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MID newsletter – September 2020 Dear Members, As life slowly starts creeping towards ‘normal’ in Muizenberg, with the beachfront bustling on warm days, businesses reopening and the community coming out and initiating projects (more on this below), I’m cautiously optimistic that we may have overcome the worst of this devastating pandemic. That said, we still […]

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE PROVISION OF HUMANITARIAN FOOD RELIEF SERVICES The City of Cape Town’s Urban Management Directorate will be giving effect to the City’s vision of a caring City through the rendering of food relief services to beneficiaries in vulnerable communities adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City is therefore calling for […]

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT, 2002: (ACT NO. 57 OF 2002): DETERMINATION OF ALERT LEVEL I, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), having declared a national state of disaster, published in Government Gazette No. 43096 of 15 […]

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MID newsletter – July/August Dear Members, I must start this newsletter with an apology for it being a bit late. We have a good reason, though; the Board and I wanted our next newsletter to announce The Big News…the long awaited CCTV surveillance system is being rolled out! It’s been a long, hard road to […]

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DRAFT INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH STRATEGY (IEGS) The City of Cape Town is in the process of finalising its Draft Inclusive Economic Growth Strategy (IEGS). The IEGS is a high-level strategy aimed at achieving long-term inclusive economic growth through addressing a wide range of economic challenges that are felt at a national level, which include inadequate […]

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COVID-19 update As COVID-19 continues to affect us, we cannot become complacent in fighting this pandemic. In this newsletter, we encourage you to continue adhering to the Golden Rules for COVID-19 and to follow our practical tips for using public transport safely. In this edition: • COVID-19 essential updates • Stay vigilant: Follow the COVID-19 […]

MyCiTi | MyCiTi COVID-19 Lockdown

COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Operations and Service Notifications Last updated: 14 July 2020 This document is a summary of the latest service delivery updates found online at www.capetown.gov.za/coronavirus The information in this document is subject to change. Follow us on Twitter @CityofCTAlerts to stay informed. City facilities (Open | Closed) Non-essential facilities are closed until […]

Senators to introduce COVID-19 privacy bill to protect data used ...

Revenue Department COVID-19 Billing and Relief FAQs Last updated: 1 July 2020 Billing…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2 Payment arrangements ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..3 Rates rebates and relief for property owners ……………………………………………………………………………3 Billing 1, Why have I not received my municipal account in the post during the lockdown? The South African Post Office (SAPO) was closed during Level 5 and 4 of lockdown […]

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MID Newsletter – June “To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles.” ― T.F. Hodge The past month has been nothing short of an extreme exercise of the above, for the entire MID Board and myself, as we’ve been consistently stymied by frustration after frustration. Despite our best efforts, […]

COCT Draft Budget 2020/21 | Dear South Africa

  THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN’S 2020/21 APPROVED BUDGET AND AMENDMENTS TO THE 2017-2022 INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP) (2020/21 AMENDMENTS) INCLUDING CHANGES TO THE CORPORATE AND MUNICIPAL ENTITIES SCORECARD   Notice is hereby given in terms of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act No. 32 of 2000, the Municipal Finance Management Act No. 56 of […]

COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Operations and Service Notifications

COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Operations and Service Notifications Last updated: 17 June 2020 City facilities (Open | Closed) Non-essential facilities are closed until further notice. Our essential service facilities continue to operate, but access may be restricted in the interest of public safety. We are opening our service facilities with a phased approach in line […]

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  City phases in opening of Motor Vehicle Registration and Licencing offices   The City of Cape Town plans to open its Motor Vehicle Registration and Licencing offices in a phased manner from Tuesday, 9 June 2020 and Wednesday, 10 June 2020 to members of the public. Read more below:   All the necessary precautions were […]

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Final Regulations For Level 3 Lockdown DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT, 2002: (ACT NO. 57 OF 2002): DETERMINATION OF ALERT LEVELS AND HOTSPOTS  I, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs , designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002) , having declared a national state […]

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  MID Chair appeal to Winde 14 May 2020 Dear Premier Winde,   I regret having to write to you, but the serious issue of dealing with the Muizenberg homeless during lockdown seems to have become a football kicked around between the different levels of Government with none taking responsibility and acting effectively. The situation […]

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PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release   MID CALLS ON AUTHORITIES NOT TO ABANDON HOMELESS DURING COVID CRISIS The Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) has called on Premiere Alan Winde to intervene in what is fast-becoming a human tragedy in the seaside suburb of Muizenberg. Scores of homeless are now camped out in Muizenberg Park in what […]

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MID May Newsletter “There’s been a quantum leap technologically in our age, but unless there's another quantum leap in human relations, unless we learn to live in a new way towards one another, there will be a catastrophe.” – Albert Einstein Over the past three weeks of extended lockdown and moving into Level 4, the […]

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DIRECTIVE BY THE MINISTER OF EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR IN TERMS OF REGULATION 10 (8) OF THE REGULATIONS ISSUED BY THE MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS IN TERMS OF SECTION 27 (2) OF THE DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT, 2002 (ACT NO. 57 OF 2002) I, Thembelani Waltermade Nxesi, the Minister of Employment and Labour, acting […]

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ESSENTIAL services workers who will be allowed to report for work during the 21-day nationwide lockdown will do so under strict regulations. Yesterday police emphasised that all people classified as essential workers would have to adhere to the regulations gazetted by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on Wednesday. Each worker will […]

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During the lockdown many shelters in the city are full to capacity and some are no longer accepting new entrants after the start of the lockdown. The city has pledged to build new sites and increase capacity, but many are still to be completed. The first of these is under the Culemborg bridge and is […]

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“A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.” – Henrik Ibsen   This quote has resonated deeply over the past three weeks as Muizenberg has rallied in this time of global crisis. The Muizenberg Community Action Network (CAN) has sprung up and quickly mobilised, volunteers, social workers and […]