Complaint: overgrown grass and weeds

2011-01-31 00:00

FORT Napier Hospital asked the municipality to organise grass cutters to sort out the bush in front of the hospital as the administration was worried about people driving out and not being able to see oncoming traffic.

Msunduzi parks department responds: The complaint has been programmed and will be completed in due course.

 

Martyn Preccott writes: Over the past three to four years I have repeatedly been in touch with various members of the parks and recreation department assigned to this area regarding the alien weeds and wattle trees that have now overgrown and taken over bordering the residences of Peter Harwood Place in Lester Park. I spray and keep clean to about two metres outside my property in the hope that it keeps these invader plants at bay, but they are propagating in my garden at quite an alarming rate.

About five months ago Mr Tutsani met with me for a “site meeting” where he assured me that the project they were busy with was almost complete and he would bring his team around within the week to tackle the issues, I thought after all these years I had found someone who cared for the ratepayer. Alas I was wrong and after many phone calls to him I got the normal excuses.

I understand that funds are very tight, but could you please look into this matter.

Msunduzi parks department responds: The wattle trees behind the above-mentioned property are on our programme for removal and will be completed soon. We are working on a programme to eradicate alien vegetation, and this programme should be complete by January 28.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/Sport

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.