Paying more for this? Hefty rates, water and electricity tariff increases on the way for NMB

Council finally passes budget


In just over a week, Nelson Mandela Bay residents will have to pay 7.7% more on property rates, 7.5% more for water, sanitation and refuse and 13.04% more for electricity, subject to approval by the national energy regulator of SA (Nersa).

The new tariffs will kick in on July 1 after the council finally approved the 2019/2020 budget after four previous failed attempts...

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