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Draft Council Plan & Budget

Seeking Submissions on the draft Council Plan 2017-21
Wellington Shire Council is seeking written submissions on its draft Council Plan 2017-21 in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Seeking Submissions on the draft 2017/18 Budget
Wellington Shire Council has prepared a draft budget for the financial year commencing on 1 July 2017 and ending 30 June 2018 and is seeking written submissions.

Submission Process
Submissions on the draft Council Plan 2017-21 and draft 2017/18 Budget should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Wellington Shire Council, 18 Desailly Street (PO BOX 506), Sale VIC 3850.  Please ensure that your submission:

  • Clearly identifies the document name
  • Sets out your views on the content of the document
  • Sets out the changes that you would like to see in the document, if any
  • Contains your contact details - including postal address (name and contact details of submitters are required for Council to consider the submission to notify people of the next steps in the process. 

Submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Copies of the draft Council Plan 2017-21 and draft 2017/18 Budget will be available for inspection from Thursday 20 April to Wednesday 17 May at:

  • Sale Customer Service Centre, 18 Desailly Street, Sale, between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm on business days
  • Yarram Customer Service Centre, 156 Grant Street, Yarram between 10am and 2pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Sale, Maffra, Yarram, Rosedale, Stratford and Heyfield libraries.

Alternatively, you can view the documents by clicking on the links below.

Any person proposing to make a written submission on either the draft Council Plan 2017-21 or the draft 2017/18 Budget must do so no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday 17 May 2017.

Any person wishing to be heard in support of their submission is entitled to be heard by Council or be represented by a person acting on their behalf. Any person requesting to be heard will be notified of the time of the hearing, which will be at the Special Council Meeting on Tuesday 30 May 2017 at 3.00pm in the Wellington Room at the Port of Sale Business Centre, 64-66 Foster Street, Sale.

After consideration of submissions, Council will consider the adoption of the new Council Plan 2017-21 and the draft 2017/18 Budget at a Council Meeting on Tuesday 6 June 2017 at 3.00pm.

Any person requiring further information should contact Council's Customer Service Centre on 1300 366 244.


Closing Date: 17/05/2017