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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.

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.

Wandong and Heathcote Junction Project 3758

Stage One consultation on the Wandong & Heathcote Junction Project is now complete. Stage Two will include consultation on the Emerging Options paper. Visit the Engaging Mitchell website to register 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.

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.

Mitchell Shire Tree Day Events

Mitchell Shire Council is encouraging all residents to take part in a local National Tree Day event, marking the 20 year anniversary of the campaign. Get involved at sites in Broadford, Kilmore, Kilmore East, Seymour, Wandong, Wallan and Tallarook in July.

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