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Important numbers

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: 13 Nov 2019Title: To All Electricity ConsumersStatus: [Go to News for more details] Please note if weather permitting, the supply of electricity to your premise will be interrupted on Thursday 21 November 2019 from 08h00 till 17h00. Alternative Day: Tuesday, 26 November 2019.
Published: 13 Nov 2019Title: Interruption Of Water SupplyStatus: [Go to News for more details] Dear Consumer. Please be advised that the supply of water to your premises will be interrupted in order to connect a new pipeline for a new project. Tuesday 19 November 2019 from 07H30 till 17h00
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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Electricity 044 501 3277
Water and Sanitation 044 501 3121
Fire / Rescue 044 533 5000
Refuse Removal 044 501 3216
Ambulance (Private) 072 054 9110
Law Enforcement 044 501 3240
Ambulance 10177
Bitou Municipality (Customer Care) 044 501 3174/5

Financial Documents

Financial Services

Overview

The Finance Department manages the financial affairs of municipality. The goal is to ensure the efficient and effective management of the financial resources to ensure the financial sustainability of the municipality. It is the custodian of all municipal assets and must ensure the prudent financial management of public funds. The department is responsible for the management of all revenue collected by means of assessment rates; service fees other charges and sundry revenue. The department is responsible for supply chain management, expenditure management as well as the management of the municipal investment and insurance portfolio. The finance department is also responsible for the drafting of the annual budget, the financial statements and all accounting functions and legislatively required reporting.

Vision

To ensure sound financial management through effective collection of revenue, sustainable utilisation of resources and accurate recording of financial transactions.

Key performance areas

  • Render support services to other departments
  • Annual budget process
  • Annual financial statements
  • Credit control and debt collection
  • Supply chain management
  • Ensure compliance to MFMA
  • Develop and implement sound financial policies and procedures
  • Provide IT support
  • Insurance management
  • Investment management.
  • Expenditure management
  • Maintain a GRAP compliant asset register

 

Last updated: 15/10/2019

Budget and Tariff Documents

BUDGET YEAR  2011 – 2014

Last updated: 16/03/2016

Approved Budget Tariffs and IDP 2016 - 2017

Last updated: 08/07/2016
WC047 - Final Draft Annual Budget _Bitou Municipality_2016-2017 ver 1 (9.44MB) Annexure A - Tariffs 2016 - 2019 (WIP) (1.39MB) Annexure B - Supporting Documents and A Schedule (4.82MB) Annexure C - Detailed Capital Program. (851.79KB) Annexure D - Budget Related Policy: (0GB) Borrowing policy amended (230.9KB) Bitou Final Approved Petty Cash Policy (202.94KB) Bitou Credit Control Debt Collection Policy review 2016-17 (539.69KB) Proposed Tariff Policy revision (496.96KB) Bitou Final Approved Creditors Councilors and Staff Payment Policy Revised (215.69KB) Liquidity, Funding and Reserves Policy [cleaned up draft] (366.42KB) Bitou Supply Chain Management Policy incorporating Preferential Procurement 2016.17- 1st Draft (1022.2KB) Bitou Investment and Cash Management Policy Review 2015-2016 (261.52KB) Bitou Asset Management Policy (626.96KB) Property Rates Policy amend (513.27KB) Indigent Policy 2016-17 - REVIEW( TRACKED) (436.22KB) Bitou Long Term Financial Plan (Complete Updated Report) (1.24MB) Budget implementation and Monitoring Policy (308.13KB) Draft Travelling policy Bitou (281.02KB) Overtime Policy edited (219.45KB) Insurance Policy_Draft 4_20160324 (257.54KB) Recruitment and selection Policy (930.61KB) WC047 - Annexure E - MFMA Circular 79 and 82 (1.06MB) WC047 - Anneure F - Quality Certificate (89.13KB) WC047 - Annexure G - Service Level Standards (147.16KB) WC047 - Annexure H - LGMTEC Comments and Responses. (6.25MB) WC047 - Annexure I - Public Comments (85.91KB) WC047 - Annexure J - Final Revised IDP (5.3MB) WC047 - Annexure K - SDBIP (74.82KB)

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