The Rustenburg Local Municipality hosts National Woman’s Month 2019 Activation event

The Rustenburg Local Municipality hosts National Woman’s Month 2019 Activation event led by MMC Joyce Mashishi- Ntsime on behalf of the Executive Mayor of Rustenburg Cllr Mpho Khunou:

Women in Law Enforcement take the bull by the horn at the activation of women’s month since this morning which involves planned activities as part of the day’s program.

The event forms part of road safety and law enforcement campaign which today involves the following:

– Multipurpose roadblock
– Mobile testing station
– Warrant of arrest execution
– Road Safety Campaign and awareness at the taxi rank
– Motorcade along identified routes in the city.

Participating stakeholders, amongst others, include Road Traffic Management Corporation, Traffic Police (National, NW Province, and Local), South African Police Service (SAPS), Cross Border Road Transport Agency, NW Community Safety & Transport Management, Sibanye Stillwater, and other departments and organs of state across the three spheres of government.

Public Accounts Committee (MPAC) launches public participation program

The Rustenburg Local Municipality’s (RLM) Municipal Public Accounts Committee (MPAC) had yesterday officially launched the public participation program on the Annual Report 2017/2018 financial year.
In terms of the Municipal Finance Management Act (Act No. 56 of 2003, Section 127 (5), immediately after annual report is tabled in the Council in terms of subsection (2), the Accounting Officer of the Municipality (Municipal Manager) must:
  • In accordance with section 21A of the Municipal Systems Act make public the Annual Report; and (i) Invite the local community to submit representations in connection with the Annual report; and
  • Submit the annual report to the Auditor General, the relevant provincial treasury and the provincial department responsible for local government in the province. To that effect a series of meetings will be held in different identified wards of Rustenburg according to planned clusters, from Monday, 08thJuly 2019 (Already done yesterday) to 21stJuly 2019 (NB. Detailed public participation Schedule will be sent soon).
The purpose of these meetings is to obtain inputs from the public on the Annual Report 2017/2018.
For further enquiries kindly contact Mr Andrew seome on 014 590 3525 or 082 717 4374
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Public Alert (New billing system effective 01stJuly 2019)

Residents are hereby notified that the Municipality has implemented a new billing system effective 01stJuly 2019. However, some system functions will only be operational from the 15thJuly 2019. This is due to opening balances migration process from the old system after completion of the June 2019 billing cycle.
System functions which will be will not be operational until the 15thof July 2019 include:
Accessibility of latest Clearances figures
Refunds on completed Property Transfers
Property Transfers
Corrections to accounts
Residents are advised that Clearance certificates for payments completed in the previous financial year will be issued.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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CONSTRUCTION INCIDENT AT ONE OF RUSTENBURG’S RAPID TRANSPORT STATIONS

One of the sites under construction for commuter stations for the Rustenburg Rapid Transport (RRT) being built for the integrated public transport project collapsed on the R104 in Tlhabane today. The incident occurred during non-working hours. This follows after corrective measures were being implemented by the newly appointed contractor after initial construction was halted and the contract terminated in June 2017 due to under performance.
The Municipality appointed a new contractor in September 2018 after which the consultative processes to acquire local labour and small and emerging enterprises as part of the infrastructure implementation begun. The sites were handed over for construction in February 2019, and part of the scope included corrective measures of the initial construction. At the time of terminating the services of the previous contractor, works were at 30%. The Municipality subsequently instituted legal proceedings to recover financial losses as a result of poor workmanship.
Following this incident, the Municipality will undertake to re-evaluate other commuter stations, to ensure the safety of the residents and will communicate in due course the outcomes of such a technical exercise.
For media inquiries kindly contact Head: Communications – Mr David Magae on 014 590 3509 / 060 991 3666 or alternatively by e-mail at bmagae@rustenburg.gov.za

The Rustenburg Local Municipality is hosting yet another event in support of the youth of Rustenburg in youth month (June 16 2019) at the Civic Centre (20th June 2019)

The Rustenburg Local Municipality is hosting yet another event in support of the youth of Rustenburg in youth month (June 16 2019) at the Civic Centre (20th June 2019)

Over and above a series of youth activities that have been unfolding in Rustenburg throughout the month of June, this time around “Youth for Rustenburg”, as a program commonly known as “#Y4R”, has brought together Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMCs) to discuss issues that affect enterprises, among others market development, and funding.

