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Published: 30 May 2020Title: George Municipality presents the Draft Budget and IDP 2020/21 – OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT until 12 June 2020Status: George Municipality presents the Draft Budget and IDP 2020/21 – OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT until 12 June 2020. Please send us your comments via email. Find the link to the budget document at http://www.george.gov.za/download_document/3262 or under www.george.gov.za/documents/financial reports/budget
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More than 1000 athletes expected to take part in the Outeniqua Chair Challenge 2020 19 May 2020 Alert Level 4 Regulations – Business who are allowed to operate ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON SOUTH AFRICA’S COMMUNICATIONS UPDATE: PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ON ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESPONSE TO COVID-19 Corporate Services administration offices are closed during lockdown COVID-19: Municipalities implement wide-ranging interventions to assist communities GEORGE MUNICIPALITY ESSENTIAL SERVICES COVID-19 LEVEL 3 - ELECTRICITY George Municipality sponsors Soup kitchen project George Municipality sponsors Soup kitchen project GO GEORGE model studied by other municipalities International Fire Fighters Day in Stellenbosch Media Release: Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Part 5: Technical Series on Energy Efficiency PHASE 4B: GO GEORGE preparing community for bus service President asks for prayer tonight between 18h00 and 18h30 Procedures during eNaTIS transition period RELEASE The Department of Small Business Development announces GUIDELINES FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE SPAZASHOPS AND GENERAL DEALERS SUPPORT SEDA Western Cape annual stakeholder meeting STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF COGTA ON THE DIRECTIONS FOR ONCE OFF MOVEMENT OF PERSONS Statement on the Special Cabinet Meeting of Monday, 20 April 2020 Update by Premier Alan Winde on the coronavirus Update by Premier Alan Winde on the coronavirus-food relief Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde ‘FINE-FREE” campaign for all library-users #CoronaVirus - Infection timeline #CoronaVirus - Infection timeline #CoronaVirus latest guidelines #CORONAVIRUS UPDATE Information provided by WC Department of Health #Coronavirus: No new social grant applications will be done during Lock Down #CoronaVirusUpdates daily 28 March 2020 #Covid-19: Municipal Update #GARDENROUTEDAM: The raising of the Garden Route Dam is on track #LOADSHEDDING TIPS #Lockdown Covid-19: Car and driver's licences will NOT EXPIRE during South Africa's national lock down *TRANSPORT MINISTER FIKILE MBALULA’S AVIATION AND MARITIME UPDATE DURING THE NATIONAL LOCKDOWN* 07 May 2020STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF COGTA ON THE AMENDMENT OF DIRECTIONS FOR ONCE OFF MOVEMENT OF GOODS AND PERSONS 100 trees planted in honour of Arbor Week 10th Funda Mzantsi Championship 1500 fire blankets for collaborative fire safety campaign 20 April 2020 - From the desk of the President 2019 Festive greetings from the Municipal Manager Trevor Botha 2019 Festive Season Greetings from the Municipal Manager 2019 George Lights Festival - Roads affected 2019 George Lights Festival  - Keeping it in the family 2019 Outeniqua Cycle Challenge won gold accolade 2B Water Restrictions remain in place – Watering times revert to summer hours 3 YEAR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME (Planning) 3 YEAR PROFFESIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME 30 years for George fire chief Neels Barnard 300 people protest against violence against women 700 bags, two skips and a truck full of trash 8 Work opportunities through EPWP A few surprises in store at 2020 George Old Car Show About Us Acting Mayor screened for #Coronavirus Activities for children during the Covid-19 lock down Additional R53 million allocated to food relief programmes in the Western Cape Administration ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: REVENUE MANAGEMENT Aids Candlelight Memorial Music Festival Aids Day celebrated in George ALCOHOL AND CIGARETTES BAN Alderman Mercia Draghoender All Municipality tenders due to open after 26 March 2020 will open 24 April 2020, 12h00 Any companies that have PPE stock should email Application drive in George on 30 November 2019. Arrest for illegal connections Attention Ward 15 residents - draw EPWP sub contractors Attention Ward 9 residents -draw EPWP sub contractors Attention: Ward 12 residents - draw EPWP sub contractors Attention: Ward 14 residents - Draw EPWP sub contractors AUDIT COMMITTEE MEMBER VACANCY Audit Improvement AWARDED TENDERS AND QUOTATIONS - NOVEMBER 2015 Awards For George Municipality Water Treatment Bank SETA Entrepreneurial Skills Programme Application Be kind to support loved ones during the #Coronavirus Beach Road roadworks: Road resurfacing project in Beach Road, Pacaltsdorp from Tuesday,2 March 2020 Bejaarde Vrou Gehelp Met Lekkende Dak Big names return to compete in the 2020 OUTENIQUA CHAIR CHALLENGE Blue and green bag