SRV Information

On the 16 May 2018 the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) approved Bellingen Shire Councils application for a special rate variation.

The percentage by which Council may increase its general rate income for the period from 2018/19 to 2020/21 is 19.1%, consisting of the following annual increases:

Year

Annual Increase in General Income (%)

Cumulative Increase in General Income (%)

2018/19

6.0%

6.0%

2019/20

6.0%

12.4%

2020/21

6.0%

19.1%

The additional revenue generated from the SV will be spent on resealing Councils road network and on bridge renewal projects across the Shire.

Council will report on the outcomes achieved through the SV in its annual report each year.

Further information about Council's application and associated media releases can be found on IPART’s website.