OPEN LET­TER TO MAYOR

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - LOOKING BACK -

Dear Mayor Leu,

A let­ter in re­sponse to the in­crease of waste charges for Dain­tree busi­nesses.

We find it ex­tremely out­ra­geous that the coun­cil should de­cide to in­crease waste charges for se­lected Dain­tree busi­nesses by ob­scene amounts (800 per cent and in some cases 2300 per cent), to cover a $220,000 short­fall of rev­enue at the Cow Bay trans­fer sta­tion.

Many Dain­tree busi­ness own­ers were left reel­ing yes­ter­day at the or­gan­ised

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