The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will be in the Overstrand on the following dates:

Hermanus area:
28 March 2023 - Overstrand Thusong Centre in Hawston
Every Thursday - Moffat Hall, Mt Pleasant

Gansbaai area:
7 March 2023 - Blompark Community Hall in Gansbaai
4 April 2023 - Blompark Community Hall in Gansbaai

21 March 2023 - Stanford Community Hall

No date for March
6 April 2023 - Proteadorp Community Hall in Kleinmond

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Ward 12 Councillor from Zwelihle, Masibongwe Sihlahla, led by example and helped to clean up a section of his ward last week.

Cllr Sihlahle was assisted by ward committee members and some residents from the area. They focussed on Sisulu, uThando, Mbokodo, Jikeleza, Siyakhana, Uxolo and Landa Streets.

He said illegal dumping and littering in this area is an ongoing battle which can only be won if they all work together.

He invited community members to join them in cleaning up Ward 12.

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The Overstrand Municipality's Finance Department will kick off an Indigent Roadshow this Saturday, 4 March 2023, to assist needy households to register or re-apply for Indigent Subsidy support and to update the indigent database.  Going forward the roadshow will be rolled out to other venues across the Overstand municipal area.

Support will also be available during the week at any of the municipal offices.

Existing indigent subsidy recipients who are on the municipal database and have registered previously, must urgently apply to renew their registration on a year-to-year basis.

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It has come under Overstrand Municipality’s attention that fake news is being spread on social media that the Municipality’s tap water should be boiled before people drink it, otherwise it can cause diarrhoea, allegedly due to power outages caused by load shedding.

Overstrand Municipality can assure its residents that our tap water is safe to drink and does not need to be boiled beforehand. The Municipality is using adequate disinfectants at its water treatment plants.

The Preekstoel Water Treatment Plant in Hermanus is not affected by power supply interruptions as it is equipped with a backup generator with automatic switchover.

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Overstrand Executive Mayor, Dr Annelie Rabie, is proud to announce that the Overstrand Municipality has received a 10th consecutive clean audit opinion from the Auditor-General South Africa.

“We are indeed extremely thankful and proud, as this is no mean feat,” said Mayor Rabie. She continued by thanking the previous Mayor, Alderman Dudley Coetzee, for his leadership and guidance during his tenure in the audit year under review.  She also expressed her gratitude to the Joint Audit and Performance Audit Committee (JPAC), as well as the management team, for their continued support and diligence in ensuring good governance and financial prudence.

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Hermanus 028 313 8000
Kleinmond 028 271 8400
Gansbaai 028 384 8300
Stanford 028 341 8500