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MBI Full Board Meeting

The first Ipoh City Council Full Board meeting for 2019 was held on Thursday, January 31. Council Secretary Mohd. Zakuan Hj Zakaria chaired the meeting in the absence of the mayor. The meeting began with the announcement of award winners in a council-sponsored clean-toilet competition held recently.

Income and Expenditure

A sum of RM210.3 million was collected in 2018 which was 1.5 per cent more than the amount collected in 2017. The total expenditure for 2018 was 93 per cent of the approved 2018 Budget.

Assessment Tax

Notices for half-year and full-year assessment rates have been mailed to all property owners in December 2018. Payment (half-year and full-year) must be made by February 28. Owners issued with E-notices must settle their dues immediately to avoid punitive action.

Payments can be made at the following places:

a. Ipoh City Council counters
b. UTC Ipoh
c. Post offices
d. Online banking.

Parking Rates

Motorists now have the option of using parking coupons or via the newly-introduced Park@Perak application to park their cars at council’s parking bays. Prices of parking coupons will be standardised throughout the state effective February 28.

Safe-City Programme

The council is in the process of enhancing security coverage throughout the city especially along alleys and back lanes.

Business Permits

All business premises within the city are required to have operating permits. These include business offices, retail shops, games outlets, etc. An operating permit is priced at RM120 and is valid for a year.

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Joelyn

Graduated from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Kampar. Proficient in both written and spoken English and Malay. Speaks fluent Tamil. Besides photography, she enjoys exploring new places especially heritage sites and loves street food. Joining Ipoh Echo has helped her discover her passion in Journalism.

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