GSDM 08/2019: HIRING OF ROAD REHABILITATION MACHINES/EQUIPMENTS DURING THE FINANCIAL YEAR OF 2019/20

Updated on 14 August 2019

  • This tender closes on the 28 AUGUST 2019 @ 12h00
THE FIGHT AGAINST POTHOLES INTENSIFIES

THE FIGHT AGAINST POTHOLES INTENSIFIES

Wednesday, 07 November 2018

  • During the State of the District Address (SODA) in May 2018, Executive Mayor Muzi Chirwa announced that the District has revisited its vision and mission which would take a deliberate focus on the legislative mandate of the District which is to support and coordinate local municipalities. The new vision adopted was ‘A community driven District of excellence and development’ and the mission being ‘To support and coordinate our local municipalities to provide excellent services and development’. Over the past months the district has engaged on a number of activities aimed at supporting the local municipalities improve in their basic service delivery programmes. These activities include the heavy fleet that the District bought which will mainly assist in the local municipalities. The fleet includes the tipper truck, lowbed, water tanker, roller and front loader. Road infrastructure is one of the highest priorities of the District. Our ongoing re-gravelling and blading partnership with the Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport which started in the past financial year has made a significant difference in the different communities of the District. The Executive Mayor declared war on potholes and announced during the SODA that a budget had been set aside for the procurement of the pothole patching truck to be used by our local municipalities. On 25 October 2018, the District added to the heavy fleet the promised pothole patching truck and invited stakeholders for a live demonstration of the pothole patching which took place in Ermelo on Oosthuise road. This activity was another demonstration of the commitment the District has in achieving excellence in basic service delivery. Executive Mayor Muzi Chirwa, various leaders from the District and local municipalities were excited to receive the pothole patching truck and took part in the pothole repair demonstration.
GSDM ON A THUMA MINA CAMPAIGN IN SAUL MKHIZEVILLE  (DRIEFONTEIN) IN MKHONDO

GSDM ON A THUMA MINA CAMPAIGN IN SAUL MKHIZEVILLE (DRIEFONTEIN) IN MKHONDO

Monday, 17 September 2018

  • Gert Sibande District Municipality together with Mkhondo Local Municipality spent most of the
    day on Tuesday 28 August 2018 engaging with various community centres, schools and
    businesses of Saul Mkhizeville ahead of the “Taking Council to the People” programme
    which took place in Saul Mkhizeville on Wednesday 29 August 2018.

    1. Led by Gert Sibande District Municipal Executive Mayor, Cllr Muzi Chirwa, the
    Dingukwazi, Sanele, Zenzele and Mabilisa Day Care Centres were visited and all
    received donations of 10 blankets each.
    2. The Qalani, Qedela, Cabangani, and Sakhisizwe Schools received a motivational talk
    from the Executive Mayor as he encouraged learners to learn from the life of Tata
    Mandela, who regardless of his poor family background focussed on education as his
    tool for a better life. The schools received a donation of 100 school uniforms and sanitary
    towels in line with the centenary year of Tata Madiba and Mama Sisulu.
    3. The brigade also paid a visit at Saul Mkhizeville old age centre where the elderly people
    were also donated fifty (50) blankets.
    4. The “Busy Corner Car Wash” small business also received support in the form of Jet
    Spray, hoover machinery and washing materials.

    GSDM was honoured to be joined by Gogo Mkhize, wife to late struggle icon Saul Mkhize, as
    part of the delegation.

    Gert Sibande District Leadership further engaged on a visit to the Amsterdam Bulk Water
    Supply Scheme which is aimed at increasing the potable water supply to communities in
    Amsterdam and KwaThandeka areas. This scheme will entail the provision of the required new
    bulk infrastructure and refurbishment of existing infrastructure and will inter alia include rising
    mains, pump stations, Water Treatment Works and storage facilities. The scheme is intended to
    service the current population of 14728 which is projected to increase to 19837 by year 2034.

    Oversight visits to projects such as Mkhondo cemetery and the market stalls in Mkhondo Local
    Municipality were also conducted by GSDM.

    On Wednesday 29 August 2018, the community of Saul Mkhizeville gathered at the community
    hall to observe the proceedings of the Council sitting which was dedicated to the late Saul
    Mkhize. This was done in order to give the public, especially those in rural areas, first-hand
    experience on what Council sittings are about.

    These activities are a commitment to the #Thuma Mina campaign launched by the State
    President during the SONA 2018.THE

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