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Exciting projects headline 2023/24 Budget

Wednesday 17 May 2023

The Albury community have two weeks left to provide feedback on the AlburyCity draft Four Year Delivery Program 2023-2026 and draft Operational Plan (budget) for the 2023/24 financial year.

The coming years' budget highlights some exciting projects taking place across our community, including:

$16.6 million in Recreation projects like the Stage 1 upgrade to the Lauren Jackson Sports Centre, Reconstruction of the Ian Barker Sports Field at Alexandra Park, and constructing the Melrose Park Sports Pavilion.

$10.4 million in Water and Wastewater projects such as the water main replacement/renewal program and sewer rehabilitation program.

$10.8 million in Road, Bridge and Footpath projects including road and drain rehabilitation works, and the reconstruction of Mudge St and Hawkesview Rd.

$6.7 million in Environmental Protection projects including construction of a material recovery facilitiy and a new cell at the Albury Waste Management Centre, and a lighting bulk lamp replacement program.

$3.5 million in Building Upgrade projects like upgrading the AlburyCity administration building, and upgrading the Albury Animal Care Centre including an Education Hub and emergency pens.

$3.4 million in Albury Airport projects including the extension of Taxiway C, and general aviation development.

$3.2 million in Arts and History projects including the design of the Albury Entertainment Centre Convention Wing expansion, refurbishment of the Thurgoona Museum Collection Store, and Cultural Precinct feasiblity studies.

$2.7 million in Flood Prevention and Drainage projects such as the Lavington Drain East Branch upgrade, retarding basin rehabilitation, and reconstructing the Holmwood Cross drain.

In addition, $5.6 million will be invested in a range of other projects including the AlburyCity Community Fund and the further development of the Glenmorus Memorial Gardens.

In 2023/24 AlburyCity will manage a total budget of $180 million, including a proposed $63.4 million in Capital Works programs, and $3.5 million in new operating iniatives that will continue the focus on planning for the future and providing essential services and infrastructure to support the growing Albury community.

AlburyCity CEO Frank Zaknich is presenting the draft Budget to community members on:

  • 3.00pm Thursday 18 May - Online session - Register here
  • 5.30pm Thursday 25 May - Council Offices, Kiewa St

There is no need to register for the in-person sessions.

The draft plans can be found on the AlburyCity website, at Council Offices in Kiewa St, the Albury LibraryMuseum, and Lavington Library. Feedback closes Friday 26 May 2023.