Reduced rates unlikely
May I voice my concerns regarding the re-evaluations of Tokoroa residential properties.
Several people of my acquaintance have had their properties devalued in spite of interior improvements made in the last three years.
We had a rates rise last year, are we going to get a reduction this year with the devaluation?
I think not, as the council has to pay for the Jimbo debacle, and all the other mistakes performed by council staff. On top of repaying loans for the South Waikato Events Centre.
In these cash strapped times it was ill-conceived.
But it’s done now and we have to wear it! Another gripe I have is with the animal control people, when requested to come and collect a kunikuni piglet three years ago their only comment was ‘‘you catch it we’ll take it away’’. Our comment to them was ‘‘do you expect a couple of 70-year-olds to do a rugby tackle on the pig? They just laughed.
J Woods, Tokoroa for your friendly approach to help make sure our day went off without a hitch.
I know with the two of you at the helm this event centre will do well. Tokoroa, you should be very proud of what you have on your doorstep, we here in Mangakino think it’s pretty awesome and will definitely use it again. Congratulations to those who had the foresight to see this project through.
Munro whanau, Mangakino