removal commences next week Blue and green bag removal commences next week Blue and green bag removal has resumed: Please don’t put out all of your backlog of bags at once! Book Launch of Hannes Visser's poetry book - Die jaar toe pa... Bridge repair will take longer than expected Business as usual as Merriman Street upgrades finish up Business of Creative Entrepreneurs Buurtwag kry glimbaadjies Caledon Street Progress: 17th July CALEDON STREET UPGRADE Call for National Command to intervene in Western Cape Car licence renewal notices now only via SMS and email Care for Girls School project Careers Carry your SASSA card or bank card and ID to get grant Celebrating women of all paths of life during Women’s Month. Charlie Williams CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT: TRAFFIC SERVICES Children's Parliament visits George Junior Council Chremhog and Municipality join forces to give people living on the street toiletries CIPC CERTIFICATION PROCESS FOR ESSENTIAL SERVICE BUSINESSES DURING EXTENDED LOCKDOWN CIPC CERTIFICATION PROCESS FOR ESSENTIAL SERVICE BUSINESSES DURING EXTENDED LOCKDOWN CITY NATURE CHALLENGE 2020: HELP GET THE GARDEN ROUTE ON THE BIO MAP Clarity has been sought on the presentation made by the Minister of Health to the NCOP Clarity on whatsapp messages from 'Virology Head' Cleaning of GO GEORGE buses during COVID-19 crisis Cleaning Operation in Thembalethu by Online Radio station and George Municipality Closed contracts Community Outreach: Municipal and Provincial services Community Screening and Testing well under way in Garden Route Community Services Compassionate community support during Covid-19 Computer training for youth and business. Contact Us Controlled burn permits again issued as official fire season ends CONTROLLED BURNS BLANCO FROM NEXT WEEK Controlled fires planned for Garden Route Dam Area Conville library closed until 25 March 2017 Conville library closed until 25 March 2017 Corona update Alan Winde 4 April CORONAVIRUS TALKING POINTS Coronavirus: Daily update - 7 April 2020 CORONAVIRUS: LEVEL 3 COVID-19 AGRICULTURAL DISASTER SUPPORT FUND FOR SMALLHOLDER AND COMMUNAL FARMERS Covid-19 call centres and hotlines COVID-19 Drive-through donation centre at City Hall Covid-19 lockdown implications for George Municipality COVID-19 LOCKDOWN SERVICES UPDATE AS ON 1 APRIL 2020 COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: LATER START ON SOME ROUTES ACCORDING TO DEMAND COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: LONGER MORNING PEAK SERVICE, 3 ADDITIONAL ROUTES COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: SMART CARD KIOSK RE-OPENED FOR GO GEORGE SMART CARD SALES AND TOP-UPS COVID-19 LOCKDOWN:  FACE MASKS A MUST ON LEVEL 4 Covid-19 positive - communities to be supportive Covid-19: Businesses urged to put measures in place to prevent spread Covid-19: Caring at home Covid-19: Contact tracing Covid-19: Correct disposal of household waste Covid-19: Disaster Response Directions Covid-19: Essential contacts Covid-19: Garden Route en Sentraal Karoo mediese sorg Covid-19: Keylinks for workplace safety Covid-19: Numbers to report non-compliance/mense wat nie ag slaan op regulasies nie Covid-19: restrictions on funerals Covid-19: Rollout on large-scale screening Covid-19: Self-quarantine guidelines Covid-19: SMME intervention Covid-19: Social Grant dates Covid-19: WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES COVID-19: Western Cape Provincial Overview COVID-19: Western Cape Provincial Update 5 Covid-19: What is fake news? Covid-19: Where to lodge complaints against Police/Military Covid019: Business support Covid19: Report illegal price hikes Credit Control Roadshow Current Opportunities Deadline looming: Cultural and sports relief Deaf community helps one of their own on Mandela Day Department of Employment and Labour on temporal operational changes due to Lockdown. Department of Transport and Public Works calls for input into new provincial licence mark for motor vehicles and vehicle licence fee increase DEPUTY DIRECTOR: INTERNAL AUDIT DEPUTY DIRECTOR: INTERNAL AUDIT Deputy Mayor Charlotte Mary-Anne Clarke Dienste by George Munisipale Hof reeds aan die gang Dine with a Local sparks interest at Indaba DIRECTIONS GUIDING THE BIODIVERSITY, FORESTRY, WASTE MANAGEMENT AND FISHERIES SECTORS AND PERMITTING UNDER LOCKDOWN LEVEL THREE DIRECTOR: TOWN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT Disability School Awareness programme fun and learning experience Documents Door-to-door campaign to raise illegal dumping awareness Draw for 2 EPWP Subcontractors for Street paving at Blanco Draw for EPWP contractors in Thembalethu Draw for EPWP contractors in Thembalethu Draw for EPWP contractors in Thembalethu Draw for EPWP Sub contractors in Thembalethu Draw for local labourers and community liaison Draw for Subcontractors for paving in Wilderness Drive-through donation centre details Driver of the Year celebrates 40th event this Saturday DSD Food parcels DSTV RESPONDS TO GOVERNMENT’S CALL WITH AN ENRICHING EASTER WEEKEND CHANNEL Economic Development department moves office ECONOMIC MITIGATION AND RELIEF MEASURES Economic Relieve Measures during Covid-19 Eden DM EHPS Devoted