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Over 140 city businesses owe M&CC taxes – Mayor

first_imgOver 100 city businesses proprietors have failed to pay taxes and according to Mayor Ubraj Narine, this results in the build-up of garbage in Georgetown.Several photos began circulating on social media on Friday morning of overflowing bins throughout the capital city which saw City Hall coming in for a massive backlash.However, at a press conference later on Friday, Mayor Narine revealed that the overflow was as a result of damages to the tyres of the lone tractor owned by the City Council.A replacement of the tyres is difficult to obtain locally, he said, which saw the garbage bins throughout Georgetown being left unattended for the past three days. Further, it is expensive to buy new tractors, the Mayor said.The Mayor then lambasted some 144 “high-end businesses” in Georgetown which have failed to pay their taxes and who owes City Hall billions.According to Narine, City Hall is willing to procure two additional tractors, however, this is difficult since the finances are unavailable.“There is only one tractor we have at this moment to remove all those skip bins and that tractor is currently down…however, we can do better but only if we get the resources from the taxpayers then we would be able to have two more tractors. There is a list with 144 business entities that due us tax and if these taxes can be paid up to the City Council we will get the additional tractors so that we will be able to do a better job…they owe us billions, these high-end businesses,” Narine revealed.The Mayor is urging the businesses to pay up monies owed, which will make the work of City Hall less strenuous, since according to Deputy Mayor Alfred Mentor, the monies for the tractor cannot be obtained from the Communities Ministry.“This is a teamwork, this is a job that the ratepayers themselves, especially those in the commercial community, has to do…we just can’t be going to the religious communities and tapping the Central Government resources to be able to get these other machineries There are allocation of funds in the subvention that we will use to buy some other machineries but there are other departments that also have needs and we have already allocated funds for those things so it is very important for the business community to play their part,” Mentor urged.Director of Solid Waste, Walter Narine, however, said efforts were being made to have the skip bins cleared.He reiterated the Mayor and Deputy Mayor’s call, noting that the City Council is doing its part and as such, he implored businesses to do theirs.“These waste primarily comes from the business community and we are expending a lot of resources and time to clean up waste in the business communities. We have a business truck that traverse the business community every morning, we have street orderly that walks the street to clean up garbage, we put those bins at those locations because before those bins, you had mountains of garbage every single day in front of those businesses.”He added that the businesses which are not paying their taxes are putting tremendous pressure on the municipality’s finances.last_img read more

Tottenham defender ready for ‘good fight’ as he attempts to claim starting role

first_img gameday cracker SORRY Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion silverware Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? 1 Tottenham Hotspur star Serge Aurier in action against Inter Milan Most Popular Premier League News Tottenham Hotspur star Serge Aurier has insisted he is ready for a ‘good fight’ as he battles to become the club’s No.1 right-back.Kieran Trippier has taken the role so far, having excelled at World Cup 2018 with England, while youngster Kyle Walker-Peters is an emerging talent. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? REVEALED Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 changes whoops predicted How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update tense revealed Aurier did his claims for the spot a world of good with an improved display in the Champions League against Inter Milan.And he told Football.London he’s up for the challenge: “For me this is a fight, but it’s a good fight. There’s nothing bad. Whether it’s me, Trips or Kyle [Walker-Peters], it’s all good. They’re very, very good players. The decision is not our decision, it’s the gaffer’s.“For me it’s no problem, the best man plays. That is football my friend. The gaffer doesn’t play someone because he likes him. He picks someone because it’s better for one of us to play.“I prefer to be on the pitch all the time of course but I know it’s not possible. I’ll take my time and when the gaffer says I play I play. Football is about the fight. It is a new challenge for me because when I was in Paris I was playing every game. It’s a change, but I’m focused and for me it’s a good fight between me, Trips and Kyle.” Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT latest last_img read more