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Stellenbosch Local Municipality strives to be the innovation capital of South Africa. Its zero tolerance approach to corruption is evidenced by its clean audit in the 2015/16 financial year.

Stellenbosch's Success Stories

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Stellenbosch Municipality

Gesie van Deventer

Stellenbosch Executive Mayor Gesie van Deventer first joined the DA because she believes in, and lives, the values of the DA – freedom, fairness and opportunity for all. For her, the DA was the only party to cater to these values. Growing up in Vanrhynsdorp in the Northern Cape, Gesie first got into politics to…

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News from Stellenbosch

IDP an opportunity for residence to participate

The Stellenbosch Municipality has embarked on its Integrated Development Plan Roadshow during April. This IDP/Budget roadshow is an opportunity for the Municipality to present the Draft IDP and Budget for the 2017/18 Financial Year, which was compiled following an inclusive consultative process in late 2016/early 2017. The Council approved the Draft IDP and Budget for…

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Draft Budget and IDP tabled

Introduction Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I motivate to and enlighten Council on the proposed tabled (draft) budget for the 2017/18 period, which must now be circulated to the public for public participation. This budget is aligned to Stellenbosch Municipality’s Integrated Development Plan (IDP) with its vision statement, mission statement, corporate values, key…

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New Waste Compactors for Stellenbosch

The Executive Mayor of Stellenbosch, Advocate Gesie Van Deventer welcomed the delivery of two compactor waste trucks on Thursday, 30 March 2017 in front of the Stellenbosch Town Hall. When Mayor van Deventer took office in August 2016, she said: “Making sure our towns are clean is a priority. Residents have informed me directly that…

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