To Routine Water Sampling Of Coastal Areas Electrical expansion towards Thembalethu and eastern business zone on track Electricity Electronic submission of land use applications now available Elizabeth Stroebel Empowerment and Inclusion – Women in leadership Conference Entrepreneurs Night Market EPWP UNIT CLOSED DURING LOCKDOWN ERRATUM - DEPUTY DIRECTOR - MUNICIPAL MANAGER SUPPORT Eskom planned power outage in Wilderness surrounds ESKOM POWER OUTAGE - STAGE 2 CALLED  Eskom update on loadshedding for the weekend ESSENTIAL SERVICES COVID-19 LEVEL 3 - WATER, SANITATION, STREETS ESSENTIAL SERVICES COVID-19 LEVEL 3 – VEHICLE AND DRIVERS LICENCES ESSENTIAL SERVICES: FINANCE Essential workers taking the message to the communities Events Executive Committee elected at the annual general meeting of the People Living on the Street Forum Executive Mayor Executive Mayor Leon Van Wyk Executive Mayor's Festive Message Extension of Funda Mzantsi Championship – George library donates more books to George Correctional Centre EXTENSION OF THE NATIONAL LOCKDOWN TALKING POINTS External Bursary applications for 2020 Academic Year Extra Bus Trips And Extended Hours During The Festive Season EXTRA TIME ON GEYSER SWITCH-OFF TIMES Extra water and toilets for thousands during Covid-19 FACTS ABOUT DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD PARCELS Fake News relating to Covid-19 Lockdown: Citizen Form/Permit FAQ COVID-19 SUPPORT FINDER for Business FAQs Farewell to George Municipality interns Feather Awards 2016 Female Councillors on Multi-Party Women's Group FICA regulations in operation at George Municipality Fifth Clean Audit for George Municipality Final regulations for lock down by Cogta Finance Essential Services at George Municipality Fire and Rescue First applicants for ID now helped First food parcels distributed in George First of its kind fire equipment for George Food relief qualifying criteria Food relief qualifying criteria - Afrikaans Free digital and technology advisory support available for SMMEs Free digital and technology advisory support for small business Free Entrepreneurship workshop Free entrepreneurship workshop - Business of Creative Entrepreneurship Frequently asked questions for employers: Follow the link from Department of Health Frequently asked questions on Covid-19 Frequently asked questions on the growth of laboratory confirmed Covid-19 cases in Western Cape - 24 April 2020 Friendly Mayoral “roadblock” to welcome tourists Friendly Mayoral “roadblock” to welcome tourists From the desk of the President Garden Route and Central Karoo medical care Garden Route Dam Garden Route Dam area no-go zone as contractors go on site next week Garden Route Dam Construction: Cyclists ignoring danger signs Garden Route Dam Level : 59, 54% Garden Route Dam Level Update -Monday 20 January 2020 Garden Route Dam Spillway construction progressing well Garden Route testing sites and new hospital visiting hours Gauteng Voortrekkers leer by George oor watersuiwering Gemeenskap Uitreikaksie met dienste van munisipale en provinsiale regering George and Wilderness marketed in India George By Law relating to the keeping of dogs and other animals and movement in public places George confirmed as an investors destination George Councillor visits 1st Women's Parliament George Financially Sound George Fire Brigade launched a brand new fire truck George Fire Brigade prepare for Hazmat emergency George Fire Brigade takes initiative to prepare for Hazmat emergencies George Fire gets specialised tractor for firebreaks George Fire joins tree planting on Arbour Day George fires roleplayers honoured George golf courses tops George holiday overview George Hospital says thank you for staying home George Junior Council elects new members George Junior Council elects new members George Libraries celebrates World Read Aloud Day George Libraries ready for National Book  George Library holiday fun George Library Holiday Programme 2019 George Library is heart of community on Mandela Day George Library participates in 10th Funda Mzantzi Championship George Lights Festival a great success George Mayor visits Diepkloof Primary on the first day of school GEORGE MUN: PUBLIC NOTICE ON GARDEN SERVICES/SOLE PROPRIETOR PERMITS George Municipal actions as of Lockdown Day One Friday 27 March George Municipal Offices closed on public holiday, Friday, August 9th George Municipality George Municipality and others clean community George Municipality awareness event for 16 days of Activism against gender-based violence George Municipality celebrated World Homeless Day George Municipality celebrates International Disability Day George Municipality celebrates World Food day George Municipality confirms that we currently have 3 essential service officials who have tested positive for Covid-19 George Municipality creates awareness against gender based violence GEORGE MUNICIPALITY ENCOURAGES ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF BUILDING PLANS GEORGE MUNICIPALITY ESSENTIAL SERVICES COVID-19 LEVEL 3 - HUMAN SETTLEMENTS GEORGE MUNICIPALITY ESSENTIAL SERVICES COVID-19 LEVEL 3 – PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT George Municipality gives donated books