Noelene Cosson (Sentinel-Times, Letters, September 17) states she is “not one of the disgruntled ratepayers”, she is in the minority.
Most would like to know what value they get for the $40, $50 or often in excess of $80 per week shire rates costs them.
Those in well paid jobs or successful businesses may be unconcerned about the high rates in South Gippsland but for many on low incomes, who happen to be buying a home, rates are a major expense.
Steve Finlay, Leongatha.
Up goes our shire rates