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Meetings Calendar

We are experiencing technical difficulties with our Calendar App. To find information on our municipal Committee and Council Meetings please look under the Meeting Dates tab.

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Annual Grant-In-Aid Handover

Knysna Executive Mayor, Mark Willemse handed over a total of R1.3 million in Grant-in-Aid (GIA) donations to 74 local charitable organisations on Wednesday, 13 March.

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Level 1 Water Restrictions now in effect

The municipality has announced that it will lower water restrictions from Level 3 to Level 1 with immediate effect. The decision to relax the restrictions was based on the slight increase in rainfall, better storage capacity and reduced consumption.

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New Human Settlements Chairperson means Business 

Despite her only starting in her new role as Mayoral Committee member recently, she has been busy. She initiated weekly housing meetings with Ward Councillors and interested PR Councillors, and she started regular site visits to the Wards, starting with Wards 1, 4 and 8.

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Mayor hands over Title Deeds to Karatara families

There was sheer delight and excitement when Knysna Executive Mayor, Mark Willemse and Ward 2 Councillor, Cathy Weideman handed over title deeds to a number of residents of Karatara today, 6 December at the Protea Community Hall.

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Municipality and Wesgro formalise Tourism SLA

The service level agreement (SLA) between the Knysna Municipality & Wesgro was signed earlier today by Acting Knysna Municipal Manager Mr Johnny Douglas and Tim Harris, CEO of Wesgro.

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Mayor calls on communities not to invade, but rather to engage with Municipality on housing

We ask residents who have grievances to continue to engage with the Municipality through formal channels.

The Knysna Municipality wishes to state that it is completely opposed to any illegal land invasions. We take this stance because the Municipality needs to ensure that the interests of all awaiting beneficiaries as well as of the community at large are balanced. We urge the community to refrain from any unlawful activity and appeal to them to cooperate with the Municipality on this.

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