Acquisition of erven in Doornbach: MPL Brett Herron; HDA & Department of Human Settlements briefing
12 Jun 2020
Mr D America (DA) said that he believed the scope and mandate of the Committee was expanded by Mr Herron’s presentation. He asked what the zoning of the Annandale farm was – to enable the Committee to decide if the price per square metre was fair. Due to Mr Roundtree ...
Filling of vacancies at Western Cape Rental Housing Tribunal: Department of Human Settlements briefing
3 Jun 2020
Mr D America (DA) agreed with Mr Herron on the issue of receiving the curriculum vitae’s late via email. However, he was of the view the information received was enough to make recommendations. The advertisement period did not disqualify it from making recommendations to the Minister.
Investments and impairment of investments for 2018/19; Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport on investigation and self-insurance model for heritage assets
22 May 2020
Mr D America (DA) echoed this comment, and said there was clarity on the impairment and how they had arrived at it. It was regrettable that due to Covid 19, there was going to be a significant impairment in the next balance sheet. As one did not know the impact ...
Transitional Residential Housing Units: Department of Human Settlements briefing; Committee Reports
20 May 2020
Mr D America (DA) noted that the Department had had an engagement with the Race Park Rate Payers’ Association. He raised the point that it had voiced concerns and asked what these were and if they were resolved. He also asked what a fourth option entailed.
Disaster management & local government oversight: MECs & WC Disaster Management Input
13 May 2020
Mr D America (DA) said that there had been broad allegations of Councillors who had involved themselves in the distribution of food parcels on a party political basis, and he wanted to know if the Minister or HOD’s office had received any details or complaints. He wanted to know ...
Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Bill B-version: Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs briefing
5 May 2020
The Chairperson thanked Dr Naidoo and Mr Abrahams for the presentation, and asked Members on how they should proceed with taking the Bill to the public for input.
Department of Community Safety and Police Ombudsman on Western Cape COVID-19 issues
29 Apr 2020
The minutes of 22 April 2020 were then submitted, and Ms Baartman, seconded by Mr D America (DA), moved their adoption. The minutes were adopted.
Food Security: MECs & SASSA Western Cape briefings
24 Apr 2020
The Chairperson welcomed the Committee and delegation to the virtual meeting. An apology had been received by Mr D America (DA), and Mr R Mackenzie (DA) would be acting on his behalf. The procedure of the meeting was explained to Members: the microphones of Members were muted, the chat bar ...
Election of Chairperson and Committee business
17 Apr 2020
Mr D America (DA) said it was presumptuous of the opposition party to assume that whoever held the Chairpersonship from the majority party would be biased and not impartial. He suggested that the opposition party nominate the person they wanted as the Chairperson and a democratic vote could be taken ...
Committee Report on Western Cape Appropriation Bill & Western Cape Additional Adjustment Appropriation Bill
19 Mar 2020
Mr D America (DA) seconded Ms Wenger’s nomination of Mr Mitchell as Acting Chairperson.