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News

20 September 2016

Clean up campaign launched

The Deputy Executive Mayor of the Greater Oudtshoorn Council Cllr. Noluthando Mwati has officially launched a clean-up campaign attached to the Council’s 100 Days service delivery plan on Monday, 19 September 2016. Addressing attendees of the launch consisting of councillors, management, workers and some residents, Cllr Mwati said the clean-up may have economic spin-offs for the greater Oudtshoorn. “We cannot employ each and every person, but as we are doing this programme cleaning our town, there may be more opportunities being created as investors may be interested to invest in our town,” she said. Read more >
02 September 2016

Deputy Mayor applauds the Western Cape Integrated Transport Skills and Development Programme for local taxi drivers

The newly elected deputy Mayor of the Greater Oudtshoorn, councillor Noluthando Mwati praised a Western Cape Integrated Transport Skills and Development programme that offers to empower 20 local taxi drivers an opportunity to learn and earn a National Certificate in Professional Driving. Cllr. Mwati, flanked by the Speaker, Cllr. Julia le Roux Krowitz and some councillors visited a training programme on 25 August 2016 taking place at the Department of Transport and Public Works site situated in Voortrekker road to acquaint themselves with this professional driving course. Read more >
26 August 2016

NERSA keur ‘n gedeelte van die Munisipale beswaar teen hoë elektrisiteitstariewe goed

Hiermee wil die munisipaliteit u in kennis stel dat NERSA (Nasionale Energie Reguleerder van Suid-Afrika) die finale elektrisiteitstariewe vir Oudtshoorn Munisipaliteit vir die finansiële jaar 2016/2017, goedgekeur het op 08 Augustus 2016 na die munisipaliteit ‘n beswaar geloods het ten opsigte van sommige van die elektrisiteitstariewe. Read more >
23 August 2016

A Gift for CJ Langenhoven Library - Handover of chess equipment

On the 23rd of August 2016 the Provincial Minister of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports in the Western Cape Miss Anroux Marais handed over a set of six Chess board equipment, to the CJ Langenhoven Library in Oudtshoorn. The Provincial Minister said “I wish to give this to all the libraries in the province. This equipment will help enhance the performance of children in schools and it will also help solve problems, as there are lots of problems to solve in this board game, one has to think about any move they make and take responsibility for that movement”. Read more >
19 August 2016

Speaker assures participation of SARCO councillor candidate in Council activities

A proportional candidate for the South African Religious Civic Organization (SARCO) who could not attend the Oudtshoorn Municipal Council first meeting, will forthwith participate in the activities and business of Council, the Speaker of the Greater Oudtshoorn, Cllr. Julia le Roux Krowitz has confirmed. A group of SARCO members visited the Oudtshoorn Municipality’s headquarters on Friday morning, 19 August 2016 demanding answers for the alleged exclusion of their member from the Inaugural meeting on 16 August 2016. Read more >
18 August 2016

Oudtshoorn Municipal Council welcomed

The 25-member Oudtshoorn Municipal Council has been officially welcomed on Tuesday, 16 August 2016 at its inaugural meeting. The newly elected Executive Mayor, Cllr. Colan Sylvester of the Democratic Alliance (DA) his deputy is Noluthando Mwati (DA) while Cllr. Julia le Roux Krowitz (DA) has been elected as Speaker. Read more >
10 August 2016

More Extensions Available for Account Enquiries

The Oudtshoorn Municipality is experiencing a high volume of in-coming calls since last week. Personnel at the switchboard are having their hands full answering and transferring calls to various departments. Read more >
28 July 2016

Administrator apologises to the greater Oudtshoorn on a Day of Abasement

The administrator of the greater Oudtshoorn, Mr. Kam Chetty has humbled himself and apologized for the abused trust placed in the Municipality by the citizens of Oudtshoorn when delivering his confession and repentance during a day of Abasement event organized by the local ministers recently. Flanked by local religious leaders Chetty told the fully packed de Jager Sport Complex on Sunday, 24 July that the evil forces of divisions and mismanagement destroyed our united fellowship and shattered our social cohesion that defined our humanity. Read more >
28 July 2016

Black Rubbish Bags to be delivered as new Financial Year starts

The Oudtshoorn Municipality has recently not been delivering rubbish black bags to its 25 000 households quarterly as it has been in the earlier years. The Intervention team nevertheless, promises to raise the bar as the new financial year commences in July 2016 despite the financial constraints that are still lingering. Read more >
28 July 2016

Financial Recovery Plan Published for Public’s Comments

A Financial Recovery plan aimed at securing the Oudtshoorn Municipality’s ability to meet its obligation to provide basic services for its financial commitments has been released for inspection and comments of the local residents and stakeholders. “The Financial Recovery Plan is prepared as a result of a mandatory provincial intervention referred to in Section 139 of the Constitution read together with Section 142 of the Municipal Finance Management Act, Act 56 of 2003 (MFMA),” said Mr. Kam Chetty, the town’s administrator. Read more >
Last published 09 February 2016

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