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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

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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Saldahna Bay hands over new homes

The first 40 houses forming part of a project that will see 136 houses built in Paternoster in the Saldanha Bay municipality have been handed over to the delighted residents after a delay of two years. The project ground to a halt in 2015 following insistence from the National department of human settlements that the…

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Clean Audit Awards

The DA Saldanha Bay municipality recently joined the growing number of DA municipalities to be rewarded for obtaining multiple Clean Audit Status reports. At the Audit Excellence Awards ceremony held on 10 April 2017, the Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu awarded Saldanha Bay Municipality with a clean audit for the 2015/16 financial year.

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