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What are the Different Types of Boundary Re-determinations?

The Municipal Demarcation Board undertakes three broad types of municipal outer boundary determinations where the criteria are applied deferentially and the data requirement and motivation also vary.

The Municipal Systems Act

The Constitution of South Africa envisages a robust local government system, which can provide democratic and accountable government for local communities and . . .

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  • What are the Different Types of Boundary Re-determinations? +

    The Municipal Demarcation Board undertakes three broad types of municipal outer boundary determinations where the criteria are applied deferentially and Read More
  • The Municipal Systems Act +

    The Constitution of South Africa envisages a robust local government system, which can provide democratic and accountable government for local Read More
  • AG Report Shows Slight Improvement in Audit Outcomes +

    Pretoria - The consolidated 2012/13 report on Local Government audit outcomes has been released. Read More
  • CoGTA Welcomes the Auditor-General's Local Government Audit Outcome Report +

    Join Media Statement by the Honourable Ministers of Finance and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) on the Consolidated General Read More
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Infrastructure Development

Promotes accelerated infrastructure delivery in order to strengthen implementation of municipal infrastructure development at local government to targeted communities in order to eradicate backlogs and enable access to basic services.  During 2009/10 financial year, the sub-programme increased access to basic services by 1.2 million on basic water, 687 070 on basic sanitation, 965 636 on roads and community lighting by 464 183. 

 

The target for 2010/11 financial year is 1.4 million for basic water, 808 070 for basic sanitation, 1.1 million for roads and 540 186 for community lighting.  Access to free basic services by poor households during 2009/10 financial amounted to 87% for free basic water and 87% for free basic electricity.  The targets for free basic water and electricity for the 2010/11 financial year is 90% and 89% respectively.  Funding for basic services is provided through the Municipal Infrastructure Grant.