Mansfield Shire’s 2015-16 annual report available
THE Mansfield Shire Council 2015-16 Annual Report was approved at the October meeting of the Mansfield Shire Council.
The Mansfield Shire’s Annual Report for the year July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 meets the requirement of the Local Government Act 1989, for council to prepare an Annual Report containing:
(a) a report of its operations during the financial year;
(b) an audited performance statement;
(c) audited financial statements;
(d) a copy of the auditor’s report on the performance statements;
(e) a copy of the auditor’s report on the financial statements under Part 3 of the Audit Act 1994;
(f) any other matter required by the regulations. In addition, the report provides readers with: an overview of Mansfield Shire as a municipality and as an organisation; performance against the Council Plan 2013-17; accountability through governance reporting.
The report also discusses how council monitors the wellbeing of the community through sustainability reporting, ie how council’s social, economic and environmental activities impact the community.
The Mansfield Shire Annual Report 2015-16 reports on the Mansfield Shire Council Plan 2013-17, in particular the Annual Business Plan and the Strategic Resource Plan.
The Annual Report is an important document in the ongoing process of communicating with the Mansfield Shire community and stakeholders.
In an effort to reduce the impact on the environment, limited copies of the Annual Report will be printed.
Residents will be encouraged to view the Annual Report online from council’s website.