The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has approved Hawkesbury City Council’s application to increase general income by more than the rate peg of 2.3% from 1 July 2018.
The council has received approval to permanently increase its general income by 9.5% for each of the next three years, including the rate peg, to fund operating and capital expenditure for its key assets - roads, parks, buildings and recreation facilities and improve its financial sustainability.