Balla Balla Ward

almost 5 years ago

Cr Geoff Ablett
Mobile: 0429 004 347

2015-16 Draft Budget at a glance:

  • $339 million total budget
  • $248 million operating budget to ensure Council continues to provide services to 288,000 residents
  • $91 million capital works program to fund vital community infrastructure
  • 3.87 per cent average residential rates and charges increase

Major initiatives in Balla Balla Ward in 2015-16:

  • Playground renewal at Houlder Reserve, Junction Village ($45,000) and Tooradin Foreshore Reserve ($90,000). New local playground at corner of Sambur Road and Chellamah Close, Tooradin ($70,000)

  • Upgrades to sport pavilion, lighting and ground improvements at Rutter Park Recreation Reserve, Tooradin ($565,000)

  • Road resealing at Codrington Street and Cooper Street, Cranbourne and Fisheries Road and Browns Road, Devon Meadows ($531,000)

  • New cricket nets ($130,000) and BMX track development ($580,000) at Casey Fields, Cranbourne East

  • Management of bushland reserves in Blind Bight, Cannons Creek, Cranbourne, Pearcedale and Tooradin ($90,000)

  • Improvements at Blind Bight Public Toilets ($80,000), Clyde Reserve Public Toilets ($100,000) and Clyde Public Hall ($80,000)

  • Road works at Craig Road ($985,000) and North Road ($100,000), Devon Meadows; Oroya Grove, Clyde ($1.6m) and Browns Road, Cranbourne South ($132,000)

Consultation has concluded