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Media Release - Water shutdown – New bypass connection Specon line - 17 September 2018All stakeholders are notified that Lepelle Northern Water will implement shut down of the Olifantspoort plant in order for the contractor to connect a new 400m bypass pipeline at Specon. The contractor requires two days to finish the new connection.
Polokwane Tourism Month Activities Calendar 2018The reason for The World Tourism Day is to cultivate and create awareness among the society globally on a significance of tourism, and it's social, political, financial and also cultural worth and value.
Public Notice - INTENTION TO COMPILE THE POLOKWANE SDF - 10 September 2018Notice is hereby given in terms of sections 28(3) and 29 of the Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act 32 of 2000), section 20 of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 (Act 16 of 2013),
Media Alert - Save Water - Shortages experienced - 7 September 2018The public is alerted to conserve water as reservoirs are recovering very slowly after the breakdown at Olifantspoort on Wednesday.   The reservoirs in the City and Seshego are critically low resulting in high positioned areas in Seshego, City and rural..
News Letter - Know more about general valuation roll 2019-2024The Polokwane Municipality has commenced with  process to undertake a General Valuation Roll (GV) of all properties to update the valuation roll.  The implementation of General Valuation Roll of all the properties in the jurisdiction of the municipality
Media Alert - Olifantspoort plant emergency repairs - 05 September 2018The Municipality inform residents that a notice has been received from LNW that Olifantspoort plant has been stopped due to emergency repairs on Specon pipeline leak.
Public Notice - IDP-Budget-PMS Representatives Forum Meeting - 28 August 2018Notice is hereby given in terms of Chapter 4 and 5 of the Local Government : Municipal System Act (32 of 2000) that Polokwane Municipality is issuing out an invitation to all stakeholders to attend the...
Public Notice - Polokwane Local Municipality sales of erven in pietersburg extension 11 and 44 - 28 August 2018Notice is hereby given in terms of the provision of section 79(18) of the Local Government Ordinance,17 of 1939, of sales the...
Media Alert - Pipe burst De Wet Street - 30 August 2018The public is alerted that Krugersburg reservoirs outlet had to be closed due to 500mm mainline pipe at De Wet Street next to Munnik Str. Areas such as Flora Park, Bendor, Ster Park, Serala and nearby are affected.
Public Notice - Possibility of power outage in the City due to ongoing maintenance - 30 August 2018The municipality is currently working on electrical maintenance on our transformers and mainlines across the City. Due to the ongoing maintenance scheduled to take place over this coming weekend on the 11Kv and 66kV circuit breakers
Public Notice - Bid NO PM69 - 2018 has been extended to 02 October 2018Notice!! Please take note that closing date for Bid NO: PM69/2018 has been extended to 02 October 2018
Public Notice - Epsilom susbstation work continues - 24 August 2018The work to replace and repair transformers at the  Epsilom substation is expected to continue into the weekend and as such is the load reduction programme.
Public Notice - Electricity load reduction schedule - 23 August 2018Work is continuing to get Epsilon substation back in order to be able to carry the load capacity. In the meantime, the municipality has to carry out load reduction in parts of the CBD moving west of the city.
Media Statement - Polokwane Water Supply Challenges given attention - 22 August 2018Polokwane Municipality has contracted Lepelle Northern Water as a water board to supply bulk water from Ebenezer and Olifantspoort Schemes as per the bulk water services contracts concluded by the two institutions.
Public Notice - GENERAL VALUATION ROLL PROCESS 2019 - 2024 - 15 August 2018The Polokwane Municipality has commenced with a compilation of the new General Valuation Roll process for a period of 5 years (2019 – 2024). DDP Valuers Pty (Ltd) has been appointed as Professional Valuer to compile the New Valuation Roll
Public Notice - Indigent bills cancelled - 13 August 2018Polokwane Municipality Council has resolved that historical bills for indigents be cancelled, all indigents consuming electricity and water in line with the indigent policy will not have their services cut-off
Public Notice - All meters to be converted to prepaid conversions in Polokwane City - 08 August 2018As you are aware the City of Polokwane is currently rolling out new smart meters. This project commenced in September 2017 in Ward 19 and to date has rolled out to other areas in the city including Wards 8, 11, 12, 17, 20, 22, 23 and 26 in post-paid/ conv
Media Alert - Ebenezer plant planned repairs -06 August 2018The municipality has received notification from Lepelle Northern Water that there will be planned repairs of leaking bulk pipes at Ebenezer Plant on the 14 August 2018.The six leaks on the bulk pipeline repairs will start from 08h00 until 19h00
Council Meeting - 25 July 2018Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 19, Chapter 4 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act. 32 of 2000, that the Council Meeting of Polokwane Local Municipality will be held as follows:
Media Alert - City water supply improves - 16 July 2018Water supply in the city and other affected areas has improved since yesterday covering the areas that were affected for a very difficult three to five days period. By Sunday evening most of the areas affected were reported to be restored.
Media Alert - Electricity repairs at Luthuli and Polokwane X106 - 16 July 2018The Municipality inform Luthuli and Polokwane X106 residents that there will be power outage due to relocation of MV poles tomorrow on 17 July 2018.The 11Kv poles which is standing on the way of sewer outfall that must be installed...
Media Alert - Relocation of municipal offices from ERF 6164 - 11 July 2018The municipality inform residents and businesses that Municipal housing section will be relocated to Itsoseng Centre next to Bus rank and PHA Unit relocated to Peter Mokaba stadium with effect from 13 July 2018.
Media Alert - Polokwane warns illegal land invaders at Extension 133 - 28 June 2018Polokwane Municipality alerts members of the public that the current issuing of sites in Seshego is not supported by the municipality and is illegal.
Media Invitation - MPAC PUBLIC HEARING FOR MID-YEAR PERFORMANCE REPORT 2017-18 - 21 June 2018The Municipal Public Accounts Committee (MPAC) will have a public hearing on Mid-Year Performance report for financial year 2017/18.The purpose of the hearing is to provide feedback and progress regarding service delivery.
Media Alert - Emergency planned power switch off at Luthuli - 21 June 2018The Municipality hereby inform Luthuli residents and businesses that there will emergency planned electricity switch off due to closing connections for Polokwane Extension 106 to existing lines tomorrow on 22 June 2018.
Media Alert - Water shortage - 19 June 2018There is slight improvement of reservoir levels except for the two reservoirs at Krugersburg. As a result, some areas in the high catchment are still experiencing difficulties with water during the day. All the plants are now in operation.
Media Alert - City planned maintenance electricity outage - 18 June 2018The Municipality hereby inform City residents, businesses and other stakeholders that there will be planned power outage due to Voortrekker substation upgrading and maintenance work on existing electrical service network.
Media Alert - Emergency repairs at Olifantspoort - 18 June 2018The Municipality just received a notification from Lepelle Northern supply from Olifantspoort plant to Polokwane pipeline is stopped due to emergency repairs of the damaged pipe.
Media Alert - Olifantspoort plant still out of operation - 13 June 2018The Municipality inform residents that Olifantspoort plant is out of operation following engagements with concerned communities today. Ongoing engagements are to take place tomorrow to resolve the issues between both stakeholders.
PLANNED POWER OUTAGE DUE TO MAINTENANCE ON EXISTING ELECTRICITY INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORK – VOORTREKKER PARK SUBSTATIONNotice is hereby given in terms of the provisions of Section 73 of the Local Government:  Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000, read with Section 152(1)(b) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, that the Polokwane Local Municipality, will
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