The notices were due out last month but, sadly, the delay doesn’t mean council has decided to give homeowners a reprieve from paying.An upgrade to the Gold Coast City Council’s IT systems has delayed the notices being sent out but about a month.“The conversion of over 40 outdated IT systems to the new platform has meant a delay in issuing the July rates notice,” a council spokesman said.The delay in notices being sent will not affect the time ratepayers have to pay their bill.“Payment dates have been amended so ratepayers still have 30 days to make payment.’’A mass IT system upgrade has been undertaken by council over the past three years to integrate the computer systems.The council budget in June announced the average rate rise would be about 1.8 per cent.
Please No, this would add pages to the rate notice and ultimately increase production and postage costs. You may care to check settlement documents or contact your solicitor to confirm the nature of the rate adjustment made upon settlement.Yes, if the rate notice relates to the property registered in your name and is your permanent place of residence and provided also that you are the holder of either a Queensland Pensioner Concession Card or a Veterans' Affairs Gold Card (for all conditions). Register for Your City of Gold Coast rate notice is issued twice yearly, usually in January and July, and covers six-monthly billing periods (i.e. Gold Coast council rates notices delayed by a month due to IT systems upgrade.