council Plan 2017-2021 Snapshot - click here

Written submissions
If you would like to make a submission on the Draft Budget 2020/2021 or the Draft Council Plan 2017-2021, you can do so by writing to the Chief Executive Officer, Ararat Rural City Council, PO Box 246, Ararat 3377 or by emailing 
council@ararat.vic.gov.au.

Written submissions should be lodged no later than 5.15pm on Friday 5 June 2020. If you wish to present your submission to Council, please include the request in your written submission.

Submission hearing

Council has scheduled a Council Meeting for 6pm on Wednesday 10 June 2020, to be held in the Alexandra Oval Community Centre, Ararat, to hear the submissions. 
Adoption of Budget 2020/2021 and Council Plan 2017-2021

Council will consider the adoption of the proposed Budget 2020/2021 and declare rates and charges and also consider the adoption the Council Plan 2017-2021 at the Council meeting to be held at 6pm on Wednesday 17 June 2020, in the Alexandra Oval Community Centre, 1 Waratah Ave, Ararat.

For more information about the Draft Budget 2020/2021 contact Financial Services Coordinator Karissa Hogan on      5355 0207.

For more information regarding the Draft Revised Council Plan 2017-2021 contact Governance and Administration Coordinator Jenny Woolcock on 5355 0261.

Dr Tim Harrison
Chief Executive Officer