NOTICE: Challenges at our testing and licensing office

This notice serves to inform you that the Municipality’s licensing and testing office is currently experiencing difficulties, thus affecting residents negatively as they attempt to acquire services, due to the two national systems used in municipalities, namely; Tazima and e-NATIS being dysfunctional.
The Municipality has embarked on talks with the provincial and national departments of Transport with the objective to meeting the challenge and restoring the situation to normality very soon.
We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused and are positive that the situation will be resolved soon.
Yours truly,
Duly signed……………………
Thapelo Matebesi
Communications Manager


Please be advised that the Consulting Engineers, responsible for the electrical reticulation on the R24 Road Construction have requested an outage to Normalize the feeder cables which were Abnormal during the construction of the road. The outage is requested for the 30/03/2017 and is estimated to take 7hrs from 0800H- 1500H. Affected areas will be from KFC up to the Hunters Rest hotel along the R24 Road.

Emergency Water Supply Interruption (Boitekong Areas)

The Rustenburg Local Municipality hereby informs residents of Million DollarBoitekong extensions, Seraleng, Sondela, RamochanaincludingRustenburg Correctional Services of the emergency water supply interruption on 10th March 2017. The interruption is necessary and it is anticipated to last from 7am until19:00pm. This is due to repair work that will be done on the pipeline supplying water to these areas. During this period consumers will experience low water pressure or have no water at all.
The RustenburgLocalMunicipality appeals to all consumers to take the necessary precautions. Please take note that water tankers will be available to supply water during the period of water interruption. The Municipality further appeals to the residents to use water sparingly and apologises for any inconvenience that will be caused.
For any further information please contact the complaints centre of the Rustenburg Local Municipality at telephone number:014 590 3090/3693/3081/3608.
Missionary Mpheni House                                                FAZEL SHERRIF
Municipal Offices                                                                ACT. DIRECTOR TECHNICAL SERVICE
P O Box 16
Rustenburg 0300
Notice No.: 09/2017 Ref: 15/5/3

Public Municipal Manager Post Interview

The position of the Municipal Manager for Rustenburg Local Municipality has been vacant for a while. To ensure quality service delivery to residents, the Municipality intends to fill in the position by conducting interviews openly to members of the public and media in the spirit of openness and transparency, for the first time in the history of municipalities in South Africa.
This therefore, serves to officially invite you to the Municipal Manager’s post interview as follows:
Date: 23 February 2017 (Thursday)
Venue: Rustenburg Civic Centre
Time: 09:00am
Thank you so much for your attendance in advance as we together move Rustenburg forward.
Kind regards,
Thapelo Matebesi
Manager: Communications
Cell: 072 7611 018

Planned Electricity Outage

As discussed with you, about the urgent outage planned for tonight at 12:00 am to 02:00 am at Donkerhoek substation, Reason being Reasons been to transfer feeders from old switchgear to new switchgear for the following Substations
1) Wisteria sub
2) Lilac sub
Affected area will be
· Protea Park
· Geelhoutpark
Your respond will be highly appreciated

Refuse Removal Services

The Rustenburg Local Municipality has in the past few days been experiencing challenges in the removal of refuse in some of its areas within its wards, particularly in the CBD and sub-urban areas.
To mitigate and deal with this challenge effectively, the municipality has embarked on the program of effective refuse removal, including demarcation of refuse removal sites, from the 10th October 2016, as per the attached detailed notices here below, namely;
1.  Demarcation of refuse removal sites
2.  Change of days of removal per specific area.
The Municipality sincerely apologises for the inconvenience caused.
Duly signed
Issued by the Communications Unit
Office of the Executive Mayor

Emergency Water Supply Interruption at Safari x2,3 and 4

The action plan for Safari x2, 3 and 4 in relation to persistent water supply interruption is as follows:
The team commenced at Arend and Cuckoo Avenue with the repair work as a permanent solution to the above problem. The actual work is anticipated to last from 8am until 20:00
Residents are therefore requested to exercise patience and co-operate during the interruption.

Riots in Boitekong

It is so unfortunate that on the evening of the 13th July 2016, six (6) vehicles were torched in Boitekong, four (4) belonging to the security company, one (1) to the Rustenburg Local Municipality and one (1) ambulance belonging to the provincial government, following riots by some members of the community who complain about lack of employment opportunities in the neighboring mines and the nearby sewer plant by the Municipality.

Urgent water supply interruption

Magalies Water (MW) would like to notify ALL consumers on the Vaalkop Water supply scheme about a scheduled ESKOM power supply interruption at the Vaalkop WTW substation. The work forms part of the current plant upgrade and necessitates a power interruption by ESKOM for the removal of the 20MVA temporary transformer and commissioning of the new substation. This will affect power supply to the entire plant which means that no production will be possible during this period.

Electricity outage

Kindly be notified that there will be electricity outage due to repairs as follows:

Date:        8 September 2016 (Thursday)
Time:       08:00am until 11:00pm
Affected areas: Protea Park, Donkerhoek, Rietvlei Rural, Geelhout Park areas, Tlhabane West

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Issued by the: Communications Unit