Budget & Revenue and Rating Plan

Community Budget Proposals 2022/23

Do you have a great idea for a project or program for the Macedon Ranges community?

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is calling for community input into the 2022/23 Budget. This process is in addition to the usual budget consultation that will take place in April/May 2022.

Councils’ 2022/23 Budget will aim to strike a balance between providing essential services, maintaining service delivery and supporting our communities to recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you are an individual, local community group or committee of management with a project or program which aligns to our Council Plan and Community Vision then we'd like to hear from you.

By filling out this submission form your idea can be assessed by Council as part of its 2022/23 budget process.

Submissions are due by 12 December 2021

Make a submission today

Please note: This process will not replace any annual funding or grant funding opportunities that are made available annually through our various programs. Further information in regards these, can be found via our Grants page.

Questions?

Please call Kaitlin Evans on (03) 5422 0333 or email kevans@mrsc.vic.gov.au

2021/22 Budget

Council adopted its Annual Budget 2021/22(PDF, 5MB) and Revenue and Rating Plan 2021-2025 at an Unscheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday 29 June. Watch a recording of the 29 June meeting here.

The budget includes $36.06 million in capital works projects across the shire which will provide a much-needed boost for the local economy and maintain and create jobs. Some new projects include roof works at Kyneton Museum, $5.2 million for the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct, new entrance landscaping for Gisborne Botanic Garden and funds towards the final stages of the Romsey Ecotherapy Park.

A rate rise of 1.5 per cent is proposed, in line with the Victorian Government’s rate cap. This will support efforts to maintain critical community infrastructure while continuing to provide quality services.