Plans put in place for financial year

July 9, 2024 BY

The District Council of Grant have locked in services, programs and projects for completion in the new financial year and will now commence work to deliver them to the community.

Elected Members endorsed its Annual Business Plan and Budget for 2024-2025 at the June Council Meeting which detailed specific projects which will be undertaken over the next 12 months to maintain effective services for the district.

Council will operate with a surplus of $332,000 and operating expenditure of $19.7 million. The plan introduces a general rate increase of 4.8% which is below the state average and in alignment with Council’s Long Term Financial Plan and Asset Management Plans.

District Council of Grant Mayor Kylie Boston is confident the plan will deliver positive outcomes for the community consistent with Council’s strategic documents.

“Council remains committed in this the new financial year to bring our community priority services. We are continuing to achieve long-term goals in our current Strategic Management Plan 2020 to 2030 while also beginning to plan towards our future shared vison for the next 10 years.” Mayor Kylie Boston said.

The 2024-2025 Budget will invest in the community by carrying out major projects including funding towardsMobile Phone Telstra Towers, Local Heritage Survey and a Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) trial.

Council has also committed to deliver major capital works this financial year which includes $3.643 million towards a Transport and Infrastructure Program, $367,500 for upgrades to community and Council owned buildings, and $162,192 for Community Waste Management Systems. An additional $218,437 will be allocated to funding sponsorship and donations towards community groups, sporting clubs and events.

Throughout the year, Council will continue to be proactive in seeking grant funding to assist with funding and advocacies new projects to benefit the community.

A copy of the District Council of Grant’s 2024-2025 Annual Business Plan and Budget is available on Council’s website at