My goal is to make visible what they don’t want you, the public, to know.
For the third Council Meeting in a row, the Knysna Municipality and the DA excluded, from the Council agenda, their Parliamentary date with me.
For first time readers, my submission to Parliament involves my allegations of political and municipal corruption and maladministration. It involves:
- The illegal funding of Knysna Tourism’s debt by public funds whilst it’s Board of Directors, which included politicians, mostly DA, failed to protect us. That struggle for justice led to the creation of KnysnaKeep.org and, so far, 4 years, 8 months of struggle for me.
- The questionable awarding of the ISDF tender, the plan for our future, to a local organisation headed by a local property developer.
- The questionable appointment of of the Municipal Manager (MM) as well other matters during his period as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
- The unconstitutional blocking of communication by the DA, the Knysna Municipality and the Western Cape Provincial Government.
My oral presentation will be based on my report which is 7398 words in length, far longer if you include the 200mb of evidence that accompanies it. I will share it with you after i’ve presented it, in person, to Parliament on February 10 2015. In the meanwhile, you are encouraged to use the search bar (in the menu) to look for past articles.
Why are politicians and municipal officials, who are supposed to be our public servants, hiding our date with Parliament from you? By law, they have to be transparent with regards what is happening within our local government. They have a Constitutional duty to serve.
It is notable that the opposition, the ANC and COPE, have not demanded it be on the agenda. I can only surmise that COPE has politically switched their allegiance to the DA and that the ANC realises that their Chief Whip is mentioned in my submission too.
None can say that they’re unaware. My blogs are often a topic of conversation in their building. They, and some of their supporters, go as far as to try discredit me in the newspapers and on Facebook. They even sue me Summarily, it’s guaranteed they read my blogs. But i don’t leave it at that because i want you to know that i try my best. Additionally, all of this, and all of them and me, will eventually be in High Court. It all becomes evidence.
On December 9, last year, i hand delivered copies of the Parliamentary invites to Knysna Municipality, addressed to 12 politicians from the DA and the ANC. In ‘The ISDF: The Liars and Their Supporters’, i showed that it had been signed for. I then had a conversation with the ANC’s Dyanti who promised to bring it up with his party.
I have heard nothing from any side the past 51 days.
At the latest Council meeting, on January 28 2016, i hand delivered, in front of witnesses, a copy of the invite to DA Mayor Georlene Wolmarans, COPE Councillor Elrick van Aswegen, ANC Councillor Clive Witbooi, ‘Independent’ Councillor Ntombizanele Jantjies and Knysna Municiplaity Communication’s Manager Christopher Bezuidenhout.