Council says a 36.3 per cent rate rise is the 'responsible' thing to do

Jonathan Hawes
Updated November 29 2023 - 2:03pm, first published 12:34pm
Tamworth Regional Council mayor Russell Webb says council must "bite the bullet" and push for a rate rise despite the community's objections. File picture by Peter Hardin
Tamworth Regional Council mayor Russell Webb says council must "bite the bullet" and push for a rate rise despite the community's objections. File picture by Peter Hardin

Tamworth council is defending its decision to apply for a 36.3 per cent special rate variation across the next two years, claiming it's the "responsible" thing to do.

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Jonathan Hawes

Jonathan Hawes

Journalist

Originally from Austin, TX. "I wasn't born in Tamworth but I got here as soon as I could!" Jonathan covers a little bit of everything, but his main priorities are Tamworth Regional Council, Business, and Property. Send story tips to Jonathan via jonathan.hawes@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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