Debra Foster from City of Playford has put together a fantastic hardship toolbox to assist rates officers calculate arrangements, assess hardship, a list of financial counsellors, community help contacts, mortgagee contacts, information on concessions, FAQ and training options available.
The ‘Code for Establishing and Applying Property Units as a Factor for the Imposition of Annual Service Charges for Community Wastewater Management Systems’ has been revised extensively by the LGA and feedback is now being sought.
Opportunity to provide feedback closes on 30 September 2019.
As you will be aware, Regulation 4C of the Natural Resources Management (Financial Provisions) Regulations establishes a scheme for recovery of costs by Councils for their contribution to the regional Natural Resources Management (NRM) Board’s natural resources management in the region. The Regulations provide for the reimbursement of both establishment costs and ongoing costs for the collection of an NRM levy. The amount that can be claimed is indexed each year in line with CPI.