to Solidarity Helping Hands George Municipality grants funding to municipal creches GEORGE MUNICIPALITY GUIDELINESS FOR INFORMAL TRADERS AND SPAZA SHOPS DURING THE COVID-19 NATIONAL LOCKDOWN PERIOD George Municipality holding Indigent Roadshow George Municipality hosted the annual IERM Convention cocktail function George Municipality implementing COVID-19 actions George Municipality Long Service Awards 2016 George Municipality presents the Draft Budget and IDP 2020/21 – OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT George Municipality Process Controllers receive awards for excellence George Municipality proud to be part of OCC George Municipality ready for Easter holiday period George Municipality staff donate towards keeping girls in school George Municipality Water Update 17 April 2019 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 11 MARCH 2020 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 10 APRIL 2019 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 12 FEBRUARY 2020 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 13 MARCH 2019 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 22 JANUARY 2020 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 24 APRIL 2019 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 27 MARCH 2019 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 29 JANUARY 2020 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 6 MARCH 2019 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE:  22 APRIL 2020 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE:  25 MARCH 2020 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE:  27 MAY 2020 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE:  6 MAY 2020 George Municipality – the new normal for service delivery George Municipality’s Social Development formidable team working ‘miracles’ George offers the overall highest quality of life George Old Car Show Celebrates 21 Years George Old Car Show Celebrates 21st Anniversary George Old Car Show notification of road closure George Tens Rugby Festival George Tourism connects with local industry George Tourism offices closed on Monday, June 17th George Tourism proud to present We Do Tourism Conference GEORGE TOURISM REAPING REWARDS FROM INDIA ROADSHOW George Tourism visitor information and events George Transport Hub Inaugurated Amidst Great Excitement GEORGE'S SISTER CITY IS IN TOWN George  - two for one! Financial independence and the highest quality of life on offer Gert Van Niekerk GEYSER SWITCH-OFF TIMES CHANGE FOR WINTER  GO GEORGE adapting for Knysna Road upgrades GO GEORGE at Lights Festival 2019 GO GEORGE Bus Routes during Lights Festival GO GEORGE celebrates 5th anniversary GO GEORGE champions GO GEORGE cheers on athletes at OCC 2019 GO GEORGE explores industrial theatre GO GEORGE is gereed om volgende fase uit te rol GO GEORGE model studied by other municipalities GO GEORGE OFFERS REDUCED SERVICE FOCUSED ON ESSENTIAL SERVICES STAFF DURING LOCKDOWN GO GEORGE PHASE 4 Postponed GO GEORGE preparing to roll out phase 4B GO GEORGE ready to roll out next phase GO GEORGE reroutes Rosemoor route to accommodate municipal repairs GO GEORGE rerouting buses for OCC GO GEORGE schedules and hours during holiday season GO GEORGE schedules and hours during holiday season GO GEORGE schedules on national Heritage Day GO GEORGE service alert: Possible delays – 3 December 2019 GO GEORGE statistics GO GEORGE supports 'good green deeds' GO GEORGE supports passengers during operational changes GO GEORGE visits Carpe Diem School with play about disability GO GEORGE: Denneoord Bus Route returns to normal GO GEORGE: Free travel days for all Smart Card holders when new routes roll out GO GEORGE: Roll-out of Phase 4 GOOD NEWS FOR ACCOMMODATION ESTABLISHMENTS HOSTING PERMITTED AND ESSENTIAL SERVICES Good start for Covid-19 drive-through donation centre Government rolls out massive Covid-19 testing Graduation Ceremony honours students GRANT RECIPIENTS PUBLIC TRANSPORT WINDOW PERIOD DRAWS TO AN END Great Waves and High Scores for Opening Day of Vic Bay Classic Haarlem title deed handover Health Minister on masks Heatlh System's reponse to physical distancing - George Sub-district Heidedal Primary - Eco Warriors in the Making Helen Loff HELP FEED THOUSANDS IN GEORGE DURING COVID-19 HELP FEED THOUSANDS IN GEORGE DURING COVID-19 Help George win KWÊLA DORP VAN DIE JAAR 2020 HELP US MOTIVATE WHY TOURISM SUB SECTORS CAN OPERATE HIGHER THAN LEVEL 1 - DEADLINE TOMORROW Helpful information regarding the Covid-19 with regards to homes and businesses High-Performance Surfing at Vic Bay Classic Holiday Wishes From Go George Holy Cross Primary decorates eco brick bench Hospital visitations cancelled - Covid-19 Household composting pilot project Housing database update and registration weekend 14 and 15 September Housing database verification and registration drive in George Housing Database Verification continues in Touwsranten How to access R350 COVID-19 grant How to apply HOW TO GET AND USE GEORGE MUNICIPALITY MOBILE APPLICATION (APP) HOW TO GET AND USE GEORGE MUNICIPALITY MOBILE APPLICATION (APP) How to wash your hands in - Afrikaans, English, isiXhosa Human Settlements ICOSA Illegal Dumping causes