Adopted by Council

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At the meeting held on Tuesday 23 June, 2020 Council resolved to:

1. Adopt the revised Delivery Program 2020-2024, including the Operational Plan 2020/21 at Attachment 2 with an amendment to the capital works program to:

A. Increase the 2020/21 Warriewood Valley Community Centre budget by $4,200,000 (funded by Warriewood Valley development contributions), to a total budget of $4,500,000.

B. A corresponding $4,200,000 decrease to the 2021/22 Warriewood Community Centre forecast (reducing Warriewood Valley development contributions funding), to a total budget of $3,100,000.

2. Adopt the revised Fees and Charges 2020/21 as follows:

A. Attachment 4 to apply from 1 July 2020 to 30 September 2020.

B. Attachment 5 to apply from 1 October 2020 to 30 June 2021.

3. Make the following rates and charges:

A. In accordance with sections 494 and 495 of the Local Government Act 1993 (the Act), Ordinary and Special Rates are made as shown in Tables 1, 2 and 3 in the report.

B. In accordance with section 496 of the Act, Domestic Waste Management Charges are made as shown in Table 4 in this report.

C. In accordance with section 496A of the Act, Stormwater Management Service Charges are made as shown in Table 5 in the report.

D. Works on private land carried out by Council to be charged at the appropriate commercial rate (cost of the works and standard on-costs to provide full cost recovery plus a return to Council).

E. In accordance with Section 611 of the Act a charge on the person for the time being in possession, occupation or enjoyment of a rail, pipe, wire, pole, cable, tunnel or structure laid, erected, suspended, constructed or placed on, under or over a public place.

4. Provide a subsidy to ratepayers under Section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993 of the equivalent of 50% of the 2020/21 increase in rates related to the rate peg of 2.6% and 50% of the 2020/21 increase in domestic waste charges.

5. Delay the due date of the 1st instalment of the 2020/21 rates notice by one month to 30 September 2020.

6. Adopt an interest rate of 0.0% on overdue rates and charges for the period 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2020 (inclusive) and 7.0% for the period 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021 (inclusive).

7. May carry out work on private land, either on request or by agreement with the owner of the land, or under relevant legislation.

8. In accordance with section 610E of the Act the proposed fees at Attachment 7 for events (stalls, Sun Run, ticketed events, entertainment, merchandising and food and beverage) and additional fee for Manly Cemetery be publicly exhibited and a report on the outcome of the exhibition be report to Council.

9. Notwithstanding any matters set out above, the current waiver of outdoor dining fees until 30 September 2020, continues until 31 December 2020.

10. The waiver of outdoor dining fees beyond 31 December 2020 be brought back to the November or December meetings of Council, by way of staff report.

View the Council minutes, Item pg.9

The Draft Delivery Program 2020-2024, Operational Plan and Budget 2020-2021 will be presented to Council for adoption on Tuesday 23 June, 2020.

View the Council Report, Outcome of Exhibition and Adoption of Delivery Program 2020-2024 and Operational Plan 2020/21. Item 9.2, pg. 48.

View the Community and Stakeholder Report and late Submissions addendum.

In line with social distancing requirements, this meeting will be held remotely. You can watch the live webcast here from 6pm on Tuesday 23 June, 2020.

If you would like to address Council, please complete the Request to speak form.

Following the Extraordinary Council meeting on Tuesday 5 May, Council resolved to place the Delivery Program 2020-2024 and Operational Plan and Budget 2020-2021 for public exhibition.

As the Rescission Motion tabled on 5 May at the Extraordinary Council meeting was Lost, the Council resolution of Tuesday 28 April remains.

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The proposed $433 million budget includes a capital works program of $92 million and features funding for community support programs aimed at helping the region cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The proposed capital works program of $92 million features a number of significant infrastructure and renewal projects. Highlights include:

  • $10.5 million to resurface 18km roads, renew 8km footpaths and build 4.7km of new ones
  • $7.3 million to upgrade Mona Vale Surf Lifesaving Club (Council is still required to go to tender and adopt final designs)
  • $3.9 million to upgrade Long Reef Surf Lifesaving Club
  • $6.4 million for stormwater works to reduce flooding and pollution
  • $5.2 million for Coast Walk paths and cycleways from Newport to Avalon
  • $4.9 million for Narrabeen pedestrian and cycle bridge
  • $2.6 million for Warriewood Valley open space, sports, traffic and transport works
  • $1.57 million for Duffys Forest Rural Fire Station new building
  • $880,000 to refurbish tidal pools Clontarf and Forty Baskets
  • $805,000 for Clontarf reserve playground and amenities
  • $315,000 for Collaroy Beach Accessibility ramp
  • $75,000 for streetscape improvements at Church Point and Balgowlah shops
  • $900,000 for upgrades to Lagoon and Ivanhoe parks

See what's happening in your area in the map above. Alternatively details for locally-based projects are outlined in the proposed capital works program map.

Feedback as easy as 1, 2, 3

  • Timeline item 1 - active

    Step 1. Watch the videos and read the draft documents

    See content below. View the Council report and minutes.

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    Step 2. See what's happening in your area

    Click the hotspots on the map below for area snapshots.

  • Timeline item 3 - active

    Step 3. Make a submission - Closed

    By emailing:

    Or by writing: Marked 'Budget and Delivery Program 2020-2024', Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655.

Step 1. Watch the videos and read the documents:

Exhibition reopened: Now closing 5pm, Fri 12 Jun

* Content as at time of publishing (6 May 2020)


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Michael McDermid

Manager Corporate Strategy

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