Budget 2020/21

Indigo Shire Council's 2020/21 Budget was adopted on Tuesday 28 July 2020.

The 2020/21 budget outlines a total operating income of $36.837 million with total expenditure of $31.264 million, including a $12.545 million capital works program.

Budget Highlights for 2020/21

  • $12.545 million in capital works including upgrades to roads, drainage and footpaths
  • $1.3 million to parks, open space and recreational facilities
  • $750,000 for commencement os works for the Chiltern Community Hub ($2.5 million grant to build hub)
  • $456,000 for road resealing across Indigo Shire
  • $120,000 for bridge renewal across Indigo Shire

The budget also includes $293,000 for new initiatives including:

  • $30,000 for the Rutherglen Place Making Plan
  • $140,000 for election costs
  • $30,000 for Beechworth Pool Feasibility Study
  • $30,000 towards Burke Museum / Historic Precinct Masterplan
  • $15,000 towards Council Pan 2021-2025 & Municipal Public Health Plan
  • $10,000 for Councillor Induction Costs
  • $20,000 for Introduction to Climate Change
  • $8,000 towards the enterprise bargaining negotiations
  • $10,000 for Library Programming & Outreach