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News

10 December 2019

Oudtshoorn Gets First Unqualified Audit Report Since 2013/2014

Oudtshoorn Municipality has received its first unqualified audit since the 2013/2014 financial year. The Municipality improved from an “adverse” opinion in 2014/2015, followed by three consecutive “qualified” opinions to this “unqualified” opinion for the 2018/2019 financial year. Read more >
23 October 2019

Greater Oudtshoorn Disaster Management Weighs its Muscle Through a Desktop Exercise

On 14 October 2019 the Oudtshoorn Fire, Rescue and Disaster Management Services conducted a desktop exercise in collaboration with the Western Cape Provincial Disaster Management Services. Read more >
10 October 2019

Five Bikers Reported as Missing Last Night, Found Safe

The Oudtshoorn Municipality’s Disaster Management Centre received reports last night around 20:30 of bikers that reportedly got lost in the Kamanassie Nature Reserve area. “We received one location pin from the bikers indicating their exact location at that stage via one of the bikers’ wives,” said Adel Supra-Virtue, manager for Oudtshoorn’s Disaster Management. “We, however, tried contacting them to confirm their location without any success. Information at that stage indicated that they are safe and are going to stay on the mountain. Read more >
10 October 2019

Construction of a new Library for Rose Valley and Sorroundings is Looming

The construction of the envisaged Rosevalley library is drawing nearer as the tender process to appoint a service provider is in an advanced stage, the director for Community Services, Mr. Thomas Matthee announced yesterday, 8 October 2019. “We anticipate that the contractor will be on site either in November 2019 or January 2020. “Meanwhile, we are ensuring our community consultation processes are in place. It is important to us to take our community through all relevant stages of the construction of the library,” he said. Read more >
02 October 2019

NS Smit Swimming Pool will be ready to host this Weekend’s Swimming Gala

The Oudtshoorn Municipality wishes to confirm that the NA Smit Swimming pool will be ready to host this weekend’s swimming gala. We are currently busy with slight maintenance and repairs at the Swimming pool. We are replacing a valve that gave in and slight refurbishments. The net that was damaged on the pavilion will be completely removed. The quality of the water is excellent. Read more >
02 October 2019

Spekkop Housing Project

Recently, in the Social Media and the general public have widely been discussing about the proposed SPEKKOP development project. However, it is important to note that before such a project can be approved, strict legal requirements must be met. These processes include an environmental impact study as well as a public participation process. Read more >
02 October 2019

Oudtshoorn Airport's Infrastructure gets an Upgrade

Oudtshoorn municipality is upgrading the Oudtshoorn airport's infrastructure by replacing the old lights next to the airport with modern LED lights. The Western Cape Government made R1,4 million available for the installation of the lights and the Municipality funded the runway. The first phase of repairs to the runway lights began on Tuesday, 01 October 2019. The repairs were necessitated after the electric cables from the lights were stolen by cable thieves on several occasions in 2018 and this year. Read more >
12 September 2019

SA Tafeltennisfederasie kry R20 000

Oudtshoorn munisipaliteit het vroeër hierdie week ‘n donasie van R20 000 oorhandig aan die Suid-Afrikaanse Tafeltennisfederasie. Die Tafeltenniskampioenskappe gaan hierdie jaar vir die eerste keer in Oudtshoorn plaasvind vanaf 22 tot 28 September 2019 by die De Jager Sportkompleks. Die waarnemende burgemeester, Noluthando Mwati, het die federasie gekomplimenteer met hulle werke, veral die feite dat hulle so baie moeite doen met die jong mense. Mwati noem ook dat as meer jongmense blootgestel word aan sport, kan dit help om die misdaadsyfer in ons gemeenskappe te verlaag. Read more >
11 September 2019

From new waste water treatment works to upgrading of toilets and new Restaurant for Cango Caves

Cango Caves, a tourist icon in the Klein Karoo and Garden Route areas, which is situated 30km north of Oudtshoorn, has recently unveiled a modern waste water treatment plant and is set to open a brand new restaurant while also upgrading its ablution facilities. This tourist attraction that draws approximately 250 000 visitors every year from all over the world, is taking positive turn after having been in the news four years ago for financial mismanagement with a threat of closing down. Today, this iconic tourist destination boasts with a series of improvements and a facelift. Read more >
12 August 2019

Municipality explains overflow of Old East Reservoir during the past weekend

Following the unfortunate incident on Friday, 9 August 2019 with the overflowing of the Old East Reservoir below the prison, Oudtshoorn Municipality would like to give the following background on the water supply system: “Oudtshoorn has five (5) reservoirs, with a total storage capacity of 57.6 Ml. The reservoirs are fed under gravity by two pipelines from the Raubenheimer dam. Our water is chlorinated just below the Raubenheimer dam. The reservoirs are thus fed with already chlorinated water,” said Chris Swart, a Senior Manager for Water and Sewer in the Greater Oudtshoorn. Read more >
Last published 09 February 2016

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