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  Type Funding ($AUD) Service
Glenbrook Hall Roof Repairs Renewal 60,000 Commercial Activities
Cultural Centre Fire Safety Sprinkler system & Water Tank upgrade Upgrade 200,000 Cultural Development
Workplace Accommodation Improvements Renewal 500,000 Operational Internal Services
Glenbrook Park toilet and Leura public toilet - increase water pressure / availability at high use public toilets Upgrade 100,000 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 150,000 Sport & Recreation
Toilet painting and fit out works – Parks & Sports grounds  as identified by 2016/17 building condition reports Renewal 100,000 Sport & Recreation
Natural Area Visitor Facilities - Very High Risk Mitigation Renewal 200,000 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
Play Equipment Renewal as per independent safety audit and in line with Play Strategy Renewal 50,000 Sport & Recreation
Upgrade to Summerhayes Park Play Space Upgrade 50,000 Sport & Recreation
Fire Trail Renewal Program Renewal 150,000 Emergency Management
Natural Area Visitor Facilities – Local Walking Track Program Renewal 150,000 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
Softfall replacement program Renewal 40,000 Sport & Recreation
Upgrade Recreation Facility at Knapsack Park Upgrade 100,000 Sport & Recreation
Warrimoo Oval Carpark upgrade Upgrade 40,000 Sport & Recreation
Re-fit Springwood Depot amenities building Renewal 200,000 Operational Internal Services
Footpath Renewal based on Inspection Reports Renewal 45,500 Transport & Public Access - Active Transport
Footpath Upgrade Program based on PAMP Upgrade 100,000 Transport & Public Access - Active Transport
Road Renewal and Reseal Program Renewal 1,411,083 Transport & Public Access
Traffic Facilities Renewal Renewal 140,000 Transport & Public Access
Transport Upgrades to improve Compliance and Safety - Bus Stop upgrades Upgrade 100,000 Transport & Public Access - Active Transport
Traffic Barrier Construction Program based on Risk Assessments New 50,000 Transport & Public Access
Stormwater Renewal - Wentworth Falls Lake Dam Renewal 300,000 Water Resource Management
Drainage Renewal - Leura Renewal 600,000 Water Resource Management
Hazelbrook Village Centre Upgrade Upgrade 675,000 City Presentation
Blackheath Landfill Site Remediation Renewal 370,000 Resource Recovery and Waste Resource Management
Light Bar automation Springwood Hub Upgrade 200,000 Cultural Development
HUB Forecourt Resurface Renewal 50,000 Cultural Development
Prince Henry Cliff Walk, Echo Point Major Projects 612,861 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
Cultural Heritage Rehabilitation Management Fund Renewal 100,000 Cultural Development
Asbestos Removal in Community Buildings Renewal 60,000 Community Development
Eastern Escarpment Major Projects 22,055 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
Katoomba Outdoor Pool Upgrade Major Projects 30,440 Aquatic & Leisure Centres
Springwood Library Major Projects 56,148 Libraries & Information
External Active Transport links Major Projects 12,958 Transport & Public Access - Active Transport
Implement Blackheath Town Centre Grant Projects Upgrade 55,000 City Presentation
Brought Forward Payback Operational 1,553,187 Loans and Transfers
Environmental Levy Operating Operational 447,635 Natural Environment
Environmental Levy Operating Maintenance 791,519 Natural Environment
Environmental Levy Operating Maintenance 214,021 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
Environmental Levy Operating Maintenance 100,000 Water Resource Management
Heavy Patch team Maintenance 556,592 Transport & Public Access
Precinct pavement cleansing Maintenance 65,522 City Presentation
Precinct pavement cleansing Maintenance 23,916 City Presentation
Improvements to Town Centre outcomes Maintenance 47,191 City Presentation
Sports & Amenities Cleansing Maintenance 38,757 Sport & Recreation - Recreation Facilities
Sports & Amenities Cleansing Maintenance 19,379 City Presentation
Sports & Amenities Cleansing Maintenance 14,069 Sport & Recreation - Recreation Facilities
Sports & Amenities Cleansing Maintenance 7,035 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
Street Sweeper running costs Maintenance 170,501 Transport & Public Access
APZ Maintenance Maintenance 181,053 Emergency Management
Natural Area Maintenance Maintenance 107,582 Natural Environment
Emergency Preparedness Operational 20,600 Emergency Management
NAVF Structural Assessments Operational 21,855 Sport & Recreation - Natural Area Visitor Facilities
SV2 funded Asset Management Improvement Program, funding employment of  Vacant (Asset Coordinator) Operational 116,481 Asset Planning
Improvements to Asset Management  Operational 83,519 Asset Planning
DD25 IPF Financial Sustainability Analysis Modelling Operational 119,255 Finance Management
ID Profile Subscription Operational 18,000 Corporate Strategic Planning & Reporting
Civil Asset Management Improvements - permanent employee Operational 91,961 Asset Planning
Disability Inclusion Plan Aging Strategy and Child Youth Plan Operational 85,000 Community Development
PIO Project Implementation Operational 72,645 Governance & Risk
Asbestos Response Team Operational 685,000 Governance & Risk
Resource Blue Mountains City of the Arts Trust & Grant Programs Operational 30,000 Cultural Development
Heritage asset improvement framework Operational 20,000 Cultural Development
Stage 2 of the Local Strategic Planning Statement Operational 79,600 Land Use Management
City Deal Implementation - GMO Operational 85,000 City-wide Strategic Planning
Property data integrity - IT, strategy & corporate Operational 180,000 Information Solutions
Public Land Management - Plans of Management & Legal framework Operational 50,000 Land Use Management
Contribution to BMLOT Operational 26,000 Economic Development & Tourism
Workplace Strategy Operational Building Renewal Operational 350,000 Administrative Property Portfolio
Blaxland  Master Plan operating expenditure Operational 30,500 City-wide Strategic Planning
Event traffic management Operational 5,000 Cultural Development
Wentworth Falls Dam Spillway – Consultancies Operational 60,000 Water Resource Management
Emergency Contributions increase Operational 193,380 Emergency Management
Legal Panel tender Operational 15,000 Councillor & Corporate Operations
Katoomba Golf Course Masterplan  Operational 50,000 City-wide Strategic Planning
       
  TOTAL 14,027,744