In 2009 the NSW Government enacted and gazetted the Local Government Amendment (Planning and Reporting) Act requiring all New South Wales councils introduce a new planning and reporting framework. This new three-tiered planning process is called Integrated Planning and Reporting, and ensures there are clear links between the long terms goals of the community and the activities of Council.
Below is a summary of the Local Government Planning and Reporting framework and the connected processes:
The components of the Integrated Planning system are available for downloading below. The Annual Report is available from the "Annual Report" tab.
In accordance with the NSW Government's new requirements for integrated planning, Council has prepared a draft Resourcing Strategy for the next ten years.
The components of the draft Resourcing Strategy are:-
The Local Government Act, 1993, requires a Council to prepare a Management Plan during each year with respect to:
(a) the Council's activities for at least the next three (3) years; and
(b) the Council's revenue policy for the next year.
Within the resources and information available, this Management Plan endeavours to meet the requirements of the Local Government Act.