Monthly Archives: Apr 2019

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‘Plett…. stop moaning about all this waste piling up..I have to focus on the Mayoral Golf Day”

Dear Municipal Manager, I am shocked at the physical condition of the Waste Transfer Station with piles of domestic waste accumulating everywhere.  I am told equipment availability is the problem and a shortage of funds has made the Waste Department unable to hire a front end loader and chipper to handle the green waste.

By |2019-04-24T10:27:27+02:00Apr 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Municipality squanders hard earned taxes, whilst residents watch the ‘trash pile higher and higher’

In this day and age, one must guard equally against information overload and over-sharing, depending on which end of the information stream you find yourself. This is especially so when it comes to the nastier parts of our existence as human beings, such as sewage and waste disposal. It is far more comfortable to

By |2019-04-15T12:15:10+02:00Apr 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Erf 4367, Bowtie Drive…Ratepayers secure Victory

11 April 2019 As previously reported, the Bitou Municipal Planning Tribunal Meeting was held Wednesday, 10 April to consider the proposed “rezoning, subdivision and departures for Erf 4367, Bowtie Drive,” (between Shell Ultra-City and Santini Village).  The tribunal consisted of Ludolph Gericke (chairman), Perino Pama and Rudi Martin.   The proposed project, in response

By |2019-04-15T08:49:35+02:00Apr 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Where Have All The Good People Gone?

Bitou Council decisions taken on your behalf: Risk Assessment  A  "Risk Management Committee Mid-Year Report for the Six Months ending 31 Dec. 18" was tabled in council which said: Risk:  Ineffective response to severe storms and fire disasters. Mitigation:  3 new SUVs have been purchased. How does purchasing three brand new SUVs help Bitou's response time?  The

By |2019-04-02T12:50:39+02:00Apr 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments