Ratepayers Assoc: Mobile: 083-702-1311
Ward 1 Councillor
refuse is collected in Southbroom on Mondays. Please do
not place bags out for collection on any other day.
Subscriptions now due - R200
is critical to the success and continued efforts of the
Southbroom Ratepayers Association. Strength in numbers is
important when dealing with the authorities and sound
financial backing is imperative.
subscriptions are now
Margate - 057528;
your payment confirmation to:
indicate your name and stand number.
Coming soon ...
A beach wheel chair and
swimming success for the mobility impaired will soon be
available to the public at Granny's Pool.
Be sure to look out for
details in the next newsletter.
Please attend the public meeting for the PROPOSED
REMOVAL OF MAIN BEACH TIDAL POOL
To be or not
to be, that is the question.
Tidal Pool was built in the early 1950's as a public
amenity. Over the years it has become damaged as a result of
wave and wind action as well as the flawed nature of its
original design. Added to this is the view that the tidal
pool is in an overwhelming inappropriate position in the
most dynamic area of the coastal zone.
have confirmed that there are three alternatives or options
regarding the future of the tidal pool:
and rehabilitate the area
Decommission without demolishing, but rather filling the
pool with sand, and
and reinstating the pool.
will fully inform the community and afford the opportunity
to raise any issues and concerns -
Riptide Restaurant, Wednesday
3rd March at 15h30 (registration) for 16h00.
click here to download the PDF overview of the project
and the form required to register as an interested and
reminded that a vote was taken at AGM 2008. The result was
105 'for' to 3 'against' demolition of the pool and
rehabilitation of the area.
The future of the Southbroom
URBAN IMPROVEMENT PRECINCT
Policing Operation has successfully reduced house-breaking
from 199 to 67 cases per annum over the past 3 years and
Southbroom now boasts the lowest crime stats in the greater
Margate District. This achievement was commended at a recent
SAPS Crime Forum and together with 'safe beaches' certainly
improves the value of both lifestyle and property in
requirement of the new Property Rates Act, property owners
will soon be asked to affirm their continued financial
support of this community initiative. A majority 'YES' will
contribution per property for the 2010/11 year will be R600
p.a. which amount will continue to be billed on our rates
statements in 10 equal monthly instalments ... if the
majority of Southbroom property owners say 'YES'.
your inbox, post box, local notice boards and the local press
for further information as the statutory process unfolds. We
are required to prove majority support by 30 June 2010.
DIARISE - 28 February - Eyles Park
ringing - 15h30:
Talk and practical
demonstration by Graham Grieves. Birds will be ringed and
- 17h00: Experience the Bushbuck trail at its late
Music in the park -
18h00: Relax and enjoy your sundowners to the classical strains of
Robin Ransome & Friends.
thank the community once again for supporting their
library and attending the two functions (and buying hamper
tickets) over Xmas where we raised a whopping sum of
nearly R11,000 which will be spent on purchasing new books.
were very busy over this period with customers and with
processing so many donated books from all over, but
especially from book clubs, where relevant and the latest
reading material come from.
After spraying an insecticide of his choice only twice, it
looks like the efforts of Robin Greene have been successful
to kill the woodborer in our beautiful Natal Mahogany in
front of the library. This is GOOD news. Now, finally
Michael Street will fill it up with cement and the tree will
be saved. Thank you, Guys!