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Electricity/Public Works(044) 203 3159
Water and Sewage(044) 272 4634 / 3114 /3153
Traffic / Driving Licenses(044) 203 3162 / 3934
Cleansing Services / Law Enforcement(044) 203 3993 / 3990 / 3910
Animal Pound(044) 203 3957
Housing(044) 203 3900
Municipal Switchboard / Control Room(044) 203 3000 / 3121 / 3134 / 3147
Roads/Storm Water Services(044) 203 3174/3165
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Electricity/Public Works (044) 203 3159
Water and Sewage (044) 272 4634 / 3114 /3153
Traffic / Driving Licenses (044) 203 3162 / 3934
Cleansing Services / Law Enforcement (044) 203 3993 / 3990 / 3910
Animal Pound (044) 203 3957
Housing (044) 203 3900
Municipal Switchboard / Control Room (044) 203 3000 / 3121 / 3134 / 3147
Roads/Storm Water Services (044) 203 3174/3165

News

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 >
26 July 2016

Oudtshoorn gets an Agri-Park

The Agri-Park programme is one of the key interventions of government. The Programme is led by the Department of Land Affairs and Rural Development and supported by Department of Agriculture and Provincial Government. After receiving numerous submissions, Oudtshoorn has been identified as the site for the Agripark in the Eden District – by the lead Departments. Read more >
01 June 2016

Oudtshoorn Municipality Approves Financial Rescue Budget

The Oudtshoorn Municipal budget which was passed last week is according the town’s administrator, Mr. Kam Chetty the first step towards financial recovery and an exercise in what he termed as ‘financial funambulism’. Read more >
26 May 2016

Administrator Incensed about bags of Shredded Paper found in a Secluded Office

The Administrator of the Greater Oudtshoorn Mr. Kam Chetty expressed serious concern following a discovery of more than 20 rubbish black plastic bags full of shredded paper found in a secluded Municipal office this week. Read more >
12 May 2016

Municipality Bolsters Security after a Break-In at its Headquarters

The Oudtshoorn Municipality has on Wednesday, 11 May 2016, registered a criminal case with the South African Police Service after a burglary was discovered in the offices of the acting Municipal Manager, Mr. Allen Paulse and the Administrator, Mr. Kam Chetty. A damaged door handle and door linking the offices of the Acting Municipal manager and Administrator was discovered on Tuesday, 10 May by the newly acting Director for Community Services, Mr. Thomas Matthee. Read more >
12 May 2016

Spiritual leaders pledge to support the Administrator’s plea for Divine Intervention

Administrator, Mr. Kam Chetty has appealed to Spiritual Leaders to assist in the recovery of Oudtshoorn Municipality and to collectively address the problems of the Greater Oudtshoorn. “Your presence gives us hope and the strength we require – we previously had administrators in this town, with marginal changes - this means there was something missing in the past interventions,” Mr. Chetty told the approximately 50 church leaders in a meeting held on 28 April 2016 at Toekomsrus Community Hall. Read more >
12 May 2016

Residents comment on the Oudtshoorn Municipal Draft Budget & IDP

The Oudtshoorn Municipality has between 25 April 2016 and 5 May 2016 held a series of public participation meetings to consult with the citizens of the Greater Oudtshoorn about the draft budget and Integrated Development Planning (IDP) review for the 2016/17 financial year. The Administrator Mr. Kam Chetty gave an overview of the Municipal Status quo since the inception of the Intervention into the Oudtshoorn Municipality in all meetings. He was accompanied by a delegation consisting of the Intervention team, councillors and Municipal officials. Read more >
Last published 09 February 2016

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