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Published: 05 Apr 2017Title: Community invited to comment on Draft IDP and BudgetStatus: The Council of George Local Municipality invites all members of the community to comment or submit inputs in writing regarding the information pertaining to the Draft IDP and Budget before or on 8 May 2017. Please follow the link for more information: http://www.george.gov.za/download_document/2045
Published: 15 Nov 2016Title: Refuse Collection Dates April 2017Status: Please take note of the following with regards to refuse collection dates April 2017: 27/04/17 will be collected on 28/04/17 01/05/17 will be collected on 02/05/17
Published: 12 Oct 2016Title: Dam Level And Rainfall For The WeekStatus: Damvlak: 71.54 % Reënval vir die week: 2 mm (vanaf 13 April 2017) Dam Level: 71.54% Rainfall for the week: 2 mm (from 13th April 2017)
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Electricity 044 874 3917
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Refuse Removal 044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence 044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
George Law Enforcement 044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre 0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111
27 March 2017

Municipal Accident

George Municipality would like to confirm that a member of the public was severely injured this morning, and has subsequently passed away, following an accident earlier today involving a municipal JCB mechanical excavator which was working in the Blanco area on the clearing of illegal dumping. Initial reports indicate that the bystander was struck by the back wheel of the JCB. Municipal Traffic Services and the South African Police Services were immediately called to the scene.

The bystander was hospitalized but unfortunately passed away from his injuries. The driver of the municipal vehicle has been hospitalized for shock. Municipal Manager, Trevor Botha expressed his shock at the incident and offered his condolences to the bereaved  family. Ward Councillor for Blanco, Cllr Jean Säfers visited relatives to offer his condolences and assistance in terms of funeral arrangements.

The matter will be thoroughly investigated by the municipality and a case  has been opened by South African Police Services who are investigating further. No further details can be given at this stage.

 

Munisipale Ongeluk

George Munisipaliteit bevestig dat 'n lid van die publiek vanoggend ernstig beseer is, en is kort daarna oorlede, na aanleiding van 'n ongeluk vroeër vandag met 'n munisipale JCB meganiese graaf wat besig was in die Blanco area met die skoonmaak van onwettige storting.

Aanvanklike verklarings dui daarop dat die omstander getref is deur die agterwiel van die JCB. George Munisipale Verkeersdienste en die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiediens is onmiddellik na die toneel ontbied. Die omstander is in die hospitaal opgeneem, maar het ongelukkig aan sy beserings beswyk. Die bestuurder van die munisipale voertuig is in die hospitaal opgeneem vir skok. Mnr. Trevor Botha, Munisipale Bestuurder,Het sy skok oor die voorval uitgespreek en sy innige medelye aan die bedroefde familie betuig.

Wyksraadslid vir Blanco,Rdl Jean Säfers het besoek afgelê by die oorledene se familie en sy meegevoel gedeel. Hulp sal verleen word met begrafnes reëlings. 

 Die voorval sal deeglik deur die munisipaliteit ondersoek word en 'n saak is deur die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiediens geopen wat die ondersoek verder sal neem. Geen verdere besonderhede kan in die stadium bekend gemaak word nie.

Last published 27 March 2017