flooding IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON WESTERN CAPE ECONOMY Improper Use Of Fireworks Illegal Inaugural George Tens a good foundation to build on Informal Traders - Frequently Asked Questions Informative public sessions on approved financial policies of Council Internal Audit Awareness Month International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day is celebrated on Sunday, 19 May 2019. Internship Programme at George Municipality - Energy efficiency INTERNSHIP: FINANCIAL SERVICES Interruption of Electricity Supply Introducing concept of first Thursdays for George! Investor Relations Iona Kritzinger Is all your electricity off at work? Johan Du Toit John-Patrick Buys Joint clean-up in Rosedale Julia Ncamazana Justin Fry Kaaimans Railway Bridge Named Heritage Landmark Khumbulele Jackson Mkhondo Knysna Road will be closed at the Mission Street intersection on Thursday, 20 February 2020 KWÊLA DORP VAN DIE JAAR – George is in die tweede rondte! LAND MANAGEMENT OFFICER (PERMANENT) Land use application - Tyolora LAND USE APPLICATION – Groenkloof LAND USE APPLICATION – Wilderness LAND USE APPLICATION: HEATHER PARK Launch of the George Mini-Library Services for Visually Impaired Persons in George Leadership Let us support persons with disabilities during the lockdown Level 3 in line with the Risk-based approach to contain the Spread of COVID-19 LIBRARIES CLOSED TO PUBLIC FROM TOMORROW Licence offices are still closed, licences still valid Licences during lockdown Local benefits to new Garden Route SAESI branch Local Drug Action Committee launched in George Local Government in Garden Route identifies dozens of regional COVID-19 care sites Lock down - What will I be able to do Lock Down Level 4: Permissions and Restrictions LOCKDOWN LEVEL 3: More bus routes on Level 3 come with warning Lockdown regulations LOCKDOWN: COMMON AREAS IN COMPLEXES AND ESTATES LOCKDOWN: EVERYTHING THAT YOU MAY AND MAY NOT DO Making and donation of cloth masks MANAGER IDP PMS AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION MANAGER TESTING AND PROTECTION MANAGER: BILLING & CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER: LABORATORY SERVICES Mandela Day: Officials clean creche garden Mandela Day: Officials give sanitary bags to schoolgirls Mandeladag: George Munisipaliteit doen sy deel Mayor of George invited to Israel Mayoral Committee Mayoral Festive Wishes Mayoral initiative of Hope at Tourism Bureau’s Mayoral Project Benefits Bus Service Mayoral Project Benefits Bus Service Mdongwe Neighbourhood Watch receives reflective jackets Media briefing on Education during Covid-19 Media Release: Update by Premier Alan Winde on the coronavirus Media Release: Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Media Release: Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Media Release: Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde - 25 April 2020 Media Release: Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde- testing is safe and important in the COVID-19 response Media statement issued by the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NatJOINTS) MEDIA STATEMENT: COVID-19 AND GO GEORGE Media Statement: OCC 2019 Media Statement: Rollout of Phase 4B Merriman Street Update MESSAGE BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON COVID-19 PANDEMIC MINISTER OF COGTA ANOUNCES AMENDMENTS TO THE COVID-19 REGULATIONS MINISTER OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SENDS DIRECTION FOR AMENDMENT OF SHARED CUSTODY REGULATIONS DURING LOCKDOWN More food parcels to George this week More than 17 000 meals at 133 municipal soup kitchens and increasing MUNICIPAL ESSENTIAL SERVICES: CEMETERIES MUNICIPAL ESSENTIAL SERVICES: COMMUNITY SERVICES Municipal Essential Services: Planning and Development MUNICIPAL ESSENTIAL SERVICES: PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT Municipal Essential Services:Community Services administration offices are closed during lockdown. Municipal Manager Municipal Manager – Additional response to investigation report by MEC Bredell Municipal Managers Forum Municipal office closures for 2019 year end functions Municipal-related implications of Covid-19 for tourism and outdoor spaces Municipality announces GO GEORGE tariff increase Municipality Closed Municipality closed over Christmas holidays Municipality Departments Municipality hosts SAICE at significant water provision sites Municipality PR Councillors Municipality statement re Medi-Clinic and Sallywood Municipality Structure Mxolisi Micheal Nyakati National Book Week celebrated with Voorbereidingskool National Golf Festival 2019 National Treasury’s mid-year Budget and Performance Assessment of George Municipality National update Covid 19 on 8 May National update Covid 19 on 9 May New permissions required for Accommodation Establishments on Level 4 New resolution on levying property rates 2019/20 New risk adjusted lockdown welcomed in the Western Cape New transfer station for  Uniondale New Translation booth for George Council News NO black bag refuse collection for the next 14 days No fireworks anytime, anywhere No liquor sold or to be moved during lock down! NO MORE CONTROLLED BURN PERMITS BY END