2017-18 Budget

Posted on: Sunday, 20 August 2017 at 9:02:11 AM

2017-2018 BUDGET

Pursuant to the Local Government Act 1995 Council adopted the Municipal Fund Budget for the shire of Narrogin for the 2017/18 Financial year.

 The Significant Projects program totalling $3.9 million has been provided for with investment in, for example:

Significant Projects

Value ($)

Funding

Construction of Waste Transfer Station

133,000

IP

Finalise Cemetery Upgrade (Car Park and Niche Wall)

85,000

IP

CCTV upgrade

109,000

IP

Development of Gnarojin Park Master Plan

30,000

 

Bin Surrounds - CBD (Townscape)

40,000

 

Public Toilet Maintenance – Painting & Re-tiling (Gnarojin, Smith St, Harris St and Highbury)

31,000

 

Town Hall Upgrade

94,000

 

Playground upgrades (Lions, Jersey, Northwood, Ashworth Parks, Hockey Club and Highbury Hall)

157,000

 

Library Landscaping – Stage 1A – Accessible Ramp

80,000

 

Roadworks - Roads to Recovery (Whimbin Rock Rd - $285k)

541,860

PF

Roadworks Regional Road Group (Narrogin Harrismith Rd)

617,510

PF

Footpath Construction (Daglish & Felspar Sts and Williams Rd)

66,000

 

Plant and Equipment Purchases

525,000

 

Accommodation Units (NCP)

350,000

 

Proposed Youth Service

50,000

 

Management Plans Foxes Lair & Railway Dam

20,000

 

Development of Narrogin Sport and Recreation Master Plan

70,000

PF, G

Gravel Pit Rehabilitation (White, Whimbin, Cardwell, Hilders, Wagin – Wickepin Rds)

20,000

 

Narrogin Caravan Park (Power Upgrade, Renovate ablutions and old laundry).

152,900

PF

Dryandra Country Visitors Centre – increased cash support

60,000

 

Old Shire Office Building Upgrade

80,000

 

(In Progress – “IP”, Partially Funded – “PF”, Grant Dependent – “G”)

In accordance with the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the former Town and Shire of Narrogin, it was agreed to phase in an additional rate increase to allow the rural ward GRV ratepayers to gradually achieve parity with the urban ward GRV ratepayers. Details of the MOU can be found at http://www.narrogin.wa.gov.au/live/services/rates.aspx.

RATES PRIZES

Pay your Rates IN FULL by 5 September 2017 and go into the draw for the chance to win one of the following vouchers:

1st Prize - $1,000 Chamber of Commerce Voucher

2nd Prize - $500 Chamber of Commerce Voucher

15 Prizes - $100 Chamber of Commerce Voucher

2 double passes to attend Asher Fisch Conducts Schumann for Saturday 18 November 2017. The tickets are valued at $91 each ($364 in total), provided by the WA Symphony Orchestra.

 

Aaron Cook
Chief Executive Officer

 

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