To see how hard working Ward Councillors go about their jobs, see Ward 9 councillor, Heinrich Muller’s newsletter below.
You may contact Ward 9 using the contact form at the bottom of this report.
1. Our dams are running dry!
Please save water. CLICK HERE for the current and historic dam levels.
2. Sunridge Village family run/walk 2017
Please note that the 11th Sunridge Village Family Run/Walk is taking place on Saturday, 20 May 2017.
More details will follow.
3. Crime stats in Ward 9
Herewith a summary of crime stats of the following areas over the last 2-3 weeks (March):
Sunridge Park – 2 residential burglaries and 1 theft in general.
Westering – 2 residential burglaries, 2 thefts in general and 2 theft out of motor vehicles.
Framesby Gardens – 2 residential burglaries.
4. Anti-fraud and Anti-corruption hotline introduced
Please note the introduction of an Anti-fraud and Anti-corruption Hotline in the Nelson Mandela Bay.
Anti-fraud Hotline – Toll Free Number: 0800 007 086
5. IDP and budget 2017/2018
The Municipality is currently busy with the 2017/2018 IDP and Budget process.
If there is any issue/matter that you would like to include in our Wards IDP please forward it to my office,
This can include tarring of roads, upgrades of parks, addition lights, ect.
The reason we request this information is that all the residents have a say/input in the IDP budget for ward 9
6. Speed checks in Ward 9
We have received the following from the Traffic Department with regards to the above:
Speed checks – Bougainvillea Drive, Westering. Please be advised that speed checking was done in Bougainvillea Drive on the 04/04/2017 from 11h43 to 16h00. The highest speed being 59km/h. No persecutions.
Please forward any street that you would like the Metro to monitor in our ward.
Please note that Fernglen does not fall under Ward 9 anymore, Fernglen falls within the boundaries of Ward 6.
Herewith details for Ward 6
Cllr Morne Steyn
083 298 8182
041 367 1670
8. Let’s clean our environment for a better tomorrow! It’s a war on waste
The Municipality has declared “War on Waste” and requesting all residents of the Metro to assist herein.
Please note the Municipality will issue fines ranging from R500-R2000 for a first offense relating to illegal dumping.
Report “ILLEGAL DUMPING” to: 041 506 2833(during office hours) or 0800 20 50 50(after hours)
9. Sunfern block party
We would like to congratulate the Sunfern Neighbourhood watch for a successful community event that took place on Friday the 7th April 2017 at Stella Londt Miniature Railway,
Please note the following message from the Sunfern neighbourhood watch:
“We need you!
In order to keep crime out of our neighbourhood, we all need to get involved.
The more eyes and ears we have on the ground, the less crime there will be, so lets get together as a community and keep our families safe.”
Please contact Raymond on firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to assist.
10. Social Media
Please note that our offices have opened a Facebook page Ward 9 – Nelson Mandela Bay.
This facebook page is where we will share information about the latest information about our Ward.
We wish you a very blessed Easter. Please drive safely and enjoy this special time of the year with your family and friends.
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Article source: http://mype.co.za/new/ward-9-report-easter/85962/2017/04