Simbithi Club house was packed to the brim, and then some, as people of Ballito voiced their frustration with the recently imposed fines. Some residents got hot under the collar but most adhered to the rules of engagement laid down by DOCCRA chairman, Dave Charles.
When presentations were all done by Sembcorp’s Shyam Misra, who covered most of the questions posed, Mayor Clr Welcome Mdabe spoke briefly and committed to cancel all fines imposed…on the condition that the people of Ballito meet the 50% reductions required. A strong incentive for us to actually embrace the real issue at hand – water is running out and by reducing consumption we can stretch the little we have.
Some highlights from the meeting were;
It’s clear Ballito gets involved when it comes to having fines imposed on them. With the challenge thrown down to clear all fines let’s see if we can hit the targets to save water!