Our City Our Future - Sustainable Blue Mountains

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Have Your Say on the proposed action plans for the future of our City of Blue Mountains.

Our City, Our Future Sustainable Blue Mountains - Planning for the next 4 to 10 years

The Council has prepared a number of draft plans for the future of our City, and wishes to invite the views of the community on these plans.

To view a summary brochure about the plans and what each includes, please click here.

The draft plans are on public exhibition from 26 April to 23 May 2013 and are available for viewing by

THIS CONSULTATION HAS CONCLUDED.

Have Your Say on the proposed action plans for the future of our City of Blue Mountains.

Our City, Our Future Sustainable Blue Mountains - Planning for the next 4 to 10 years

The Council has prepared a number of draft plans for the future of our City, and wishes to invite the views of the community on these plans.

To view a summary brochure about the plans and what each includes, please click here.

The draft plans are on public exhibition from 26 April to 23 May 2013 and are available for viewing by clicking on the links below.

Alternatively, you can view and download sections of each plan from the “Library” menu.

View and read a hard copy at the Katoomba and Springwood Council Offices or from Council libraries.

Lodge your comments via the online submission


THIS CONSULTATION HAS CONCLUDED.

How else can I lodge a submission

Lodge a public submission on any aspect of these plans by 23 May 2013, ensuring you specify what plan you are commenting on and including a section or page reference if appropriate, through the following options:

  • Email: council@bmcc.nsw.gov.au (include ‘Our City, Our Future Public Submission’ in the subject)
  • Post: Our City, Our Future Public Submission, Blue Mountains City Council, Locked Bag 1005, Katoomba NSW 2780
  • In Person: Deliver to Katoomba or Springwood Council offices

For more information please contact the Council on 4780 5000 or email council@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

Consultation has concluded.
  • Sustainable Blue Mountains 2025 - the Community Strategic Plan

    by bmccteam1, about 6 years ago

    What do you want the Blue Mountains to be like in 10 years? Sustainable Blue Mountains 2025 (SBM 2025) is the City’s over arching strategic plan. It identifies the priorities and aspirations of the community for our local area over the next 10 years.


    What do you want the Blue Mountains to be like in 10 years? Sustainable Blue Mountains 2025 (SBM 2025) is the City’s over arching strategic plan. It identifies the priorities and aspirations of the community for our local area over the next 10 years. SBM 2025 presents a shared plan for all stakeholders – Council, community,...

    What do you want the Blue Mountains to be like in 10 years? Sustainable Blue Mountains 2025 (SBM 2025) is the City’s over arching strategic plan. It identifies the priorities and aspirations of the community for our local area over the next 10 years.


    What do you want the Blue Mountains to be like in 10 years? Sustainable Blue Mountains 2025 (SBM 2025) is the City’s over arching strategic plan. It identifies the priorities and aspirations of the community for our local area over the next 10 years. SBM 2025 presents a shared plan for all stakeholders – Council, community, business sector and other levels of Government – to work together to achieve. It outlines the Vision, Objectives and Strategies for the achievement of a sustainable Blue Mountains by 2025 through Six Key Directions for our City: 

    • Key Direction 1 Looking After Environment – AN ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE CITY
    • Key Direction 2 Using land – A LIVEABLE CITY
    • Key Direction 3 Moving Around – AN ACCESSIBLE CITY
    • Key Direction 4 Looking After People – AN INCLUSIVE, HEALTHY & VIBRANT CITY
    • Key Direction 5 Sustainable Economy – AN ECONOMICALLY SUSTAINABLE CITY
    • Key Direction 6 Civic Leadership – INSPIRING LEADERSHIP
  • Resourcing Strategy 2013-2023

    by bmccteam1, about 6 years ago

    How will we fund and resource Sustainable Blue Mountains 2025? How can the Council provide a level of service that meets community needs and is affordable? The Resourcing Strategy 2013-2023 sets out the Council’s financial capability over the next 10 years to resource implementation of SBM 2025.


