percent tariff increase
funds channelled towards Mucheke Trunk Sewer project
meetings, rejected any form of tariff increments until the council improved on
their service delivery mandate, the city fathers have gone ahead and approved
the 400 percent rate increments in the proposed 2020 city budget.
for 2020 from which 54 percent will be raised from internal funds, 43 percent
from external borrowing and 3 percent from Inter- Governmental Fiscal
macro and micro economic conditions will follow the projected forecasts.
and Ward 9 councillor Babylon Beta said that the council failed to implement
much of the capital projects in 2019 and most of the projects have been carried
over to 2020.
time when funding is available. External borrowing is mainly for the water
argumentation programme, landfill, water mains upgrading and Rhodene sewer
devolution funds. The need to move with water augmentation project is now
greater than ever before and the completion of the financial feasibility will
enhance that move.
Phase Two that will entail the construction of a duplicate water treatment
plant is now $75 million as per the recently completed financial
feasibility study report,” said Beta while presenting the
water problems which have refused to go away due to the worn out and
budget to the tune of $75 million while the Bushmead pumps have an allocation
of $5 million.
percent and this will see the council realising a budget surplus of about $300
emanating from the revaluation base of the ZWL$ against the USD.
surplus of $270 026,” said Beta.
from $3, 60 for the first 18 cubic metres to $26 while every cubic metre above
18 has gone from $4.20 to $29.90.
risen from $6.30 to $45, 50 while every cubic metres above 24 has been raised
from $8, 10 to $52, 33.