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Meeting For A 'Fresh Start' For Council Rates


Rebellion Calls Public Meeting On A 'Fresh Start' For Council Rates

A Public Meeting in Glenfield on Sunday 18th April will look at the way forward for changes to local and regional Council Rates.

Act MP Rodney Hide, who has a "rate capping Bill" before Parliament, and United Future MP Paul Adams, who is pursuing the scrapping of GST on rates in Parliament, will both be speaking at the meeting.

RatesRebellion spokesman, David Thornton, will give the keynote address entiltled "Council Rates - a Fresh Start". He will also update the meeting on the Rebellion against last years ARC rates policies, and options for change in this year's policy

Other local MPs and ARC representatives have also beeen invited - as have North Shore City Mayor George Wood and ARC Chair Gwen Bull. Local Government Minister Chris Carter has declined an invitation to attend, due to a prior commitment.

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Notice of the meeting attached

A Public Meeting

"Council Rates - a Fresh Start"

Still angry about you ARC rates bill? Worried about your City council rates bill?

It's time for a FRESH START

Come and hear how 'people power' can make a difference.

David Thornton, Chairman of Glenfield Ratepayers, speaks about the Ratepayers Rebellion - and calls for a Fresh Start to totally reform council funding and property rates

Elected representatives have been invited to attend and respond to this Fresh Start initiative.

MARLBOROUGH HALL Chartwell Avenue Glenfield

At 2.pm SUNDAY 18TH APRIL

If you want changes to rates - come to this meeting. If you don't come - and rates don't change - don't' complain later!!! Meeting organised by Glenfield Ratepayers for the RatesRebellion campaign. www.ratesrebellion.org.nz

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