This document is the key annual operational and financial planning document of the Adelaide City Council. It describes what services and projects Council plans to provide in the upcoming financial year, and how it plans to allocate its budget.
Council’s business plan is concerned with delivery of key projects along with on-going services such as maintaining roads and footpaths, waste collection, cleansing and Park Lands maintenance.
It has been developed in the context of delivering Council’s long term strategic direction as set out in the Strategic Management Plan documents. These documents are required by the Local Government Act 1999 and include the:
These plans outline the Council's objectives over a four year period. The draft Strategic Plan provides a vision for the City - Adelaide is a smart, green, liveable, boutique city full of rich experiences. They show how Council intends to achieve its vision through sustainable growth and seeking to balance the Council’s responsibility to provide quality and value in local government services for ratepayers, with its wider responsibilities under the City of Adelaide Act 1998 in managing the City and the Park Lands on behalf of all those who live, visit, work or study in the City.
The development of the draft Strategic Plan was informed by extensive community engagement through Picture Adelaide 2040. This project employed a broad mix of traditional and innovative consultation methods to engage with the widest possible range of stakeholders and community members. Over 2,000 people were involved in Picture Adelaide 2040 and have inspired the development of the draft 2016-17 Integrated Business Plan.
This year the Strategic Plan and Integrated Business Plan are directly aligned. The Integrated Business Plan is presented under the four themes identified in the Strategic Plan:
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Consultation has concluded.