Shoalhaven News

Shoalhaven City Councils draft 2017/18 budget to go on public exhibition


Shoalhaven City Council will put the draft 2017/18 budget and fees on public exhibition this Friday for the community to view.

Capital expenditure of $54 million has been allocated, which includes $9.6 Million for the Shoalhaven indoor sports stadium, $6.3 million for waste management and a total of $9.5 million towards roads and maintenance.

A number of large projects are funded by Government Grants including:

Local Road Repair (Roads to Recovery) $1,315,819
Fire Stations (unallocated) $600,000
Footpaths $470,000
Regional Road Repair Program $330,000
Pedestrian Infrastructure Around Schools $270,000

Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley is encouraging ratepayers to view the documents for themselves on councils website or in person at council offices. 

The Community will have an opportunity to make submissions to Council as part of the consultation period during the month of May 2017.

As part of this consultation phase, three public meetings commencing at 7.00 pm are scheduled to be held:

Nowra Administration Building on Monday, 8 May 2017
Tomerong Hall on Monday, 15 May 2017
Ulladulla Civic Centre Wednesday on 24 May 2017

Photo credit: Shoalhaven City Council