Construction Progress 18 May 2022

The Contractor, Entsha Henra (Pty) Ltd is currently busy with the construction of the services for the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) and the delivery of the first containerised ablutions facilities has taken place on site.  Construction has also started in the Transand Camp Informal Settlement area. See the photos below illustrating the latest progress: Contractor's … Continue reading Construction Progress 18 May 2022

TRA Facility Construction Progress

Construction is progressing well at the TRA facility. The civil contractor (Entsha-Henra) is preparing the site by building platforms, making the access road, and installing the ablution blocks and water and sewer infrastructure required to accommodate the 250 TRA units that will be erected on the site.

Mossel Bay UISP Phase 1 construction update

The construction activities for the first phase of the UISP is now truly underway.  The civil contractor (Entsha Henra) started with construction at the TRA facility and have already cleared the site and started with earth works.  The TRA facility (Temporary Relocation Area) will consist of 250 housing units together with ablution facilities and storage … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP Phase 1 construction update

Sourcing of Local Labour for Construction Activities in Phase 1 of the Mossel Bay UISP

The sourcing of local general labourers in Mossel Bay that can assist the contractor with construction activities of the first phase of the Mossel Bay UISP is handled by way of a “shake-shake” process.  The Strategic Service Department at the Mossel Bay Municipal is responsible to arrange the process called Shake-shake to employ local labourers. … Continue reading Sourcing of Local Labour for Construction Activities in Phase 1 of the Mossel Bay UISP

Mossel Bay UISP – Informal Settlement Forum Meeting 5 April 2022

An Informal Settlement Forum Meeting was held on 5 April 2022. All the BLCs of the informal settlement areas in KwanonQaba were invited.  The meeting was well represented by the members of most of the areas as well as Ward Councillors, Municipal Officials, the Implementing Agent (Zutari) as well as the contractor for phase 1 … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP – Informal Settlement Forum Meeting 5 April 2022

Winner – 2021 IMESA/CESA EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The Mossel Bay UISP – Emergency Shared Basic Services received the award for the best Community upliftment and job creation project at the biennial IMESA/CESA excellence awards. The IMESA/CESA excellence awards are intended to recognise outstanding achievements in municipal infrastructure. Mr Carel Venter - Director:  Planning & Economic Development, Mossel Bay Municipality and Mr Lindilizwi … Continue reading Winner – 2021 IMESA/CESA EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Emfuleni Community Engagement – 21 September 2021

The Mossel Bay Municipality and its Implementing Agent, Zutari attended a community meeting with a group of about eighty (80) disgruntled members of the Emfuleni community in the KwanonQaba Community Hall on Tuesday evening 21 September 2021. The community members have concerns regarding the recent household survey and verification process that was undertaken by the … Continue reading Emfuleni Community Engagement – 21 September 2021

Tender TDR126.2020.2021 Mossel Bay UISP TRA construction of temporary housing units

Tenders are invited for the supply, manufacture and installation of prefabricated housing units and storage facilities as well as a meeting hall for the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) of the Mossel Bay UISP Project. A set of tender documents can be obtained on the Mossel Bay Municipality’s website at https://www.mosselbay.gov.za/tenders-available  free of charge (follow the … Continue reading Tender TDR126.2020.2021 Mossel Bay UISP TRA construction of temporary housing units

Site Briefing Meeting for Tender TDR199/2020/2021: Construction of Civil Engineering Services for 680 Erven and Temporary Relocation Area (TRA): Phase 1

Tenders were invited from Contractors with a CIDB grading of 7CE or higher for the construction of the first phase of the upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) consisting of 680 serviced erven as well as a temporary relocation area (TRA) within the Mossel Bay Municipal area. A compulsory site and information meeting was held … Continue reading Site Briefing Meeting for Tender TDR199/2020/2021: Construction of Civil Engineering Services for 680 Erven and Temporary Relocation Area (TRA): Phase 1

