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Summary of Byron Shire Council's Financial Reports 2016/2017

In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act, 1993, Byron Shire Council advises that the Ordinary Council Meeting to be held Thursday, 23 November 2017, will include the presentation of the audited financial reports and the Auditor’s reports for the period ending 30 June 2017.

A summary of the financial reports has been outlined below:

Section 418 (3) (b)
Summary of Councils Financial Reports

Current Year

2017

$'000

Previous Year

2016

$'000

 
 
 

Income Statement

 

 

 

Total Income from Continuing Operations

99,158

90,620

 

Total Expenses from Continuing Operations

77,983

74,646

 

Operating Result from Continuing Operations

21,174

15,974

 

Net operating result from Discontinued Operations

0

0

 

Net Operating Result for Year

21,174

15,974

 

Net operating result before grants and contributions provided for capital purposes

2,407

3,267

 

Balance Sheet

 

 

 

Total Current Assets

88,977

88,488

 

Total Current Liabilities

(19,337)

(18,421)

 

Total Non Current Assets

764,940

749,929

 

Total Non Current Liabilities

(62,631)

(65,610)

 

Total Equity

771,949

754,377

 

Other Financial Information

 

 

 

Unrestricted Current Ratio

3.20

2.96

 

Operating Performance Ratio (%)

5.98%

2.61%

 

Infrastructure Renewals Ratio (%)

108.04%

136.80%

 

Debt Service Cover Ratio

3.26

2.38

 

Rates & Annual Charges Outstanding Percentage (%)

3.39%

4.00%

 

In accordance with Section 420 of the Local Government Act 1993, any person may make a submission in writing to Council with respect to the Audited Financial Statements or the Auditor’s Reports. 

The Financial Reports are available on Council’s web page http://www.byron.nsw.gov.au/public-exhibition

Enquiries:  James Brickley 02 6626 7090

Submissions close: 
Thursday 30 November 2017 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

Environmental Zones Review

As part of Council's implementation of the Environmental Zones (E Zones) review process, areas currently identified as a Deferred Matter (DM) under Byron Local Environmental Plan (LEP 2014 are being assessed against the State Government's criteria that must be met to rezone land to Environmental Conservation (E2) or Environmental Management (E3).

Council is seeking feedback from affected landowners, who have land zoned DM, and the wider community untli 10 November 2017.

Click here to find out more.

Submissions close: 
Friday 8 December 2017 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

Various Draft Chapters of Byron Development Control Plan (DCP) 2014

The following draft Byron Shire DCP 2014 Chapters will be on public exhibition for a period of 28 days from Thursday 16 November 2017 to Friday 15 December 2017: 

The amendments proposed are minor in nature and seek to address anomalies and inconsistencies that create issues when assessing development applications. 

All proposed amendments to Byron DCP 2014 will be shown in red text within the relevant Draft DCP Chapter. 

Supporting document:

This document provides a description of each amendment and a rationale for why each amendment has been proposed.

Submissions can be lodged:

Enquiries:  Steve Daniels 02 6626 7315

Submissions close: 
Friday 15 December 2017 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

DRAFT PLAN OF MANAGEMENT - Byron Bay Recreation Grounds, Byron Bay

The Draft Plan of Management for the Byron Bay Recreation Grounds is on exhibition for a period of 28 days and is available on Council’s website at www.byron.nsw.gov.au/public-exhibition

Enquiries:  Darren McAllister 02 6626 7244

For information on lodging a submission, and where to address it, refer to the ‘Lodging a submission’ section within Council’s advertising.

Submissions close: 
Thursday 21 December 2017 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

Water and Sewer Equivalent Tenement (ET) Policy 2017

At Council’s Ordinary Meeting held 26 October 2017 it was resolved to place the above Water and Sewer Equivalent Tenement (ET) Policy 2017 on public exhibition for a period of 28 days for the making of public submissions.

The Plan is available for viewing at Council’s Administration Office, community access points around the Shire and on Council’s website at www.byron.nsw.gov.au/public-exhibition.

Enquiries: Dean Baulch 02 6685 9305

Submissions close: 
Friday 22 December 2017 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

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