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Saldanha Bay

Saldanha Bay Local Municipality’s vision is to “serve, grow and succeed together”. The Municipality featured in the top ten of Good Governance Africa’s 2016 Government Performance Index for best-run South African local governments and will keep trying to deliver quality services to all residents.

Saldanha Bay's Success Stories

DA-led Saldanha’s Driving Licence and Motor Registration



every second week in 2017

DA-led Saldanha Bay got a


for excellent spending of public funds in the 2015/16 financial year

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Saldanha Bay Municipality

Marius Koen

Executive Mayor Marius Koen has been a member of the DA since 2000. He was originally a member of the DP on the West Coast. Marius first got into politics as a businessman, working in retail and property. He is passionate about community and social upliftment so it didn’t take long before he became the…

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News from Saldanha Bay

Animal Pound in Saldanha Bay Municipality

A newly built animal pound has been opened in the DA-led Saldanha Municipality. Located in Vredenburg, the animal pound was established because the municipality needed a facility where stray animals could be impounded and cared for. In 2010 a resolution was taken to identify and purchase land for this specific purpose, portion 30 of the…

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Establishment of Saldanha Bay Safety Forums

The Saldanha Bay Municipality is in process of establishing Safety Forums in all towns within our municipal area to give effect to the Saldanha Bay Safety Initiative. We are thus inviting all the relevant stakeholders of the towns to a meeting to discuss this valuable initiative to make the Saldanha Bay Municipal area safer for…

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Saldanha Bay Youth Council’s Colourful Community Development Project

Saldanha Bay Youth Council’s Colourful Community Development Project On Saturday 21 October 2016, the Saldanha Bay Municipality’s Youth Council kicked off their community development project in Louwville, Vredenburg. The young councillors cleaned and painted five bus stops in Louwville, outside the Weston High School. The Youth Council urges the community to take ownership of municipal…

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Saldanha Bay Schools Recycling Art Competition

The prize giving of a schools recycling art competition was held at Panorama Primary School in Vredenburg on Wednesday, 27 September 2017.  It was part of the launch of phase two of Saldanha Bay Municipality’s residential recycling collection service to the wider municipal area. An imaginative variety of entries were created by the learners. A…

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SBM rolls out Phase 2 of free municipal recycling collection service

The “We Care – Recycle” programme is a free weekly door-to-door recycling collection service to residents within the municipal area. Saldanha Bay Municipality rolled out phase two of the recycling collection service to residents in Vredenburg on 4 September 2017 with Paternoster, Jacobsbaai and Hopefield joining later the week. The “We Care – Recycle” programme…

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Saldanha Bay Municipality investigates new water sources

Saldanha Bay Municipality’s intention to draw water from the Elandsfontein Aquifer was envisaged as a possible augmentation intervention to supply water to the community, businesses and industries during the present water crisis. Depending on expert advice, it will then be determined whether this source will be used in the long term to abstract water from…

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