UISP Asla Park C Community Meeting

The Mossel Bay Municipality and Zutari, the Implementing Agent of Zutari had a meeting with the community of Asla Park C to nominate and elect additional Beneficiary Liaison Committee (BLC) members to collaborate and participate on behalf of the beneficiary community that it represents, in order to ensure meaningful community-based participatory planning. There was not … Continue reading UISP Asla Park C Community Meeting

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

Update – Interim Shared Basic Services – Final handovers

The construction of the interim shared basic services is the first step in the incremental upgrading process of the UISP and reached a major milestone in the last week. The final handovers of infrastructure (toilets and taps) were completed in the following areas: Asla Park A, B C & DSewendelaanEmfuleniTransand CampPA CampGentswana A, B & … Continue reading Update – Interim Shared Basic Services – Final handovers

Mossel Bay UISP featured on Heartbeat FM

The Mossel Bay Upgrading of Informal Settlements intervention is featured on Heartbeat FM this Wednesday 16 October from 15:00. Tune in to 103.9 on your radio or listen to the station online by visiting https://www.heartbeattv.online/listenonline where Mr Solly Mavi - Senior Housing Officer (Stakeholder Liaison & Communication) of the Mossel Bay Municipality will be available … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP featured on Heartbeat FM

Environmental Authorisations Granted

THE UPGRADING OF INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMME (UISP) – PRECINCT 2 & 3, MOSSEL BAY: ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION IN TERMS OF THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, 1998 (ACT 107 OF 1998) (“NEMA”) Environmental Authorisations have been issued for the Mossel Bay UISP Precinct 2 and 3 Section 24G Environmental Applications, that were submitted to the Western Cape … Continue reading Environmental Authorisations Granted

Janitorial Capacity Building Programme

The Janitorial Capacity Building Programme is an initiative that will be registered under the Community Development Workers Programme and is aimed at training people that will look at the cleaning and maintenance of the toilet facilities that are being installed as part of the overall Mossel Bay UISP Project. The process is underway to register … Continue reading Janitorial Capacity Building Programme

NGO introduced to community

DAG (Development Action Group) is the NGO appointed by the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) to assist the Mossel Bay Municipality on the deepening of the Community Capacity Building Interventions in informal settlements. DAG will focus on the following supplementary/complementary aspects: Community Capacity Building Interventions (focus on strategic institutional arrangements)Skills Transfer Interventions (focus … Continue reading NGO introduced to community

Tenders closed for the appointment of a Contractor

Framework Tender for Civil Engineering Contractors in the Mossel Bay Municipal Area on various Construction Works in various Human Settlement and other Infrastructural Development Programmes/Projects The above tender consists of the following 4 elements: Framework tender to appoint a panel of contractors for the Municipality on various construction works for human settlements and infrastructural development … Continue reading Tenders closed for the appointment of a Contractor

Tender closing date extended!

TENDER NO 36-18/19: FRAMEWORK TENDER FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING CONTRACTORS IN THE MOSSEL BAY MUNICIPAL AREA ON VARIOUS CONSTRUCTION WORKS IN VARIOUS HUMAN SETTLEMENT AND OTHER INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES/PROJECTS The closing date for the above tender, which includes the appointment of a contractor to commence with the construction of the first phase of the UISP project … Continue reading Tender closing date extended!

The project is getting ready for implementation!

The tender process to appoint contractors to start with the first phase of the project is underway! The aim is to start with construction by the beginning of 2019.   The above tender consists of the following 4 elements: Framework tender to appoint a panel of contractors for the Municipality on various construction works for … Continue reading The project is getting ready for implementation!