SEBENZA IMBOKODO GRANT FACILITY

The Sebenza Imbokodo Grant Facility has been established by the Midvaal Local Municipality in partnership with Standard Bank. The purpose of the grant facility is to provide business funding and business development support to black female owned businesses that are from the Midvaal Local Municipality. This programme is aimed at supporting informal businesses, SMMEs and cooperations with equipment that will enable them to start their businesses or to increase their production capacity. The programme will also offer working capital (raw materials).

The grant facility will be administered under the following framework:

  • Midvaal residents are eligible to apply.
  • The following sectors are eligible for support:
  • Procurement will be restricted to machinery, equipment, and acquisition of raw materials.
  • Physical verification to confirm the existence of the business will be conducted (for operational businesses).
  • The facility will be capped at R 13 000 per business (a quotation of the

machinery/equipment/raw materials from a reputable supplier will be required).

Qualifying criteria:

To be eligible to qualify for the fund, the following is the qualifying criteria:

  1. The business must be at least 51% women owned, and South African by birth.
  2. The owner must be occupying an Informal trading stall at (Eufees and Junius Street, Meyerton)
  3. Be a Permit Holder or be able to obtain a permit before applying.
  4. Have a Valid informal trading stall lease contract for 1 year or more or be willing to enter one before applying.
  5. The director must be a resident of the Midvaal Local Municipality with a Midvaal Local Municipality residential address,

The following types of businesses or commodities are excluded:

  • Alcohol, Illicit tobacco & Gambling dealers,
  • Illegal / Pirated music / DVD’s etc,
  • Any other business activities that may be deemed illegal.

Application forms can be collected from Nosiviwe Kobe at the Development and Planning Department office, Midvaal Local Municipality from Thursday, 9 May 2024 and they should be returned by the 17 May 2024 at the same office.

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Tedderfield Precinct Plan – Site Visit

Dear Midvaal Residents

This notice serves to inform you that appointed service provider, Global Solution Development, will be conducting site visits to inform the compilation of the Tedderfield Precinct Plan Review.

The team will be active in Tedderfield AH, Bronkhorsfontein 3291Q, Muldersrus

3301Q and part of Elandsfontein 3321Q.

The details regarding the site visits are as follows:

  • Marked vehicles to be used on site:
  • Blue VW Polo TSI – DX 42 MT GP.
  • White Ford Ranger – FZM 657 L
  • Site visit schedule:
  • Thursday, 16th May 2024 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm,
  • Friday, 17th May 2024 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday, 18th May 2024 – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, 19th May 2024 – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Should you have any concerns or questions kindly contact your Ward Councillor or Mr. Themba Masemula (016 360 7526).

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OBJECTION FORMS

Lodging of an objection against a matter reflected in or omitted from the SUPPLEMENTARY valuation rolL FOR THE PERIOD 1 JULY 2023 TO 30 JUNE 2024.

FORM A:  RESIDENTIAL (FULL TITLE AND SECTIONAL TITLE USED FOR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSES).

FORM B: PROPERTIES OTHER THAN RESIDENTIAL OR AGRICULTURAL (e.g business, factories, offices, schools).

FORM C:  AGRICULTURAL HOLDINGS OR FARMS.

 

INVITATION TO ATTEND THE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, MARKETING & BRANDING WORKSHOP

The Development and Planning Department invites Midvaal Co-operatives, SMMEs and Youth led enterprises to participate in the Financial Management and Economic Principles Workshop. The workshop intends to offer the business financial management thinking and tools necessary to measure the performance of enterprises.

The concepts to be covered include costs and revenue including average costs, average revenue, marginal costs, marginal revenue and optimisation of profit. In addition, the training will guide on branding & marketing methods. The details of the workshop are as follows:

Date: 25 April 2024

Time: 10:00 am

Venue: Meyerton Town Hall,

Cnr. Junius & Eeufeesingel Street, Meyerton

Please RSVP via online form (provided link/QR code) or email at Nosiviwek@midvaal.gov.za

by 23 April 2024.

All small businesses are encouraged to attend!

For More information

Contact Nosiviwe Kobe on 016 360 7540

Yours in service

RSVP FORM FOR MIDVAAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & MARKETING WORKSHOP

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WAIVING OF INFORMAL TRADING PERMIT FEES FOR INFORMAL TRADERS IN THE CBD INFORMAL TRADING STALLS

The Municipality is pleased to announce that  Council has resolved to waive the informal trading permit fees for informal traders in the Meyerton CBD. This decision aims to promote economic opportunities and support local entrepreneurship.

We invite all interested individuals and traders to apply for informal trading stall permits without the burden of associated fees. This waiver applies to new applications as well as renewals of the current traders and shall be valid for a period of 6 months.

The Municipality recognizes the importance of informal trading in promoting the local economy and providing livelihood opportunities. By removing financial barriers, we seek to encourage participation in our informal trading sector.

Interested parties are encouraged to visit the Municipality, Development and Planning offices to obtain application forms and further information regarding the waiver process.

Yours in service excellence.

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REPLACEMENT OF OLD ELECTRICITY PRE-PAID METERS

Dear Midvaal Residents,

Midvaal Local Municipality (MLM) wish to remind residents of the replacement of old electricity pre-paid meters for TID compliance.

Midvaal Local Municipality have appointed KEO group as the professional service provider to carry out with the project.

The project runs across Midvaal areas of electricity supply. The appointed service provider personnel will require access to all properties affected.

Residents are requested to punch in all outstanding token before the replacement of the meter. Please note that meters are replaced for free no resident should pay any cost, however there are instances where the residents will have to re-arrange the wiring of electricity supply which might involve some cost, in such instances the affected property owner will be informed.

Residents are also advised that it is a Municipality By-laws offence to prevent/evade an officially accredited service provider to carry out a task. Members of the public who do so and harass staff will be penalized.

Your cooperation and support will be much appreciated

The KEO group personnel will be wearing clearly marked clothing or reflectors with identification, will be in possession of an appointment letter from Midvaal Municipality and vehicles with KEO group logo.

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Temporary Road Closure South Road in Valley Settlements 22 – 26 April 2024

Dear Midvaal Residents,

Notice is hereby given of a planned road reinstatement by paving blocks of a portion of South Road in Valley Settlements. The  road crossing  reinstatement will affect motorists driving on South Road, however a temporary by-pass with a stop–and–go operation will be in place to divert the traffic from the construction area.

The work is scheduled to start at 07:00 on 22 April 2024 and conclude on 26 April  2024.

We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

Yours in service excellence.

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Planned Water Interruption: Ward 3 – 18 April 2024

Dear Midvaal Residents,

Notice is hereby given of a planned water interruption for the tie-in of the new UPVC network. The team will try to reduce the affected area by isolating Jean and Villjoen Streets, should this fail, a larger area will be affected.

Areas that may be affected includes:

  • Rothdene
  • Kookrus

The interruption is scheduled for the 18th of April 2024 from 08h00 to 17h00.

A water tanker will be stationed at OK Rothdene on the day.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Yours in service excellence

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