OCTOBER No Renewal Notices For Motor Vehicle Licences For 31 December 2016 Nomawethu Jantjies Non-municipal soup kitchen permits Notice of interruption of electricity in Buffelsfontein - Hansmoeskraal Notice of interruption of electricity in Parkdene Notice on incorrect municipal accounts send via email: 29 January at 15:30 Notice: George Municipality invites comments or inputs on the Annual Report Notice: Internet and Telephone lines down at Conville Library 11:50am on 18 February 2020 NOTICE: Opening of Tenders Notice: Removal of Gum trees Notice: Ward 10 and 21 residents - draw EPWP sub contractors OCC 2017 OCC 2020: Be inspired by the triumph of the human spirit OCC 2020: Where inclusivity and the indomitable human spirit collide OCC opening: George mayor says ‘be more sensitive to the disabled’ OPEN DAY to celebrate Annual World Water Day 2020 Oral History Initiative Rolled Out In George Outeniqua Chair Challenge (OCC) needs volunteers Outeniqua Chair Challenge 2020 Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge - 14 September 2019 Part 3: Quality Reading @ home Part 3: Technical Series on Energy Efficiency Part 3:Technical Series on Energy Efficiency Issues Part 4: Technical Series on Energy Efficiency Paying your account during lockdown Phumela Pamela Nosana Pieter Jacobus Van Der Hoven PLAN EXAMINER PLANNED POWER OUTAGE - 16 July Planned power outage - farming area of Geelhoutboom Planned power outage - farming area of Geelhoutboom and Modderrivier Planned power outage - farming areas Wilderness Heights Planned power outage - Kaaimans line Planned power outage - Ntaka Street, Thembalethu Planned power outage - Only Kaaimans area affected Planned power outage - Part Gloucester Street Planned power outage - portion 7th and 8th Avenues, Wilderness Planned power outage - portion of Blanco Planned power outage - portion of Blanco Planned power outage - portion of Ebb & flow line Planned power outage - portion of Geelhoutboom Planned power outage - portion of Geelhoutboom and Modderrivier farming area Planned power outage - portion of George Centre Planned power outage - portion of George South Planned power outage - portion of Heatherlands Planned power outage - portion of Hoekwil line (Olifantshoek & Platrug Roads) Planned power outage - portion of Kleinkrantz Planned power outage - portion of Kleinkrantz Planned power outage - portion of Map of Africa and Kaaimans Planned power outage - portion of Modderrivier Planned power outage - portion of Ramaphosa East, Thembalethu Planned power outage - portion of Ramaphosa East, Thembalethu Planned power outage - portion of Ramaphosa West Zone 6 Planned power outage - portion of Syferfontein line Planned power outage - portion of Thembalehtu Zone 6 and 7 Planned power outage - portion of Wilderness East (North Street) Planned power outage - portion of Wilderness Heights Planned power outage - portion of Wilderness Heights Planned power outage - Portions of Airport and Proefplaas lines Planned power outage - portions of Nothern and Eastern parts of George Planned power outage - portions of Nothern and Eastern parts of George Planned power outage - Quarryman line, Witfontein Planned power outage - Scotland Street, Borchards Planned power outage - Thabata line, Thembalethu Planned power outage - Wilderness Heights: North Line Planned power outage -portion Hansmoeskraal Planned Power Outage 11th June 2019 Planned power outage in big portion of George Planned power outage in George on Sunday, September 22 Planned power outage in George on Sunday, September 8th postponed Planned power outage in Zone 6 & 7 Planned power outage Noemnoem line (portion of Fancourt and 1 farm) Planned power outage portion of Hansmoeskraal Planned power outage portion of Herold's Bay (Pienaar line) Planned power outage portion of Saasveld Planned power outage portion of Thembalethu Planned power outage- certain Streets in the CBD Planned power outage- Portion of the CBD Planned power outage: Entire Glenwood area Planned power outage: Kaaimans line ( Victoria Bay Heights and Map of Africa) Planned power outage: portion of Airport line Planned power outage: Portion of Ebb and Flow (Bitou line) Planned power outage: portion of George-South Planned power outage: portion of Victoria Heights Planned power outage: portion of Victoria Heights (Kaaimans line) Planned power outage: portion Wilderness Heights Planned power outage: Van Rensburg line portion (few Blanco farms affected) Planned power outage: Wilderness Heights Planned power outage:Saasveld line - Groenkloof and Woodyfield areas Planning and Development Please note this link takes you to the WC Dashboard Portfolio Councillor Dirk Johannes Wessels Portfolio Councillor Isaya Stemela Portfolio Councillor Nosicelo Mbete Portfolio Councillor Raybin-Gibb Sylvester Figland POST OFFICE ANNOUNCES GRANT PAYMENT DATES Post picture or video clip of you taking action to clean-up the country using the #GoodGreenDeeds POWER OFF RAMAPHOSA EAST LINE 25 APRIL 2019 POWER OFF SYFERFONTEIN 26 APRIL 2019 POWER OFF WELGELEGEN 26 APRIL 2019 POWER OFF WILDERNESS HEIGHTS 29 APRIL 2019 PR Councillor Pre-Sea Training for fire brigade officials Premier Alan Winde on alert level 3 Premier