Realistic and practical draft budget geared for continued growth - Comments invited
Southern Downs Regional Council today released the 2021/22 Draft Budget for public exhibition. The budget focuses on long-term financial sustainability to contain costs, maintain high levels of customer service and invest in a significant capital works program of $50m to address ageing infrastructure.
Southern Downs Mayor Vic Pennisi said considered thought has gone into this budget and it is very much a ‘needs/must’ budget that takes into account all areas of Council’s obligations. “As an organisation responsible to the community, we have spent considerable time crunching the numbers, weighing up our core business of delivering essential services and ensuring that we can meet ratepayer and community needs to the standard they expect.
View the budget at: Have your say - Southern Downs Regional Council (sdrc.qld.gov.au)