Proposed eThekwini Municipality Tariff Increases.

The City of eThekwini invites comment from members of the public and representatives of any interested organisations, on the Draft 2019/20 Budget and Tariff increases.

14 active citizens in this campaign, so far

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Do you agree with the proposed increases as per the budget? (see summary)
Yes I doNo I do notNot fully

I would like to comment on; (see summary)
Assessment RatesWater (Residential)Water (Business)ElectricitySanitationRefuseOther

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Currently proposed 2019/2020 Tariff Increases:

Assessment Rates: 6.9%

Water (Residential): 15%

Water (Business): 15.5%

Electricity: 14.4%

Sanitation: 9.9%

Refuse: 9.9%


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No I do not
Recover the amounts in excess of inflation from the overpaid/overstaffed within your municipality as well as the thieves and those who have defrauded your municipality.
Your services increases have far exceeded inflation since way back, with excessive increases on excessive increases bankrupting residents.
The result is that many leave the area and go to cheaper municipalities.
This becomes your loss, but it appears your answer is to simply increase still further the next year.
Please become more efficient.
Please do your work for which you are paid (yes I am generalizing but you know exactly where and what ) and give value for money you collect.
Potholes (as an example), when eventually filled, need to be redone after the next rains. Serious lack of expertise in being able to complete any job right the first time is costing everyone.
Where has your expertise/efficiency gone??
No I do not
Increases way above the inflation rate are unacceptable and immoral because service delivery is poor and deteriorating.
No I do not
Get rid of the corruption and you may well find that these proposed increases are unnecessary. Besides, we can't exactly call the Ethekwini Municipality the best service provider on the planet !!!
No I do not
Water, rates and electricity we township citizens are being fraud and not treated fairly. In townships we always run out of the above. waste is not color coded collected where in suburbs they are given pastics in color codes and waste collected in color code. eg. papers separately, bottles and tins separetely, grass separately. Till when will we be treated differently. our grass is not cut. drainage system is not cleaned and we end up being attacked by rats which invades our homes. We are even afraid of leaving doors open due to rate attack. Tenders are provided unjustly
No I do not
We are getting less service and are expected to pay more?! Sort out the corruption and these increases won't be necessary, we can't afford to pay more.

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