NMZ VIEWPOINT

2018-07-20 06:00

Greetings to all

WARD AUDIT

Having conducted training for the youth sector in the ward committee as part of the aim to sharpen our youth ambassadors moving forward, we ensured that such empowerment was cascaded to the war rooms.

Our Public Participation Unit is receiving monthly reports from both ward councillors and the committee.

These reports entail sectoral activities and recommendations, and assist the stakeholders to develop relevant interventions as per OSS. Performance is defined by the fruitful report to the Public Participation Unit at required intervals. It is also defined by fruitful interventions by relevant stakeholders.

We are currently in a season to reflect on the 2017/2018 financial year to gauge performances of our wards in order to improve during the 2018/2019 financial year.

STAFF APPRAISAL CEREMONY

It was a great pleasure to have been part of the municipal staff appraisal ceremony where employees nominated and voted for their own colleagues for their good performance.

It was inspirational to witness municipal employees in a gathering and rejoicing without formalities as the event was very casual.

We would like to applaud those hard-working municipal employees for winning their respective awards.

This event seeks to enhance team work hence it is prescribed in the team-building principles.

PUBLIC PROTEST

As a municipality, we would like to state categorically that we do support the concept of public participation, hence we are continuously encourage our communities to express their views. Through communities expressing their views, we learn quite a lot and surely the communities also learn as well.

Although we support the fact that our communities should express their views, in the same public-participation principles, we would encourage the same communities to observe the processes for them to be granted authority to embark on public protests.

We reprimand and discourage acts and tendencies of vandalism when engaging in protest because the demolition of infrastructure reverses gains that have been made.

It is our responsibility to protect even those who are not partaking in protests and therefore culprits will be dealt with decisively and unapologetically.

Till we meet again.

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.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
 

And the Paws24 and Hill's winners are ...

Find out who the winners of our Paws24 pet pics and Q&a competitions are...

 

Paws

Keep your family and pets safe from rabies
5 scientific benefits of owning a cat
Why we love cats
8 great natural remedies for your pet
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
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.