Bidding Opportunities

The municipality’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) department manages the supply and acquisition of various goods and services to or on behalf of the municipality. These include tenders for construction works, general and professional services, and the selection of contractors to assist in the provision of municipal services. We also strive to ensure that the municipality’s […]

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Lagoon Update

One of the most prominent landscape features in the Greater Knysna area is the Knysna Estuary, or lagoon as commonly referred to. Other than being a major tourist attraction for leisure activities, it also boasts considerable conservation importance with it ranking 3rd of South Africa’s estuaries in terms of botanical importance, 8th in terms of […]

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Lagoon Update

Period: 1 - 31 December 2023
Knysna Production: 14.41 Ml/day
Sedgefield Production: 2.71 Ml/day

Akkerkloof Dam: 76% Full
Knysna Rainfall: 71mm
Sedgefield Rainfall: 50mm

Level 3 Water Restrictions Apply

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Mission & Vision
Mission & Vision

Vision INCLUSIVE * INNOVATIVE * INSPIRED As Joseph Francis once wisely said, “Community engagement requires…

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Important Documents
Important Documents

Section 21A of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act, No 32 of 2000, stipulates that…

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Mayor’s Office
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Directorates
Directorates

We are committed to offering and sustaining service excellence to the people of Greater Knysna,…

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Council & Agendas
Council & Agendas

The Knysna Town Council is the executive body of the municipality and is responsible for…

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Organisational Structure
Organisational Structure

A municipality must, within its administrative and financial capacity, establish and organise its administration in…

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Awards & Recognition
Awards & Recognition

Many Western Cape municipalities rank as the best performing municipalities in South Africa. Knysna Municipality…

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Knysna Council adopts 2024/2025 Budget
Knysna Council adopts 2024/2025 Budget

Knysna Council adopted the final Medium Term Revenue and Expenditure (MTREF) Framework Budget for the 2024/2025 financial year at its meeting held on 13 June. “A process of meticulous and collaborative planning has culminated in a document that will work for our residents and our municipal area,” said Executive Mayor Aubrey Tsengwa. “While it is a detailed and comprehensive document, there are a few noteworthy key focus areas.” Focus of the 2024/25 MTREF Budget Council has approved a budget consisting of an operating revenue of R1,319 billion, operating expenditure of R1,229 billion and capital expenditure of R89 million. A total amount of R32.2 million has been gazetted by the Provincial Human Settlement Department for various housing projects in Knysna. R8 million has been allocated for the installation of serviced sites in Sedgefield. Council has allocated R7.8 million of its funds to various housing programs that include retaining walls, emergency material,…

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