Say your say at public participation meetings

2016-09-22 06:00

All residents of the Nelson Mandela Bay, including stakeholders, civil society, government departments and parastatals, are encouraged to participate in the public consultation meetings in order to improve development and service delivery in Nelson Mandela Bay.

The Municipal Systems Act stipulates that a municipality must develop a culture of municipal governance that complements formal representative governance and must for this purpose encourage and create conditions for the local community to participate in the affairs of the municipality.

As from Monday, 19 September until Thursday, 27 October 2016 the municipality will be conducting a series of public meetings on its 2016/17 Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and Budget.

These public consultations will be led by the Executive Mayor and the Mayoral Committee.

Listed below are meetings scheduled for the Uitenhage and Despatch areas:

VThursday, 22 September (today) 18:00 – 20:00, Wards 42, 43 & 44, Jeff Masemola Community Hall, KwaNobuhle.

VMonday, 26 September 18:00 – 20:00, Ward 52 and portion of Ward 53, Daleview Community Hall, Despatch.

VWednesday, 12 October 18:00 – 20:00, Wards 48, 49, 50, 51 and portion of 53, Allanridge Community Hall, Uitenhage.

VThursday, 13 October 18:00 – 20:00, Wards 45, 46 and 47, Babs Madlakane Community Hall, KwaNobuhle.

VThursday, 27 October 18:00 – 20:00, Ward 41, marquee tent at Khayamnandi sports field, Despatch.

(-Heilie Combrinck)

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