Category Archives: Budget 2019-20

Spring ‘green’ your garden and save on a green waste bin


Mainland Redlands Coast residents will have an extra incentive to snap up a household green waste bin this spring with Council waiving the usual $30 bin establishment fee from 6 September to 31 October 2019. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said spring was the perfect time to remind keen gardeners that their garden waste could  Continue reading…

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Boost for Redlands Coast conservation


Redland City Council has boosted its commitment to conservation in its 2019-20 budget adopted today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s Budget would invest $8.7 million into protecting and expanding the almost 9800 hectares of conservation land in community ownership. “Redland City Council owns and manages more land on the community’s behalf than  Continue reading…

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Redlands invests in the future


Redland City Council will use its strong balance sheet and borrowing power to invest in the future of the Redlands Coast under the 2019-20 Budget adopted today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s budget included a small operating surplus and a $58.4 million capital works program targeted at growing and sustaining community infrastructure vital  Continue reading…

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Redland City delivers affordable 2019-20 budget


“Affordability” is the focus of Redland City Council’s balanced budget for 2019-20 which was adopted today. The budget delivers a small projected operational surplus while keeping the average rates and charges increase to 2.66 percent – or about 62 cents a week – for a typical category 1a, owner-occupied household, excluding utilities and State Government  Continue reading…

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