The review of Kouga’s Integrated Development Plan (IDP) is underway. Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks said the municipality would be holding IDP community consultation meetings across the region over a six week period.“We would like to encourage all residents and stakeholder groups to join us to share their ideas for the development of their wards and the region as a whole.”All sessions start at 18:00, with the exception of the Marina Martinique meeting that will start at 10:00 and the meetings at the NG Church hall in Paradise Beach and Ons Tuiste in Humansdorp starting at 15:00.The meeting for Wards 1, 2 and 3 took place last week, followed by the meetings for Wards 4, 5, and 6 earlier this week.The first meeting for Ward 7 is set for tonight, October 11, and will take place at the Loerie Community Hall on Thursday. The second meeting for Ward 7 will take place on Monday, October 15, at the Katrina Felix Hall in Thornhill. Ward 8 will meet on October 16 at the Newton Hall while Ward 9 will meet at the Vusumzi Landu Hall, Hankey, on 18 October. The programme for week four will start on Monday, October 22, with the first meeting for Ward 10 taking place at the Dan Sandi Hall in Patensie.The second meeting for Ward 10 will take place the next day, October 23, at the Andrieskraal Hall. Ward 11 will meet on October 24 at the Newton Hall, Jeffreys Bay. Three meetings will be held in Ward 12. The first meeting will take place on October 25 at the St Francis Village Hall, the second at 15:00 on October 29 at the NG Church hall in Paradise Beach and the third meeting on October 30 in a marquee at the Humansdorp Country Club.Week Five’s programme will conclude on October 31, with Ward 13 meeting at the Weston Community Hall. The last week will see the meetings move to Ward 14. Two meetings are scheduled for the ward on Monday, 5 November, with the first meeting starting at 10am at the Marina Martinique Hall and the second meeting scheduled for 18:00 at the Tokyo Sexwale Sportsfield. The programme will conclude at Ward 15 on November 6. Two meetings will be held, with the first taking place at Ons Tuiste in Humansdorp at 15:00, followed by the second meeting at 6pm in a marquee at the Humansdorp Country Club.Enquiries can be directed to the IDP manager, Colleen Dreyer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 042 200 2200.