The DA eThekwini Economic Development and Planning Committee Whip, Marlaine Nair, strongly voted against the load due to the City’s current R8.4-billion debt.
According ward 65 councillor, Samantha Windvogel, there is a law (Problem building bylaw) that has been put in the table to deal with abandoned buildings that the council still needs to rule on.
The Framework aims to address long-term spatial development direction that will allow increased economic activities in the City.
Deputy Mayor, Fawzia Peer said the loan will be used to fund capital projects identified through the City’s Integrated Development Plans.
Unless Durban is clean, safe and has diverse tourism offerings, visitors will not come to the city as a destination of choice.
Voters visiting their voting station should take a copy of their bar-coded ID book, smart card ID or temporary ID certificate.
The Mayoral Hotline is open to the public and is for the citizen who has exhausted all other processes of logging a complaint, requesting a service, etc.
Department of Transport and eThekwini Municipality says verge will be cut between February and March.
Mayor Gumede said poor schools should not suffer by having the electricity and water disconnected.
Residents from the areas surrounding the Mariannhill Landfill Site fear that their properties will lose value because of the smell.
The Dumisani Makhaye Drive is also a new, alternative route to King Shaka International Airport.