For two-and-a-half years, the DA-led Knysna Municipality has supported a seemingly illegal tender award that will determine the future of its 72 000 citizens. The ISDF (Integrated Strategic Development Framework) is meant to be the blueprint for Knysna for the next 30 years. It determines everything from where development will be permitted and infrastructure spent. If rumours are true that Knysna is a test case for the Western Province, then the implications are far greater. Despite loud opposition from the public, the DA and the Municipality have been determined to support a new consortium with questionable property developer links. It … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Do not let this topic die! The future of Knysna is literally at stake. You’ve seen the damage to our town the past 10 years. Imagine how much more can happen over the next decade. Susan Campbell is a lawyer and environmentalist who has been fighting for transparency and redress regarding the ISDF and Chris Mulder. As with the corruption at Knysna Tourism and bloated Municipal salaries, the DA and local government (in particular Lauren Waring, Knysna’s Municipal Manager) have been extremely unhelpful so that a court battle may be the only option.'Click here to read full article...'