The department is governed by The Urban Government Act of 1969, Rating Act of 1995, Urban Government Financial Regulations,1969, the Public Procurement Act of 2011, and the Council’s own Financial Policies and Procedures.
The role of the Income Unit is to ensure that all income streams that are due to Council are collected and accounted for. The income unit is responsible for the following income streams:
The unit is responsible for ensuring that all rates are billed correctly and sent to the correct ratepayers at the beginning of the financial year:
- Ensuring that all rates are paid as and when they become due
- If, any ratepayers default, the unit is responsible for ensuring that they are followed up as per the dictates of the Rating Act of 1995