Port Hastings Council Details its Annual Plan and Budget

Projects confirmed for the coming year

Port Hastings Council Details its Annual Plan and Budget

At last night’s meeting, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council adopted its operational plan for the 2018/19 financial year.
The plan details the actions, activities, projects, budget and performance measures Council will deliver on behalf of the community during that period.

A brief snapshot of key projects across the region is as follows

Laurieton/Camden Haven and surrounds:

  • Provision of centralised sewerage in Comboyne
  • Continuation of Camden Haven River boating improvements
  • Rehabilitation of the Dunbogan Bridge
  • New Pedestrian Crossing on Bold St

Port Macquarie:

  • Commencement of the Port Macquarie Airport Terminal upgrade
  • Detailed design for the Port Macquarie Swimming Pool
  • Commencement of the Port Macquarie Coastal Walk upgrades
  • Detailed design for an upgrade to John Oxley Drive

Wauchope, rural and surrounds:

  • Provision of centralised sewerage in Long Flat and Telegraph Point
  • Beechwood Road stage 5 development
  • Hastings Regional Sport Facility stage 1 development
  • Rehabilitation of Bago Rd from Cameron St to Pacific Hwy

Council will also deliver essential services such as water, stormwater, sewer and waste and continue to maintain more than $2 billion of assets on behalf of the community.

General Manager Craig Swift-McNair said that this year’s plan builds on the successes of recent years, and balances community priorities with the resources and funding available.
“In a time of unprecedented growth across our region, it is extremely important that Council remained focussed on delivering the immediate needs of our community in an effective and efficient way, whilst ensuring we have a clear vision for our community’s future.”
A handy map of key projects by region, and the full 2018/19 Operational Plan can be viewed at Council’s website pmhc.nsw.gov.au/operationalplan