Municipal

City clamps down on non-paying property owners

JOBURG – Property owners who have no queries on their accounts, who should be paying for municipal services and those who have the means to do so but who refuse to pay are a concern.

Free swimming lessons

JOBURG – City of Johannesburg wants people to be able to swim and keep safe around water.

M1 reopening delayed

JOBURG – The northbound section will only open on 23 October.

WATCH: Clearing the problem bridge

BUCCLEUCH – The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) responded quickly after the recent heavy rains to clear the bridge in Buccleuch.

On cellphone masts …

JOBURG – ‘It is not the City that is unsympathetic and inconsiderate of residents’ complaints but rather that it cannot stand in the way of public access to reliable and necessary communication.’

Fire incidents reduced

JOBURG – The City of Johannesburg’s firefighters often responds to incidents across the city. Last year alone, the emergency service responded to 790 fires.

Pedestrian bridge almost done

SANDTON – The completion of the Grayston Drive bridge will make the commute between Sandton and Alexandra easier.

Object to the proposed land rezoning of Parkmore properties

PARKMORE – The Parkmore Community Association requests that community members submit their objections to the proposal for land rezoning in the area, allowing landowners to build over 10 storeys on a property.

Problematic taxi rank upgrade

BRYANSTON – Community members are angered by the manner in which the City of Joburg is conducting upgrades of the Big Ben taxi rank.

EFF is a small party with enormous power – expert

JOBURG – Dr Ivor Sarankisky from the Wits School of Governance said what is happening in the City of Joburg is exactly what most commentators predicted about a coalition-led governments.
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