Plett Airport Update

A special thanks to Ratepayers Association’s board member Steve Pattinson for representing the RA in getting all the interested parties around a table to develop a plan for the resumption of commercial operations at Plett airport.  “Miles van der Molen and the Cemair team worked closely with Bitou municipality to reach agreement and move things forward at […]

Plett RPA’s Stance On Withholding Rates

Dear Members, Service delivery in SA at a glance – OPINION | Politicsweb You will, I imagine, have seen reports on initiatives by residents of failed municipalities to privatize service delivery. You may have wondered how the PBRRA reacts to these developments, like the one above.    The PBRRA believes it is wrong to expect ratepayers to […]

Expenditure On Beach Fencing

The Plett Ratepayers have received several enquiries regarding beach fencing. The wasteful expenditure on fences isn’t only on the beaches…the municipality has been erecting millions of rands worth of fences all over Plett, in the townships, and at the airport for the past year or so. We have expressed our concern to Council in our […]

Budgeting for Tough Times

Dear Bitou Councillors,   BUDGETING FOR TOUGH TIMES – 2021/22   The approval of the municipal budget is one of the most important tasks undertaken by councillors. It is our understanding that the 2021/22 budget for the financial year beginning in July 2021 must be approved before end of June 2021.  The draft budget, therefore, […]