03December2020

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Submission of statutory documents to the Auditor-General

During a Special Council meeting held on the 29th October 2020, the ZF Mgcawu District Municipal Council endorsed the submission of the Annual Financial Statements 2019/2020, Annual Performance Report 2019/2020 as well as the Draft Annual Report 2019/2020 to the Auditor-General as per the requirements of the Municipal Financial Management Act and the Public Audit Act.

The Annual Financial Statements, Annual Performance Report and the Draft Annual Report were scheduled to be submitted to the Auditor-General on the 31st August 2020, however, the government gazette issued on the 5th August 2020 by the National Treasury exempted municipalities and municipal entities from complying with the provisions of section 126(1) and (2), 127(1) and (2), 129(1) and 133(2) of the Municipal Finance Management Act, 56 of 2003. Municipalities were granted leave to submit their statutory reports by the 30th October 2020.

Council Meeting-Website

The Executive Mayor, Councillor Paulus Mgcera thanked the Administration for the hard work that they continue to do and the fact that the legislative documents required by the office of the Auditor-General are ready to be submitted on the 30th of October 2020. Council applauded the administration for striving towards achieving excellence.

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The Department of Small Business Development visited ZFM

The Department of Small Business Development visited the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality on the 17th and 18th September 2020. The purpose of this visit was to reach out to various Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) within the District to apply for funding through their Township and Rural Enterprise Programmes. The Department of Small Business Development is mandated to lead and coordinate an integrated approach to the promotion and development of entrepreneurship, small businesses and co-operatives, and ensure an enabling legislative and policy environment to support their growth and sustainability.

SMALL BUSINESS DEV VISIT-18.09.2020 - Website

The intention of this visit to the ZF Mgcawu District was to introduce the Township and Rural Enterprise Programme to SMMEs with a focus of assisting them with applications for grant funding. The following Schemes were available for qualifying entrepreneurs:

  • Spaza-shop support programme
  • Clothing, leather & textiles support programme
  • Small-Scale Bakeries and confectionaries support programme
  • Autobody repairers and mechanics support programme (as well as small and independent auto-spares shops and informal automotive entrepreneurs)

The ZF Mgcawu District Municipality urged all Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises to take full advantage of this opportunity for grant funding as this programme is in line with the economic interventions of government to harness and grow the township and rural economies. The Department Small Business Development visited all five Local Municipalities within the District over a two day period.

MINISTER OF COGTA ISSUES REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE COVID-19 ALERT LEVEL 1-17 SEPTEMBER 2020

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), having declared a national state of disaster, published in Government Gazette No. 43096 of 15 March 2020, and extended by Government Notices Nos. 646 of 5 June 2020, and 765 of 13 July 2020 and 889 of 15 August 2020 and 995 of 14 September 2020 hereby in terms of under section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002, after consultation with the relevant Cabinet members, make Regulations in the Schedule.


DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT, 2002: AMENDMENT OF REGULATIONS ISSUED IN TERMS OF SECTION 27(2) PUBLISHED ON 17 SEPTEMBER 2020-Click here to read/download

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