Where we govern


George Local Municipality’s vision is to keep George clean, safe and green for all citizens. After successful trials, the Go George public transport system’s route is being expanded with additional infrastructure like bus shelters and an undercover public transport hub. This well-run municipality consistently receives clean audits.

George's Success Stories

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running George Municipality

Melvin Naik

Executive Mayor Melvin Naik is an energetic person whose mature and responsible approach to any task makes him a great leader and problem-solver. Melvin grew up in Blanco and matriculated from George Secondary School. He and his wife have been happily married for 22 years, they have a daughter and a son. Melvin joined the…

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News from George

Added cameras for Added safety

The GO GEORGE buses have been equipped with an additional closed circuit camera as part of the commitment to service quality control and passenger and driver safety.  Of the initial two cameras, one was installed to focus on the driver, and the other to give a view of the passengers inside the bus. The third…

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Passengers With Special Needs Priority For Go George

Appeal for courtesy on buses The GO GEORGE public transport system has been designed to be user friendly and accessible to passengers with special needs.  Amongst other features, all buses have a number of red priority seats for the elderly, pregnant women, people with special needs and adults accompanying small children, using strollers that take…

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Bus Buddies

The Mayor of George’s Special Mayoral Project linked to the GO GEORGE bus service, aimed at creating fixed term contract jobs has reached another milestone. The first thirty information officers have been trained and will be deployed to provide information to the residents of areas that will be included as new routes in the GO…

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