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New Water Supply Distribution Zones in the pipeline for Pacaltsdorp

In the photo is the visit to the East distribution zone site visit, from left: Councillor Jacqulique von Brandis (Portfolio Councillor for Civil Engineering: Capital Projects and BFI), Alderman Leon van Wyk (Executive Mayor of George), and Janie Koegelenberg (Director of Civil Engineering Services) The George Municipality is pleased to announce that a multi-million-rand water […]

Cheers to Thembalethu Informal Settlement Dwellers as George Municipality switches on electricity

In the photograph from left are: Councillor Khayalethu Lose, Alderman Leon van Wyk (Executive Mayor of George), Zukile Motseki (Resident), Councillor Nosicelo Mbethe (Portfolio Councillor for Electrotechnical Services), Councillor Thembinkosi Lento (Ward 9 Councillor) and Daniel Greeff (Deputy Director Electro for Planning & Design in the Electrotechnical Services Directorate). A ray of light shone brightly […]

George Municipality teams and other stakeholders held cleanup operation at Schaap River, Thembalethu

The George Municipality environmental and cleansing teams in conjunction with various other stakeholders held a clean-up operation at Schaap River, Thembalethu last week Friday as part of the International Coastal Clean Up Day. According to Tanja Botha, Acting Manager – Cleansing and Environmental Health at George Municipality, the International Coastal Clean up Day is officially […]

Congratulations to the Health and Safety Treasure Hunt Winners

On the photo from the Left: Robin-lee Hector, Zanele Norawana, Ilané Huyser, Robert Janse van Rensburg and Fakazile Vava (all from the Town Planning Department). George Municipality launched a Health and Safety Treasure Hunt Competition on 06 June 2023, which aimed to identify hazards in the workplace and come up with suggestions on how to […]

Mayors Newsletter for George Herald of 14 September 2023

Alderman Leon Van Wyk, Executive Mayor of George Municipality I recently was privileged to visit Denmark as a member of a Danish-funded renewable energy, local government and coalition government study tour. This tour provided insights into the Danish planning, determination and ability to execute projects that will be to the benefit of citizens. In one […]

Municipality partners with Sommer-Net-Ons ATKV to celebrate International Literacy Day

On the photo from left: Magmooda Sylvester (Sommer-Net-Ons-ATKV representative), Desmonique Hector (Current Youth Peer Educator), Mrs Loraine Carolus (Pacaltsdorp Primary School -PPS), Jonel Kerspuy (George Municipality) International Literacy Day (ILD) was celebrated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on 08 September 2023, with the reminder that literacy is a basic human […]

GO GEORGE survey to measure socio-economic impact of bus service

CAPTION: The Western Cape Minister of Mobility, MEC Ricardo Mackenzie, visited the George Transport Hub last week where the feedback report of the 2022 passenger satisfaction survey was handed over to him by James Robb, Acting Public Transport Oversight Official of the George Municipality. On the photo are, from left, Morné Lakay, Acting Manager of […]

Six-year-old member of George Library publishes his first book

Liam Tait, a six-year-old grade 1 learner from Holy Cross Primary School, became as far as we could establish, the youngest patron of the George Library, if not George, to publish his first book, _*The Dream of Animals.*_ When asked why he wrote the book, Liam answered that he likes animals. Liam also got a […]

Updated status on the BFI Water Projects for George – Components 7,8,9,10,11 and 12

George Municipality received a Budget Facility for Infrastructure Funding (BFI) grant to the value of R1.107 billion from National Treasury in the 2021/22 financial year and the BFI project with its various project components, has shown significant progress and expenditure in the 2022/23 financial years. George Municipality is actively working to keep our economy on […]

Media Release: Gwaiing Wastewater Treatment Works Upgrade Progress

The Gwaiing Wastewater Treatment Works current upgrade is nearing completion and it involves maximising and upgrading the existing structures’ capacities to increase the design flow capacity from 7.3 megalitres per day to 11 megalitres per day. The works is located next to the landfill site adjacent to the old airport road, and is already at […]

George Municipality is strengthening public safety by expanding its CCTV building

On the photo from left: Zahoor Brey (Contractor from Zabs Enterprises), Alderman Leon van Wyk (Executive Mayor of George), Dr Michele Gratz (Municipal Manager), Dawie Adonis (Director of Community Services) and Ruan Espach, (Urban Engineer Consultants Pty). The George Municipality is taking proactive measures to keep its citizens safe by expanding its Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) […]

George Municipality Supports our Boys in Green and Gold 🇿🇦

Back: Henko Lourens, Monique Isaks, Shane Horne, Keith Meyer, Sinazo Moshani Eddie Koeberg , Ronel Valla, Lindelwa Allam Front: Martin Botha, Peter-Jon du Plessis, Josephine Mpembe , Amanda Joubert (Human Settlements, Planning & Development & Property Management Department & Finance Department) It is that time again when South Africans stand fully behind our boys as […]