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Draft IDP/budget community consultation meetings

03 April 2019
Kouga Municipality will be holding community consultation meetings in all wards this April to present the draft Integrated Development Plan and draft budget for the new financial year to residents.
The draft documents were adopted by the Kouga Council on Friday (29 March).
Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks encouraged all residents and stakeholder groups to attend the meetings. 
"It is an opportunity for citizens to give their input about the proposed tariff increases and the projects that have been earmarked for funding in the upcoming 2019/2020 financial year," he said. 
"We would also like to make use of the opportunity to discuss the current free water allocation to indigent households, as well as credit control measures that affect prepaid electricity purchases."
All meetings will start at 18:00.
The meetings will start on 11 April. Three meetings will take place at the Sea Vista Community Hall (ward 1), Pellsrus Community Hall (ward 2) and the Kruisfontein Babs Hall (ward 4).
On 15 April the meetings will move to the Oyster Bay Hall (ward 1), Newton Hall (ward 3) and Kruisfontein Civic Centre (ward 5).
On 16 April meetings will be held in a marquee at the KwaNomzamo Community Hall (ward 6), Loerie Community Hall (ward 7) and the Newton Hall (ward 8).
On 17 April meetings will take place at the Dan Sandi Hall (ward 10), the Newton Hall (ward 11) and at the St Francis Bay Bowling Club (ward 12).
The next three meetings are scheduled for 23 April. A meeting will be held for Paradise Beach (ward 12) at the Marina Martinique while meetings will also be held at the Tokyo Sexwale Sportsfield (ward 14) and the Humansdorp Country Club (ward 15).
On 24 April meetings will be held at the Vusumzi Landu Hall (ward 9), KwaNomzamo's Faith Mission Church (ward 12) and the Alec Ntantiso Hall (ward 13).
The meetings will conclude on 25 April at the Katrina Felix Hall (ward 7), the Vusumzi Landu Hall (ward 13) and the Aston Bay Hall (ward 14).
Queries about the IDP can be directed to the IDP manager, Colleen Dreyer, at cdreyer@kouga.gov.zaand about the budget to Budget and Treasury manager Shukree Abrahams at sabrahams@kouga.gov.za or phone 042 200 2200.