Fiji Time: 2:58 AM on Saturday 7 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Council fails to hit target

Salaseini Moceiwai
Friday, May 23, 2014

THE Bua Provincial Council is $10,321 short of achieving its targeted total provincial levy for this year.

Speaking at the second day of the council meeting in Nabouwalu yesterday, the roko tui Bua Rupeni Kunaturaga said so far the council had received $17,813 from districts within the province.

Mr Kunaturaga told members of the council that provincial levies for last year totalled $26,586 which was 94 per cent of the original estimate.

He said the estimate for last year and this year was the same at $28,134 and districts managed to collect 63 per cent of this amount.

Mr Kunaturaga told the council the provincial levies failed to achieve the targeted amount every year.

Council chairman Alipate Radrodro told the council that district representatives should start visiting members of their districts to remind them of their provincial levies.

Speaking on the issue, Ratu Filimoni Ralogaivau told the council they needed to implement a mechanism to remedy the situation.

Ratu Filimoni told members of the council the people were burdened every year through church and provincial levies, apart from providing for their families every day.

He said the council needed to also consider the difficulties they went through to come up with their dues.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62330.6043
JPY 52.617749.6177
GBP 0.33390.3259
EUR 0.42480.4128
NZD 0.71070.6777
AUD 0.65270.6277
USD 0.48650.4695

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 6th May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Chaudhry: There is no reform
  2. FNPF worker sacked
  3. Jasa chases dream
  4. Police probe body find
  5. Mixed reactions
  6. $4M STOCKPILE: Exports from Bua stagnant
  7. Resort an attraction
  8. Homes for villagers
  9. Fire demolishes 4-bedroom house
  10. Call for sugar talks

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tale of pain Monday (02 May)
  2. A son's fatal ride Monday (02 May)
  3. Spirit haunts village Tuesday (03 May)
  4. Boy needs $500 a week to live Monday (02 May)
  5. Nude pose Wednesday (04 May)
  6. Cracks and holes deem building unsafe Monday (02 May)
  7. Identity theft Thursday (05 May)
  8. Family, friends bid farewell to car crash victim Monday (02 May)
  9. Bullet found on aircraft Tuesday (03 May)
  10. Sex talk worry Tuesday (03 May)