The Annual Report for Overstrand Municipality for the financial year 2016/17 was tabled at a special Council meeting on 24 January 2018. The annual report is published yearly to provide all interested parties information on the Municipality’s service delivery and financial performance for the previous financial year, in this instance 2016/17. The Annual Report showcases…Read More
Overstrand Local Municipality is one of the top ten best-run municipalities in SA, according to the 2016 Government Performance Index. The new pro-poor budget of R103 million has allocated over R17 million to quality housing for Overstrand residents. Developing public spaces and quality housing is a priority for this DA-led municipality. It is able to fix potholes and respond to all water and electricity faults within 12 hours.
Overstrand's Success Stories
Our latest pro-poor budget of R103 million will spend over R17 million on quality housing for residents.
Since 2006, five modern community halls and three brand new sports facilities have been built.
We have also built 933 houses, of which 410 are eco-friendly BNG homes with solar panelled geysers that provide warm water for poor families in our community.
We are able to fix potholes and respond to all water and electricity faults within 12 hours.
“I can see that the DA is trying by all means to build decent houses and it makes me feel honoured to live in a community that is being looked after.” – Sindisiwe Nkohle, Zwelihle
Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Overstrand Municipality
Tributes continue to pour in for Overstrand Executive Mayor Rudolph Smith who passed away earlier this month following a short illness. Rudolph has been hailed a real people person and a Mayor who really listened to the community and acted upon its advice. Rudolph joined the DA in 2008 and quickly moved up the ranks,…Read More
News from Overstrand
Appeal to visitors and residents to use resources and public amenities responsibly over the holiday season
Once again, the festive holiday season is almost upon us and we will shortly be welcoming the many enthusiastic holidaymakers to the Overstrand. Our Law Enforcement and Protection units are preparing for the influx of visitors and the increased use of public facilities and services. For this reason, an appeal is extended to everybody to…Read More
The 2017 Bags-of-Love Campaign got off to a great start with a ceremonial stakeholders gathering in the office of Overstrand Executive Mayor, Ald Rudolph Smith, who has generously lent his support to the cause by becoming its Patron. Now in its tenth year, the endeavour is aimed at distributing bags of essential grocery items to…Read More
On Thursday, 19 October 2017, the Overstrand introduced its newly elected 2017/18 Junior Town Council (JTC) at a specially held inauguration ceremony that took place at the Municipal Auditorium in Hermanus. Now in its 14th cycle, a complement of 35 junior council members comprised primarily of grade 10-12 learners from the six high…Read More
On Thursday, 5 October 2017, Overstrand Fire and Disaster Management in cooperation with Overstrand Environmental Services, embarked on a program to reduce aged and overgrown vegetation in the Sandbaai area. The aim is to better manage out of control veld fires and to improve the ecological biodiversity of the neighbourhood concerned. The identified prescribed…Read More
When a total of 10 structures were burned down in the Overhills Informal Settlement in Kleinmond recently, more than 30 people (including children) were affected by the devastating early morning blaze. A number of concerned citizens and organisations gathered in support of the community by collecting blankets, clothing, foodstuff, building materials etc that was in…Read More
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