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Published on 06 May 2021

Budget, Long-Term Financial Plan and Revenue and Rating Plan

Notice is hereby given pursuant to sections 91, 93 and 94 of the Local Government Act 2020 that Glen Eira City Council (Council) has prepared a draft 202122 Budget (Budget), developed a draft 202122 to 203031 Long-Term Financial Plan (Financial Plan) and prepared a draft 202122 to 202425 Revenue and Rating Plan (Revenue and Rating Plan).

Exhibition of the documents

The Budget; the Financial Plan and the Revenue and Rating Plan are available to view and download on Council’s website from Thursday 6 May 2021 up to and including Friday 4 June 2021.

Information sessions

Information sessions on the Budget; the Financial Plan and the Revenue and Rating Plan will be held for the public on Monday 24 May 2021 at Glen Eira Town Hall — Caulfield Cup Room and Monday 31 May 2021 via Zoom both from 6pm to 7pm.

Submissions

Under section 96(2) of the Local Government Act 2020, any person has a right to make a submission on any proposal contained in Budget under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Any person may make a submission on any proposal contained in the Financial Plan and the Revenue and Rating Plan.

Written submissions submitted under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 or on the Financial Plan or Revenue and Rating Plan must be received by Council before 5pm on Friday 4 June 2021.

Submissions should be sent to Glen Eira City Council, PO Box 42 Caulfield South 3162 and addressed to the Chief Financial Officer or emailed to jvastianos@gleneira.vic.gov.au

Submissions in writing may also be delivered to Council’s Service Centre, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield.

Online submissions can be made through Council’s Have Your Say website www.haveyoursaygleneira.com.au

Council will consider any written submissions relating to the Budget in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. Council will also consider any submissions on the Financial Plan and the Revenue and Rating Plan in accordance with Council’s Community Engagement Policy.

Submissions are not confidential and:

  • may be incorporated in full (including all personal information) into the agenda and minutes of the Council Meeting at which they are considered; and
  • may be available on Council’s website as part of the relevant agenda and minutes.

Any person who has made a written submission under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 to Council in relation to the Budget; the Financial Plan; and Revenue and Rating Plan in accordance with Council’s Community Engagement Policy and has requested to be heard in support of their written submission is entitled to appear in person, or to be represented by a person specified in the submission, at a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday 15 June 2021 commencing at 7.30pm.

Any person requiring further information concerning the process or the making of a written submission should contact Council’s Chief Financial Officer John Vastianos on 9524 3333.

Meeting to adopt the Budget, Financial Plan and Revenue and Rating Plan

Subject to any amendments resulting from the submissions received by Council, the Budget; the Financial Plan; and the Revenue and Rating Plan will be considered for adoption at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday 29 June 2021.

Rebecca McKenzie
Chief Executive Officer

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