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Moira Shire Council
Moira draft Budget 2013/14 available for public comment
14 May 2013. Moira Council's draft Budget 2013/14 is available for public comment until 6th June 2013, see council website here.
As a ratepayer and rider in the Shire of Moira now is the time for council to hear from you if you want more funding to improve the Moira riding environment. We encourage you to make a submission to council.
Bicycle Network's own budget submission to Moira 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.
Moira 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
The Shire of Moira’s BiXE rating for 2012 is $7.46. This is above the Regional Zone council average for 2012, which is $6.47. This is based upon council spending of $220,000 and population of 29,483.
Relevant bicycle related investment for the 2012/2013 financial year includes but is not necessarily limited to expenditure upon the following projects/programs:
• Cobram Yarrawonga eco-trail feasibility study: On a path/route for bicycles, and pedestrians
• Replacement of asphalt path at Nathalia
• Re-sheet granitic path Numurkah, Kinniards Wetland, Station Street, Numurkah, and Nelson Street levee
• Re-sheet Burley Road path Yarrawonga, Parson Cross Reserve path Yarrawonga, Murray Valley Highway shared path and Francis Street Yarrawonga shared path
• New bicycle racks at Station Street, Cobram
Additional spending sourced from external grants and funds may apply, but that is outside the scope of BiXE reporting.
The Shire of Moira achieved a five-year BiXE average of $5.83. This is below the Regional Zone council five-year average for 2012, which is $5.95.
See full BiXE report available here.
Apr 04. The Dept of Sport and Recreation has funded Moira Shire to develop a bicycle strategy which should help council plan and improve cycling access in towns such as Yarrawonga and Cobram. There is also a disused rail line between Nathalia and Numurkah that could be developed into a 21km recreational trail.