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Published: 12 Aug 2019Title: CONTROLLED FIRES PLANNED DENNEOORD AND GARDEN ROUTE DAM NEXT TWO WEEKS Status: George Municipality Fire Department will be conducting controlled burns above Denneoord and around the Garden Route Dam as part of fuel reduction and veld fire management activities in August. Burns are weather and wind direction dependent, and therefor no specific dates are available.
Published: 07 Aug 2019Title: WATER UPDATE: 7 AUGUST 2019Status: Garden Route Dam Level: 72.31% Please note the dam level is currently being managed to facilitate construction to raise the spillway of the Garden Route Dam. Once completed, the heightened dam wall will increase its storage capacity by 25%. Construction is expected to be completed next year.
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George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111
16 May 2019

Update on George housing including Thembalethu UISP and Golden Valley Housing Project

George Municipality has with the aid of provincial funding, handed over 418 houses in the Thembalethu Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) since late last year to residents and another 282 houses of the total 700 houses are in various stages of construction and have been awarded to various contractors.

 

The subsidy applications is an ongoing process and as beneficiaries get approved, the contractors get appointed to construct the houses in clusters. The construction is dependent on the approval by Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS).

 

At the Golden Valley Housing Project, three houses that were built by Makhare Holdings is in the final stages of completion and will be handed over to the beneficiaries as soon as possible. PHP Building Supplies have to date completed their site establishment and 9 slabs have been cast of the 20 planned.

 

At Extensions 42 and 58, 54 units constructed by Makhare Holdings (14 units) and Moreki Distributors (40 units) have all been handed over to the beneficiaries.

 

Appointment letters have been  issued to Makhare Holdings for the construction of 33 units and Moreki Distributors has been allocated 13 units.   Construction can commence once all statutory processes and documentation has been submitted.

 

Photo: From left: Yvonne Mnapu from Housing Consumer Education: Existing Housing from the department of Human Settlements, Andile Qave (Owner), Madlokazi Vuzicelo Chairperson of the Beneficiary Liaison Committee  (BLC), Vuyiswa Koyi, Siyamthanda Soga (Senior Clerk) at the handover of houses at the UISP project.

 

Last published 16 May 2019