A site visit initiated by the Umdoni waste office, to the Umzinto taxi rank, which is identified as an illegal dumping hotspot was made where a clean-up was also done.
He stated that he will raise the issue with the Acting GM Infrastructure and Technical Services Mr Khumalo.
USC is an umbrella body for all codes of sport in Umdoni, including schools
This initiative also addresses the issue of those ratepayers in Hazelwood and the surrounding areas, who are Eskom clients and who have been negatively affected over the years because of illegal connections. They will breathe a sigh of relief once the project is complete
Beneficiaries could take advantage of the Department’s Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme.
In an effort to improve professionalism in local government, Cogta has developed regulations to set standard procedures and competence criteria for the appointment of senior municipal officials.
The MEC needs to show that she is impartial. She must also show that she is prepared to take a hard line against KZN’s ANC-led municipalities, particularly when it comes to an issue which has such a massive knock-on effect.
We have no idea of the financial status of the municipality. We could be in a big hole. The accounting officer must tell us where the discrepancy is.
Venting his frustration, Mr Jason Morsink of MGM Contractors made an impassioned plea that contractors be paid on time, in order to sustain their workforces.
It seems that the battle has only just begun as the forum says that it plans to clean out the corruption at Umdoni and to ensure that due process is followed when it comes to employment and tender procedures. Last month Umdoni Municipality experienced protest action in Amandawe and the police were called to disperse the crowd.
This uncertainty is bound to cause anxiety and stress and adversely affect staff morale.