DEAR CAPE TOWN – Substantial increases proposed in the budget – the City has asked for your input [click on the image].
The City of Cape Town has tabled a draft budget for 2018/19 and has strongly urged citizens to provide input and comment through a Public Participation Process before the budget is adopted.
The Mayor is requesting all representatives to conduct public meetings to explain the increases to us. These increases will directly affect your pocket so we’ve made it easy for you to have your say.
You are therefore encouraged to have your say on our website and add your voice to the thousands of people who will be affected by these substantial increases.
There are are a number of critical increases which will affect you directly DCT – have a look.
If you don’t take any action, your inaction will be regarded as tacit agreement with the increases. This is extremely urgent as closing date is 4 May 2018.
The proposed water tariff increase is 26.96%.
The proposed sanitation tariff increase is 26.96%.
The proposed electricity municipal tariff increase is 8.14% over and above Eskom’s upcoming 30% increase.
The proposed rates increase is 7,2% which is substantially above the current annual inflation rate of around 4.4%
The proposed refuse tariff increase is 5,7% and is also above the current annual inflation rate of around 4.4%.
Click on the image now to have your say.
The City of Cape Town has asked for your input on the 2018/19 draft budget. Please use the form at the link to add your name, comment or suggestion.