City of Cape Town rejects budget appeal

“The Mayor’s right of response in section 23(2) of the Municipal Finance Management Act is not a delegated authority subject to appeal in terms of section 62 of the Municipal Systems Act, and accordingly no such appeal will be entertained.”

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GCTCA officially appeals approval of City of Cape Town Budget 2012/2013

“Public participation in local government matters is a value enshrined by the Constitution in terms of section 152(1)(e) of the Constitution.”

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Criticism of R30bn draft city budget

The Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance (GCTCA), a residents’ and ratepayers’ body, also rejected the budget, saying the city chose not to engage it over its written objections and concerns presented to its management.

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ALLIANCE REJECTS CAPE TOWN CITY BUDGET

The Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance (GCTCA) informed the City of Cape Town on Thursday 24 May 2012 that it is rejecting the city’s Draft Budget for 2012/13

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You pay as City coins it

The Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance has accused the City of being economical with the truth in its annual budget.

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Cape Town defends ‘normal’ 10% surcharge on electricity supplied by Eskom

HIDDEN charges in Cape Town’s draft budget would lead to the average ratepayer paying a 10 percent surcharge on electricity, says the Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance – which has accused the city council of excessive profit-taking, to the detriment of ratepayers.

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GCTCA submits objection to City budget for 2012-2013

The Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance has to date received limited responses to a request for information and has subsequently tabled an objection to the City of Cape Town’s draft budget for 2012/2013.

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The City of Cape Town’s proposed rates and tariffs for 2012/2013

The City’s draft Budget for 2012/13 will be available for comment at municipal administrative buildings, subcouncil offices and all municipal libraries from 30 March 2012 up to and including 30 April 2012.

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General Valuations

Cape Times 19th May 2011

AFTER various unsuccessful attempts

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The Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance’s (GCTCA’s) position on the City of Cape Town’s Municipal Property ‘General Valuation (GV) System’ and its performance

After various unsuccessful attempts to initiate a new and

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