THE City of Greater Bendigo wants to spend millions of dollars on big ticket infrastructure items next financial year.
The newly-released 2021/22 draft budget includes a range recreational facilities at Catherine McAuley College's Junortoun campus.
The council would spend $1.5 million on sports ovals and courts, parking and a multipurpose building, all of which would be shared by the school and wider community.
Kennington's Harry Trott Oval would get $3.2 million for construction works and the pond next to the Faith Leech Aquatic Centre would get $1.5 million for upgrades.
The council also wants to put $650,000 towards a hub linking the Bendigo Botanic Gardens with the newly built Garden for the Future next door.
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Other plans include new turf for the Tom Flood sports centre and Heathcote Bowls Club, lighting for Spring Gully soccer pitches and upgrades to both the Faith Leech and Brennan Park pools.
The council wants to spend $15 million on roads, $1.2 million on bridges and $2.9 million on drainage across the municipality.
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