Budget 2019/20

Indigo Shire Council's 2019/20 budget(PDF, 1MB) was adopted on Tuesday 25 June 2019.

The 2019/20 budget outlines a total operating income of $32.244 million with total expenditure of $30.089 million, including a $10.81 million capital works program, and an underlying surplus over two years.

Budget highlights for 2019/2020

  • $10.81 million in capital works including upgrades to roads, drainage and footpaths
  • More than $800,000 in sport and recreation facility upgrades
  • Removal of spectator fees at Indigo Shire’s five swimming pools
  • $430,000 for road resealing across Indigo Shire
  • $110,000 for the Beechworth Railway Goods Shed refurbishment
  • $160,000 towards the Chiltern Flood Study
  • $110,000 on Indigo Creek Park public toilets in Barnawartha

The budget also includes $298,000 for new initiatives including:

  • $18,000 for an Emissions Reduction Plan
  • $25,000 towards place making structure and focus – Yackandandah
  • $20,000 for community renewable energy grants
  • $15,000 for the Committee Review implementation
  • $35,000 towards Roadside Conservation Values Assessment and Mapping
  • $10,000 for an Early Years Library Outreach Pilot
  • $10,000 for the implementation of the Youth Strategy
  • $10,000 to develop and implement a calendar of programs for Libraries
  • $40,000 for an Industrial Land Supply and Demand Assessment Report
  • $20,000 towards the Rutherglen Wine Cycle Loop Scoping Project
  • $30,000 for the Chiltern Destination Playground Scoping Project
  • $15,000 to develop the Yackandandah parking strategy
  • $30,000 towards a Trails strategy
  • $20,000 for a Caravan Park strategy