Jetty Caravan Park Annual Licensees receive COVID-19 rebates

Yankalilla council Mayor Glen Rowlands.
Yankalilla council Mayor Glen Rowlands.

The Yankalilla council has approved a rebate for the Annual Licence Holders at the Jetty Caravan Park.

The rebate is calculated for 27 lost night stays at $11.24 per night, which is a rebate of $303.48 per site, across 61 Annual Licence holders registered with council.

The total impact on council's budget for 2020/2021 financial year would be $18,512.28.

Council at its meeting held in April 2020 resolved to provide a rebate to all licensees of the Jetty Caravan Park for the time which the park was closed to all annuals and the general public due to COVID-19.

Annual licence holders were advised of council's decision and encouraged to contact administration to discuss individual requirements with their sites that they currently cannot access

The Jetty Caravan Park was closed to the annuals and the general public from March 25, 2020 to May 17, 2020. A total of 54 nights.

At the time that the Jetty Caravan Park was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 61 annual licence holders were registered with Council.

The licence, which is issued to all licensees states that they are entitled to 100 nights' accommodation during the licence year, which runs from October 1, to September 30 for the annual licence fee of $4100.

Mayor Glen Rowlands said council had consulted with the licence holders and has formulated a fair result.

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