GREETINGS to all.MONITORING AND EVALUATIONAs the first quarter of the 2018/2019 Financial Year has been completed, it is quite pleasing to notice that the municipal team is fruitfully committed towards taking this municipality to another level. It is quite clear that the municipal employees are definitely in full understanding of the newly adopted pace.2018 ARTS & CULTURE COMPETITIONSUmzimkhulu has a very talented artist community; it is on that note that, over the years, we have invested many funds into our artists. Groups started to participate from all walks and talents were showcased. Such support towards our artists of gospel, Isicathamiya, masikhandi, poetry and kwaito means they are getting more external attention. We also pride ourselves in the consciousness of our youth towards artistry and music in general. ARRIVE ALIVEThe factual reality is that the number of vehicles in the municipality are growing. We would like to call upon all road users to be mindful of the speed humps as they are meant to minimise the pace of vehicles. As we are going towards the busy season, road users should refrain from consuming alcohol while driving. Until we meet again.