Improving our service to informal settlements

2017-08-17 06:01
Mayor Elza van Lingen (left) and Ward Councillor Freddy Campher (right) joined Sylvia Nelson as she switched on the electricity to her home at Donkerhoek for the very first time. Photo:SUPPLIED

Mayor Elza van Lingen (left) and Ward Councillor Freddy Campher (right) joined Sylvia Nelson as she switched on the electricity to her home at Donkerhoek for the very first time. Photo:SUPPLIED

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IMPROVING living conditions at informal settlements is of great importance to the Kouga Council.

The municipality started with the formalisation of Donkerhoek at Humansdorp this past year.

Plots were surveyed and sites allocated to community members. The main access road to the area was also upgraded.

Electricity was then installed to 247 of the sites at a cost of R6-million and switched on in July 2017.

A further R4-million is on the 2017/18 capital budget to electrify the remaining 116 sites at Donkerhoek, as well as sites at Ocean View.

Plots were surveyed and sites alloca-ted to community members. The main access road to the area was also upgra-ded.

Electricity was then installed to 247 of the sites at a cost of R6-million and switched on in July 2017.

A further R4-million is on the 2017/18 capital budget to electrify the remaining 116 sites at Donkerhoek, as well as sites at Ocean View.

Donkerhoek kry krag

  • DIE verbetering van dienslewering na informele gebiede is van groot belang vir die Kouga-raad.

Meer as 200 families van Donkerhoek op Humansdorp het die afgelope jaar gebaat by die munisipaliteit se plan om informele gebiede te formaliseer.

Erwe is uitgemeet en afgebaken. Die toegangspad is opgradeer en R6-miljoen is spandeer om krag na 247 huise te installeer. Die elektrisiteit is amptelik in Julie 2017 aangeskakel.

‘n Verdere R4-miljoen is vir die nuwe boekjaar begroot vir die elektrifisering van nog 116 erwe by Donkerhoek, asook vir Ocean View.

Ukuphuchulwa kweenkonzo kwabasematyotyombeni

  • UMASIPALA uqale ngokwenza iDonkerhoek eseHumansdorp indawo esesikweni kulo nyaka uphelileyo.

Iziza ziye zacandwa kwaye zabelwa abahlali baloo ndawo. Indlela enkulu yokungena khona nayo iye yalungiswa.

Umbane uye wafakwa kwiziza ezingama-247 ngexabiso eliyi-R6 million, waza walayitwa ngo-July 2017.

Enye iR4-million ikho kuhlahlo-lwabiwo-mali lweziseko luka-2017/18, ibekelwe ukufakela umbane kwiziza ezili-116 eziseleyo eDonkerhoek kwakunye neziza eziseOcean View.

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