We do like to be beside the seaside

2016-04-20 06:00

SPARE a thought for your hardworking councillors, because they are being forced to spend three days at the three-star Hampshire Hotel in Ballito taking part in the Umvoti Strategic Planning Workshop from 18 to 21 April.

A total of 45 councillors and municipal employees are attending, which is being paid for by ratepayers.
Queries - why if councillors terms of office end in May a workshop now? Why the cost of a three-star, three-day stay in Ballito instead of in Greytown?

Although Umvoti Municipality obviously got a bulk discount for the reported hardworking attentive group of 45, even a failed accountancy student could reckon the final account to be paid (on behalf of ratepayers?) could not be much less than R280 000 to R300 000.

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