“People are frustrated. We cannot deny that our roads will never be like the roads going to The Heads. Money goes elsewhere.” -Councillor Wiseman Litoli (September 25 2014) Back in July this year i reported in ‘Priorities Disagreement Makes Special Development Meeting a Bust’ that a Special Planning, Development and Infrastructure Committee Meeting was called to discuss Knysna’s roads budget, a contentious and difficult issue considering the inadequate finances being received to fix our ailing infrastructure. It was supposed to be a ‘Special’ meeting about roads yet roads had been removed from the agenda. Instead there were mostly developer’s plans … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Potholes have become the symbol for Knysna’s failing infrastructure and citizen worry that our town’s finances are in trouble. The DA blames the problem of failing infrastructure on the previous ANC government. but the reality is that both administrations are to blame. High salaries, cronyism and spending on luxuries such as expensive furniture have created the prediction that Knysna will be R1billion short on roads, pipes etc. over the next 15 years. This means that Knysna will continue to fall apart.'Click here to read full article...'
These are the dates and times for Knysna’s municipal meetings being held in September 2014 in the Council Chambers at the Knysna Municipality in Clyde Street. Section 80 meetings are where topics are introduced. If approved, they are then sent on to the Mayoral Committee. If approved there, they are sent to the Council. The public are allowed to attend. Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Finance Committee Meeting 9:00 am – 11:00 am Thursday, September 4, 2014 Governance & Economic Development Committee Meeting 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Community Services Committee Meeting 9:00 am – 12:00 pm … ‘Click here to read full article…’