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    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

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    Municipality welcomes Mbulelo Memani as new Chief Financial Officer

    Memani, whose contract started on March 1, is well qualified to head the Department: Finance as Director. He brings with him a wealth of financial management qualifications and experience.

    Read more by clicking on the green header above

  • Eleanore Bouw-Spies (2)

    Meet the Mayor during Open Thursdays

    Following the example set by Western Cape MEC Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities in making his office more accessible during First Thursday, the Knysna Executive Mayor, Eleanore Bouw-Spies will now be opening her doors every first Thursday of the month, between 17:00 and 19:30 for Open Thursday.

    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.

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    ESKOM APPEAL: Save power between 5pm and 9pm

    Eskom needs your help to reduce electricity usage every day from 5pm to 9pm.

    The national electricity system is currently operating under constrained conditions and is in RED alert. This is due to a high number of technical problems being experienced on the ageing Eskom generation plant.

    (Read more by clicking on the green heading above.)

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

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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: 10 - 16 April 2017

Knysna
Target: 10Ml/day
Actual: 10.21 Ml/day

Sedgefield
Target: 1.9Ml/day
Actual:2.30 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 38% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 8.80mm
Sedgefield Rainfall: 1mm

Calendar

April  2017
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Events on April 5, 2017
  • Planning & Integrated Human Settlements Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Planning & Integrated Human Settlements Meeting
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Events on April 6, 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
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Events on April 11, 2017
  • Community Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Community Services Meeting
12
Events on April 12, 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 April 18, 2017
  • Special Council Meeting
    8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Special Council Meeting
  • Ward 4 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Location: Chris Nissen Primary School Description: Ward 4 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
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Events on April 19, 2017
  • Ward 10 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location: Knysna Council Chambers Description: Ward 10 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
20
Events on April 20, 2017
  • Ward 6 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Location: Hornlee Community Hall Description: Ward 6 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
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Events on April 24, 2017
  • Ward 3 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Location: Chris Hani Hall Description: Ward 3 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
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Events on April 25, 2017
  • Ward 2 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Location: Sedgefield Community Hall Description: IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
  • Ward 2 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Location: Protea Hall - Karatara Description: Ward 2 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
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Events on April 26, 2017
  • Ward 7 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Location: Khayalethu Hall Description: Ward 7 IDP & Budget Public Participation Meeting
27
Events on April 27, 2017
  • Mayoral Committee Meeting
    8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Mayoral Committee Meeting
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