Community Consultation

Sorell Council is currently developing a new ten year Strategic Plan (2019 – 2029) and invites input into the plan from all members of the community.

The Strategic Plan 2019 – 2029 will be a long term plan, which identifies key objectives  describing how we will progress towards the longer term requirements for our community, as well as what services we deliver, how we engage with our community, how we operate as a Council and manage our finances.

Council management worked with elected members who represent the community, key members of staff, and targeted community stakeholders representing Education, Tourism, Business and Economic Development, to identify four key objectives for Council over the next ten year period, as listed below.

Our Key Objectives:
Facilitate Regional Growth
Responsible Stewardship and a Sustainable Organisation 
Community Confidence in Council
A Liveable and Inclusive Community

What does Success look like?

In relation to what success looks like in achieving these objectives, the following was identified for each respective objective:

To Facilitate Regional Growth

What success will look like to us:

Infrastructure – Provision of necessary assets
Employment – Labour sourced locally
Skills - Trade Training Centre integral to supply of labour force
Education – Improved educational capacity and outcomes
Planning - Contemporary planning model that facilitates diversified growth
Partnerships – Commitment to engage with Council
SERDA recognised as the lead regional body

To Provide Responsible Stewardship and a Sustainable Organisation

What success will look like to us:

Contemporary governance and compliance
Commitment to financial sustainability and responsibility
Sound NRM environmental outcomes
Delivering the services that the community require
Stakeholder engagement through committed and effective stakeholder relationships

Community Confidence in Council

What success will look like to us:

Strong Council Leadership
Positive Organisational Culture
Provision of Customer Service that meets the community needs and expectations
Communication and engagement
Skilled and adaptive Council workforce
Increased business investment

A Liveable and Inclusive Community

What success looks like to us:

Delivery of the ‘Community, Coast and Country’ lifestyle
Sustained community health and wellbeing
Improved access to regional services
Connectivity within and between settlements
Increased recreational opportunities and participation
Utilisation and valuing public transport system

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* 1. Giving consideration to the key objectives, please number the boxes in order of importance that the objectives are to you, with number 1 being most important and number 4 being least important:

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* 2. In relation to each of the key objectives, identifying what Council wants to achieve over the next ten years, please tell us what being successful in each would look like to you?

Thank you for your responses. All feedback will be considered in the development of the Strategic Plan 2019-2029 before the final copy is endorsed by Council. 
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