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Electricity044 501 3277
Water and Sanitation044 501 3121
Fire / Rescue044 533 5000
Refuse Removal044 501 3216
Ambulance (Private)072 054 9110
Law Enforcement044 501 3240
Ambulance 10177
Bitou Municipality (Customer Care)044 501 3174/5
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Published: 12 Dec 2019Title: Zoning Scheme By-Law for public commentStatus: NEWS >> Municipal Notice No: 398/2019 || Enquiries may be directed to Mr. Minne at 044 501 3319/ MMinne@plett.gov.za. Any person that requires assistance with lodging comments in this regard may visit the Division: Land Use Management during office hours, where a staff member will assist.
Published: 01 Nov 2019Title: FIRE PERMITS - Municipal Notice No: 360/2019Status: NEWS | No Fire Permits will be issued after 14 November 2019 due to festive season and operational areas within Fire and Rescue Services. Fire Permit applications and Inspections for controlled burns may resume mid-March 2020 or as weather conditions allow.
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Ambulance (Private) 072 054 9110
Law Enforcement 044 501 3240
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Archived Policies

Last updated: 13/09/2016
Bitou-AM-Policy-Amended-28-May-2014 (345.94KB) Bitou-Municipality-Credit-Control-Debt-Collection-Policy-Approved-Council-20130529 (125.27KB) Bitou-Supply-Chain-Management-Policy-incorporating-Preferential-Procurement-2015.2016-Approved-by-Council-27-May-2015 (967.98KB) Credit-Control-and-Debt-Collection-Bitou-Municipality-2014-2015 (339.04KB) enterprise-risk-management-policy (494.25KB) Fin-Bitou-Rates-Policy-Final-revision-2014 (508.23KB) Fin-Bitou-Tariff-Policy-2014 (336.02KB) Fin-Funding-and-Reserves-Policy-2014-Final (236.54KB) Fin-Investment-and-Cash-Management-Policy-2014-final (290.47KB) Fin-Long-Term-Financial-Planning-Policy (581.65KB) Fin-Virement-Policy-Bitou-2014-2015-revision (185.4KB) WC047-Annexure-B-Borrowing-Policy (364.01KB) WC047-Annexure-B-Budget-Process-Policy (709.19KB) WC047-Annexure-B-Funding-and-Reserves-Policy (918.72KB) WC047-Annexure-B-Investment-and-Cash-Management-Policy (615.97KB) WC047-Annexure-B-Long-term-Financial-Planning-and-Implementation-Policy (407.75KB) WC047-Annexure-B-Overtime-Policy (383.83KB) WC047-Annexure-B-Property-Rates-Policy (3.04MB) WC047-Annexure-B-Recruitment-and-Selection-Policy (1.02MB) WC047-Annexure-B-Tariff-Policy (1) (1.38MB) WC047-Annexure-B-Virement-Policy (707.22KB)

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2017 03 28_Recruitment & Selection Policy (490.12KB) Bitou Municipality- Asset Management Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (768.83KB) Bitou Municipality- Borrowing Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (293.56KB) Bitou Municipality- Budget Implementation & Monitoring Policy-Review for 2017-2018 Budget (393.59KB) Bitou Municipality- Credit Control & Debt Collection Policy-Review for 2017-18 Budget (358.81KB) Bitou Municipality- Creditors, Councilors and Personnel Payment Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (223.17KB) Bitou Municipality- Creditors, Councilors and Personnel Payment Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (279.56KB) Bitou Municipality- Infrastructure Procurement and Delivery Policy- New Draft for 2017-2018 Budget (798.85KB) Bitou Municipality- Insurance Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (368.12KB) Bitou Municipality- Investment and Cash Management Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (345.21KB) Bitou Municipality- Liquidity, Funding and Reserves Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (435.68KB) Bitou Municipality- Long Term Financial Plan (Complete Updated Report) (1.12MB) Bitou Municipality- Overtime Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (132.3KB) Bitou Municipality- Petty Cash Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (129.07KB) Bitou Municipality- Property Rates Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (669.71KB) Bitou Municipality- Supply Chain Management Policy- 2017-2018- Draft for Review (764.07KB) Bitou Municipality- Tariff Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (351.41KB) Bitou Municipality- Travel Allowance Policy- Review for 2017-2018 Budget (207.77KB) Service standards included in the Budget Circular 2015 (3) (50.67KB)

BITOU REVISED PLACEMENT POLICY

 

Policy Title BITOU REVISED PLACEMENT POLICY
Council resolution number C/3/97/08/18
Council Approval date 25 August 2018

Last updated: 04/02/2019

DRAFT POLICY FOR THE MAYOR'S SPECIAL FUND IN TERMS OF SECTION 12 OF THE MFMA

The Mayor receives regular request for grants, donations and financial assistance. A special fund has been created by Bitou Municipality and subject to the guidelines set out below, the Executive Mayor is authorized to decide on the use of the Fund for grants to such exceptional beneficiaries. (According to MFMA Chapter 7 Section: 52 The Mayor of the Municipality (a) Must provide general political guidance over the fiscal and financial affairs of the Municipality and Section: 53 The Mayor of the Municipality must (a) Provide general political guidance over the budget and the priorities that must guide the preparation of the budget).

The Mayor’s special fund should improve the opportunity for the Municipality to elicit the support of external organization to deliver those services to communities which fall within the Municipality’s geographical area of jurisdiction in a way that allows the Municipality to increase an enabling environment for community development.

  1. The Mayors special fund should provide an enabling environment for external organizations to perform and enter into meaningful partnerships with the Municipality to meet the objectives of community development and to assist victims.
  2. The Mayors Special fund should not duplicate operations already provided in Council or within the jurisdiction of the Municipality.
  3. LEGAL REQUIREMENTS
    1. The Mayor’s Special Fund must comply with the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act (56/2003) in General and Section 12 specifically which permits the establishment of a “relief, charitable, trust or other fund” in the name of Bitou.
    2. Bitou Municipality may open a separate bank account and any money received for the purpose of the fund must be paid into the fund.
    3. Money paid into the separate bank account may be withdrawn from the account without appropriation in terms of a Council approved budget, but only by or on the written authority of the accounting officer acting in accordance with the decisions of the council and for the purpose the fund was established for.

Last updated: 20/05/2019