Notice of Proposed Budget 2015/16

Published on 16 May 2015

In accordance with Sections 127, 129 and 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 (“the Act”) and the Local Government (Planning and Reporting Regulations) 2014, Loddon Shire Council gives notice that it has prepared a Budget for the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.

Council resolved at a Special Meeting held on Tuesday 12 May 2015 to advertise the Draft Budget.

Copies of the Draft Budget will be available for inspection from Monday 18 May 2015 to Monday 15 June 2015 at the Shire Offices Wedderburn and Serpentine between 8.15am and 4.45pm and at post offices, resource centres and neighborhood house premises within the municipality.  The Draft Budget can also be accessed on Council’s website here.

In accordance with Section 223 of the Act, any person wishing to make a written submission on a proposal contained in the Draft Budget should do so before close of business on Monday 15 June 2015.  Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Loddon Shire Council, P.O. Box 21, Wedderburn, Vic, 3518. 

Persons making written submissions should clearly state whether they wish to be heard in person or by a person acting on their behalf in support of the written submission.

Persons making submissions should be aware that all written submissions received will be made publicly available for inspection in accordance with Part 5 of the Local Government (General) Regulations 2005.   

Council will meet to consider any submissions and the adoption of the Draft Budget at the Ordinary Meeting of Council to be held on Tuesday 23 June 2015 at 3.00pm at the Council Chambers, Peppercorn Way (adjacent to Loddon Valley Highway), Serpentine.

Council will give public notice of its decision in accordance with Section 130(2) of the Act.