Proposal for a Special Rates Variation

Consultation has concluded

Council is considering applying to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) to increase rates above the State Government’s pegged limit. The proposal is to increase rates by 8% each year (inclusive of the rate-pegged limit) for three years from 2018-19, with the cumulative 25.97% increase to be retained permanently in council’s rate base.
Please read the information on this page and if you have any questions, feel free to give us a call. Once you understand the proposal, we would also appreciate your feedback. You can provide that by completing the survey on this page or making a formal submission to council@clarence.nsw.gov.au

Clarence Valley Council is seeking the community’s views on whether to apply to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for approval to raise ordinary (general) rates through a Special Rates Variation (SRV) by 8% (inclusive of the assumed 2.5% p.a. rate peg) each year for three consecutive years to 2020/21 (a cumulative total increase of 25.97%, inclusive of the assumed annual rate peg of 2.5%). The increase would be retained permanently in Council’s rate base. The attached brochure provides information on the impact of the proposed SRV on your rates and you can see what your estimated rates would

Clarence Valley Council is seeking the community’s views on whether to apply to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for approval to raise ordinary (general) rates through a Special Rates Variation (SRV) by 8% (inclusive of the assumed 2.5% p.a. rate peg) each year for three consecutive years to 2020/21 (a cumulative total increase of 25.97%, inclusive of the assumed annual rate peg of 2.5%). The increase would be retained permanently in Council’s rate base. The attached brochure provides information on the impact of the proposed SRV on your rates and you can see what your estimated rates would be for the next three years by going to the rates estimator at www.clarence.nsw.gov.au/ratesestimator

  • Thank you for participating in this survey. If you would like to make further comment, please email council@clarence.nsw.gov.au or write to Clarence Valley Council, Locked Bag 23, Grafton, 2460. Submissions close 4pm, November 3.

    Please read the information on this page carefully before taking the survey, particularly the frequently asked questions (FAQs). There you will find background information about Council's consideration of a Special Rates Variation application for an 8% increase each year for three years (inclusive of an assumed rate-peg of 2.5%).

    Thank you for participating in this survey. If you would like to make further comment, please email council@clarence.nsw.gov.au or write to Clarence Valley Council, Locked Bag 23, Grafton, 2460. Submissions close 4pm, November 3.

    Please read the information on this page carefully before taking the survey, particularly the frequently asked questions (FAQs). There you will find background information about Council's consideration of a Special Rates Variation application for an 8% increase each year for three years (inclusive of an assumed rate-peg of 2.5%).

    Consultation has concluded