VAAL TRIANGLE - The Emfuleni Local Municipality issued a notice regarding increases to municipal tariffs and levies. Municipal manager, Lucky Leseane, says during a Special Council Meeting held on Friday, 28 May 2021, it was decided in terms of the provisions of the Municipal Finance Management Act and the Municipal Systems Act that various levies and tariff prices will increase. According to Leseane, assessment rates will increase by 3.9%, refuse removal by 3.9% and sewerage by 5.8%. Subject to approval by NERSA, electricity tariffs will increase by 14.59%, water will increase by 5.8% and all other tariffs will increase with 3.9%. These increases will come into effect on 01 July 2021.