Comment by Tony Raggatt
REPORTS the Townsville City Council sought almost $ 250,000 from a gymnasium business to set up shop in an existing commercial building in Thuringowa Central should concern people.
That the council was then prepared to drop its price $ 100,000 and may drop its price further suggests its infrastructure charges regime is arbitrary.
Then there is the fact that other councils such as Mackay don’t charge at all.
Just what is going on in the offices of the council’s highly paid planning staff? As the use of commercial buildings