    How will we fund and resource Sustainable Blue Mountains 2025? How can the Council provide a level of service that meets community needs and is affordable? The Resourcing Strategy 2013-2023 sets out the Council’s financial capability over the next 10 years to resource implementation of SBM 2025. It outlines the Six Key Strategies...

    How will we fund and resource Sustainable Blue Mountains 2025? How can the Council provide a level of service that meets community needs and is affordable? The Resourcing Strategy 2013-2023 sets out the Council’s financial capability over the next 10 years to resource implementation of SBM 2025.


    How will we fund and resource Sustainable Blue Mountains 2025? How can the Council provide a level of service that meets community needs and is affordable? The Resourcing Strategy 2013-2023 sets out the Council’s financial capability over the next 10 years to resource implementation of SBM 2025. It outlines the Six Key Strategies for strengthening the financial position of the Council and the City. This plan includes:

    • The Long-Term Financial Plan 2013-2023
    • The Workforce Management Strategy 2013-2023
    • The Asset Management Strategy & Policy 2013-2023
    • Summary Dashboards: Service & Asset Management Plans 2013-2023 (companion document)
  • Delivery Program 2013-2017 Incorporating Operational Plan 2013-2014

    by bmccteam1, about 6 years ago

    What actions and projects should the Council focus on over the next 4 years? The Delivery Program 2013-2017 Incorporating the Operational Plan 2013-2014 outlines what the Council will do – within available resources – in response to SBM 2025.


    What actions and projects should the Council focus on over the next 4 years? The Delivery Program 2013-2017 Incorporating the Operational Plan 2013-2014 outlines what the Council will do – within available resources – in response to SBM 2025. It includes:

    • The Council’s 35 Top Priority Actions
    • Detailed actions and focus for each service area
    • Proposed new, upgrade...

    What actions and projects should the Council focus on over the next 4 years? The Delivery Program 2013-2017 Incorporating the Operational Plan 2013-2014 outlines what the Council will do – within available resources – in response to SBM 2025.


    What actions and projects should the Council focus on over the next 4 years? The Delivery Program 2013-2017 Incorporating the Operational Plan 2013-2014 outlines what the Council will do – within available resources – in response to SBM 2025. It includes:

    • The Council’s 35 Top Priority Actions
    • Detailed actions and focus for each service area
    • Proposed new, upgrade and renewal asset works
    • Detailed financial information
    • Fees and Charges 2013-2014 (supplementary document)
  • Application for the Continuation of a Special Variation

    by bmccteam1, about 6 years ago

    After a public exhibition period from 12 November to 16 December 2012, the Council has applied to IPART to renew an expiring special variation to rates for infrastructure on an ongoing basis. Continuing this variation will ensure the Council has the funds to replace the annual borrowings for asset works in order to reduce the projected deterioration of the condition of priority infrastructure (that is roads, stormwater and recreation facilities).


    After a public exhibition period from 12 November to 16 December 2012, the Council has applied to IPART to renew an expiring special variation to rates for infrastructure on an...

    After a public exhibition period from 12 November to 16 December 2012, the Council has applied to IPART to renew an expiring special variation to rates for infrastructure on an ongoing basis. Continuing this variation will ensure the Council has the funds to replace the annual borrowings for asset works in order to reduce the projected deterioration of the condition of priority infrastructure (that is roads, stormwater and recreation facilities).


    After a public exhibition period from 12 November to 16 December 2012, the Council has applied to IPART to renew an expiring special variation to rates for infrastructure on an ongoing basis. Continuing this variation will ensure the Council has the funds to replace the annual borrowings for asset works in order to reduce the projected deterioration of the condition of priority infrastructure (that is roads, stormwater and recreation facilities).

    If approved by IPART, revenue raised will be expended in accordance with the ten year Asset Works Program with $18.5 million being directed to renewal works and $4.5 million being directed to regular maintenance programs for parks, town centres and roads. A detailed program of renewal works for the next four years is provided in the Asset Works Program of the Delivery Program Incorporating the  Operational Plan.

    Further information of the continuation of the special variation can be accessed at www.bluemountainshaveyoursay.com.au/ourcityourfuture