A document included in the meeting’s council agenda provided further insight as to what the policies and by-laws entailed.
During the presentation to Exco, Haripersad outlined the problems facing payment factors in terms of water and sewage, which are interlinked.
After residents noted the worst roads in Newcastle, the municipality provided an official response on Tuesday afternoon.
The aim of the campaign was to encourage men to remember their role as protectors in households, and to encourage South Africans to be active participants in eradicating violence against women and children.
Local roads will be the focus of an upcoming feature article, and residents are invited to become part of finding a solution.
With a theme this year of ‘Count Me In: Together Moving a Non-Violent South Africa Forward’, the ministers will hand out gifts to the elderly as well as to child-headed households in the Utrecht area.
After 15 years of expectation and disappointment, the Kirkland Street informal trade centre opened for business last month.
The resident suggested the municipality should make more skips available and accessible for building rubble and specific refuse.
A post to social media garnered a fair number of comments and reactions, including a response from a resident who said this had happened to him two months in a row.
Newcastle Mayor, Makhosini Eric Nkosi and Municipal Manager, Bhekani Errol Mswane accompanied by the municipal officials from the Department of Development Planning and Human Settlements, accepted the award.
Investigation revealed a slew of problems plaguing Jasper Avenue, including missing drain covers, damaged concrete culverts and evidence of vagrancy.