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Waving building fees for fire victims

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Waving building fees for fire victims

Knysna Council approved the waiving of various Building Plan fees for Fire Victims on 20 June.

This will assist in fast-tracking the process of demolition and building plan applications.

The following fees will be waived.

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Official banking details for the Knysna disaster relief

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Official banking details for the Knysna disaster relief:

Nedbank
Account Name: Emergency Fund
Account number: 1147920699
Branch code: 198 765
Reference: Knysnafire
International donations: NEDSZAJJ

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Knysna Fire Information

SOCIAL MEDIA

For live updates, communications and information relevant to the Knysna Fire navigate to our Facebook and page.

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/knysnamunicipality/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/KnysnaMuni/

Download our Knysna App – http://knysna.comunity.me/ for live updates and communications.

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Fire Database Survey

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Fire Database Survey

Residents who have suffered fire damage to their properties are encouraged to report their damage via the following survey. All the information will be captured onto the official Municipal database for processing: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R85GVVG

Businesses may register damaged property on this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XG9WKM5

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LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS IMPLEMENTED

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Level 3 Water Restrictions have been implemented by the Knysna Municipality with immediate effect. This new level of restrictions has resulted by Greater Knysna residents not adhering to the call to reduce their water usage. In the past week alone Sedgefield’s target water usage of 1.9ML/day was exceeded with the area utilising 2.2Ml/day. Knysna’s target of 8Ml/day was ignored and residents used a whopping 12.4Ml/day.

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Municipal working hours amended

Work hours

As per Section 9 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Clause 7 of the Main Collective Agreement, the current working hours of Municipal staff equals 40 hours per week.

Although these hours remain the same, all staff, accept Cleansing, Fire, Traffic and Customer Care employees, will have their working hours restructured.

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Help clean up Knysna’s illegal dumping

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As part of Knysna Municipality‟s campaign to rid Greater Knysna of illegal dumping, they have identified illegal dumping hotspots within the area and are asking residents to join them in identifying the culprits.

“Please Whatsapp us on 081 556 9374 with details of where and when you have noticed illegal dumping. It would be ideal if a photograph of the perpetrators could accompany your report,” encouraged Knysna Acting Municipal Manager, Bevan Ellman.

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ESKOM APPEAL: Save power between 5pm and 9pm

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Eskom needs your help to reduce electricity usage every day from 5pm to 9pm.

The national electricity system is currently operating under constrained conditions and is in RED alert. This is due to a high number of technical problems being experienced on the ageing Eskom generation plant.

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    Events on June 28, 2017
    Community Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Community Services Meeting
    Events on June 29, 2017
    Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    Events on June 30, 2017
    Technical Services Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Technical Services Committee Meeting
    Events on July 7, 2017
    Oyster Festival entrepreneurship market day
    Starts: 12:00 am Ends: July 17, 2017 - 12:00 am Location: Oyster Festival entrepreneurship market day Description: Oyster Festival entrepreneurship market day
    Events on July 27, 2017
    12:00 am - 12:00 am
    Events on August 8, 2017
    Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee
    12:00 am - 12:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee
    Events on August 10, 2017
    Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee
    Events on August 15, 2017
    Community Services Committee Meeting
    12:00 am - 12:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Community Services Committee Meeting
    Events on August 16, 2017
    Technical Services Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Technical Services Committee Meeting
    Events on August 27, 2017
    Mayoral Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Mayoral Committee Meeting