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    Waving building fees for fire victims

    Waving building fees for fire victims

    Knysna Council approved the waiving of various Building Plan fees for Fire Victims on 20 June.

    This will assist in fast-tracking the process of demolition and building plan applications.

    The following fees will be waived.

  • NEDBANK

    Official banking details for the Knysna disaster relief

    Official banking details for the Knysna disaster relief:

    Nedbank
    Account Name: Emergency Fund
    Account number: 1147920699
    Branch code: 198 765
    Reference: Knysnafire
    International donations: NEDSZAJJ

  • SOCIAL MEDIA

    Knysna Fire Information

    For live updates, communications and information relevant to the Knysna Fire navigate to our Facebook and page.

    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/knysnamunicipality/

    Twitter - https://twitter.com/KnysnaMuni/

    Download our Knysna App - http://knysna.comunity.me/ for live updates and communications.

  • Survey

    Fire Database Survey

    Fire Database Survey

    Residents who have suffered fire damage to their properties are encouraged to report their damage via the following survey. All the information will be captured onto the official Municipal database for processing: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R85GVVG

    Businesses may register damaged property on this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XG9WKM5

  • Water Website

    LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS IMPLEMENTED

    Level 3 Water Restrictions have been implemented by the Knysna Municipality with immediate effect. This new level of restrictions has resulted by Greater Knysna residents not adhering to the call to reduce their water usage. In the past week alone Sedgefield's target water usage of 1.9ML/day was exceeded with the area utilising 2.2Ml/day. Knysna's target of 8Ml/day was ignored and residents used a whopping 12.4Ml/day.

    Read more by clicking on the green header above

  • Work hours

    Municipal working hours amended

    As per Section 9 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Clause 7 of the Main Collective Agreement, the current working hours of Municipal staff equals 40 hours per week.

    Although these hours remain the same, all staff, accept Cleansing, Fire, Traffic and Customer Care employees, will have their working hours restructured.

    Read more by clicking on the green header above.

  • Knysna Dumping Campaign - Poster Concept 1

    Help clean up Knysna’s illegal dumping

    As part of Knysna Municipality‟s campaign to rid Greater Knysna of illegal dumping, they have identified illegal dumping hotspots within the area and are asking residents to join them in identifying the culprits.

    "Please Whatsapp us on 081 556 9374 with details of where and when you have noticed illegal dumping. It would be ideal if a photograph of the perpetrators could accompany your report," encouraged Knysna Acting Municipal Manager, Bevan Ellman.

    Read more by clicking on the green header above.

REMEMBER TO CONSERVE ELECTRICITY BETWEEN 5PM AND 9PM EVERY DAY

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SAVE ELECTRICITY:
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DEALING WITH BABOONS:
Read more about how to deal with baboons on your property.

LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS IMPLEMENTED: Level 3 Water Restrictions have been implemented by the Knysna Municipality with immediate effect. This new level of restrictions has resulted by Greater Knysna residents not adhering to the call to reduce their water usage. In the past week alone Sedgefield's target water usage of 1.9ML/day was exceeded with the area utilising 2.2Ml/day. Knysna's target of 8Ml/day was ignored and residents used a whopping 12.4Ml/day. Read more about how to be water wise all year round.

Daily Water Usage

Week: 28 June - 04 July 2017

Knysna
Target: 10Ml/day
Actual: 13.88 Ml/day

Sedgefield
Target: 1.9Ml/day
Actual:2.31 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 33% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 0.00mm
Sedgefield Rainfall:1.00mm

Calendar

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Events on June 6, 2017
  • Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee Meeting
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Events on June 7, 2017
  • Special Council Meeting
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Special Council Meeting
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Events on June 12, 2017
  • Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Description: Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
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Events on June 13, 2017
  • Community Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Community Services Meeting
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Events on June 14, 2017
  • Technical Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Technical Services Meeting
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Events on June 15, 2017
  • Special Council Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Special Council Meeting
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Events on June 20, 2017
  • Special Council Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Special Council Meeting
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Events on June 28, 2017
  • Community Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Community Services Meeting
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Events on June 29, 2017
  • Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
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Events on June 30, 2017
  • Technical Services Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Technical Services Committee Meeting
 

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