“The extent of damage is still undetermined, however, emergency operations have been suspended till the situation is normalised.”
“We are currently busy moving into the new library.”
Numerous shacks and other structures were promptly dismantled by the Red Ants.
The MMC for Community Services, Clr Dora Mlambo, spent the day with children from various crèches around Ekurhuleni.
Residents are urged to treat all electrical networks and equipment as electrically alive.
A visit to the mall by the Herald on Friday last week, revealed a putrid hotbed of filth, where vulgar graffiti marks the walls, vandalised shops are in urgent need of repair and a horrible stench clings to the air.
“In 2003, council approved a resolution to the effect that residents are responsible for maintenance of their sidewalks as a cost saving measure to enable council to keep rates and taxes affordable for residents.”
Should the owner not arrange for the closure of tenant accounts within the stipulated period of 18 months, services to the property may be disconnected.
The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) is “well-grounded and committed to realising radical economic transformation while aggressively attacking the three musketeers of poverty, joblessness and inequality,” according to finance MMC Doctor Xhakaza.
Other than the obvious environmental concerns, many believe Plastic City is a harbour for criminals, illegal immigrants and unlawful activities.
Scores of crèche-going youngsters from across Ekurhuleni battled it out during the final leg of the Ekurhuleni Kiddies Metro Games 2017, at the Germiston Stadium, on Saturday.