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    What is COVID-19?

    On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China. ‘Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2’ (SARS-CoV-2) was confirmed as the causative agent of what we now know as ‘Coronavirus Disease 2019’ (COVID-19). Since then, the virus has spread to more than 100 countries, including South Africa.

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    Africa Month 2022

    The month of May is recognized as Africa month – a time when the continent of Africa commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).

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    IDP/BUDGET ROADSHOWS 2022

    Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 16 (1) (a) (i-v) of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000.

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    Energy Month 2022

    May is National Energy Month in South Africa.

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    CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR APPOINTMENT MUNICIPAL MANAGER

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Important Numbers

Emergency Number - 046 645 7427
Customer Care - 046 645 7477
Fire Department - 046 645 7401
Electrical Department - 046 645 7426
Traffic Department - 046 645 7403
Waste Management - 046 645 7405

POWER OUTAGE - 8 JUNE 2022

Raymond Mhlaba Municipality would like to inform all residents, businesses, and stakeholders that there is a planned power interruption in Fort Beaufort, Adelaide and Bedford, on Wednesday, 08 June 2022 from 06h00-18h00. Eskom will be affecting maintenance on the Poseidon 66kV yard.

The Following areas will be affected

  • Fort Beaufort
  • Adelaide
  • Bedford

RE - APPOINTED MUNICIPAL MANAGER 30 MAY 2022

In its sitting, Monday 30 May 2022, the Raymond Mhlaba Municipal (RMM) Council resolved to re-appoint Ms Unathi Malinzi as the Municipal Manager. This appointment is effective from the 01 July 2022. The Mayor, Cllr Rasmeni congratulated Ms Malinzi and requested her to ensure that she continue with her commitment on service delivery and development of all Towns within the municipal area.

In addition, council approved an Adjustment Budget for 2021/2022 and further approved the Final Integrated Development Plan 2022-2027 and Final MTREF Budget, Tariffs and Budget Related Policies.

Special Council Meeting 30 May 2022

Ms U.T. Malinzi, the Municipal Manager, as duly instructed by the Speaker of Raymond Mhlaba Municipality (Cllr T. Ngaye), hereby gives notice that, in terms of Section 19(b) of the Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000, a Special Council meeting of the Raymond Mhlaba Municipality will be held on Monday, 30 May 2022 at 10h00 in the New Council Chamber in Alice.

In terms of Section 20(1) of the Municipal Systems Act, members of the public, the media and other interested parties or bodies are invited to attend the meeting.

RAYMOND MHLABA MUNICIPALITY HAS LOST AN EMPLOYEE AFTER A SHOOTING INCIDENT - 26 MAY 2022

Raymond Mhlaba Municipality (RMM) would like to confirm a shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday afternoon at Fort Beaufort Unit (workshop). Unfortunately, an employee succumbed to his gun wound yesterday afternoon in hospital.

The Municipality sends its heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and RMM employees.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has been alerted, and they are investigating the incident. The Municipality is arranging a counselling service for the affected family and its employees.

RURAL ROAD ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (RRAMS) - GRADUATE RECRUITMENT - 20 May 2022

The Amathole District Municipality (ADM) is part of the S'Hambe Sonke Program that has been allocated grant funding for the implementation of a Rural Road Asset Management System (RRAMS) and in turn appointed a Professional Service Provider Royal Mndawe Holdings (ROMH) to roll it out in the district. The program offers training opportunities to University Students and graduates who studied Civil Engineering who are from this Local Municipal area of jurisdiction

IDP/BUDGET ROADSHOWS 2022

Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 16 (1) (a) (i-v) of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000, that Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality will convene the IDP/Budget Roadshows. Community members are hereby invited to attend the IDP/Budget Roadshows scheduled as follows:

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON THE 2022/ 2027 DRAFT INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP) AND 2022/2023 DRAFT BUDGET & TARRIFS

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON THE 2022/ 2027 DRAFT INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP) AND 2022/2023 DRAFT BUDGET & TARRIFS

Notice is hereby given, in terms of Section 25 (4) (a) (i & ii) of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and section 22 (a) (i & ii) of the - Local Government Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003 that the Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality’s 2022/2027 Draft Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and 2022/2023 Draft Budget & Tariffs were tabled and noted by Council on the 31 March 2022.