Call for Public Comments: New Proposed set of Policies & By-Laws

1)      Notice is hereby given in accordance with the provisions of section 12(3)(b) of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No 32 of 2000) and the provisions of the Municipality’s Policy on the Development and Review of Policies and By-laws of 2012,  that the Council of Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality intends to pass a new set of policies and by-laws regarding:

2)      The proposed policies and by-laws are published for public comments and copies thereof may be scrutinized at the following places:

a)      Municipality’s website at

b)      Room 701 or 314, Bram Fischer Building, Cnr Nelson Mandela & Markgraaff Street, BLOEMFONTEIN.

c)      Libraries / Offices: Bloemfontein City Library, Fichardtpark Library, Trevor Barlow Library, Mangaung Library, BP Leinaeng Library, Bainsvlei Library, Botshabelo Library, Thaba Nchu Regional Office

3)      Public Hearings for members of the Community will be held as follows:

a)      Bloemfontein: 20 August 2013 at 16:00 at Floreat Hall, 13 August 2013 at 15:00 at Rocklands Hall

b)      Botshabelo: 14 August 2013 at 15:00 at H Hall

c)      Thaba Nchu: 15 August 2013 at 15:00 at Civic Centre

 4)      Members of the Community are invited to address their comments or representations to the Office of the Speaker in writing at Room 701, Bram Fischer Building, Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive & Markgraaff Street, Bloemfontein or send by post to The City Manager, Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, PO Box 3704, Bloemfontein 9300 or by email to or to reach them on or before 30 August 2013. Any person, who cannot write, may come during office hours on or before 30 August 2013 to Room 701 or 314, Bram Fischer Building, De Villiers Street, Bloemfontein where assistance with the transcribing of comments or representations will be provided. Any queries for clarity in this regard can be directed to the Office of the Speaker or Legal Services Sub-directorate of the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality at telephone numbers (051) 405 8667 or (051) 405 8471 respectively.