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Surf Coast Shire

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

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

45.65

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

33.02

All Councils (2019-2020)

53.93

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 39.51 22.81 47.10
2017-2018 40.03 19.08 45.89
2018-2019 35.31 22.72 45.30
2019-2020 45.65 33.02 53.93

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

The number of requests last year was lower than average. At the start of the COVID-19 restrictions the number of complaints increased (third quarter 50% higher than average) which impacted the year end result.

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

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

99.83%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

96.83%

All Councils (2019-2020)

96.43%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 100.00% 96.22% 96.12%
2017-2018 100.00% 95.97% 95.71%
2018-2019 99.85% 96.29% 96.48%
2019-2020 99.83% 96.83% 96.43%

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

A very small number of defects were not responded to in the agreed timeframe.

Cost of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre

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

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

$90.90

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$61.01

All Councils (2019-2020)

$97.16

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $29.78 $40.43 $83.91
2017-2018 $69.39 $51.85 $84.34
2018-2019 $48.08 $53.87 $89.97
2019-2020 $90.90 $61.01 $97.16

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

The increase in cost for local road reconstruction is due mainly to one large job - Fischer Street Reconstruction - which was $183.3 per square metre.

Cost of sealed local road resealing per square metre

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

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

$24.83

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$7.74

All Councils (2019-2020)

$13.45

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $6.38 $5.71 $11.97
2017-2018 $6.95 $6.39 $13.53
2018-2019 $7.19 $5.90 $13.24
2019-2020 $24.83 $7.74 $13.45

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

The increase in cost for local road resealing is due to works undertaken on asphalt roads, compared to spray seal roads in previous years. Asphalt is $25 per square metre compared to spray seal at $6 per square metre.

Community satisfaction with sealed local roads

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

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

58/100

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

47/100

All Councils (2019-2020)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 61/100 43/100 54/100
2017-2018 59/100 44/100 55/100
2018-2019 60/100 47/100 57/100
2019-2020 58/100 47/100 56/100

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

The index score of 58 in the 2020 Community Satisfaction Survey conducted by JWS on behalf of Surf Coast Shire Council was 2 points lower than in 2019.