Shire rates set to rise 3.05 per cent

By Michael Sinclair-Jones

MOST Shire of Toodyay property owners can expect to pay an average of 3.05 per cent more in proposed new rate increases.

The increase would cause median rates to rise by between $52 and $246 across eight categories of local land use.

Last year’s median rate increases were between $82 and $391.

This year’s minimum rates are planned to remain at $1351 – the same as last year.

A 3.05 per cent increase on a typical $2000 rates bill is about $60 a year.

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