Kumar: Reforms needed

Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development, Premila Kumar chats with Chandu Lodhia after the meeting at Tanoa Skylodge Hotel in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

SIGNIFICANT changes to the jurisdiction of municipal councils and low ratepayer participation in previous municipal polls means reforms will need to be undertaken before any municipal council elections are held, says Local Government Minister Premila Kumar. She also said under the stewardship of special administrators, town and city rate defaulters reduced from 42 per cent […]

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