Have 50% of your utility bill expunged

27 July 2021

This agreement requires the current account is serviced up to date by the consumer. The closing date for applications is 31 August 2021.

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COGTA to be asked to intervene as MLM’s financial crisis deepens

27 July 2021

According to the AG, MLM incurred a staggering loss of R76 348 177 during the financial year 2019/2020, and also that the municipality’s current liabilities exceeded their current assets by R923 548 805. A local municipality is charged with providing basic services, including temporary services, to all residents, formal and informal.

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Cassim Park residents have had it in chunks

20 July 2021

"Why do we even bother paying these people, if they don’t deliver the promised services. They never have enough money, and they always want more. The community only receives false promises from the municipal managers and staff. "

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Vandalism rife as MLM looks the other way

13 July 2021

The underground electrical cables around the swimming pool has been excavated and melted down inside the building. Enterprising looters have also begun breaking down sections of the walls and chipping the bricks clean, presumably for personal use or sale.

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12 Years of Vaal River pollution

13 July 2021

The spill contravenes several statutory requirements, as stated by AfriForum in their 2014 summons. In terms of the National Water Act, 36 of 1998, as read with the National Environmental Act, 107 of 1998, the pollution of a water resource is a criminal offence.

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MLM keeps mum on plan to improve service delivery

22 June 2021

Were it not for the MIG and WSIG grant funds, the financial aspect of the municipality would be deemed unviable. Even with the additional funds allocated, the financial outlook for the municipality, and residents under its area of governance, is extremely poor.

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Throw-and-roll raises eyebrows

15 June 2021

Loose gravel lining the roadside is a clear indication that the fillings were improperly compacted, and have degraded to a alarming degree, despite being filled less than a month ago.

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Update: MLM budget announcement

15 June 2021

Malaza stated that substantial amounts are being paid to Eskom, servicing an account that, according to him, may not be settled in the near future.

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Ripe for the picking while MLM cries foul

15 June 2021

Opportunistic criminals sit and wait for the infamous load reduction to be implemented, and have themselves a jolly good time chopping off one cable after another.

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The 88kV Line - Words akin to foul language

8 June 2021

"The municipality has since moved some of the kiosks from 88kV substation to the 11kV substation in order to try and ameliorate the situation at the 88kV."

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GSDM presents State Of The District Address

1 June 2021

Phezukomkhono, the current administration took a decision to transform the programme to ‘Siyathuthuka ’, a Zulu word for “We are developing” or “we are putting development into action” Enterprise Development to align it to the new vision of GSDM.

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MLM presents new budget figures - Outlook is bleak

1 June 2021

Breyten, Sheepmoor, Lothair, Davel and Chrissiesmeer all showed a payment rate of 1%, which translates to virtual non-payment from these residents.

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