Umzimkhulu Local Municipality viewpoint

2016-06-24 06:00

WARM greetings.

Illegal veld fire

Through the leadership of Umzimkhulu Local Municipality, stakeholders gathered together to talk about illegal veld fire conducts.

Recommendations such as increasing of fire beaters, the basic tradition of fire belts, continuous community awareness campaigns, direct trainings to schools and many more were was brought forward and agreed upon. It was impressive to hear attendees acknowledging that starting an illegal veld fire is a criminal act therefore perpetrators must be persecuted.

Umzimkhulu horse racing event

As part of the build-up to the popular Dundee July Rural Horse Race, all local municipalities should host horse racing events. These events are treated as a qualifier for the provincial event.

Umzimkhulu Local Municipality is hosting a horse race in Ntlabeni Village of Ward 13 on 26 June as from 9am.

Ward committee award ceremony

Ward committees are regarded as the strategic foot ambassadors, soldiers and communicators of government at ward level.

Their term of office is equivalent to that of political leaders in the municipal terrain. In the past five years Umzimkhulu Municipality has capacitated them and as a result they have performed well and the achievement by the municipality is attributed to their commitment.

Until we meet again.

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