Mayor adresses to the community of Matiwaneskop
12 May 2016
Emnambith/Ladysmith Municipality Mayor Cllr M V Madlala with the rapid response team of the municipality which incudes, councillors and municipal officials held a community meeting with the community of Matiwaneskop ward 24 after a recent protest that was staged by community members in the area.
The community consultation meeting took place on Tuesday, 10 May in the Matiwaneskop community hall. Where a large number of community members eagerly awaited to hear whether or not their concerns would be addressed.
Emnambithi/Ladysmith Mayor Cllr M V Madlala addressed the concerns that were raised by the community where he also highlighted how the municipality does all in its power to accommodate the needs of the community but remain in prioritising service delivery.
He also touched the issue of the demarcation explaining how wards 24 and 23 are closely placed but falling under a completely separate programme in the different services provided.
Inkosi Shabalala who was also part of the meeting said that regular meetings between the ward councillor and the community need to take place in order to limit or avoid protests action
Issued by the Municipal Communications
Mr S Maphalala
Tel: 036 635 3403
Cell: 082 490 8716