Treasury rejects embattled JB Marks Local Municipality's provisional budget

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JB Marks Local Municipality is in existence only by name and geographical location in Potchefstroom, North West, because a “provisional” 2020/21 budget that the council recently approved is not legally compliant.

The provincial finance department said on Friday that it had withheld the release of the equitable share to JB Marks.

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