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COJ to approve budget by Friday 10 July
COJ to approve budget by Friday 10 July

Gauteng Provincial Executive Council has directed City of Joburg to convene urgently to approve its budget for the 2020/2021 municipal financial year by no later than 10 July 2020. In the press: City of Joburg given until Friday to pass its budget (Business Day) 6 July 2020 City of Joburg in budget crisis amid calls […]

Metro Link to close amid suspected COVID-19 case
Metro Link to close amid suspected COVID-19 case

The Department of Development Planning will close the Metro Link today, Friday, 03 July 2020, for deep cleaning after the housemate of a staff member tested positive. The staff member is self-isolating at home and will test for the virus. This comes a week following the re-opening of the Metro Link, which has served as […]

FIRM in the press
FIRM in the press

The Forum of Integrated Risk Management (FIRM) was established in February 2019 as a response to the closure of the M2 Bridge for repairs. Inner City stakeholders needed a platform to address security issues as a collective in order to maximise their resources. Since the reopening on the M2, FIRM continues to operate with members […]

Metro Link Ready!
Metro Link Ready!

The Member of the Mayoral Committee (MMC) for Department of Development, Cllr Lawrence Khoza, has expressed his satisfaction with the state of readiness of the Metro Link, which has been identified as the interface centre of the Department under Alert Level 3 of the COVID-19 National Lockdown. This follows the inspection walkabout he conducted at […]

The Makers Valley Partnership Names Thobile Chittenden Chief Executive Officer
The Makers Valley Partnership Names Thobile Chittenden Chief Executive Officer

The Makers Valley Partnership, a newly-established nonprofit organisation that supports the Making and Changemaking activities in the East of Johannesburg, announced the appointment of Thobile Chittenden as Chief Executive Officer. Thobile is an experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in Social & Creative Entrepreneurship, as well as Non-Profit Organisations. Presently she is a […]

Invitation to bid: Cleaning, gardening and ad-hoc services for Newtown mainly Mary Fitzgerald Square and Newtown Precinct Park
Invitation to bid: Cleaning, gardening and ad-hoc services for Newtown mainly Mary Fitzgerald Square and Newtown Precinct Park

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) has put out a Request for Quotation: Provision of Cleaning, gardening and ad-hoc general services for the Newtown Precinct including the Mary Fitzgerald Square and Newtown Park for 2 Months. See the tender document attached: Cleaning gardening and ad-hoc services. Closing date for applications: 19 June 12h00 BID DOCUMENTS MUST […]

Online Seminar: Exploring Liveability in Regional Cities in Bangladesh
Online Seminar: Exploring Liveability in Regional Cities in Bangladesh

The Centre for Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Neighbourhoods and Cities (SHLC) is hosting an online seminar on a collaborative research project they funded in which the South African Research Chair in Spatial Analysis and City Planning was involved. Title: Exploring Liveability in Regional Cities in Bangladesh Date: 16th June 2020 Time: 11:00-12:30 (SA time) Registration for […]

Draft 2020/21 Integrated Development Plan, medium term budget and tariffs
Draft 2020/21 Integrated Development Plan, medium term budget and tariffs

CoJ requests public comments on the City’s draft 2020/21 Integrated Development Plan, medium term budget and tariffs Electronic submissions should be made as follows: Budget & Tariffs inputs: budgetinputs@joburg.org.za IDP inputs: idpinput@joburg.org.za Rates Policy and By-laws inputs: ratescomments@joburg.org.za WhatsApp: 083 632 1077 For more information, please contact: Angelique Matainz Tel: 083 287 1228 AngeliqueM@joburg.org.za Nkosinathi Khuzwayo Tel: 065 […]

You can now apply for UIF coronavirus payouts for May
You can now apply for UIF coronavirus payouts for May

UIF applications for May opened on Thursday 28 May. Here is an article by Business Insider on how to avoid major problems. Some of the significant changes are: Employees whose employers didn’t register for UIF can now also apply for payments, directly from the UIF Employees who are registered for UIF, but whose employers didn’t […]

JPOMA letter to Executive Mayor Geoffrey Makhubo
JPOMA letter to Executive Mayor Geoffrey Makhubo

On the 6 April 2020 JPOMA sent a proposal to The Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Cllr Geoffrey Makhubo. 20_04_06_JPOMA_Letter_to_Mayor The document proposes: • Immediate reinstatement of the free lifeline supply of 6kl free water, with no availability charge for all, or at least for all poor households residing in high-density areas. Apart from the obvious […]

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