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Ararat Rural City

Profile Performance

Sealed local road requests per 100km of sealed local roads

Number of sealed local road requests received by council per 100 kilometres of sealed local road

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

10.73

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

30.39

All Councils (2018-2019)

45.30

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 12.38 24.77 36.84
2016-2017 10.91 34.01 47.10
2017-2018 11.84 39.44 45.89
2018-2019 10.73 30.39 45.30

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Council have seen slightly less sealed road requests compared to 2017/18. The condition of roads remain a concern by the community and has been recognised in Council's 2019/20 budget which includes increased spend on capital works and road renewal.

Sealed local roads maintained to condition standards

Percentage of sealed local roads that are below the renewal intervention level set by council and therefore do not require renewal

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

99.41%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

97.64%

All Councils (2018-2019)

96.48%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 99.84% 97.09% 96.64%
2016-2017 99.85% 96.50% 96.12%
2017-2018 99.63% 95.33% 95.71%
2018-2019 99.41% 97.64% 96.48%

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

This result is consistent with previous years. Council maintains a strong focus on asset renewal, including local sealed roads.

Cost of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre

Direct cost to council of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre reconstructed

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$72.42

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$48.64

All Councils (2018-2019)

$89.97

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $43.61 $41.88 $82.05
2016-2017 $51.56 $49.26 $83.91
2017-2018 $72.50 $43.82 $84.34
2018-2019 $72.42 $48.64 $89.97

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Cost of sealed local road resealing is consistent with prior year's costs, however Council is continually reviewing the process around road reconstruction in order to provide highest quality at the most effective rate.

Cost of sealed local road resealing per square metre

Direct cost to council of sealed local road resealing per square metre resealed

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$3.51

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$6.09

All Councils (2018-2019)

$13.24

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $4.25 $4.89 $13.16
2016-2017 $5.26 $4.62 $11.97
2017-2018 $4.35 $4.98 $13.53
2018-2019 $3.51 $6.09 $13.24

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Council has delivered its sealing program in a cost-effective manner and has been able to reduce the unit cost of sealing works this financial year (2018/2019).

Community satisfaction with sealed local roads

Community satisfaction rating out of 100 with how council has performed on the condition of sealed local roads

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

50/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

52/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

57/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 54/100 51/100 55/100
2016-2017 51/100 49/100 54/100
2017-2018 43/100 48/100 55/100
2018-2019 50/100 52/100 57/100

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

This result reflects an improvement in the community satisfaction of Council's local roads compared to recent years. It is envisaged that the ongoing investment in road renewal outlined in Council's budget 2019/2020 will continue to improve community satisfaction in the longer term.