Media Statement: Issued on behalf of George Municipality, 22nd May 2018
Further to reports in the media last week George Municipality would like to clarify that the municipality is not being placed under administration. Minister Donald Grant, Acting Western Cape Minister of Local Government has issued the following statement on Friday 18th May 2018 confirming as such:
I confirm the current position on behalf of the Western Cape Government. At this stage not one of George, Bitou or Laingsburg Municipality is under administration or being placed under administration. Minister Bredell indicated last week in the WCPP on the 10th May, Section 106 interventions are being implemented in George.
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Acting Western Cape Minister of Local Government