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CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS – 21 July 2017 – 06 October 2017

Notice is hereby given in accordance with the provisions of section 12(3) of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No 32 of 2000), section 11 of the Provincial Notice №. 155 of 2016 as published in the Free State Provincial Gazette of 22 July 2016 and the provisions of the Municipality’s Policy on Development and Review of Policies and By-laws of 2012, that the Council of Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality intends to review and rationalize the following set of existing by-laws:

  • Cemeteries By-law
  • Waste Management By-law
  • Disaster Management By-law
  • Swimming Pools By-law
  • Environmental Health By-law
  • Firefighting Services By-law
  • Informal Settlements By-law
  • Municipal Libraries By-law
  • Informal Trading By-law
  • Municipal Public Streets By-law
  • Initiation Schools By-law
  • Noise Control By-law
  • Public Amenities By-law
  • Municipal Parks By-law
  • Outdoor Advertising By-law
  • Lease of Municipal Halls By-law
  • Keeping of Animals, Poultry & Bees By-law

The above-mentioned by-laws for review and rationalization are published for comments and inputs, and copies thereof may be obtained and scrutinized at the following places:

  • This website
  • Room 313, 3rd floor Bram Fischer Building, De Villiers Street, Bloemfonte
  • Municipal Regional Offices: Thaba Nchu, Botshabelo, Bloemfontein and Dewetsdor
  • Municipal Libraries.

Public Hearings for members of the Community will be held as follows:

  • Vanstadensrus: 04 September 2017 at 14:00, Thapelong Hall
  • Wepener: 05 September 2017 at 14:00, Qibing Community Hall
  • Dewetsdorp: 06 September 2017 at 14:00, Morojaneng Community Hall
  • Bloemfontein: 07 September 2017 at 16:30, Floreat Hall,11 September 2017 at 14:00, Batho Community Hall and 12 September 2017 at 14:00, Kagisanong Hall
  • Botshabelo: 13 September 2017 at 14:00, Simpson Sefuthi Hall, 14 September 2017 at 14:00, H Hal
  • Thaba Nchu: 19 September 2017 at 14:00, Barolong Hall,20 September 2017 at 14:00,Civic Centre
  • Ikgomotseng/Soutpan: 21 September 2017 at 14:00, Kagisano Combined School

Members of the community are invited to submit their written comments or representations to the Legal Services at Room 313, Bram Fischer Building, Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive & Markgraaff Streets, BLOEMFONTEIN or send by fax to 051 – 405 8119 or by post to P O Box 3704, Bloemfontein 9300 or by email to ramolebo@mangaung.co.za to reach them on or before 06 October 2017. Any person, who cannot write, may come during working days and hours to Room 313, Bram Fischer Building, Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive & Markgraff Streets BLOEMFONTEIN, where assistance with the transcribing of comments or representations will be provided.

Any queries for clarity in this regard can be directed to the Legal Services Offices of the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality at telephone numbers 051-405 8471 or 051-405 8934.

Adv. Tankiso Mea – CITY MANAGER

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