Stellenbosch Munisipaliteit

Geagte Verbruiker

Die elektrisiteitstoevoer na u perseel sal gedurende die tydperk hieronder getoon onderbreek word ten einde nodige nood / herstelwerk aan die hoogspanning hoof kragtoevoer te doen. Die toevoer mag binne ’n korter periode hervat word en dus moet u die toevoer ten alle tye as lewendig beskou.

Skakel asseblief sensitiewe apparate af om skade daaraan te verhoed, gedurende die heraanskakeling van toevoer.

Indien dit in so ’n mate sou reën, of deur ander onvoorsiene omstandighede, dat dit nie moontlik is om die beplande werk op die genoemde datum uit te voer nie, sal die werk op ’n latere datum gedoen word en sal u weer in kennis gestel word van die beoogde datum.

Stel asseblief u sekuriteitsfirma in kennis van die onderbreking.

Geaffekteerde Areas: Stellenbosch area wat voorsien word deur Hooftoevoer, Universiteit, Markotter en Jan Marais primêre substasies, ingesluit Technopark, Paradyskloof, Brandwacht, Dalsig, Welgelegen, Die Boord, Onder Papegaaiberg, Sentrale Besigheidsarea, Mostertsdrift, Karindal, Rozendal, Uniepark, La Colline, Universiteitsoorde, Idasvallei, Arbeidsrus

Areas nie geaffekteer: Plankenbrug, Tennantville, Welgevonden, Cloetesville, Kayamandi, Watergang, Jamestown en De Zalze.

Wanneer?       06 April 2014

Tyd:                 08h00 – 17h00

Tel:                   021 808 8300

Faks:                021 808 8333

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Dear Consumer

The supply of electricity to your premises will be disconnected for the period shown below to enable emergency / maintenance work to be carried out on the high voltage main electricity supply. The supply may be resumed within a shorter period and must be deemed alive at all times.

Please switch off sensitive equipment in order to avoid damages thereto during the re-energising of the supply.

Should it rain to such an extent, or through other unforeseen circumstances, that it is impossible to carry out the work on the scheduled date, then work will be programmed for a later date of which you will be notified.

Please inform your security company of the supply interruption.

Affected Areas: Stellenbosch area supplied by Main, University, Markotter and Jan Marais primary substations.  This will include Technopark, Paradyskloof, Brandwacht, Dalsig, Welgelegen, Die Boord, Onder Papegaaiberg, Centre Business area, Mostertsdrift, Karindal,Rozendal,Uniepark, La Colline, Universiteitsoord, Idasvalley,Arbeidsrus.

Areas not affected: Plankenbrug, Tennantville, Welgevonden, Cloetesville, Kayamandi, Watergang, Jamestown and De Zalze

When?             06 April 2014

Time:               08h00 – 17h00

Tel:                   021 808 8300

Fax:                 021 808 8333

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Notice: Applications for the Funding of  External Bodies Performing a Municipal Function as provided By the Policy for the Funding of Bodies Performing a Municipal Function read with section 80(2) of the Local Government Systems Act, 32 0f 2000. Financial Year 2014/15.

Only applications received on the prescribed application form and accompanied by the required information, documentation, financial statements, covering letter etc. and received by the Director : Planning and Economic Development Services by not later than 12:00 on 09 April 2014 shall be considered.

Please click here for the poicy. Please click here to download the application form.

Hard copies of the said policy and application form are available during office hours from:

The Office of the Director: Planning and Economic Development

1st Floor

Main Building

Plein Street



The Local Economic Development Department

58 Andringa Street




Viola Swartz (Hierdie e-posadres word van Spambotte beskerm. Jy moet JavaScript ontsper om dit te lees.)

Tel: 021 808 8176


Vusumzi Zwelendaba (Hierdie e-posadres word van Spambotte beskerm. Jy moet JavaScript ontsper om dit te lees.)

Tel: 012 808 8178




24 March 2014

Please note the communication we received from Eskom.

Eskom lost the one Cahora Bassa line (carrying about  890 MWatt at the time) last night with a fault at the Limpopo River. The line is still out of service.  Other generating units planned to be in service are also not in operation and  the operating reserves are depleted.

The evening peak load needs to be reduced to maintain stability .

Eskom urgently appeals to you to reduceyour load (electricity usage) between 17h00 and  20H00 tonight (19 Feb) and tomorrow night (20 Feb 2014).

The Executive Mayor of Stellenbosch, Conrad Sidego is proud to announce the launch of a special Bee Farming initiative at the Timberlea Farm which attracted investment to the region while also creating much needed jobs.

A local entrepreneur, Loyiso Mbete who is 33 years old and from Kayamandi, identified a gap in the market for honey and negotiated with the owners of Timberlea Farms to start his own business. Bee Farming has become a very lucrative economic activity to provide much needed income for local communities. Mbete who holds a Diploma in Management from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology worked as a Sales Support Assistant in the financial services sector. There is a great need for honey worldwide and the practice of bee farming is widespread throughout the world: not only is honey produced but honeybees are kept on farms and fruit and vegetable farmers totally depend on honeybees for crop fertilization. Loyiso started his business in 2009 with 80 hives which he bought from his own savings. He then realised that he needed some more skills to take the business forward and approached the Department of Agriculture for assistance. In 2013 he was trained and received financial assistance from the Department of Agriculture to the amount of approximately R680 000.

This is a sterling example of entrepreneurship. Loyiso made his venture a success in a very short space of time. He has shown that he has the tenacity to be a successful entrepreneur. This is the type of entrepreneurs that can make a difference in their communities. Loyiso aims to establish a Honey Factory if he obtains the necessary support. There is an opportunity for possible partnerships that can be explored. Sidego said that he is “extremely proud of this project and the willingness shown by Loyiso. The Municipality can make opportunities available but it is people like Loyiso that turns them into magic. This heralds Stellenbosch as a preferred destination for business and investment and also illustrates just how innovative our region is.”

According to Casidra, research has shown that the current demand for honey far exceeds the supply. The consumer demand calls for an increase in production of honey in order to meet the internal (South African) demand. This demand is currently being met by Chinese honey, which has been banned by the European Union for substandard quality. Besides honey, the bee also produces a range of other products which provides the beekeeper with additional income. If one takes into consideration the aforementioned, there is no doubt that this entrepreneur would be able to provide much needed job opportunities to the local community. In the current phase the business will provide 3 jobs and once value adding is done, it will avail another 8 jobs.

Key stakeholders in the honey industry includes; the Department of Agriculture (sponsor), Anglo American, Wesgro, Woolworths, SEDA, Cence, Stellenbosch Black Business Unity, Ubusi Epiculture, Greater Stellenbosch Tourism Trust, Timberlea Farm and the Stellenbosse Landbougenootskap.



Notice is hereby given that the Adjustments Budget for 2013/2014 was approved by the Council on 29 January 2014 in terms of Section 28(2) of the Municipal Finance Management Act (Act 56 of 2003). The budget is hereby made public in terms of Section 26 of the Municipal Budgeting and Reporting Regulations. The approved document is available here and at the following venues:


Municipal Office, Plein Street, Stellenbosch

Municipal Office, Hugenote Way, Franschhoek

Municipal Office, Main Road, Pniel

Ward offices

Library, Plein Street, Stellenbosch

Library, Sonnebloem Street, Idas Valley, Stellenbosch

Library, Long Street, Cloetesville, Stellenbosch

Library, Masithandane Street, Kayamandi, Stellenbosch

Library, Main Road, Pniel

Library, Reservoir Street West, Franschhoek

C. Liebenberg

Municipal Manager