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Published: 20 Jun 2018Title: Water update 20 June 2018Status: Dam level: 87.23% Rainfall: 8.5mm Demand/usage: 26.95 megalitres (target 22Ml) Months water left: 10
Published: 20 Jun 2018Title: URGENT ALERT - update 07h36Status: Rioting in Thembalethu: N2 travelling in to George from Knysna is open past the Garden Route Mall but closed further along. Traffic going past George will have to divert via CBD to get back on N2 after Pacaltsdorp Bridge. N2 direction from Mossel Bay closed at Pacaltsdorp Bridge.
Published: 18 Jun 2018Title: Civil Engineering Services Customer Complaints office movesStatus: Civil Engineering Services Customer Complaints has moved to the old ABSA building in York Street. Hours remain weekdays 7.45am-4.30pm. Phone numbers for civils complaints remain: 044 801 9262/66 and after-hours: 044 801 6300
Published: 24 May 2018Title: Major roadworks in George start soonStatus: Road upgrades will affect traffic for the next few months, starting May 2018. Projects include major reconstruction and rehabilitation in Courtenay (overnight), Caledon, Mission and Eden Meander Streets. Please see the 'News' section of this website or Facebook for more details.
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24 April 2017

Fifth Clean Audit for George Municipality

George Municipality has achieved a fifth consecutive clean audit. The Executive Mayor Ald Melvin Naik extended his congratulations on the achievement. “This achievement provides the cornerstone  from which the Council of George will continue to work towards the development of a sustainable city -  a capable city and a city that delivers for its people.”

Keith Jordaan, Chief Financial Officer for George Municipality expressed his delight with obtaining the fifth unqualified audit (clean audit) in a row.

He also stated that “for any municipality to receive an unqualified audit is no longer only depended on the financial department but on the entire administration of a municipality.

The auditing responsibility of the Office of the Auditor General is no longer only on the fair presentation of the financial statements. It now also includes the auditing of this council’s human resource management, it’s performance management system and also our legal compliance to laws and regulations.

Portfolio Councillor for Finance, Stag Cronje noted that for the presentation of the financial statements it is necessary to ensure that proper internal controls are in place. “This performance shows that George Municipality has succeeded in practising, incorporating and institutionalizing the principles and procedures to maintain our fiscal discipline and stability. It has become a part of our daily operations and procedures and we now have to maintain this level and ensure that we stay on track.”

Trevor Botha, Municipal Manager highlighted the commitment of the staff to deliver services of a high quality, as well as their dedication towards good governance and compliance with legislation. George Municipality is proud of our achievement and thank all of our personnel that work so tirelessly to ensure that it functions so well.

 Municipal Manager, Trevor Botha was honoured to receive the official 2015/16 clean audit certificate and award at the annual Audit Excellence Awards held in Cape Town on 10th April. George Municipality has for the fifth consecutive year received a clean audit. Seen here with the award are from left Chief Financial Officer, Keith Jordaan; Portfolio Councillor for Finance, Stag Cronje; Executive Mayor Melvin Naik and Municipal Manager, Trevor Botha.

Last published 25 April 2017