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City of Swan reduces rates increase for 2017/18

The City of Swan Council resolved to implement a lower rates increase than first proposed when it adopted the 2017/18 Budget on Wednesday evening. City of Swan Mayor Mick Wainwright said Council had listened to the concerns of ratepayers, and … Continue reading

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City of Swan 2017/18 RATES UP 3%

City of Swan ratepayers can expect a rate rise of approximately 3% for the 2017/18 financial year. The following rating principles are proposed in this Statement of Objects and Reasons for the 2017/18 rating year: Gross Rental Values apply to … Continue reading

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Swan Valley ratepayers slugged more says ratepayer association

Echo News Rates will be firmly on the agenda at an annual general meeting for ratepayers in the Swan Valley who have calculated an 8.25 per cent rise in rates on Unimproved Value (UV) for rural and special rural properties, … Continue reading

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Rates up by 3.25 per cent!

Ellenbrook Advocate THE City of Swan last week adopted its 2016-17 budget, with an average rate increase of 3.25 per cent. Mayor Mick Wainwright said he was confident the budget delivered on projects and services important to the community while … Continue reading

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RATES in the City of Swan look likely to increase by 3.25 per cent in the next financial year – 2016/2017

Ellenbrook Advocate 1 Jun 2016 RATES in the City of Swan look likely to increase by 3.25 per cent in the next financial year. Councillors at last week’s meeting resolved to seek public comment on a rate rise, as required … Continue reading

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New website to check your council’s performance

From today, ratepayers who want to know how much their council earns in rates,  how much their rates have gone up and where it spends its money will not need to trawl through annual reports or rely on local government … Continue reading

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