Gawler 2013-14 Annual Report - page 19

Town of GawlerAnnual Report 2013/14
Page 19
introduction •
summary
• strategic directions • statutory information • index
Visitor InformationCentre volunteersAlyssaSanders andSueParks
0
3,500
3,000
2,000
1,500
2,500
1,000
500
2009/10
Actual
2010/11
Actual
2011/12
Actual
2012/13
Actual
2013/14
Actual
500
Service
Decision
Net
Annual
Saving $
WasteTransfer Station
Closure of facility inFebruary 2013 due to trend of reducing patronage and
commencment of amajor waste transfer facility capital expenditure required due
toEPA requirements
62,000
Out-of-School Hours /
VacationCareProgram
(Sport &Community
Centre)
Closure of service from July 2014 due to unsustainable small client base and
increasing legislative compliance costs. Council facilitated continuationof
service from an external provider based at theGawler PrimarySchool
75,000
Multi-level Car Park
(FinnissStreet, Gawler) Reduction in lightingduring hourswhen car park is closed
10,000
Community Information
Directory
Hard-copy no longer produced and distributed by post.
Data now available on-line
12,000
Visitor Information
Centre
Reduction in staff nos. (partly due to reducing visitor numbers and trend towards
people arranging holiday bookings on-line, etc.)
42,000
Financial Services
Reduced interest costs due to revised loan fundingmethodology and improved
treasurymanagement practices – average $80,000 p.a. since 2011/12
80,000
Organisational
Restructure
Review of wholeCouncil organisational structure (savings effective from 1/7/14)
150,000
Street Cleaning
Review of MurrayStreet Cleaning – transition frommanual labour tomachine
operated service
34,000
Various
Reduced asset depreciation expense as a result of asset useful life reviews and
asset physical condition assessments
268,000
TOTAL 733,000
OperatingResults 2009/10 - 2013/14
OperatingDeficit (Surplus) $’000s
Deficit
Surplus
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