President’s Pen

Deferred cost increases nwdre

AUGUST was a busy month.

We had an excellent day for the annual Avon Descent river race through Toodyay and a big turn-out for the International Food Festival.

Rain is now giving way to mostly sunny days, bumper crops are expected, dams and tanks are full, and wildflowers are starting to bloom – we should all be enjoying the abundance of Toodyay.

The Shire budget has been the focus for Councillors and senior staff in recent weeks with a series of workshops resulting in an anticipated rate rise of five per cent.

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