Draft budget to be presented to Baw Baw Shire

Community assets director Cohen Van der Velde said that without a rate rise, a million dollars in revenue would be lost in the budget.

A draft budget proposing a two per cent rate increase in line with the state government rates cap will be presented to Baw Baw Shire tomorrow night. Council considered a number of rate scenarios including a zero rate rise as

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in News

Ratepayers and citizens association call for zero rate rise

Community assets director Cohen Van der Velde said that without a rate rise, a million dollars in revenue would be lost in the budget.

The Baw Baw Shire Ratepayers and Citizens Association has called for rates to be frozen at last year’s levels. The association will lobby Baw Baw Shire Council for a zero rate rise ahead of the draft budget being presented to

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in News

Farming properties to be considered for rate reduction

The Baw Baw Shire has announced a funding package to help many affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

High valued farming properties identified for future residential developments are being considered for rate reductions, possibly at the expense of other ratepayers. New differential rates scenarios that could potentially shift the rate burden to general ratepayers were outlined at council’s

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in News

Baw Baw proposes 2.5 per cent rate rise

Warragul Council Offices (2)

A predicted 2.5 per cent rate rise in line with state government rate capping was presented to Baw Baw Shire councillors last week. Council approved in principle the draft budget that includes a $30.9 million capital works program that will

Tagged with: ,
Posted in News

    To read the full article, get the Gazette newspaper each week in print
    from all good newsagents and convenience stores
    or in digital format here

    If you have subscribed to the digital format --- login here

    Real Estate Lift Out

    Feature