Alstonville pool
Alstonville pool Cathy Adams

Ballina proposes rate rises to pay for pool renovations

BALLINA Shire Council is proposing to increase rates by an additional 2.5% in 2015-16 and 2016-17 to fund renovations to the Ballina and Alstonville swimming pools.

To discuss the proposal, public meetings will be held at the Lennox Head Cultural and Community Centre on October 7 at 7pm; the Alstonville Leisure and Entertainment Centre on October 8 at 7pm; and the Ballina Shire Council Chambers on October 9 at 7pm.

Submissions will close on October 31 and can be made by emailing poolsproposal@ballina.nsw.gov.au.

Are you prepared to pay higher rates to pay for pool renovations?

This poll ended on 06 October 2014.

Current Results

Yes

7%

No, pool fees should cover maintenance

78%

I would be happy to pay through a temporary levy, not a rates increase

14%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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