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At its meeting on Tuesday 28 April 2020, the City of Greater Geelong Council resolved to give public notice that Council has prepared its Council Plan 2018-22, Update 2020-21, Proposed Budget for the 2020-21 financial year a and Rate Declaration and Rating Strategy (1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021).

The Council Plan 2018-22 - Putting Our Community First outlines 11 key strategic areas for focus as we strive to reach the community’s long-term vision for a clever and creative future. It guides the City of Greater Geelong's resources to deliver infrastructure, services and programs in a sustainable way over the next four years. The plan has been updated in line with the Proposed 2020-21 Budget. It also acknowledges the importance of prioritising the community response and recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submissions can be lodged online below or by mail to:

To send your submission to Council you can mail it to:

Council Plan 2018-22 Update or Proposed 2020-21 Budget Submission,
Director Customer & Corporate Services,
City of Greater Geelong,
PO Box 104,
Geelong VIC 3220

Submissions on the Council Plan 2018–22, Update 2020-21 or Proposed 2020-21 Budget (including Differential Rates) must be done in writing by 5.00pm, Tuesday 26 May, 2020.

To ensure your submission is valid please include your name, postal address, a contact phone number, email address (if you have one) and details of your submission.

Council’s Submissions Panel will meet on Wednesday 3 June, 2020 to consider all submissions.

If any personal information is requested this is being collected by City of Greater Geelong for the purpose of the Council Plan 2018-22, Update 2020-21 and Proposed Budget for the 2020-21 or any other directly related purpose. If the personal information is not collected, we cannot process your submission. We will not disclose your personal information without your consent, except where required or authorised to do so by law. Our privacy policy is available on our website. If you wish to alter any of the personal information you have supplied to City of Greater Geelong, please contact us by sending an email to