Allan Winde daily update on the Covid-19 Presentation on risk-adjusted approach President Cyril Ramaphosa: Additional Coronavirus COVID-19 economic and social relief measures - 21 April 2020 PRINCIPLE CLERK: REMUNERATION Privacy Policy Progressive implementation of SASSA services during Level 4 lockdown restrictions PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN Protection Services Protection Services consistent in assisting the community and laying down the law during Covid-19 Protection Services where it matters during Covid-19 PUBLIC COMMENT Public feedback meeting: Ward 19 Public Notice – Consultation hours amended at Planning Directorate Public Notice: Closing of Thembalethu Library for fumigation Public Notice: Refuse Removal for public holiday PUBLIC NOTICE:  Payment Methods/Betaling Advies PUBLIC NOTIFICATION PUBLIC NOTIFICATION: WEDNESDAY 16 October @ 16.15 Public toilets closed in the CBD and Thembalethu Mall - Corona-virus R50 000 for Madiba Road Race Raising of Garden Route Dam to start soon Raising of Garden Route Dam Wall 70% completed Raising of Garden Route Dam: Practical Completion Achieved Raising of Garden Route Dam: Progress remains on track Recycling Awareness at schools Recycling programme extends into informal areas Refuse collection date with regards to public holiday Refuse collection date with regards to public holiday, Elections Refuse collection dates on Public Holiday during the festive season REFUSE REMOVAL TIMES FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Refuse removal times for upcoming holiday, August 9th Refuse removal times for upcoming public holidays RESIDENTS VERY EXCITED ABOUT BUSES COMING THEIR WAY Road Closures for OCC 2019 – Saturday 14 September Roadworks in Knysna Road start next week Rosedale inwoners bring hulde aan helde Rundle College – Working together to save energy! SA Rugby Legends Coaching Clinic - once in a lifetime opportunity! SASSA grant payment in June 2020 SASSA grant payments SASSA: How to apply for Covid-19 social relief Scholarship opportunity for the youth Schools are closed – Learning is open! (Part 1)  Second death in 12 months due to illegal electricity tampering Sections on N2 street lighting under control of SANRAL SENIOR MANAGER DISTRIBUTION SENIOR TOURISM OFFICER Services SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON STEM LOCKDOWN DIGITAL SCHOOL AND READING CLUB Skadu minister virToerisme van die DA besoek George SMME relief application must be done online Social Relief of distress - contact details Sod turning signals start of new integrated housing project Sopkombuise Kry Brandveiligheid Opleiding Spay-a-Thon a great success in Uniondale Speaker SPEAKING NOTES BY MINISTER OF LABOUR, THULAS NXESI DURING A MEDIA BRIEFING TO UPDATE ON THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN MEASURES SPEAKING NOTES FOR THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, FIKILE MBALULA, ON COVID-19 TRANSPORT LEVEL 4 DIRECTIONS Specialised jetski will get to drowning people quicker Spekboom Project Ward 19 Sportdag vir jeug in Rosedale Stakeholders meet to discuss people living on the streets Stakeholders pull together to secure a safe tourist season Stakeholders pull together to secure safe tourist season STATEMENT BY MINISTER DEBBIE SCHÄFER STATEMENT BY MINISTER DEBBIE SCHÄFER STATEMENT BY MINISTER LINDIWE ZULU WITH REGARDS TO SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT RESPONSE TO COVID19 FOR LEVEL 4 Statement by Premier Alan Winde on the new lockdown strategy announced by President Ramaphosa STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON SOUTH AFRICA’S RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON SOUTH AFRICA’S RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Statement: Update Ballots Bay/Meulen River Sewage Spill/Victoria Bay report back Statistical update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Stocktake Blanco library from 27 - 28 August 2019 Stop the violence – take a stand! Stories of women doing men’s jobs inspire thousands Success in Data Capture Course for 3 Court Officials Successful repair restores full water capacity to Wilderness Summary alert for levels 4 and 3 - Covid-19 SUPERINTENDENT (HALLS) SUPERINTENDENT MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING Supplier registration roadshow Tacoma delegation welcomed to Sister City George Tacoma to visit George in celebration of 23 years of Sister City Agreement TAKE THE BUS TO SCHOOL THIS YEAR TEMPORARY LIFE GUARDS - CREW LEADERS x3 TEMPORARY LIFE GUARDS - CREW LEADERS X3 TEMPORARY LIFE GUARDS - CREW LEADERS X3 TEMPORARY LIFE GUARDS X16 TEMPORARY LIFE GUARDS X60 Tender Available Listing Tenders Tenders Awarded Tenders Awarded Terms of use Tested positive for Covid-19? Read poster Thank you to our generous community THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF DEEDS OFFICES ACROSS THE COUNTRY The difference between testing and screening THE OCC PAY TRIBUTE TO PIETER DU PREEZ The OCC pays tribute to a great athlete The Western Cape Government has just published FAQs on their wesibsite The Western Cape has prepared its healthcare system for the peak Thembalethu dumping site clean up Thembalethu High – Small