We're continuing to work towards the vision you, our community identified in the Albury 2050 Community Strategic Plan, we are building 'A nationally significant regional city that is vibrant, diverse, innovative and connected, and inspired by its culture, environment and location on the Murray River.

Council is pleased to present our draft budget which includes the one year operational plan, four-year delivery plan and long term financial plan.

What's in the works for the next year?

A snapshot of some of the exciting projects Council will be embarking on are detailed below.

Accessible transport modes across our city to improve connectivity
$8.1m will be invested in a range of important road, bridge and footpath projects, including key road upgrades such as the Thurgoona Link Road, and a number of new bike paths such as the Albury CBD Bike Loop.

Clean and reliable drinking water
$10.4m will go towards a number of important water and sewer projects, such as the annual water main replacement / renewal program and annual sewer rehabilitation program.

Climate action and preparing for the changing climate
$5.6m will be spent on environmental protection projects, such as a new Material Recovery Facility at the Albury Waste Management Centre. $1.2m will also be invested in flood prevention and drainage projects such as the South Albury Levee at Australia Park.

A diverse range of events and experiences
$14.8m will be invested in recreation projects such as the highly anticipated Albury Riverside Precinct, the Alexandra Park Master Plan Reconstruction and the Lauren Jackson Sports Centre Upgrade.

Celebration of our culture, arts and diversity
$3.1m will go towards arts and history projects such as the Riverside Precinct Public Artwork, the Historic Pumphouse Remediation and Pumphouse Creative Enterprise.

A national leader
$3.4m will be spent on building upgrades for key community facilities such as the Albury Entertainment Centre Convention Wing expansion and the Emergency Management Centre Stage 2 design.

In 2022-2023, Council will deliver a variety of projects and services designed to support our achievement of a balanced and holistic approach to our city's future.

Community Strategic Plan Themes

The 2022-2023 budget proposes a $57m Capital Works Program, aimed at improving our infrastructure, streets, recreation and culture opportunities, and more. The projects are closely linked to things the community asked for during community consultation for Albury 2050, falling under four key themes:

We welcome your feedback on the DRAFT Budget 2022-2023. Submissions will be received until 5:00 pm Friday 27 May and can be submitted via the form above or addressed to:

Strategy and Performance, PO Box 323 Albury NSW 2640 or info@alburycity.nsw.gov.au

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