The article has been taken from the news24.com website. It now appears that there is a billing "challenge"". The CRRA has been asking for the last 9 months what the huge write off of 23% of the Water Revenue (894mln) of the City relates to and the huge historical write offs - see page 142
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The increases, paid for once again by Ratepayers, are mind boggling. 500-540% increase in tariffs for the first 1-6 kilolitres? All our queries to Eddie Andrews (""Mini mayor" for Area South), Penny East (Chair, Oversight Committee Area South and Ward Councillor for Ward 71) as well as Elizabeth Brunette Ward Councillor for Ward 62 remain unanswered,
LEVEL 6B WATER RESTRICTIONS The City of Cape Town has implemented Level 6B Water Restrictions, effective from 1 February 2018 until further notice. RESTRICTIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL CUSTOMERS No watering/irrigation with municipal drinking water allowed. This includes watering/irrigation of gardens, vegetables, agricultural crops, sports fields, golf courses, nurseries, parks and other open spaces. Nurseries and
Please click on the link below. The full article is also posted underneath. https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/borehole-rules-can-you-use-sea-water-to-flush-the-city-answers-your-questions-20180130 Cape Town - GroundUp asked readers to send questions about the water crisis for the City of Cape Town to answer. We selected and edited the best ones. Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson, mayoral committee member for Safety and Security and Social Services
Please click on the below link for a copy of the full letter. CoCT drought charge letter-15 Jan 2018 Dear Sirs, COMMENT ON PROPOSED DROUGHT CHARGE The Constantia Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association (the CRRA) is a community based organization and ratepayers body registered as such with the City of Cape Town and thus represents residents
Please be advised of the following electricity interruptions. More detailed information can be seen by clicking on the attachment links below. 15th January Midhurst Way S/S, Gildale Cls, Withycombe Cls, Dreyer Cls, Breda Str, Algoa Way, Russell Cls. 30th January Constantia Rd S/S, Silvertree Lane, Pear Lane, Constantia Main Rd. 2303 (2018) - WARNING
Monthly drought levy based on value of your property – “Public Particpation”process beginning 5th December to 12th January.
It is an old tactic of the City to schedule important Public Participation (PP) processes during the period that residents and ratepayers are least likely to respond or participate. This PP is no different. They have had plenty of time to get this going. We as a ratepayers organisation do not believe that enough thought
Per advices from the City: “The proposed drought charge is‚ to be implemented from February 1 if Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba gives the go-ahead. A resident with a property valued at R600,000 could expect to pay R35 a month and a commercial property owner whose building is valued at R500,000 may pay R60 a month.
Electricity Interuptions – WARNING NOTICE – Rathfelder Ave substation and surrounds CONSTANTIA – 8 Dec 2017
Ratepayers and Residents are advised of interuptions as follows: Date: 8th December 2017 Time: 06.00hrs to 18:00hrs Roads affected: Rathfelder Ave S/S, Rathfelder Ave, Klaasenbosch Dr, Alphonse
We have been attempting to get the City to conduct a High Constantia node Traffic Study for the last 2 years - particularly at the junctions of Constantia Main and Price Drive/Groot Constantia Road/Pagasvlei Road. It took some convincing of our Ward Councillor that something needed to be done - despite glaring evidence. Once at