things can make a difference! Thousands of miniatures celebrate German Inheritance Thusong Centres Tiny Tots becoming bus wise Tobeka Teyisi Total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in SA Tourism conference a resounding success TOURISM IN TIMES OF COVID-19 Traffic Training for bus drivers on new GO GEORGE routes TRANSFER STATION OPEN FOR BLACK BAGS Tydelike herlei van Rosemoor-busroete vir munisipale herstelwerk Understand your government Unemployment Insurance Fund relaxes processes to minimise physical contact during the lockdown Uniondale drive-through donation centre opens today Update - 5 May Caledon Street:  Repairs on the section of the road UPDATE 26/03/2020 AT 3PM: Covid-19 lockdown implications for George Municipality Update by Premier Alan Winde on the coronavirus Update by Premier Alan Winde on the coronavirus 15 April 2020 Update Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde 24 May 2020 Update from Garden Route district on business economic and tourism sectors Update on Coronavirus - Premier Alan Winde Update on George housing including Thembalethu UISP and Golden Valley Housing Project Update on George Municipality Housing projects Update on George Municipality Housing projects UPDATE ON RISK ADJUSTMENT MEASURES AND ECONOMIC RELIEF INTERVENTIONS ON COVID 19 Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde 22 April 2020 Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde - record number of tests conducted in 24 hour period Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde 17 May 2020 Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde – 400% increase in tests since 25 April Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde – 4363 residents have recovered from Covid-19 in the Western Cape Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde – over 1000 people screened on first day  Update on the Coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde- provincial PPE supplies doubled in the past week Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde- we need a common resolve to flatten the curve Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde- Western Cape records 607 recoveries Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde-Number of tests conducted now exceed 30 000 Update on the coronvirus by Premier Alan Winde - 24 April 2020 Update – Water outage for Wilderness and surrounds Update – Water outage for Wilderness Tuesday, 8 October at 08:30 Update – Water outage for Wilderness/Wilderness Heights Update: Caledon Street roadworks Update: Water situation in Thembalethu Update  - Water Emergency for Wilderness and surrounds Update  - Water Emergency for Wilderness and surrounds Update  - Water Emergency for Wilderness and surrounds Update  - Water outage for Wilderness and surrounds Urgent Notice regarding new appointments for learners and driving licences Urgent Public Notice: Friday 4 October, 09h15 Vadersdagete vir raadslid en buurtwaglede Vandalism causing unnecessary strain on resources Vic Bay to Host Pro Surf Event Vintage Air Rally Virgil Gericke Vote for your Ward Committee Reps (this has been postponed until further notice) Vote for your Ward Committee Reps (this has been postponed until further notice) Vrouedagviering in Wyk 14 Vuyolwethu Kama Waboomskraal and Touwsranten Communities celebrated AIDS day Ward Based Committee projects money donated Ward funding for Oewer Steet Christmas lights Ward funds for Netball bibs in Ward 4 Waste Management Water Outage : Denneoord, Monday 16 September 2019 Water, Sanitation, Streets, Roads WC Covid-19 Update by Premier Alan Winde WCED to implement school feeding of vulnerable learners during lockdown We Do Tourism Wearing mask: Do's and Dont's Wellness Day for George and Garden Route District Municipalities huge success Wesgro and the George Municipality work closely Western Cape - Severe Weather Alert WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES Where to report fake news! Wilderness Art Festival Wilderness Beach launches Pilot Blue Flag Wilderness Water Crisis Brochure Women's Month Feature: Anthea Louw Women's Month Feature: Henryhetta Potts Women's Month Feature: Lilanie Stander Women's Month Feature: Ntombekhaya Thembu Women's Month Feature: Susanne Laido Women’s League - a first for Tens! World Environmental Day World of Tomorrow Drama Festival World of Tomorrow Drama Festival: A first World of Tomorrow Festival 2019 launched by George Municipality Wyksgeld vir rugbytruie in Touwsranten Year-end functions - see service delivery arrangements You and your grants Young leaders learn more about public transport at GO GEORGE depot Youngest Library user at Conville Your mask can protect you – stay healthy! Youth Career Expo in June Youth Month celebrations – Young leaders seminar 2019 Youth on the move - Gateway to opportunities event   Department of Employment and Labour pays out Covid-19 benefits to workers  COMMUNITY SCREENING AND TESTING FOR COVID-19 TO START ON 6 APRIL 2020  Electrotechnical Directorate commended by Nersa ​Water Situation in Thembalethu ​​​​​​​Media Release: Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde- call for health professionals to volunteer 3 April 2020