City Council uses a suite of strategic tools to set out the budgets, activities
and performance measures to be pursued to help achieve the organisation's
meets the legislative requirements of the State's Integrated Planning and Reporting (IPR)
Framework. The framework is intended to enhance local councils' long-term focus
in line with the aspirations of their communities. It is also designed to make
councils more accountable.
out the activities it proposes to pursue through a four-year Delivery Program
and a subsidiary, one-year Operational Plan (accompanied by Program Budgets and
a schedule of Council Fees and Charges). The format matches the thematic
structure of the Coffs Harbour 2030 Community Strategic Plan and is
supported by a Resourcing Strategy that addresses Long Term Financial Planning,
Asset Management and Workforce Management. The Delivery Program and Operational
Plan have to be reviewed every year.
The 2015/2019 Delivery Program, 2015/2016 Operational Plan, Division
Budgets 2015/2019 and 2015/2016 Fees and Charges were adopted on 11 June 2015.
The budget strategy includes two central features:
Special Rate Variations
(SRVs) in 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 to assist Council to meet its infrastructure
maintenance and renewal needs. Council’s SRV application was approved by the
Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) on 19 May 2015.
The ongoing Transformation
to Sustainability (T2S) project to help the organisation address an underlying
Adopted 2015-2019 Delivery Program.pdf
Adopted 2015_2016 Operational Plan.pdf
Adopted Division Budgets 2015-2019.pdf
Adopted 2015-2016 Fees and Charges.pdf
Adopted by Council on 12 February 2015
Adopted by Council on 26 February 2015
Progress Report 2014-2018 Delivery Program
Adopted by Council on 27 November 2014
Current Annual Report (2013-2014):
See older reports