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Kingston 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

Kingston City (2018-2019)

40.39

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

80.07

All Councils (2018-2019)

45.30

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 35.51 68.40 36.84
2016-2017 35.52 82.56 47.10
2017-2018 44.38 78.53 45.89
2018-2019 40.39 80.07 45.30

Kingston City Council Says...

The number of sealed local road requests has decreased this year, largely due to Kingston maintaining the good condition of its road network.

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

Kingston City (2018-2019)

96.48%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

95.16%

All Councils (2018-2019)

96.48%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 98.77% 95.17% 96.64%
2016-2017 98.92% 94.97% 96.12%
2017-2018 96.18% 94.57% 95.71%
2018-2019 96.48% 95.16% 96.48%

Kingston City Council Says...

Our road network is in good condition, and above renewal intervention levels, based on a three-yearly survey last conducted in 2016/17.

Cost of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre

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

Kingston City (2018-2019)

$107.27

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$157.22

All Councils (2018-2019)

$89.97

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $85.00 $135.52 $82.05
2016-2017 $87.84 $153.53 $83.91
2017-2018 $90.70 $141.06 $84.34
2018-2019 $107.27 $157.22 $89.97

Kingston City Council Says...

The cost of sealed local road reconstruction is in line with expectations. Road reconstruction contracts are awarded following a tender process to ensure best value. The increased cost per square metre in 2018/19 was due to increased demand for infrastructure construction across Melbourne.

Cost of sealed local road resealing per square metre

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

Kingston City (2018-2019)

$24.20

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$26.91

All Councils (2018-2019)

$13.24

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $19.28 $26.28 $13.16
2016-2017 $19.55 $25.04 $11.97
2017-2018 $27.32 $26.56 $13.53
2018-2019 $24.20 $26.91 $13.24

Kingston City Council Says...

The cost of sealed local road resealing is in line with expectations. The cost of resealing varies annually depending on the proportion of residential to industrial roads resealed. This is because industrial areas require specific treatments, whereas residential resurfacing is less costly.

Community satisfaction with sealed local roads

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

Kingston City (2018-2019)

69/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

68/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

57/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 67/100 67/100 55/100
2016-2017 67/100 66/100 54/100
2017-2018 69/100 67/100 55/100
2018-2019 69/100 68/100 57/100

Kingston City Council Says...

This rating is sourced from the annual Local Government Community Satisfaction Survey conducted by an independent research company. Kingston's result is in line with other metropolitan councils.