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POL/ECO1000

Investment Attraction Policy

POLICY TITLE INVESTMENT ATTRACTION POLICY
POLICY NUMBER POL/ECO1000
DATE ADOPTED JULY 2009
CURRENT AS AT SEPTEMBER 2015
TO BE REVIEWED SEPTEMBER 2018
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policy-newPurpose

The purpose of this policy is to encourage new business investment or the significant expansion of existing businesses in the Rural City of Swan Hill.

Scope

This policy applies to all applications received from businesses seeking assistance and/or financial incentives from Council.

Policy

Council is committed to the creation, retention and development of business and employment opportunities within the Municipality and continues to encourage business development in the Municipality.

Council can offer incentives to developments through cash payment or in-kind works and provides personalised tailored assistance to businesses.

The level of possible incentives available is influenced by the location, the degree of economic, social and environmental benefits which the development will bring to the Municipality, and the businesses ongoing and independent sustainability. Any assistance is at the absolute discretion of Council

Related Policies

  • Economic Development Strategy
  • Infrastructure Contribution Policy

Related Legislation

  • Local Government Act 1989 (Vic)
  • Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)

Signed: Michael Adamson (Mayor)
Date: 28/10/15

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