Growth comes at cost
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.