Phase 4 residents threaten to stop paying rates

Uncollected rubbish is just one of the City's delivery failures. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
Uncollected rubbish is just one of the City's delivery failures. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

Angered by the city council’s failure to provide effective service delivery, Phase IV residents led by their councilllor Sergeant Kgosietsile, have threatened to boycott paying service levy.

The residents wrote a letter to the city council threatening legal action if their demands for better service delivery were not met by end of this month.

Should this matter end up in court, it would be the first time in the country that residents have taken council to court in demand of better services.

Editor's Comment
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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