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                       MINUTES OF A SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING
          |                OF THE MURWEH SHIRE COUNCIL
                    HELD ON THURSDAY 13th AUGUST 2009 AT 8:30 AM


Present                  Councillors Mark O’Brien, C Russell, R Bignell, Chief Executive Officer
                         Chris Blanch, Director of Corporate Services Neil Polglase

Operational Plan         Moved: Cr Bignell                       Seconded: Cr Russell

                         “That the Operational Plan for the 2009/2010 Financial Year be adopted.”

                                                                 Carried

Budget                   Moved: Cr Russell                       Seconded: Cr Bignell

                         “That the Budget Income Statement, Budget Balance Sheet, Budget
                         Statement of Cash flows and Budget Statement of Changes in Equity
                         for the 2009/10 Financial Year and accompanying budget estimates for
                         the following four years, 2010-2014 as presented be adopted”.

                                                                 Carried

Revenue Statement        Moved: Cr Bignell                       Seconded: Cr Russell

                         “That the Revenue Statement for the 2009/2010 Financial Year be
                         adopted.”

                                                                 Carried
.

Rates and Charges        Moved: Cr Russell                       Seconded: Cr Bignell

                         “That the general rates be set for the financial year 2009/2010 as follows: -

                         Categories 1, 2 & 3
                         General Rate:    8.28 cents in the dollar
                         Category 6
                         General Rate:    2.92 cents in the dollar
                         Categories 7, 8 & 9
                         General Rate:     0.67 cents in the dollar.”

                                                                 Carried


Charleville Sewerage/    Moved: Cr Bignell                       Seconded: Cr Russell
Cleansing Charges

                         “That the following sewerage and cleansing charges be set for the
                         2009/2010 financial year:
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                           Pedestal - $296.00 per pedestal per annum/with single unit residences
                           with more than 1 pedestal $154.00 for each additional pedestal

                           Garbage - $210.00 per service per annum

                                                                  Carried

Augathella Cleansing       Moved: Cr Russell                      Seconded: Cr Bignell
Charges

                           “That a garbage charge of $150.00 per service per annum be set for the
                           2009/2010 financial year.”


                                                                  Carried

Augathella CED Charges     Moved: Cr Bignell                      Seconded: Cr Russell

                           “That the following charges be set for the 2009/2010 financial year:-
                           Dwellings                          $296.00 per annum
                           Business Premises                  $340.00 per annum
                           Hotels / Motels                    $1,669.00 per annum
                           School                             $1,392.00 per annum
                           Aged Person Complex                $1,392.00 per annum
                           Hospital                           $974.00 per annum
                           Public Park                        $296.00 per annum
                           Churches / Masonic Lodge/Halls $118.00 per annum
                           Buildings not specified            $140.00 per annum

                                                                  Carried

Morven Cleansing Charges Moved: Cr Russell                        Seconded: Cr Bignell

                           “That a cleansing charge of $170.00 per service per annum, be set for the
                           2009/2010 financial year.”

                                                                  Carried
Charleville/Augathella &
Morven Water Supply        Moved: Cr Bignell                      Seconded: Cr Russell
Charges
                           That the supply of water to properties within the Charleville/
                           Augathella/Morven Water Supply Area, and surrounding properties
                           approved by Council, be set for the 2009/2010 financial year, based on
                           the following:- Unit charge of $49.50 per unit per annum.”

                                                                  Carried
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Discount on Rates          Moved: Cr Russell                      Seconded: Cr Bignell

                           “That Council allow ten percent (10%) by way of a discount on rates and
                           charges levied by the Council, (excluding interest, fire levy and excess
                           water charges) for the 2009/2010 financial year when all rates and
                           charges are paid by the due date.”

                                                                  Carried

Interest on Arrears        Moved: Cr Bignell                      Seconded: Cr Russell

                           “That interest at the percentage rate of 9.50% per annum be charged by
                           the Council for the 2009/2010 financial year for rates and charges not paid
                           at the 30th June of the previous financial year until payment is fully made
                           on all rate arrears.”

                                                                  Carried

Pensioner Remission        Moved: Cr Russell                      Seconded: Cr Bignell

                           “That age pensioners, in receipt of a full pension and having a
                           Commonwealth Government Concession Card, be granted a remission of
                           up to $240.00 per annum of general rates levied for the 2009/2010
                           financial year, under the same criteria as the State Government Pensioner
                           Remission Scheme.”

                                                                  Carried

Regulatory, Commercial     Moved: Cr Bignell                      Seconded: Cr Russell
Fees & Charges

                           “That Council’s Regulatory and Commercial Fees and Charges for the
                           financial year 2009/2010, as presented, be adopted.”

                                                                  Carried

Meeting Close              There being no further business the Mayor declared the meeting closed at
                           8:45am




                           Cr Mark O’Brien

                           Mayor

				
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