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Emergency Hotline0800 029 999
WhatsApp Support Line 060 012 3456
Provincial Hotline021 928 4102
Bitou Municipality (Customer Care)044 501 3174/5
Fire / Rescue044 533 5000
Ambulance (Private)072 054 9110
Law Enforcement044 501 3240
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Emergency Hotline 0800 029 999
WhatsApp Support Line 060 012 3456
Provincial Hotline 021 928 4102
Bitou Municipality (Customer Care) 044 501 3174/5
Fire / Rescue 044 533 5000
Ambulance (Private) 072 054 9110
Law Enforcement 044 501 3240
Ambulance 10177

Engineering Services

Overview

The Engineering Services Department, previously known as Public Works, comprises five sections, namely: Water Quality Control, Project Management, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Roads and Stormwater and Fleet Management

Head of Department: Mr. MJ Rhode
Tel: 044 501 3265
Fax: 086 570 5405
Email: 

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Secretary to Head: Engineering Services
Miss. Estelle De Bruin
Tel: 044 501 3261
Email: edebruin@plett.gov.za

 

The Engineering Services Department comprises of five sections

  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Fleet Management
  • Project Management
  • Roads and Stormwater
  • Water and Sanitation Services

 

Electricity and Mechanical Engineering

Overview

Mission statement

To ensure a safe, effective, uninterrupted and economical electrical and mechanical engineering service  to the community within the municipal supply area.

Responsibilities

The fields of responsibility include:

  • Operations, Planned Maintenance and new service supplies
  • Operations and maintenance planning
  • Project Management
  • Financial Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Community Liaison
  • Job creation
  • IDP process
  • After hours services

Manager: Mr. Jemaine Cupido
Tel: 044 501 3277
Email: jcupido@plett.gov.za

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Fleet Management

Overview

Bitou Municipality currently has a total Fleet of 125 vehicles, comprising of Sedans, LDV`s, Plant, Small, Heavy and Extra heavy commercial vehicles. 

Functions

Fleet services are designed in order to minimize vehicle investment risks, reduce transportation and operational costs, improve transport efficiency and increase productivity to meet the service delivery demands of Bitou Municipality.  

This results in an overall optimization of the Municipality`s fleet management process.

Functions include

  • minor maintenance within Bitou Municipality`s Mechanical workshop.
  • Disposal and acquisition management of vehicles.
  • Vehicle monitoring and reporting

Fleet Manager: Sujeeth Sunkar
Tel: 044 501 3269
Email: ssunkar@plett.gov.za

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Project Management

Overview

Responsibilities of Project Management are the following:

  • Financial Management
  • Project Identification / Feasibility process
  • Contract Administration
  • Programme / Project Management
  • Monitoring MIG Database
  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Operations and Planned Maintenance
  • Project-based capacity building

Manager Project Management: Mr. Omar Essa
Tel: 044 501 3264
Fax: 044 533 3487
Email: oessa@plett.gov.za

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Roads and Stormwater

Overview

The roads section is primarily responsible for the maintenance and rehabilitation of the Municipal paved and unpaved roads within the Bitou area. The Storm water division is primarily responsible for the maintenance and construction of storm water infrastructure within the Bitou Municipal jurisdiction.

Manager: Mr. Phillip Dietzsch
Tel: 044 501 3266
Fax: 086 528 6193
Email:  dietzsch@plett.gov.za

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Water and Sanitation Services

Overview

The Water and Sanitation services is mainly responsible for the continual supply of good healthy water to all the Bitou residents and to ensure that water quality complies with the South African National Standards (SANS 241). The department is also responsible for the control of pollution in the environment and our water resources.

Vision

The vision of the Water and Sanitation services is to strive to the best of its abilities to comply with the vision of Bitou municipality, “to be the best together”, by playing an active and leading role with regards to service delivery and to the development of the community and inter-departmental relations. Our Vision therefore is that this service be regarded as a leader in the field of Water Purification and Waste Water purification in all spheres of local governance.

Goal

To ensure access to basic Water & Sanitation services for all resident communities in Bitou.

Franclyn Lucy Samuel
Tel: 044 501 3160
Email: fsamuel@plett.gov.za

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Last published 05 November 2019