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Question 1
When is Machang District Council established?

Answer
Machang District Council is established on 1st Janury 1979.

 

Question 2
What are the source of revenue for Machang District Council?

Answer
Main source of revenue for Machang District Council are from Assessment Tax, Licence, Service Fee, Contribution Help Rate and Assisstance from State Government and also Federal.

 

Question 3
What is the size area of Machang District Council?

Answer
The size area of Machang District Council is 129.49 square kilometer.

 

Question 4
What is the difference between a District/Municipal Council and the Local Authority (PBT)?

Answer
The Local Authority (PBT) in this country is divided into three categories, namely:

  1. City Council/Hall
  2. Municipal Council
  3. District Council

City Council/Hall is a Municipal Council of a town that has been upgraded to city status after fulfilling certain criteria. The criteria includes servicing a population of over 100,000 and annual revenue of over RM20 million.

A Municipal Council is usually found in urban areas and governs a population and handles revenue bigger than that of a district. The criteria for a Municipal Council includes servicing a population of over 100,000 and annual revenue of over RM5 million.

A District Council is usually found in more rural areas, with a population smaller than 100,000 and revenue of under RM5 million.