Tender for Construction of Civil Engineering Services – UISP Phase 1

Tenders were invited from Contractors with a CIDB grading of 7CE or higher for the construction of the first phase of the upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) consisting of 680 serviced erven as well as a temporary relocation area (TRA) within the Mossel Bay Municipal area. Ref No.TDR199/2020/2021 Closing Date:25/06/2021 MOSSEL BAY MUNICIPALITY INVITATION … Continue reading Tender for Construction of Civil Engineering Services – UISP Phase 1

The Mossel Bay Upgrading of Informal Settlements (UISP) showcased on the South African Cities Network Good Hood Stories Initiative

The South African Cities Network (SACN) was established in 2002 by the Minister for Provincial and Local Government, in collaboration with the mayors of South Africa's largest cities and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), as an independent Section 21 company with the mandate to: Promote good governance and management in South African cities;Analyse … Continue reading The Mossel Bay Upgrading of Informal Settlements (UISP) showcased on the South African Cities Network Good Hood Stories Initiative

Zutari video – Emergency Shared Basic Services

See the latest video of the Emergency Shared Basic Services project uploaded under the Project Overview - IBS page! "Once we secure access to clean water and to adequate sanitation facilities for all people, irrespective of the difference in their living conditions, a huge battle against all kinds of diseases will be won." Dr LEE … Continue reading Zutari video – Emergency Shared Basic Services

Construction underway to erect Fence on TRA site

The construction of the fence around the Temporary Relocation Accomodation (TRA) facility is underway and progressing well. The tender for the construction of the engineering services for Phase 1 of the Mossel Bay UISP is currently being advertised, and the construction of the TRA facility forms part of Phase 1.  The TRA facility will be … Continue reading Construction underway to erect Fence on TRA site

Leadership during the Verification and Relocation Process / Ubunkokheli ngexhesha lokuqinisekisa kunye nenkqubo yokufuduka

A leadership development workshop was held on the 12th of September 2020 at the KwaNonqaba Community Hall with fifteen BLC members from Emfuleni, Transand, Asla Park C and E, Ward Councillors and officials from the Mossel Bay Municipality. The primary purpose of the workshop was to inform, engage and cover some leadership training aspects with … Continue reading Leadership during the Verification and Relocation Process / Ubunkokheli ngexhesha lokuqinisekisa kunye nenkqubo yokufuduka

Tender for Construction of Civil Engineering Services – UISP Phase 1

The tender for the construction of Civil Engineering Services for the UISP Phase 1 areas has been advertised. The tender documents can be downloaded from the Municipality's website: https://www.mosselbay.gov.za/tenders-available Ref No.TDR64/2020/2021 Date opened:04/09/2020 Closing Date:09/10/2020 MOSSEL BAY MUNICIPALITYINVITATION TO TENDERCLOSING TIME: 12:00 CLOSING DATE: 9 OCTOBER 2020TDR64/2020/2021: CONSTRUCTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR 680 ERVEN … Continue reading Tender for Construction of Civil Engineering Services – UISP Phase 1

Mossel Bay Municipality shines Green on Asivikelane!

The Asivikelane is an initiative of IBP South Africa, Planact, the SASDI Alliance, Afesis-corplan, DAG, SJC and Grassroot with funding provided by the European Union, Open Society Foundation, Luminate and Raith Foundation. By responding to three questions weekly about their access to water, clean toilets and waste removal, residents offer a window into their daily … Continue reading Mossel Bay Municipality shines Green on Asivikelane!

Distribution of Cleaning Materials to Informal Settlement Areas

The Mossel Bay Municipality has procured material to be used to clean the toilets in the Informal Settlement Areas.   Cleaning materials are distributed to leaders in each of the settlements, with the help of the NGO (Development Action Group), as well as the Implementing Agent for the UISP Project (Aurecon).  No CWP workers are used … Continue reading Distribution of Cleaning Materials to Informal Settlement Areas

Community Work Programme providing jobs

In parallel to and integrated with the UISP implementation the WCDoHS has, through its Informal Settlement Support Programme, assigned various NGO’s to municipalities to further assist/enhance the UISP intervention programmes. As part of this initiative, DAG (Development Action Group) has been assigned to Mossel Bay. Part of what this NGO is facilitating and endeavouring to … Continue reading Community Work Programme providing jobs