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Our Finances - what we spend and how we spend it
This 2012/13 Budget was adopted by Council on 12 September 2012 and focuses on the operation and project direction of Council for the 2012/13 financial year.
Designed to provide a clear picture of Maranoa Regional Council's financial situation, the budget papers and statements are prepared in accordance with the Local Government Act 2009 and the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010.
The purpose of Council's Revenue Policy is to identify the planning framework within which Council operates and to set out the principles used by Council for:
This Revenue Policy will be interest to ratepayers, federal and state departments, community groups and other interested parties seeking to understand the revenue policies and practices of Council.
The purpose of Council's Debt (Borrowing) Policy is:
The objectives of Council's Investment Policy is to:
The purpose of Council's Purchasing Policy is to:
Council has adopted the Competition Policy 2010-11 in relation to the application of the Code of Competitive Conduct to its business activities. Current business acitivities of Council include:- Plant; Water; Sewerage; Gas; Roads; Other Roads; Garbage Collection and Disposal; Saleyards; and Airport.
Maranoa Regional Council receives a range of requests for fianncial support and assistance from community organisations and individuals to assist with the development of sports, arts, heritage, recreation or other community activities within the Maranoa Regional Council area. The Community Grants and Assistance Policy coordinates Council's response to the range of requests for financial support it receives and ensures that the decisions to provide this support are based on objective criteria and a consistent application of these procedures.