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What’s right is right…and what’s wrong is wrong.  

27 March 2020  The Plett Ratepayers' Association wrote to the Bitou councillors on 13 March requesting that they ensure the municipality desists from unlawfully selling prepaid electricity at unapproved tariffs.   It is obvious to us that the councillors and officials have no intention of responding to these objections to their unlawful actions coming from

By |2020-04-10T10:45:29+02:00Mar 30th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews|0 Comments

Short changing purchasers of electricity

13 March 2020  Dear Mayor Lobese,   On 4 March the KwaNokuthula community staged a protest march over the Municipality’s failure to credit purchasers of pre-paid electricity with their full amount.    In law, they have every right to object to the way they are being treated.  The contending positions are set out in the CXpress

Please don’t tell Cyril Ramaphosa we earn as much as him – Top Six Bitou Municipal Managers earn as much R3 million p/year

Bitou Captured - Top Six Municipal Managers earn as Much as Ramaphosa!!!!!!  The upper crust of the Bitou Municipality’s administration is made up of the Municipal Manager, the Chief Financial Officer and four Directors. They are not permanent employees but are employed on 5-year fixed term contacts. According to the municipality’s annual budget they

By |2020-04-10T10:50:00+02:00Sep 24th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Why is Utility World still being employed as a non-compliant tenderer?

‘Once again, the Plett Ratepayers are not afraid to act as the tip of the spear in a battle for our civic rights’ The Bitou Municipality posted on 16th August 20l8 The Bitou Municipality acknowledges that we operate in on environment where corruption and maladministration is rife. The Municipality also welcomes individuals and organizations like the Plett

By |2020-04-10T10:50:03+02:00Sep 3rd, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews|0 Comments

Section 26 of chapter two of the constitution

Knysna Municipality agrees wholeheartedly with Section 26 of Chapter Two of the Constitution which states: “Everyone has the right to have access to adequate housing”. At the same time, however, it is deeply concerned about recent violent public protests around housing. Knysna Executive Mayor, Mark Willemse said “We acknowledge that people are free to exercise their

By |2020-04-10T10:50:24+02:00Jun 27th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Forest family hike entries now open

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 14:02 The Forest Family Hike provides the opportunity for people of all ages and fitness levels to absorb the magic of these famous forests with friends and family. KNYSNA NEWS - The seventh annual FNB Family Forest Hike is an opportunity for Knysna Oyster Festival goers of all ages to enjoy

By |2020-04-10T10:50:26+02:00Jun 27th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Plett Protestors Down Arms – For Now

Correspondent Yolandé Stander | Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 10:02 The aftermath of violent protest action in Plett. Gallery Update PLETTENBERG BAY NEWS - Plettenberg Bay came to a near standstill last week after violent housing riots swept through the town over a four-day period. The action not only brought traffic to a grinding halt as major access roads

By |2020-04-10T10:50:26+02:00Jun 20th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews, Uncategorised|0 Comments