Consulting the Community - Public Exhibition of the Draft Operational Plan 2020/2021

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Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on 28 April 2020 resolved to publicly exhibit the Draft Operational Plan 2020 in accordance with the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework established by the Local Government Act 1993.

Now is your chance to have a say on the key services, projects, initiatives and actions Council has planned in The Draft Operational Plan 2020/2021.

Major Operational Plan Highlights include:

  • Building Improvements: $1.6M
  • Parks, Recreation Facilities and Amenities improvements $3.3M
  • Road Rehabilitation and Upgrades $8.0M
  • Stormwater Drainage Improvement Program $1.7M
  • Enhanced Pedestrian Safety and Accessibility $0.7M
  • Road Surface renewals $2.0M
  • Sealing of Gravel Roads $2.5M

Despite the impacts of fires, flood and COVID-19, Council has been able to achieve the following for the 2020/2021 Operational Plan

  • Kept the renewal and upgrade of community assets the same
  • Kept the maintenance of community assets the same
  • Balanced the budget, without external borrowing
  • No further increases to the Annual Fees and Charges since the initial development of the Operational Plan
  • Kept staff gainfully employed
  • Included provisions to provide financial assistance for hardship
  • Included rental assistance for commercial tenants.

The Draft Operational Plan 2020/2021 is on exhibition between Thursday 30 April 2020 to Thursday 28 May 2020 inclusive.

A copy of the Draft Operational Plan 2020/2021 can be viewed in the Documents Tab.

The last day for the receipt of submissions is Thursday 28 May 2020.

If you would like to make a submission, Council will receive these, in writing, addressed to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756, by fax to (02) 4587 7740 or by email to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or by completing an online submission via Your Hawkesbury Your Say up to close of business on Thursday 28 May 2020.

Council will consider all submissions received at a subsequent Council Meeting.

Should you have any enquiries with respect to this matter, please contact Stephannie Kissun, Corporate Planning and Performance Strategist on (02) 4560 4501 or attention email enquiries council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Due to COVID-19 impacts, hard copies of the plan are not available to be viewed and the publishing of a public notice in a local newspaper is not possible at this time.

We value your feedback and all submissions will be considered as we finalise the Plan.


Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on 28 April 2020 resolved to publicly exhibit the Draft Operational Plan 2020 in accordance with the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework established by the Local Government Act 1993.

Now is your chance to have a say on the key services, projects, initiatives and actions Council has planned in The Draft Operational Plan 2020/2021.

Major Operational Plan Highlights include:

  • Building Improvements: $1.6M
  • Parks, Recreation Facilities and Amenities improvements $3.3M
  • Road Rehabilitation and Upgrades $8.0M
  • Stormwater Drainage Improvement Program $1.7M
  • Enhanced Pedestrian Safety and Accessibility $0.7M
  • Road Surface renewals $2.0M
  • Sealing of Gravel Roads $2.5M

Despite the impacts of fires, flood and COVID-19, Council has been able to achieve the following for the 2020/2021 Operational Plan

  • Kept the renewal and upgrade of community assets the same
  • Kept the maintenance of community assets the same
  • Balanced the budget, without external borrowing
  • No further increases to the Annual Fees and Charges since the initial development of the Operational Plan
  • Kept staff gainfully employed
  • Included provisions to provide financial assistance for hardship
  • Included rental assistance for commercial tenants.

The Draft Operational Plan 2020/2021 is on exhibition between Thursday 30 April 2020 to Thursday 28 May 2020 inclusive.

A copy of the Draft Operational Plan 2020/2021 can be viewed in the Documents Tab.

The last day for the receipt of submissions is Thursday 28 May 2020.

If you would like to make a submission, Council will receive these, in writing, addressed to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756, by fax to (02) 4587 7740 or by email to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or by completing an online submission via Your Hawkesbury Your Say up to close of business on Thursday 28 May 2020.

Council will consider all submissions received at a subsequent Council Meeting.

Should you have any enquiries with respect to this matter, please contact Stephannie Kissun, Corporate Planning and Performance Strategist on (02) 4560 4501 or attention email enquiries council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Due to COVID-19 impacts, hard copies of the plan are not available to be viewed and the publishing of a public notice in a local newspaper is not possible at this time.

We value your feedback and all submissions will be considered as we finalise the Plan.