What is the Delivery Program and Operational Plan?
The Delivery Program 2017-2022 outlines the Council's commitment, during its five-year term, to implementing the objectives of the Blue Mountains Community Strategic Plan 2035.
The Operational Plan 2021-2022 provides more detail on what services the Council will be delivering over the next 12 months, and how much money is available to deliver those services.
More information on Council's Integrated Plans can be found on our website.
The Council is also required to report back to community on the progress being made in implementing these plans.
What services does the Council provide?
The Council provides a wide range of services to the Blue Mountains community, including the following:
• Aquatic and Leisure Centres
• Arts and Culture
• Burials and Ashes Placement
• City Wide Strategic Planning
• Community Development
• Customer Contact Centre
• Development and Building
• Economic Development and Tourism
• Emergency Management
• Environmental Health and Compliance
• Family Day Care
• Infrastructure Project Delivery
• Libraries and Information
• Natural Area Visitor Facilities
• Natural Environment
• Operational Support Services
• Place Management
• Property and Commercial
• Resource Recovery and Waste Management
• Sport and Recreation
• Strategic and Governance
• Transport and Public Access
• Water Resource Management.
What assets and infrastructure does the Council own and manage?
The Council provides, maintains and renews over $1.3 billion worth of built assets, and manages 10,000 hectares of bushland, including the following:
• Endangered Ecological Communities and Threatened Species
• Cemeteries (including fencing, pathways and garden beds)
• Buildings for child care centres and preschools
• Tourist parks, residential buildings, commercial buildings
• Public halls and community centre buildings
• Buildings for the Rural Fire Service and State Emergency Services and fire trails
• Buildings for cultural development (including the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre and Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub), monuments, public art
• Buildings for libraries
• Depots and administration buildings
• Aquatic and fitness centres, parks (including public toilets and shelters), sportgrounds, playing courts, skate parks, walking tracks and lookouts
• Visitor Information Centres and Echo Point Lookout and associated infrastructure
• Street furniture, litter bins, community notice boards, garden beds, public toilets
• Guardrails, signs, marked crossings, roundabouts, pedestrian refuges
• Roads (sealed and unsealed), footpaths, bridges, carparks, bus shelters
• Kerb and gutter, pipes, pits, open channels, stormwater quality improvement devices
• Waste management facilities.