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Draft Budget 2020-21

The draft budget proposes funding 2,700 expenditure items and contains a $53M capital works programs, with a proposed rates rise for homeowners of 2.6% and a $40.00 reduction in the waste management charge.

The draft budget includes the one-year operational plan, four-year delivery program and long term financial plan.

Key Features

You can read more about the projects we’ll be funding in 2020-21, or see a snapshot below of the draft budget highlights:

Key items of the draft budget include:

  • $16.9M on water and sewerage, including the replacement of water and sewer mains across the city and the extension of the mains in Thurgoona
  • $10.2M on improvements to our roads and footpaths
  • $3.9M for the construction of the Albury Riverside Precinct, and
  • $3.3M for improvements at the Albury Waste Management Centre

Major investments in sports and community facilities will include:

  • $2.6M for construction of the Albury Regional Skate Park
  • $1.1M for the ongoing redevelopment of Lavington Sports Ground
  • $1.1M for the upgrade of change rooms and public toilets at Thurgoona Sportsground
  • $1.1M for the construction of the Wonga Wetlands Visitors Education Centre
  • $410,000 for the Mungabareena Aboriginal Place Management Plan Implementation Project
  • $402,000 for improvements at Greenfield Park
  • $400,000 for the Ernest Grant Park Play Space, and,
  • $200,000 for the Murray Park Play Space Construction

Upcoming Community information Sessions

Due to current social distancing restrictions, our community information sessions will be held online on the following dates:

Thursday 7 May 2020

This session has passed. However, you can watch the recorded session online.

Join Session
Wednesday 13 May 2020

3:00 pm
Or Telephone (Audio Only): 02 8015 6011
Webinar ID: 983 4943 4509

Join Session
Thursday 21 May 2020

11:00 am
Or Telephone (Audio Only): 02 8015 6011
Webinar ID: 982 0396 5518

Join Session
Wednesday 27 May 2020

5:30 pm
Or Telephone (Audio Only): 02 8015 6011
Webinar ID: 960 9421 3686

Join Session

Pre-Requisites: Attendees will require the Zoom app, which can be installed here for Windows, iOS or Android.

Note: Attendees will not be able to use their Microphone or Webcam – the Q&A function will be available to ask questions and must provide their name and email address to join the session.

If you can't make it to one of our online community sessions, you can view the presentation below.

How you can comment on the draft budget

The community has until 5:00 pm Friday 29 May, 2020 (28 days) to provide feedback and can do so by emailing info@alburycity.nsw.gov.au or writing to 553 Kiewa St Albury 2640, addressed to Justin Finlayson – Service Leader, Strategy & Performance.

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