Trimming R1,7 billion for the city’s massive budget should not be too difficult. The municipality is the biggest business in Cape Town employing nearly 27 000 people with a budget of R44.3 billion so a R1.7 billion cut would amount to just 3.8% of the budget. This should be a fairly straight-forward exercise and well […]
The Constitutional Court judgement that puts an end to SANRAL’s plans to build the N1 and N2 toll roads within the municipal area of Cape Town is completely welcomed. When the plans were first announced, there were widespread objections from the Chamber, the City Council, the Province and other credible organisations, but these were simply […]
This session is aimed at those who are not familiar with how municipalities take decisions– especially those whose complaints are not dealt with, and who would like to understand municipal functions and responsibilities.