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Lord Mayor Robert Doyle chats with Neil Mitchell about his budget

Lord Mayor, Robert Doyle was in studio this morning to discuss his budget.

The Melbourne City Council is expected to hit motorists with almost 90-million dollars in fees and fines in the next year.

But the council is ruling out increasing prices for on-street parking.

Rate increases are on hold at 2.5%

He’s also promising no parking fee hikes.

Almost $1 million a year expected to be spent on cleaning up graffiti. 

He spoke with Neil Mitchell and agrees it’s a huge amount to pay, he feels they are losing the war.

Mr Doyle says – ‘The Giuliani method is still the best… clean graffiti up as soon as you can.’.

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