The Rustenburg Local Municipality has noted the article published on the weekly edition of the Rustenburg Herald dated 11 September 2020. The article made reference to the valuation roll and related processes, which were publicly communicated by the Municipality after the concerns that were raised by property owners.
This matter was tabled before the Council on the 28 August 2020. The council inter alia resolved per item 135 as follows:
Having regard to the above, the Rustenburg Local Municipality wishes to put the following on record:
The Municipality will continue to communicate with residents using various official communication platforms, as has been the principle previously. In the interest of transparency as well as promotion of good governance, given the undeniable public interest on the matter any decision or update which will affect residents will be announced timeously.
Mining Giant Anglo American Platinum donated a water truck to the Rustenburg Local Municipality, worth over 1 million rand. The donation comes on the working relationship between the Municipality and the mining house, which was further strengthened by collaboration between the two institutions in a quest to collectively respond to the challenges which were brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.
In accepting the donation, the Executive Mayor of Rustenburg – Councillor Mpho Khunou, said AAP had proven itself over time in respect of its commitment to the people of Rustenburg. Speaker of Council – Councillor Sheila Mabale-Huma, MMC’s for Technical and Infrastructure Services, Roads and Transport and Public Safety – Councillors Michael Mhlungu, Lucky Kgaladi and Victoria Makhaula.
More details on the story will be on the RLM’s monthly publication, available on the Municipal Website and across all social media platforms.