Msunduzi facing R38,5 million overtime bill after storms

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One of the summer storms that swept over Pietermaritzburg, leaving much damage and a massive overtime bill in their wake.
One of the summer storms that swept over Pietermaritzburg, leaving much damage and a massive overtime bill in their wake.

A staggering R38,5 million in overtime was accumulated by Msunduzi Municipality workers and other external service providers during the mopping-up operations after the recent storms.

This was revealed by the city’s preliminary report on storm damage, which was tabled during a special executive committee (Exco) meeting on Tuesday last week.

The report was formulated after the city was hard hit by storms — on December 15 and 22 — which ripped through most wards in the municipality.

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