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…as revenue collection efforts intensifySeveral millions in rates and taxes have been uncovered by the Mayor and City Council of Georgetown even as the entity intensifies its effort to meet its various financial obligations.Deputy Mayor Robert Williams noted yesterday that as a result, the municipality has been able to pay waste disposal contractors some $24M of outstanding monies owed to them.Just last month, waste disposal contractors,Wholesale Jerseys, Puran Brothers Waste Disposal Service, Cevon’s Waste Management Incorporated and Crawler and Wheeler Waste Disposal Service, threatened to withdraw their service from the municipality due to non-payment.Reports were that the municipality had paid the contractors 50 percent of the monies owed for works completed in the month of January but had failed to honour further financial commitments.The contractors in sharing similar sentiments had indicated that while they had no intention of withdrawing the crucial service from the city, that move would have become inevitable if no funds were forthcoming by the end of last month.The municipality’s cash-strapped state had also hindered its ability to pay workers in a timely manner last month,China Jerseys NFL, a state of affairs that obtains on a frequent basis. At the instigation of the Guyana Labour Union, workers of the municipality were prepared to engage industrial action.In recognition of this situation, Government through the intervention of Minister of Labour, Manzoor Nadir,Cheap Jerseys Outlet, had paid a sum of $40M in rates and taxes, which the minister had instructed should be used towards the payment of wages and salaries.An appeal was made to the contractors to wait a few weeks longer as the municipality intensified its efforts to uncover funds to pay them.Williams said that physical inspection of properties in the city was bolstered with a view of identifying defaulting tax payers.This he said was complemented by the support of the judicial system and the utilisation of the telephone system whereby persons were informed via telephone of their default status.The monies that were recovered, he said, allowed the municipality to pay each contractor $8M, thereby settling outstanding debts owed for the remainder of January and for the month of February.The municipality is yet to honour payments for the month of March and April.Meanwhile, Williams revealed yesterday that some 46 persons were arrested as the municipality’s bolstered campaign to clamp down on the problem of litter in the city. At least 30 of those arrested were fined the minimum of $10,000 or face at least two weeks in prison.According to Public Relations Officer, Royston King, the M&CC is vigorously pursuing its anti-litter programme in certain sections of the city. This effort, he noted, is aimed at ridding the city of a wanton disposal problem that has become overwhelming.“The council time and again has asked citizens to act responsibly through motivational messages in the print and electronic media. However,Wholesale China Jerseys, some citizens are disregarding the law with impunity.” As a result, King said that the council is left with no choice but to enforce the law.As at the end of last week, 21 persons were taken before the court for callous disposal of waste in the city. According to King,Cheap NFL Jerseys, 17 were fined $10,000 or an alternative of 21 days in prison while one was fined $15,000 or an alternative of six weeks in prison.Two other persons, he said, were fined $7,500 or an alternative of 20 days in prison. However,Wholesale Authentic Jerseys, cases against two other individuals were not pursued.
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