The animal will only be released once the owner pays a penalty fee and can prove that the animal indeed does belong to them
.”You can discuss your matters in caucuses, however, once in council, you must deal effectively with council business. “
Mayor Richard Mbatha said a stand-in Speaker would have to be elected or the meeting would be closed.
Both reservoirs are currently empty
The Mayor added that there was ‘no engagement meeting on the draft budget or the final budget with the Provincial Treasury whose representatives could not attend the budget steering committees
However, the IFP’s provincial spokesman, Blessed Gwala, has dismissed the allegations as lies and accused a disgruntled former IFP member of fuelling the lies with the ANC.
She further urged councils to thoroughly assess the revenue streams earmarked in their budgets and ensure that they are reliable.
The municipality is in the process of purchasing a new grader during this new financial year.
Some senior officials were either expelled, suspended, while others resigned because of malpractice and corrupt activities around the issuing of tenders
Speaker Makhathini-Mbatha concurred saying that she would be contacting the MEC to complain about the ANC Councillors disrupting meetings and putting service delivery at risk
Many residents have been ‘waterless’ since Sunday