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West Wimmera 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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

5.43

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

30.39

All Councils (2018-2019)

45.30

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 3.02 24.77 36.84
2016-2017 2.54 34.01 47.10
2017-2018 3.63 39.44 45.89
2018-2019 5.43 30.39 45.30

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Improved community awareness of reporting pathways as a legacy of the public engagement program associated with flood recovery has led to an increase in the community's participation in reporting defects

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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

94.61%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

97.64%

All Councils (2018-2019)

96.48%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 100.00% 97.09% 96.64%
2016-2017 99.88% 96.50% 96.12%
2017-2018 92.76% 95.33% 95.71%
2018-2019 94.61% 97.64% 96.48%

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Council has renewed its commitment to renewing local roads through an increased level of budget funding.

Cost of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre

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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

$30.88

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$48.64

All Councils (2018-2019)

$89.97

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $36.01 $41.88 $82.05
2016-2017 $34.81 $49.26 $83.91
2017-2018 $37.18 $43.82 $84.34
2018-2019 $30.88 $48.64 $89.97

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

A reassessment of unit rates has been undertaken as part of the 2018-19 valuation cycle. Also the completion of disaster recovery works across the region has improved availability of contractors and influenced market rates.

Cost of sealed local road resealing per square metre

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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

$4.91

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$6.09

All Councils (2018-2019)

$13.24

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $5.05 $4.89 $13.16
2016-2017 $4.36 $4.62 $11.97
2017-2018 $4.15 $4.98 $13.53
2018-2019 $4.91 $6.09 $13.24

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Council does not maintain an internal road sealing unit and is totally subject to market contractor pricing for this item. Council has seen significant fluctuations in the cost of road sealing over recent years.

Community satisfaction with sealed local roads

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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

53/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

52/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

57/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 48/100 51/100 55/100
2016-2017 45/100 49/100 54/100
2017-2018 50/100 48/100 55/100
2018-2019 53/100 52/100 57/100

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...