Shire rates set to rise 5pc

By Michael Sinclair-Jones

A FIVE per cent rate rise this year is being advertised by the Shire of Toodyay.

It aims to raise an extra $330,000 after last year’s shire rates were frozen to compensate for Covid-19 lockdowns and job losses.

The shire says the proposed rate rise represents an increase of between $82 and $391 in median rates.

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