At the council meeting held Wednesday, 28 October 2015, the Overstrand municipality was afforded an opportunity to get first-hand information from the minister of finance Dr Ivan Meyer on amongst other Overstrand’s allocation from Provincial Government for the 2015/16 financial year.
Minister Meyer’s presentation focused on:
- Preparation for the Provincial adjustments budget;
- Preparation for the Provincial 2016/17 MTREF Budget;
- Strengthen the partnership with the Overstrand Municipality; and
- To prepare the Municipality for Fiscal Outlook: SA
In his presentation he mentioned very important budget policy principles which are the following: Constitutionalism, Evidence Based, Public Value, Rule of Law, Partnerships, Game changers, Whole-of-society approach, Citizen Centric and Provincial Strategic Plans and Goals.
Dr Meyer eluded that his visit is aimed at “Taking the Budget to the People” and he also congratulated Overstrand on the following: