Special Rate Variation funds target the renewal and maintenance of existing built assets (such as roads, drainage, parks and town centres), improvement of emergency response and preparedness, improvements to community services and facilities and the continuation of environmental programs.The targeted areas align with service areas the community has identified as needing to be improved.

Project  Description Type Funding ($AUD) Service
Community Hall & Neighbourhood Centre Security System Renewal   Renewal 40,000 Community Development
Refurbish/Demolish
Lawson Golf Course Machine Shed
Works based on Building Survey Results Renewal 40,000 Community Development
Pit Toilet/ Sewerage renewal at Mount Blackheath   Renewal 108,000 Sport & Recreation
Glenbrook Park toilet and Leura public toilet Increase water pressure / availability at high use public toilets Upgrade 140,000 City Presentation
Implement the Blue Mountains Disability Inclusion Action Plan - Accessibility Upgrades for Parks and Community Facilities   Upgrade 75,000 Community Development
Pitt Park Football Building Replacement   Upgrade 250,000 Sport & Recreation
Toilet painting and fitout works Parks & Sports grounds as identified by 2016/17 building condition reports Renewal 140,000 Sport & Recreation
Renewal of Irrigation System at Tom Hunter Park   Renewal 250,000 Sport & Recreation
Minor Item Infrastructure Renewal in Sports Fields   Renewal 23,800 Sport & Recreation
Play Equipment Renewal As per independent safety audit and in line with Play Strategy Renewal 88,920 Sport & Recreation
District Park Upgrade – Blackheath Soldiers Memorial Park   Major Projects 10,000 Sport & Recreation
 
Fire Trail Renewal Program   Renewal 168,540 Emergency Management
Natural Area Visitor Facilities - Very High Risk Mitigation   Renewal 241,485 Sport & Recreation
Natural Area Visitor Facilities – Local Walking Track Program   Renewal 300,000 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
District Park Upgrade – Wentworth Falls Lake parking, boardwalk, toilet block and interpretative elements   Major Projects 369,444 Economic Development & Tourism
Warrimoo Oval Carpark upgrade *Deferred from 2017/18 SV program Upgrade 204,000 Sport & Recreation
Footpath Renewal based on Inspection Reports   Renewal 303,000 Transport & Public Access - Active Transport
Footpath Upgrade Program based on Pedestrian Access & Mobility Plan   Upgrade 230,635 Transport & Public Access - Active Transport
Bridge Renewal based on Inspection Reports   Renewal 300,000 Transport & Public Access
Road Renewal and Reseal Program   Renewal 1,272,290 Transport & Public Access
Traffic Facilities Renewal   Renewal 284,200 Transport & Public Access
Cycleway Construction Program from Woodford to Linden per Bike Plan 2020   New 122,365 Transport & Public Access
Transport Upgrades to improve Compliance and Safety   Upgrade 110,000 Transport & Public Access - Active Transport
Traffic Barrier Construction Program based on Risk Assessments   New 225,908 Transport & Public Access
Drainage Upgrade - Wentworth Falls   Upgrade 64,500 Water Resource Management
Drainage Renewal - Wentworth Falls Lake Dam   Renewal 300,000 Water Resource Management
Implement Hazelbrook Masterplan Village Centre Carpark Upgrade *Deferred from 2017/18 SV program Upgrade 200,000 City Presentation
Toilet painting and fitout works – town centres as identified by 2016/17 building condition reports   Renewal 99,000 City Presentation
Katoomba Falls Kiosk and Park   Major Projects 296,458 Economic Development & Tourism
Walking track and Lookout Upgrades - Echo Point   Major Projects 271,400 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
Asbestos Removal in Childcare and Early Childhood Health Centres   Renewal 80,000 Community Development
Remove asbestos from Operational Buildings   Renewal 50,000 Operational Internal Services
Asbestos & Hazardous Material capital works   Renewal 400,000 Operational Internal Services
Great Blue Mountains Trail - Blackheath to Mt Victoria section   Major Projects 249,023 Transport & Public Access - Active Transport
Bullaburra to Linden Floodplain Study   New 60,000 Water Resource Management
Glenbrook Visitor Information Centre upgrade   Major Projects 200,000 Economic Development & Tourism
Springwood Library Air Conditioning Renewal   Renewal 180,000 Community Development
Disability Inclusion Plan Aging Strategy and Child Youth Plan Implementation of plans and strategies under the Asset Works Program Upgrade 80,000 Community Development
Disability Inclusion Plan Aging Strategy and Child Youth Plan Implementation of plans and strategies under Council Operational Program Operational 126,000 Community Development
DD25 IPF Financial Sustainability Analysis Modelling Support achievement of required Fit for the Future performance targets that need to be met by June 2021. Operational 115,000 Finance Management
Workplace Strategy Operational Building Renewal Review of the Councils sites to identify options to inform Councils future workplace strategy. Operational 100,000 People & Safety
ID Profile Subscription Review of the Councils sites to identify options to inform Councils future workplace strategy. Operational 18,000 Corporate Strategic Planning & Reporting
Payback the SV projects that were brought forward   Operational 175,473 Loans and Transfers
Environmental Levy Operating   Operational 434,893 Natural Environment
Environmental Levy Operating   Maintenance 769,055 Natural Environment
Environmental Levy Operating   Maintenance 208,394 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
Environmental Levy Operating   Maintenance 100,000 Water Resource Management
Natural Area Maintenance Approved for 4 years ongoing. Maintenance 105,266 Natural Environment
Asset Protection Zone Maintenance   Maintenance 181,053 Emergency Management
Emergency Preparedness   Operational 20,600 Emergency Management
Civil Asset Management Improvements   Operational 80,873 Asset Planning
Asset Management Improvement Program   Operational 112,325 Asset Planning
Improvements to Asset Management    Operational 187,675 Asset Planning
Heavy Patch team   Maintenance 556,592 Transport & Public Access
Natural Area Visitor Facilities Structural Assessments   Operational 21,855 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
Precinct pavement cleansing   Maintenance 65,522 Transport & Public Access
Sports & Amenities Cleansing

 

Maintenance 43,709 Sport & Recreation - Recreation Facilities
Sports & Amenities Cleansing   Maintenance 21,855 City Presentation
Street Sweeper running costs   Maintenance 170,501 Transport & Public Access
Building Cleansing   Operational 39,675 City Presentation
Building Cleansing   Operational 52,900 Community Development
Economic initiatives   Operational
 
25,750 Economic Development & Tourism
Improvements to Town Centre outcomes   Maintenance 47,191 City Presentation
Tree Management including succession planning   Maintenance 11,236 City Presentation
Tree Management including succession planning   Maintenance 11,236 Transport & Public Access
Tree Management including succession planning   Maintenance 11,236 Sport & Recreation - Recreation Facilities
Tree Management including succession planning    Maintenance 11,236 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
Illegal Dumping   Operational 125,000 Natural Environment
Illegal Dumping   Operational 25,000 Natural Environment
Performance Improvement Order Project Implementation   Operational 350,000 Governance & Risk
Asbestos Response Team Asbestos team set up in 17/18 Operational 450,000 Governance & Risk
Social Research/Data Manager and IT system (costs for the IT Management system and community engagement)   Operational 40,000 Community Development
Budget gap support funded from deferred Asset Works Program   Operational 525,000 Various