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Council has prepared its proposed budget 2015/16 for the financial period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.  Following the exhibition and submissions period, Council has prepared a revised draft budget.

At the Council Meeting to be held at 6pm on Tuesday 16 June 2015 in the Daylesford Senior Citizens’ Room, Council will formally meet to consider and adopt the budget for 2015/16.

Draft Budget 2015/16 

The draft budget includes the following general rates and annual service charges for the period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016:

  • General Rates in the dollar for each type of rate to be levied on all properties:

Category

Rate (Cents in $ CIV)

Residential (General)

0.4219

Farm

0.2743

Commercial

0.4895

Industrial

0.4895

Mixed Use

0.4895

Vacant Land – Township

0.5275

Vacant Land – Other

0.4219

Trust for Nature

0.2110

Recreational

0.2110

  • Waste Management Charge of $109 on all properties.  Owners of farm rated properties will pay only one charge per ‘single farm enterprise’.
  • Kerbside Collection (Garbage) Charge Existing Weekly Service charge of $126 on those residential, farm, mixed use and trust for nature properties included in the service areas.
  • Kerbside Collection (Garbage) New Fortnightly Service Charge of $106 on those residential, farm, mixed use and trust for nature properties included in the service areas.
  • Commercial Kerbside Collection (Garbage) of $280 on those properties in the service areas receiving a service.
  • Kerbside Collection (Recycling) Fortnightly Service Charge of $45 on those residential, farm and mixed use properties included in the service areas, and those other properties in the service areas receiving a service.
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