Special Rate Variation2018-12-03T10:26:23+00:00

Project Description

Playing soccerHunter’s Hill Council is considering applying to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a proposed Community Facilities Special Variation (SV), also known as a rate increase above the rate peg limit.

The SV will allow Council to maintain, further develop and enhance our community facilities to improve the overall quality of infrastructure and community services for all in Hunters Hill.

Read all the details about the proposed Special Rate Variation here.

What’s your view on the proposed SRV? Complete the survey below to let us know.

OPTION 1 – REDUCTION IN ASSET STANDARDS

Rate changes: Rate peg increase of 2.7% or $0.91 per week only (this is a statutory increase)

1. Community assets will deteriorate
2. Infrastructure condition ratings will reduce
3. Other services are likely to be reduced to enable the transfer of funds into infrastructure
4. There will be no upgrades to community buildings

Option 2 – IMPROVED ASSET MAINTENANCE

Rate changes: Rate peg increase of 2.7% or $0.91 per week and infrastructure special rate of 4.04% or $1.35 per week for 10 years

1. Buildings will meet industry standards
2. Increased program of refurbishments and upgrades
3. Replace and upgrade playground equipment
4. Improve sports fields

Option 3 – IMPROVED ASSET MAINTENANCE AND SERVICES

Rate changes: Rate peg increase of 2.7% or $0.91 per week and infrastructure special rate of 4.04% or $1.35 per week for 10 years and a permanent operational special rate of 3% or $1.00 per week

1.Buildings will meet industry standards
2. Increased program of refurbishments and upgrades
3. Replace and upgrade playground equipment
4. Improve sports fields
5. Current service levels and services maintained and improved

Special Rate Variation

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