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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
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Animal Pound(044) 203 3957
Housing(044) 203 3900
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Electricity/Public Works (044) 203 3159
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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
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News

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 >
04 May 2016

Oudtshoorn Youth Café to Open in May this Year

The youth of the broader Oudtshoorn will soon be the beneficiaries of another breakthrough initiative of the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD). It is envisaged, that the Oudtshoorn Youth Café will open its doors on 24 May this year, with the aim to develop and grow the youth of Oudtshoorn. By opening these Cafés in the Western Cape, DSD would want to see that every young person in the Province will be inspired, educated, responsible, independent, healthy and a productive citizen by the age of 25. Read more >
28 April 2016

Foreign Ethiopian Nationals Donate Groceries Worth R33 000 to Locals

Ethiopian nationals belonging to the Christ for All Mission Mobilization International Organization (CFAMMIM) opened their hearts to 100 impoverished families in the Greater Oudtshoorn when they handed over food hampers as part of the church’s outreach programme. The CFAMMIM which consists of Ethiopian nationals, mostly, Spaza shops owners in the townships in Oudtshoorn handed over the groceries hampers worth R 330 each in partnership with the Oudtshoorn Municipality on 21 April 2016 at the Toekomsrus Community Hall. Read more >
23 March 2016

Oudtshoorn Municipality suspends its Senior Manager

The Oudtshoorn Municipality has suspended Mr. Ronnie Lottering, a Director for Community Services pending further investigation which may lead to a disciplinary hearing in the near future. Mr. Lottering who has for the past two years acting as Municipal Manager preceding the Municipality’s placement under administration has been served with a formal suspension notice on Tuesday, 22 March 2016 in terms of the Disciplinary Regulations of 2010 for senior managers. Read more >
11 March 2016

Oudtshoorn’s former Acting Chief Financial Officer resigns

The Administrator of the Oudtshoorn Municipality, Mr. Kam Chetty, wishes to confirm that the former acting Chief Financial Officer in the municipality, Mr. Francois Human, has resigned with a three month notice period. Read more >
11 March 2016

Career Exhibition

Various Government Departments, NGO’s, Private Organizations, Colleges and Universities will be giving out information on possible learner ships, Internships, Bursaries and Apprenticeship. Career Advisors will also be available for those who are not certain on which career path to follow. Read more >
11 March 2016

Public Invitation to Submit Representations to the Annual Report 2014/2015 Financial Year

In terms of section 127(5)(2)(a)(i)(ii)of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, Act 56 of 2003, the Oudtshoorn Municipality hereby gives public notice that the annual reports for 2014/2015 financial year had been tabled before Council on 22 February 2015. Read more >
11 March 2016

Oudtshoorn Council approves Adjustment Budget 2015/16

The Oudtshoorn Municipality Council passed the town’s adjustment budget for 2015/2016 at a Special Council meeting with the Administrator early this week. The Mid-Year financial report which was also tabled before the Administrator and Council shows that the Municipality’s financial position is still very critical, particularly the cash flow. This can be attributed to the fundamentally flawed initially approved budget for the 2015/2016 financial year in respect of the principles applied in the compilation thereof which negated the strive towards financial sustainability to the extent that the municipality currently finds itself in severe financial distress. Read more >
Last published 09 February 2016

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