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A hearing has been scheduled for Environment Southland’s long-term plan for the decade spanning from 2021-31.
Sixteen people will speak to their submissions at the hearing, which is scheduled for next Wednesday.
Council’s preferred rates change option was a 20% increase, to be followed up by a 5% increase in the next three years and a 4% increase after that.
The second option was for a 16% average increase with the same subsequent increase as option one.
The hearing would begin at 10am in council chambers.