Public Exhibition of Draft 2017-18 Operational Plan

Consultation has concluded. 


For further information on this project please contact a member of the Community Engagement Team on 9707 9999.

The City of Canterbury Bankstown's Operational Plan is a one year plan, providing details of the individual projects and activities that will be undertaken during the 2017-18 financial year.

"Canterbury-Bankstown is a City where you will find people who are unapologetically themselves, living and working together for a better future."

The City of Canterbury Bankstown's Operational Plan is a one year plan, providing details of the individual projects and activities that will be undertaken during the 2017-18 financial year.

"Canterbury-Bankstown is a City where you will find people who are unapologetically themselves, living and working together for a better future."

Consultation has concluded. 

For further information on this project please contact a member of the Community Engagement Team on 9707 9999.

  • About

    over 2 years ago

    Each year, Council prepares an Operational Plan and Budget to detail how it will deliver on long-term plans for infrastructure and services in our City.

    The draft 2017-18 Operational Plan outlines the proposed works and services Council will provide next financial year. It also details the proposed Budget and Fees and Charges to be levied.
    Council aims to invest the $290 million operating budget in maintaining and, where possible, improving services and infrastructure. The proposed $63.8 million capital works program includes:

    • $30.1 million for roads, footpaths, pedestrian/cycleways and drainage;
    • $13.2 million for community buildings and parks, including more than $5 million for sporting fields, including Jensen Park, Belmore Sportsground and Waterworth Park; and
    • $6.3 million for the upgrade of town centres.
    Another highlight is the extension of the former Bankstown Pensioner Rebate Scheme and Stormwater Levy (annual residential charge of $25 per standard house, $12.50 residential strata charge, business charges based on area) to include Canterbury residents. Over $3 million in essential funding is expected to be raised per year to address stormwater management needs. A total of approximately $4.6 million will be invested in stormwater management in 2017-18, including over $3M million in Stormwater Levy funds. This includes the following proposed Stormwater Levy funded projects:
    • Underground CCTV camera inspections of ageing stormwater infrastructure;
    • Designing and/or construction work to improve local waterways, including sites at Paperbark Creek, Waterworth Park and Morgans Creek;
    • Reviewing the condition of gross pollution traps and undertaking work to improve devices, including at Montgomery Reserve and Tasker Park;
    • Using stormwater to irrigate street trees in Canterbury town centre; and
    • Construction of rain gardens at Foord Avenue, Hurlstone Park and in Canterbury Town Centre.

    Each year, Council prepares an Operational Plan and Budget to detail how it will deliver on long-term plans for infrastructure and services in our City.

    The draft 2017-18 Operational Plan outlines the proposed works and services Council will provide next financial year. It also details the proposed Budget and Fees and Charges to be levied.
    Council aims to invest the $290 million operating budget in maintaining and, where possible, improving services and infrastructure. The proposed $63.8 million capital works program includes:

    • $30.1 million for roads, footpaths, pedestrian/cycleways and drainage;
    • $13.2 million for community buildings and parks, including more than $5 million for sporting fields, including Jensen Park, Belmore Sportsground and Waterworth Park; and
    • $6.3 million for the upgrade of town centres.
    Another highlight is the extension of the former Bankstown Pensioner Rebate Scheme and Stormwater Levy (annual residential charge of $25 per standard house, $12.50 residential strata charge, business charges based on area) to include Canterbury residents. Over $3 million in essential funding is expected to be raised per year to address stormwater management needs. A total of approximately $4.6 million will be invested in stormwater management in 2017-18, including over $3M million in Stormwater Levy funds. This includes the following proposed Stormwater Levy funded projects:
    • Underground CCTV camera inspections of ageing stormwater infrastructure;
    • Designing and/or construction work to improve local waterways, including sites at Paperbark Creek, Waterworth Park and Morgans Creek;
    • Reviewing the condition of gross pollution traps and undertaking work to improve devices, including at Montgomery Reserve and Tasker Park;
    • Using stormwater to irrigate street trees in Canterbury town centre; and
    • Construction of rain gardens at Foord Avenue, Hurlstone Park and in Canterbury Town Centre.