Stakeholders participating at the event include, inter alia, NYDA, Orbit FET, SEDA, Eskom, National Department Of Public Works, mining houses, and banks.

The event is graced by the presence of MMC responsible for IGR and Special Projects, Cllr John Molubi, and Cllr Ofentse Kombe, MMC responsible for LED.

DJ Baloyi Super Cup Annual Tournament concluded at Meriting township on Monday, 17th June 2019

DJ Baloyi Super Cup Annual Tournament concluded at Meriting township on Monday, 17th June 2019, as part of June 16 youth activities that have been taking place in Rustenburg throughout the month of June 2019.

The event, as the initiative of the Executive Mayor of Rustenburg Cllr Mpho Khunou, was graced by, amongst others, Member of Mayoral Committee (MMC) responsible for IGR and Special Projects at the Rustenburg Local Municipality, Cllr John Molubi and Ward Councillor, Joseph Ngwato.

EXTENSION OF PUBLIC NOTICE CALLING FOR INSPECTION OF THE SUPPLEMENTARY VALUATION ROLL AND LODGING OF OBJECTIONS

Notice is hereby given in terms of section 49(1) (a) (i) read together with section 78(2) * of the Local Government:
Municipal Property Rates Act, 2004 (Act No.6 of 2004), hereinafter referred to as the
“Act”, that the Supplementary Valuation Roll 06 for the financial years 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 is open for public inspection at Rustenburg Local Municipality from 01 July 2019 to 31 July 2019.
In addition, the Supplementary Valuation Roll is available on
our website www.rustenburg.gov.za and at the following venues:
1.Municipal libraries situated at Boitekong; Karlienpark; Marikana and Rustenburg
2.Municipal Regional Community Center’s (RCC) situated at Boitekong;Lethabong;Monnakato;Marikana;Phatsima and Tlhabane.
An invitation is hereby made in terms of section 49(1) (a)(i) read together with section 78(2) * of the Act that any owner of property or other person who so desires should lodge an objection with Municipal Manager in respect of any matter reflected in, or omitted from, the general valuation roll within the above mentioned period.
Attention is specifically drawn to the fact that in terms of section 50(2) of the Act an objection must be in relation to a specific individual property and not against the general valuation roll as such. The form for the lodging of an objection is obtainable at the address below or website www.rustenburg.gov.za. The completed forms must be returned to the following address:
Rustenburg Local Municipality
Main Building 1st Floor Office 155
For enquiries please contact:
Masechaba Motene/Winnie Nkelembisa/Mmathapelo Netshifefe
Contact No. 014 590 3011/014 590 3033
Email: mmotene@rustenburg.gov.za / wnkelembisa@rustenburg.gov.za /mnetshifefe@rustenburg.gov.za

 

Mr E Komane
Acting Municipal Manager

 

New Billing System Goes Live on 1st July 2019

The Rustenburg Local Municipality will on the 1st of July 2019, implement a new billing system for both electricity and water accounts – SAGE Evolution. This billing system which is M-SCOA compliant is a legislated regime which aims to create a standard approach of reporting financial and non-financial information.
The Municipality urges residents to enquire with their utility accounts, should the statements reflect any anomaly in the user consumption. The Municipality will also continue to make use of the current billing system PROMIS for comparative analysis of end-user consumption for a period of 6 months from the date of the implementation of the new billing system.
For media inquiries, kindly contact Head: Communication – Mr David Magae on 014 590 3509 or 060 991 3666, alternatively by email at bmagae@rustenburg.gov.za