Budget adoption signals bright future for Hume City
Published on 29 June 2022
Record investment in infrastructure and a boost to key services lead the way in Hume City Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23.
Adopted by Council at its meeting this week, the budget reflects the support needed for a growing community and an increase in service needs.
Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23 includes significant investment in libraries, leisure centres, preschools, maternal and child health and aged and disability programs.
This is complemented with investment in city infrastructure through the four-year capital works program, which has a strong focus on community facilities, transport infrastructure, parks and reserves.
Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23 commits to:
Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23 includes a total income of $461.80 million and operating expenditure of $356.13 million, generating a surplus of $105.67 million.
Hume City Council Mayor, Councillor Carly Moore said:
“It gives me great pleasure to present Hume City Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23 to the community.
“The next 12 months will see a renewed focus on our recovery from the pandemic and we’ll continue to protect and support our community through the challenges of today, as well as invest in a bright and sustainable tomorrow.
“As our growing community continues to adapt and thrive in our new normal, we have made significant investment to ensure services such as libraries, leisure centres, preschools, maternal and child health and aged and disability programs can continue to thrive.
“This is supported with an investment in city infrastructure and a capital works program that has a strong focus on community facilities, transport infrastructure, parks and reserves.
“These investments are our commitment to serving our growing community while maintaining an economic approach that is based on good governance and sound financial management.”