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Newsletter October 2017

Newsletter October 2017
IN AND AROUND THE CLUB...... The Kleinemonde Sports & Recreation Club has been very active in improving the facilities in and around the Kleinemonde Hall. The kitchen and toilet areas have been re-built to allow the kitchen to be expanded to almost double its original size. Two wedding receptions were held in the Hall in October drawing glowing, positive responses from the caterers as the best venue for such functions in Ndlambe. The second tennis court is nearing completion and hopefully be ready for use very shortly. At least before Christmas!! A second court has become a neces...
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Newsletter June 2017

Newsletter June 2017
Kleinemonde Newsletter             July 2017 Bridge over troubled water . . . . . . View towards the entrance to Kleinemonde At the meeting held on Thursday, 29 June 2017, regarding the upgrade of the R72, especially the bridges across the Kleinemonde rivers, the following: - The existing bridges will not be re-built or widened. The structures will remain as it is at present. - The R72 will be appreciably widened – at a normal section the road will be 3.7 m wide in each direction with a 3m road reserve on each side. At an uphill the 3 m road reserve will decrease to allow for a passing...
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Newsletter Feb 17

Newsletter Feb 17
Kleinemonde Newsletter                                    February 2017 1. Down by the riverside We were fortunate do have (mostly) good weather over the December 2016 holiday period with the picnic area on the East river bank crowded with holiday makers and parking spots at a premium. Despite a number of requests over the years for flush-type portable toilets equipped with a hand wash basin, we were again given two of the open bucket type. The Municipality contracted a company to provide these toilets who had the responsibility, as part of the contract, to service them daily. This ...
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Newsletter Oct 16

Newsletter Oct 16
Kleinemonde Newsletter October 2016 Municipal budget As you may have noticed on your latest municipal account, the rates increase approved by Council for the 2016/2017 financial year is 9%. Originally the proposed increase was 17 %. The Ndlambe Ratepayers Forum (NRF), whose constituents are the chairperson’s of the different ratepayers associations in Ndlambe, had a number of meetings with municipal officials regarding the budget on issues such as cost cutting, errors in the draft budget, increase in overtime, use of casuals, etc. The original 17% was reduced to 13% and after the l...
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Newsletter 2

Newsletter 2
Kleinemonde News May 2016 - addition Upgrading of the R72 road! There is an old proverb: “Only he that has travelled the road knows where the holes are deep” We as Kleinemonders, after all the years travelling to Port Alfred, know where the holes are deep - as someone once said, we are all PhD’s – Pothole dodgers!! Fortunately, given another 3 to 4 years this would have changed. The R72 will be upgraded from Port Alfred to the Peddie turn-off according to SANRAL standards. This will take place over two phases, the first being from Port Alfred to the Fish River followed by the second...
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Newsletter 1

Newsletter 1
Kleinemonde Newsletter May 2016 Already 5 months into the new (old) year. Someone once said: Yes, its true time flies – but I am not sure who the pilot is ! Municipal budget . . . . . . Pay back the money!! You were advised about the draft 2016/2017 Municipal budget and the proposed increases. The Ndlambe Ratepayer’s Forum (NRF), whose membership is the chairpersons of the different ratepayer’s associations in Ndlambe, submitted a document on the draft budget which was discussed in a meeting with Municipal officials. For more detail see “NRF Submission_Draft budget” here!. As pa...
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Kleinemonde News

Kleinemonde News
Kleinemonde News November 2015 Refuse Our refuse site is again reaching saturation point especially with garden refuse. Unfortunately plastic bags, containing household refuse, are being dumped in amongst the garden refuse. Invariably, at one or other stage, the garden refuse is set alight. This matter has again been taken up with the Municipality as such a fire is very dangerous, especially when fuelled by a strong wind. Whoever starts the fire could never be determined. It is not being suggested that the Municipality is responsible for igniting the fire, but the fact remains t...
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