Have your say about the future of the Murray Bridge district
Is the Murray Bridge district headed in the right direction, or does the council need to do better at juggling its priorities as it prepares a strategic plan for 2024-28?
Is the Murray Bridge district headed in the right direction, or does the council need to do better at juggling its priorities?
Whatever you think, now is your chance to say so.
Over the next six weeks, the Murray Bridge council will host workshops in communities around the district: Jervois, Mypolonga, Monarto, Monteith, Callington, and several in Murray Bridge itself.
To gather your ideas about how ratepayer dollars can be used to help your community thrive – particularly over the next four years.
Most sessions will be general, but one at the council’s office on August 17 will focus on the environment; and another at the Station on August 31 will focus on community connections.
Another, invite-only workshop next Tuesday will ask local business owners what they would like from the council.
Five survey respondents will win a $100 grocery voucher for their trouble.
People’s feedback will be compiled into a strategic plan, which in turn will focus the council’s attention when it puts together its next four annual budgets.
Mayor Wayne Thorley said the council wanted to make sure its plans reflected the needs, aspirations and priorities of community members.
CEO Heather Barclay described the consultation period as people’s “opportunity to make a real difference”.
Have your say: Complete the survey at letstalk.murraybridge.sa.gov.au – or download, complete and return the form above – before August 31.
Attend a workshop: 6pm on August 1 at Jervois Hall, 6pm on August 8 at Mypolonga Institute, 6pm on August 10 at Monarto War Memorial Hall, 2pm on August 17 at the Murray Bridge council office; 6pm on August 22 at Murray Bridge RSL, 2pm on August 26 at a Monteith venue yet to be determined, 6pm on August 28 at Callington Memorial Hall, or 6pm on August 31 at the Station in Murray Bridge; register at www.eventbrite.com.au.
More information: letstalk.murraybridge.sa.gov.au/murray-bridge-structure-plan.
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