We continually strive to lead the way as a City of opportunity that supports community wellbeing, cares for our natural environment and heritage and is a place where people love to be.
The 2019-2020 Annual Business Plan and Budget, and Long Term Financial Plan have both been developed to define our commitments and funding requirements. These are based on what you have told us in the past and results from the 2018 community survey as well as our ongoing obligations. The documents demonstrate our commitment to the City Plan 2030 vision.
A city that values its diverse community and embraces change through innovation, resilience and community leadership.
The 2019-2020 Annual Business Plan & Budget is a forward looking plan that is focussed on maintaining and renewing assets we already have, whilst delivering a diverse range of community services and programs.We have included a small buffer of $944K, for any unexpected shocks, and to ensure that we can keep our rates at an acceptable level, with a proposed rate revenue increase of 1.9%.
2018-2019 was a year for new assets, to replace some very old and tired ones. We built a new Parks Library, Taperoo Reserve, Hanson Reserve and Velodrome and Roy Marten Park. We are also building the Lights Community and Recreation Centre, which should be completed late this year. So 2019-2020 is a time for consolidation and the City of Port Adelaide Enfield has two primary goals:
In addition to the 2019-2020 Annual Business Plan & Budget, the Long Term Financial Plan has been drafted to define our long term commitment and funding requirements.
|Operating Income||$123.6 million|
|Operating Expenditure||$122.7 million|
|Capital Expenditure||$43.7 million|
Based on the information derived from the community from our annual survey, Council is committed to a number of priorities and key activities being delivered in 2019-2020 including:
The full list of these activities appears in the Draft 2019-2020 Annual Business Plan and Budget.
Council will be continuing with a comprehensive capital works program totalling $43.7 million in 2019- 20. This will enable us to deliver the following:
Every dollar of your rates makes it possible for us to undertake a huge number of activities that help keep our community vibrant, safe and healthy. Click the link below to see the breakdown.
The Annual Business Plan describes how council will allocate its budget and the services and projects that will be undertaken in the forthcoming financial year in order to meet its City Plan goals.
This draft document presents our plan on how we can deliver services, maintain services and achieve our City Plan 2030 outcomes while maintaining financial sustainability.
Our community was invited to have a say about the 2019-2020 Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget and Draft Long Term Financial Plan during April and May 2019. The closing date for submissions was Friday 10 May.
A Special Meeting of Council was held on Tuesday 21 May 2019 for members of the public to speak on their submissions, make verbal submissions and ask questions concerning the plan and budget.
A summary of this information is available on the below form, which includes space for written comments. We are also in the process of having this information translated into other languages and these translations will be added here as they become available.