The Rustenburg Local Municipality’s first Virtual Special Council meeting is currently in session in different locations.
In compliance with COVID-19 regulations, Council employs the new method of holding meetings to implement social distancing and curb the spread of the virus.
With Councilors spread across different venues in both the Civic Centre and Missionary Mpheni House (Municipal main building) including those participating from home, the meeting is held through Zoom, a cloud-based video conferencing service, which allows Councillors to connect and participate through computers/Laptops.
Key items to be discussed include, among others, the following:
1. The Draft MTREF Budget 2020/2021 in compliance with section 16 (1) and (2) of the Municipal Finance Management Act No. 56 2003.
2. The Draft Integrated Development Plan (IDP) 2020:2021 in compliance with Section 30 (c) of Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 2000 as amended.
The public is advices to view the meeting proceedings through live streaming on the Municipality’s Facebook page.