Rates Stop Press
For the first time Council has agreed to set a target rate first and to cut our cloth to fit. It was Unanimously passed when a division was called.
ITEM 54 MOTION ON NOTICE – COUNCILLOR HEWITSON RE RATES MOVED Councillor Hewitson SECONDED Councillor Hughes That: in framing the 2015/16 Budget, council requests the Administration to provide options and their implications within the target rate of up to the average LGPI for the past five years average plus one %.
If followed through a rate increase will be half of the amount above inflation over the past 10 years.