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Electricity044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard044 801 9111
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Published: 20 Feb 2019Title: George Municipality water update: 20 February 2019Status: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 20 FEBRUARY 2019;Dam level: 82.43% (up from 81.75%); Rainfall since 14 February 2019: 0mm;Demand/usage: 30.8 megalitres (target 22Ml);Months water left in dam: 9
Published: 13 Feb 2019Title: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 13 FEBRUARY 2019Status: Dam level: 81.75% (up from 80.92%) Rainfall since 7 February 2019: 26.5mm Demand/usage: 28.23 megalitres (target 22Ml) Months water left in dam: 9 Section 2b restrictions remain in place, including watering times. Fines may apply. Details in News section.
Published: 07 Feb 2019Title: George Municipality Annual Report 2017-18 available for commentsStatus: George Municipality Annual Report 2017-18 available on website under Documents/Annual Report, libraries and area offices from 8 February to 4 March 2019 for comments.
Published: 05 Feb 2019Title: BLUE AND GREEN BAG COLLECTION RECOMMENCESStatus: Collection of blue and green bags recommences Monday 11 February 2019 as per usual refuse collection days. If you have not received your initial, two-of-each bags (1-8 February 2019), please report to Interwaste 044 878 0688. See news section for more details.
Published: 28 Jan 2019Title: Road Upgrades - Merriman StreetStatus: George Municipality has started with road upgrades to Merriman Street from Hibernia Street to Nelson Mandela Boulevard. The construction will be done in sections. Section 1: Nelson Mandela Boulevard to Victoria Street (Right hand side). Residents will be informed of the closures in advance.
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Electricity 044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation 044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal 044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence 044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement 044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre 0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111
20 October 2017

George represented on Western Cape’s Women’s Commission

Councillor Elizabeth (Liza) Stroebel, PR Councillor for George has been appointed as the official representative for George on the South African Local Government Association’s (SALGA) Western Cape Women’s Commission. SALGA is the constitutionally mandated organisation responsible for local government oversight. The Women’s commission was established in 2008 to co-ordinate, promote and advocate for gender appropriate strategies within local municipalities and to feed into the national, regional and global agenda’s.

The strategic objective of the Women’s commission is to increase the representation and participation of women in local government. In the Western Cape over 1.6 million votes are women and 1.3 million men. With the goal of obtaining the 50/50 principle by 2019, the current status in the Western Cape is 48% female PR Councillors, 33% female Ward Councillors and 41% females in positions such as Mayor, Speaker and Chief Whip.

Woman from all levels of society are under-represented in positions of political authority and socio-economic decision-making with the major challenges identified are those of limited progress towards gender equality; a lack of female leaders and continued social stereotyping.

Cllr Stroebel’s role as the George representative is to ensure that these global challenges are addressed at local government level in terms of community development, safety and security, employment equity legislation as well as within the justice sector.

Last published 23 October 2017