Water restrictions from 18 Sep 2018 - Water restrictions apply to all Council water supply schemes:

Medium level (200 litres/person/day) - Brookstead, Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Clifton, Greenmount, Hodgson Vale (includes Top Camp), Pittsworth, Southbrook, Vale View & Yarraman schemes.

Continuation of permanent conservation measures (200 litres/person/day) - Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Oakey, Jondaryan, Haden, Crows Nest, Highfields, Kingsthorpe, Gowrie Junction, Meringandan, Toowoomba City, Westbrook and Goombungee)

TRC adopts 2018-19 Operational Plan, Budget and Revenue Statement

Toowoomba Regional Council today adopted its 2018-18 Operational Plan, Budget and Revenue Statement.

Toowoomba Regional Council today adopted its 2018-18 Operational Plan, Budget and Revenue Statement.

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio said Council’s $491 million financial plan would maintain and upgrade existing services and facilities while planning for an even brighter future for current and successive generations.

“Council remains committed to implementing a responsible and calculated financial approach in its Budget planning and delivery,” Mayor Antonio said.

“I thank my colleagues and Council staff for their deliberations over many months to develop a manageable capital program valued at $175.13 million along with an operating Budget component of $316 million.

“We have a responsibility to plan for maintenance and upgrades to our existing infrastructure to guarantee the long-term viability of essential services to residents. We are mindful that every new asset comes with its own ongoing maintenance costs.”

For full details of the 2018-19 Budget, please visit www.tr.qld.gov.au/budget

Caption: Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio (left) with Finance and Business Strategy Committee chair Cr Mike Williams after today's meeting.

2018-19 Budget highlights

• A $491 million Budget
• A 3% increase to the General Rate (for the fourth year in a row)
• Operational (service delivery) expenditure of $316 million
• A capital (infrastructure) program of $175.13 million

Last Updated: Friday, 22 June 2018 12:35
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