General News

May 23, 2019

At heart is the issue of poor accountability by a municipality.

FINANCE Minister Pravin Gordhan said last week that it was “totally unacceptable” for ratepayer groups to refuse to pay their rates and put their money in
May 9, 2019

Poor oversight leaves communities in the dark…Only 7% of our country’s municipalities are functional…..!

This following  article explains  exactly what we are sitting with in Plettenberg Bay.   This is why we have changed tack and why the Ratepayers Association
May 2, 2019

Pietermaritzburg has recently been put under Administration by the MEC of Kwa-Zulu Natal

25 April 2019 We read with interest that Pietermaritzburg has recently been put under Administration by the MEC of Kwa-Zulu Natal.     The litany of wrong
April 24, 2019

‘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
April 15, 2019

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
April 12, 2019

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
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