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Published: 17 Oct 2018Title: GO GEORGE affected by N2 closure 18 and 22 October 2018Status: Please see details in news section of this website.
Published: 17 Oct 2018Title: CANCELLED Courtenay Street resealing update (weather depending)Status: Please note the reseal of Courtenay Street over the train scheduled for tomorrow, 18 October, and Monday, 22 October, has been postponed until later next week due to the closure of the N2 for construction work. Details to be confirmed.
Published: 17 Oct 2018Title: WATER UPDATE 17 OCTOBER 2018Status: Dam level: 69.07% (up from 67.79% last week Wednesday) Rainfall since 11 October 2018: 30.4mm Demand/usage: 26.19 megalitres (target 22Ml) Months water left: 8
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George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111
21 May 2018

George Municipality will not be placed under Administration

Media Statement

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.

Please note the following:

  1. Implementing Section 106 DOES NOT mean a Council is being placed under administration. One of the final measures and tools that form part of Section 106 includes placing a Council under administration in terms of S139 of the Constitution, but this is not always automatically the case. It is always the last resort when all other measures have failed.
     
  2.  We do not want to see any Council placed under administration because that could impact service delivery, but we will not hesitate to do so if it comes down to it. I trust that this clarifies the matter.

    Donald Grant
    Acting Western Cape Minister of Local Government

Last published 21 May 2018