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NOTICE OF RATES AND CHARGES 2024-2025

28/6/2024

NOTICE OF RATES AND CHARGES 2024-2025

At a Special Meeting of Council held on 25 June 2024 the following rates and charges were made for the period 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993:-

a) A general rate of 4.1266688 cents in the dollar of Assessed Annual Value (AAV) which is then varied according to the subcategories of use or predominant use of the land.

b) A fixed charge in the amount of $567.61.

c) The following charges are made:-

i. Council hereby makes the following separate charges for waste management services supplied by Council:

ii.

Description of Service Charge

Charge ($)

General Waste Collection 80L

167.00

General Waste Collection 120L

222.00

General Waste Collection 140L

222.00

General Waste Collection 240L

322.00

Recycling Service 140L

167.00

Recycling Service 240L

242.00

Green Waste Service 240L

65.00

Bin Stabiliser (all size bins)

37.00

iii. A Fire Levy charge in respect for all lands within the volunteer brigade rating district, a rate of 0.321934 cents in the dollar of AAV, subject to a minimum amount payable of $49.00; and

iv. A Fire Levy charge in respect for all general land in the municipal area, a rate of 0.26988 cents in the dollar of AAV, subject to a minimum amount payable of $49.00.

d) All rates and charges shall be paid in full by 11 September 2024 or by four (4) approximately equal instalments (or if, and only if, the Council and the ratepayer enter into a suitable agreement, by equal regular instalments through a direct debit facility with a financial institution). Instalment dates are:

i. First instalment due 14 August 2024
ii Second instalment due 16 October 2024
iii. Third instalment due 15 January 2025 ; and
iv. Fourth and final instalment due 12 March 2025

e). If any rate, instalment or charge is not paid on or before the date that it falls due for payment then:

i. There is payable a penalty of 8.50% of the unpaid amounts of the rate, instalment or charge; and
ii. Interest of 3.00% per annum calculated on a daily basis will be charged on the unpaid amounts of the rate, instalment or charge for the period during which it is unpaid.

Council has also adopted its Annual Plan for 2024-2025. The Annual Plan provides the linkage between Sorell Council’s Strategic and Long Term Financial Plans (through the provision of capital, human and financial resources), which act as enablers to successfully achieve the strategies. Copies are available from the Council Offices or on Council website https://www.sorell.tas.gov.au

ROBERT HIGGINS, GENERAL MANAGER

Sorell 7172