Growth comes at cost

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to the Briggs Park lower oval, lo­cal­ity fund­ing projects and to as­sist res­i­dents with the clean-up af­ter a storm in Ser­pen­tine.

“This com­mu­nity has a chal­lenge to keep rates at ac­cept­able lev­els while fund­ing, and main­tain­ing, much needed com­mu­nity as­sets,” act­ing chief ex­ec­u­tive Gary Clark said in the shire’s annual re­port re­leased late last year.

“The shire’s long term fi­nan­cial plan and cap­i­tal re­newal pro­gram is be­ing re­viewed in 2017. We will be ask­ing the com­mu­nity to help pri­ori­tise the spend­ing so that we can pro­vide the best value for money to the com­mu­nity.”

He said the shire needed infrastructure but res­i­dents did not want high rates.

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