The Councillors of //Khara Hais attended a Councillors Development Programme last week at Desert Palace Casino Resort, presented by SALGA. Some of the issued they handled at the programme was about the Councillor Function, Understanding Legislative Framework, Municipal Service Delivery Improvement, Programme Management, Supply Chain Management and even Public and Media Communication to name but a few.
Councillors play prominent roles: as ambassadors for their communities they represent, lobby other spheres of government or private sector, defend the interests of minorities and the marginalised, and serve as trustees or protectors of the natural environment or historical heritage.
We are proud of our councillors, who are determined to improve Service Delivery in //Khara Hais Municipality.
Theme – “Our indigenous knowledge, our heritage: Towards the identification, promotion and preservation of South Africa’s living heritage” MET die oorgang na ’n nuwe Suid-Afrika het die Suid-Afrikaanse regering besluit dat daar ’n dag (24 September) moes wees waarop Suid-Afrikaners, van watter bevolkingsgroepe ook al, hul eie erfenis moes gedenk. Dit beteken dat niemand moes vergeet wie en wat hy is en waar hy vandaan gekom het nie sê die Burgemeester van //Khara Hais, Raadslid L. Koloi. Elkeen moes op dié dag sy eie kultuur, geskiedenis en kultuurgeskiedenis in ere hou. Hierdie dag is toe Erfenisdag genoem en is die eerste Erfenisdag op 24 September 1995 gevier. Oud-president Mandela het die woord “reënboognasie” bedink om Suid-Afrika se uiteenlopende kulture, gebruike, tradisies, geskiedenisse en tale te beskryf. Erfenisdag moes ’n viering van daardie kleurryke verskeidenheid wees. Volgens die Burgemeester van //Khara Hais Munisipaliteit gaan Erfenisdag nie net oor die eie kulture van afsonderlike groepe nie, maar veral ook oor uitreiking oor die verskillende kultuurgrense heen. Elemente van nasionale eenheid, nasiebou, versoening en landspatriotisme moet dus gedurende hierdie tyd benadruk word. Die doel is ook om veral die jeug aan te moedig om Suid-Afrikaners se gedeelde erfenis in ere te hou. Erfenis is al omskryf as “dit wat ons geërf het: die somtotaal van die natuurlewe en natuurskoon,Read more…
The 2014/2015 Annual Financial Statements, Annual Performance Report as well as the draft Annual Report of //Khara Hais Municipality was submitted to the Office of the Auditor General, on 31 August 2015, during a handover meeting. These documents were handed over to the officials of the Auditor General by Cllr. M. Segede and Cllr. J.L. Snyman, members of the Executive Committee.
During this meeting Mr. Ngxanga, the Municipal Manager, thanked the members of the Executive Committee, MPAC and all other councillors for their support during the process of compiling these documents. He thanked all employees involved in the compilation of these documents for their hard work and overtime that they’ve put in to compile these documents. A special word of thanks went out to Bernard Fourie for compiling the draft annual report, Ruaan Strauss and Toensie Louw for compiling the 2014/2015 Annual Financial Statements and Bertus May for compiling the Annual Performance Report.
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) through //Khara Hais Municipality will be rolling out a bucket eradication programme. The department as the custodian of the project has appointed a contractor to handle the project. Funds are committed towards improving sanitation services throughout the //Khara Hais communities. The project is scheduled to start from the last week of August 2015 to the end of November 2015 whereby more than 4200 toilets will be built. Existing sanitation services will be converted to dry sanitation, septic tanks systems and also full waterborne sanitation systems.
The project will first start in Paballelo, Rosedale, Louisvale Road and Kalksloot and to the rest of the neighbouring communities. The contractor will make use of local labourers, locally based material which will improve the livelihood and economy of the area.
All communities are further encouraged to work together in using water sparingly. Water is a scarce resource which we are in the brink of depleting.
On 18 August 2015, the Mayor, Cllr LA Koloi, visited the women in prison as part of Women’s Month celebrations.
In cooperation with BVi Consulting Engineers, Ms Koloi were able to hand over a gift to each female prisoner. The mayor encouraged them to pray as often as they could. She said that they should not take the things they learn in prison for granted, especially seeing that most of them are very talented.
The correctional facility appealed to the mayor that she should continue to visit the women in prison more often, even if she is empty handed, to comfort them from time to time.Read more…
SWIMMING POOL - TOWN
Mon - Sat: 11:00 - 20:00
Sun: 14:00 - 18:00
PABALLELO & BELLVUE
Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 18:00
Sun: 14:00 - 18:00
The swimming pool in town is used on Saturday between 11:00 and 13:00 as well as weekdays between 19:00 and 20:00 by diving club members for exercise purposes. This exercise is only done at the deep end of the swimming pool.
Reitzpark is open from 08:00 till 22:00 everyday during September and March. The public should bring their own braai facilities.
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