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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

Rudolph Smith

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,…

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News from Overstrand

Annual Report tabled and available for public comment

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…

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Overstrand keeps Sandbaai’s ageing and overgrown vegetation in check with controlled block burning

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…

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Overstrand unites in bringing relief to victims of Kleinmond shack fires

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…

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