Bicycle Network: Directory
Mitchell Shire Council
Mitchell draft Budget 2013/14 available for public comment
08 May 2013. Mitchell Council's draft Budget 2013/14 is available for public comment until 7th June 2013, see council website here.
As a ratepayer and rider in the Shire of Mitchell now is the time for council to hear from you if you want more funding to improve the Mitchell riding environment. We encourage you to make a submission to council.
Bicycle Network's own budget submission to Mitchell Council is available here.
Bicycle Network Victoria needs your membership support to continue to campaign for improving riding conditions for all riders. Become a member and receive crash cover and support, rider information and deals and help improve riding conditions.
Mitchell riders - drafting of council Budget 2013/14 underway
05 March 2013. As you read this Council is preparing its draft 2013/14 Budget. The time to act is now for more bike infrastructure funding!
As a ratepayer and rider now is the time for Council to hear from you if you want more funding to improve the local riding environment.
Click here to tell your Council to invest in bike infrastructure (E-mail contact for Council provided) in the 2013/14 Budget.
Bicycle Expenditure Index (BiXE) 2012
15 November 2012. The Shire of Mitchell’s BiXE rating for 2012 is $0.19. This is below the Regional Zone council average for 2012, which is $6.47. This is based upon council spending of $7,000 and population of 35,995.
Relevant bicycle related investment for the 2012/2013 financial year includes but is not necessarily limited to expenditure upon the following projects/programs:
• Off-road recreation trails strategy
Additional spending sourced from external grants and funds may apply – particularly given that Mitchell is a designated growth area – but that is outside the scope of BiXE reporting.
The Shire of Mitchell achieved a five-year BiXE average of $1.94. This is below the Regional Zone council five-year average for 2012, which is $5.95.
See full BiXe report available here.