IPART rates peg to cost Blayney council $160,000

Mark Logan
By Mark Logan
Updated January 11 2022 - 5:10am, first published 4:03am
DISASTROUS: Blayney mayor Scott Ferguson has slammed the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal's proposed rate peg of just 0.7 per cent.

IT might be welcomed by some ratepayers but Blayney Shire Council mayor Scott Ferguson has described the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal's proposed rate peg of just 0.7 per cent as a disaster for local government areas across the state.

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Mark Logan

Mark Logan

Journalist

Started working in newspapers in the 1990's in the darkroom of the Pastoral Times in Deniliquin before moving to Millthorpe in 2003. Soon after arriving I started as a photographer at the CWD. Now a journalist at the Blayney Chronicle.