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Q & A on Council Finances

Do you have questions about Mitchell Shire Council’s finances? Have you always wanted to ask a question about Council’s budget, rates and the services? Visit Engaging Mitchell and participate in the Q & A.

Tallarook Pool Survey

The Tallarook Pool Reference Group is seeking feedback on pool usage and ideas for sustainable aquatic services into the future. Complete the survey by 31 July. Your feedback will shape a final report to Council.

Kilmore 3764 Project

Stage One consultation of the Kilmore 3764 Project is now complete. An Issues and Context Paper will now be developed. Stage Two will include consultation on the Paper. Visit the Engaging Mitchell website for updates and more information.

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MAV Rates Comparison

The Municipal Association of Victoria has released its annual rates comparison for councils across the State. Mitchell Shire Council's average rates are $1958 compared to the state average of $1819.

Community Satisfaction Survey 2015

Community satisfaction with Mitchell Shire Council’s overall direction and performance has increased this year. Satisfaction with the appearance of public areas, recreational facilities, informing the community and planning for population growth has also increased.

Nominations for the Regional Achievement & Community Awards

With categories from business, environment, to safety and community groups, these Awards are the perfect way to say thank you and to acknowledge achievement and community effort. Nominations close on Friday 24 July 2015.

Budget builds sustainability and supports growth

Mitchell Shire Council's 2015/16 budget focuses on preparing for growth, delivering efficient services, investing in a modest capital works program and supporting ongoing plans to restore financial sustainability. Council will collect $36 million in rates and charges to help fund the services and capital works outlined in the budget. Kerbside garbage and recycling collection charges and the municipal charge are unchanged. The budget also includes some new borrowings for capital works plus income from some government grants as well as user fees and other charges. The annual budget sets the rates for the coming year.

2015/16 Environmental Grants Now Open

Are you undertaking weed control, revegetation or other environmental work on your property? You may be eligible for an Environmental Grant. Visit our webpage outlining categories, eligibility and application forms. Applications close Monday 31 August 2015. For more information contact the Environment Unit on 035734 6200.

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