The City's rates policy has been reviewed in line with legislation, and it is calling for public comment on the changes.
RESIDENTS are invited to air their views on the City's draft rates policy for the financial year 2012/13. Written comments can be made until 25 February.
The City reviews the policy annually to reflect changes that have been proposed by the public and the administration. In addition, the Municipal Property Rates Act states that rates policies should be reviewed each year.
The policy can be viewed on the City's website; copies are also available at the City's peoples centres, and they can be requested be sending an email to RatesComments@joburg.org.za.
Comments can be emailed to RatesComment@joburg.org.za or dropped off at the City's offices at number 66 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein or faxed to 011 727 0189.
The City will be hosting public meetings to review the rates policy:
Midrand Fire Station
corner First Street and Smuts Street, Midrand
Ernest Ullman Park Recreation Centre
Minto Road, Morningside Manor
Eureka House, Wemmer Pan
92 Marlborough Road, corner Rosettenville Road, Springfield (Rosettenville)
Orlando East Communal Hall
129 Adam Street, Orlando East, Soweto
Roodepoort Civic Centre
100 Christiaan de Wet Road, Roodepoort
Ennerdale Civic Centre
corner Katz and Smith streets, Extension 9
Ark Royal Boardroom, Hillbrow
corner Banket and Pietersen streets, Joubert Park (opposite Windybrow Theatre)
Comments on draft rates policy
Comment on tariff proposals