The Draft IDP Review, Draft Water Services Development Plan, Draft Budget and Draft SDBIP for the financial year of 2021/22 as well as the draft audited Annual Report for 2019/20 will be open for public comment from
1 – 30 April 2021.
The documents will be available from 1 April 2021 on the municipal website and in public libraries after it has served before Council on Wednesday, 31 March 2021.
All comments and contributions related to the Draft IDP review, Draft WSDP and Draft Budget 2021/22 as well as the Draft audited Annual Report for 2019/20 will be considered for final tabling to Council in May 2021.
The following time-frames and process are applicable with regard to inputs from the public:
• 31 March 2021:
Tabling in Council of the draft 2021/22 IDP, Draft WSDP, Draft SDBIP, draft Budget for 2021/22 as well as draft audited Annual Report for 2019/20 for public consultation;
• 1 – 30 April 2021:
Draft IDP review, Draft WSDP, Draft SDBIP, Draft Budget and Draft Annual Report made available to the public and any other stakeholders for perusal and the submission of comments and representations.
• 7, 8, 20, 21 April 2021:
Combined public meetings held in all 13 wards in the municipal area to present the draft budget and IDP review to the community;
After 30 April 2021:
After the closing date for written comments by public, the Budget Steering Committee meets to consider all comments received from the public;
• 26 May 2021:
Comments from the community and the municipality’s responses thereto are included in Final Reports to Council