Ask the Mayor


Have you spotted an issue affecting you and your neighbours? Have you seen something that needs to be brought to the attention of the municipality? Or would you simply like to thank the mayor for a job well done?
Fill in the form and we’ll pass on your question/ compliment to mayor, Cllr Afzul Rehman.

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Latest Letters

ASK THE MAYOR: Newcastle roads in desperate need of repair work

The Roads and Stormwater section within the technical services department has a team in place to deal with the challenge of potholes.

Make sure you are on the database

Mayor, Afzul Rehman, encourages residents to ensure their numbers are on the Newcastle Municipality database.

Here’s what you can do about corruption…

This week, Mayor Afzul Rehman talks housing projects and ways to report corruption.

Orphans plea for help

This week, Mayor Afzul Rehman tries to help orphans who have nowhere else to turn to.

Mayor tackles illegal dumping issues

Cllr Afzul Rehman responds to illegal dumping, taxi issues in Paradise, and the installation of prepaid meters.

Budget roadshows to allow more community input

Bylaws relating to animals, taxis ranking in Paradise, and budget roadshows are on Cllr Rehman's plate this week.

Does Council have plans to upgrade the parks in Fairleigh?

On behalf of the community of Paradise sir of which you are also a resident too I want to ask how long its going to take to finish the rank??

What plans are in place in case the drought gets worse?

Mayor can you please tell the community what plans the municipality has in place in case the drought gets worse.

In need of traffic lights

It's extremely dangerous to turn right out of Paterson and the delay causes a back up in the narrow road, including for drivers wanting to turn left.

Will there be water restrictions over the festive season?

Sir, with regards to the water situation i have noticed the dam level has dropped below 50%. Will this mean that residents might face severe water restrictions during the holidays?

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