Dorset Council raises rates by 2.4 per cent

The Dorset Council’s rates and charges for 2018/2019 were made at its June meeting.

Rates were increased by 2.4 per cent to 7.721 cents.

Waste management services will be $107.50 for a small garbage bin, $127 for medium, and $251 for large. Recycling will cost $120.80, with a $91.15 service charge on rateable land.

For land within the Bridport and Scottsdale Volunteer Brigade Rating District, a service rate of 0.43 cents will apply, and land within the General Land Rating District will have a service rate of 0.339 cents.

Installment dates are in September, November, January, and March.

Head online to the Dorset Council website for more information.