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Oudtshoorn

This is Oudtshoorn Local Municipality’s first term under DA government. The Municipality strives to be a trend-setting, dynamic municipality delivering quality services responsive to the demands and challenges of the community and our constitutional mandate, in which all stakeholders can participate in harmony and dignity.

After six months of DA leadership, implementation of the financial recovery plan, hands-on oversight by Council and the appointment of the top structure, the situation has improved significantly.

Oudtshoorn's Success Stories

DA-led Oudtshoorn ran

PROJECT KEEP OUDTSHOORN CLEAN

creating 30 temp jobs in the three-week clean-up

DA-led Oudtshoorn has leased its

FIRST 20/40 BRAND NEW VEHICLES

to roll out services efficiently

DA-led Oudtshoorn is handing over

ITS SECOND PHASE OF HOUSES

as part of its 986-house three-phase housing project

DA-led Oudtshoorn is the

FOURTH STOP OF THE NEW CROSS CAPE CYCLING ROUTE

which will drive tourists to towns across the province

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Oudtshoorn Municipality

Colan Sylvester

Executive Mayor Colan Sylvester is the mayor of the Heart of the Little Karoo. Oudtshoorn has for the past few years been overwhelmed with political instability, mismanagement, and corruption, which has seen the town being subjected to Provincial Intervention in terms of section 139 of the Constitution. The 52-year-old Oudtshoorn-born former school principal is now…

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News from Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn to assist Knysna

Oudtshoorn Municipality has on Wednesday night (7 June 2017) teamed up with the Infantry School of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help extinguish Knysna fires. Two teams of fire fighters from Oudtshoorn Municipality and the Infantry School have been dispatched to Knysna last night. The first fire fighting team from the Municipality…

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Water update: Latest water tests results

The latest bacteriological results of Oudtshoorn’s drinking water indicate a noticeable improvement in the quality of our water. Although we are confident that our water poses no health risk for our consumers, we are compelled by law to issue a warning to consumers about potential health risks involved when drinking our water. Thus, our recommendation…

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Housing Project well underway

The new homes being built by the Oudtshoorn municipality in Rose valley will be handed over to residents during the next month. The DA led municipality started building the homes in 2016 and consist of 67 single units, 46 semi-detached houses and 222 double story homes.   According to officials at the Municipality, the bulk…

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