Knysna Special Council Meeting Today


Knysna Special Council Meeting Today, September 29 2016: That it’s “special” suggests something interesting is happening. It seems as if the fight for control over property and land continues. One item is regarding decisions made by suspended Municipal Manager Grant Easton whilst the Council was on leave. Another is regards the Planning Tribunal, something that was done and dusted but strangely challenged last week at a Section 80 new councillors, particularly Velile Waxa, the DA’s coalition partner. … ‘Click here to read full article…’

JOIN: Knysna Ratepayers’ Meeting Thursday


“The Knysna Ratepayers’ Association is active and working towards establishing regular contact with our Council in promoting a clean, safe, crime free town.” Annual General Meeting at 5.30pm on Thurs, September 29 at the Bowling Club in Knysna Central. R50 to join for the year. If you pay electricity, you qualify as a ratepayer. Download this form and bring it with your questions and R50.   … ‘Click here to read full article…’

Knysna, Freedom Front Plus, Public Protector & Me


I have reported the Knysna Municipality, politicians and officials, to the Public Protector. My blogging on political issues has gained me wider readership than the Knysna locals it was originally intended for. As the DA, ANC & COPE (and, more recently, the KUC and ACDP) failed to address important issues of maladministration and crime affecting our town, i blogged more. Consistency must be some reward because people in Cape Town, besides Premier Helen Zille (who also refuses to … ‘Click here to read full article…’

R4.7-million in Knysna Traffic Fines Over 3 Months


Knysna Municipality raised approximately R4.7-million rand from traffic fines during June, July and August 2016. The Knysna Traffic & Law Enforcement’s reports were presented to the Section 80 Community Services Meeting held on September 27 2016. Although that figure may seem high, it’s in fact low considering that over 42 000 tickets were issued. What that means is that most fines are not being paid. The best way to increase the collection rate will be the introduction of … ‘Click here to read full article…’