Mangaluru, Mar 21, 2017: City Mayor Kavitha Sanil has informed that property tax and water bill payment will be collected online within the next four months.
Addressing a Meet the Press programme organised by the DK District Working Journalists Union at Press Club on March 21, Tuesday, she gave details of the various programmes that would be taken up by the MCC during her next one year tenure.
Along with beautification of the city, due emphasis will be laid to computerisation of various facilities, Kavitha Sanil said and added that footpath and drainage works too will be taken up on a preferential basis.
Five e-toilets : The Mayor informed that five e-toilets at Kadri Park, near Lalbagh, near Hampankatta Signal will be inaugurated within the next 15 days.
On the drinking water issue, the Mayor assured that all arrangements are in place to ensure that the city does not face water problem. Even the public need to co-operate with the MCC by using water judiciously, she added.
Regarding the second vented dam, she said talks would be held with the Chief Minister in the presence of DK District in-charge minister to take measures towards acquisition of land as well as providing compensation to the affected so that water could be stored up to seven meters in the new vented dam at Thumbay.
Former mayor Shashidhar Hegde, Working Journalists Union President Jagannath Shetty Bala, former president P B Harish Rai and others were present.