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Public Participation

Corlie Hugo
Cape Nature
(13 February 2017)
Restriction of Public Access to Stony Point Parking and Surrounds

The Bettys Bay Ratepayers Association currently has a membership of 414 and as such represents a sizable portion of the property owners and residents of our village.

It has come to our attention that it is the intention to close the access gates to the parking area at 17H00 daily and several of our members are unhappy with this arrangement.

The reasons for this are as follows:

  1. Our members, particularly those residing in the area, enjoy taking a walk in the late afternoon and early evening in the vicinity and would be prevented from doing so by the closure of the gates or would be forced to take a long detour to access the area via the foot path along the rocks. They would then of course be forced to retrace their steps along the same route.
  2. Residents and visitors taking the foot path from the Kleinmond side would also have to retrace their steps instead of continuing their constitutional along a different route.
  3. The closure of the gates would not prevent access to the area by undesirables as anyone could enter via the foot path along the rocks.

The solution would appear to be to install a pedestrian gate in the fence with a spring loaded mechanism. This gate could be installed in the outside fence in line with the Boat Club’s boat access to the slipway.

We await your response to this suggestion which would alleviate the problem and result in a win-win situation for all parties.

Adrian de Kock – Cell 082 940 4619 Secretary/Treasurer BBRA Alternate Representative PAAC

Chairman: Rudi Perold 028 272 9054 BBRA, P O Box 48, Betty’s Bay, 7141 / BBBV, Posbus 48, Bettysbaai, 7141

Now is your chance to hear feedback from your Ward Committee, Chaired by Fanie Krige, our Ward Councillor.
You need to take this opportunity to get feedback, pose questions and voice your concerns via our forum set up for this purpose.
Make sure that you attend to make this a worthwhile exercise in the interests of our community and yourselves.

See you there.

Adrian de Kock
Secretary/Treasurer BBRA

On Friday 8 July at 3pm Minister Dan Plato will be at Restaurant @365 (upstairs) in Pringle Bay to interact with residents.
Places are limited, so please confirm with Lisel by sms if you want to attend: 082 572 2711

Vrydagmiddag 8 Julie om drie-uur (3nm) sal Min. Dan Plato by Restaurant @365 in Pringebaai wees om vrae te beantwoord en interaksie met die publiek te hê. (Boonste vlak).
Plekke is beperk. Bevestig asb. per sms as u wil bywoon: Lisel 082 572 2711

This article contains a petition that originated from the Kleinmond community. The march is this Saturday 10:00, along the main rd up to the Police station. Details will be publish in the newspapers.

Public Launch Sites – Public Participation

Due date for comments: 30 April 2015

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Contact person: Ryan Apolles - 021 483 2817, Ieptieshaam Bekko - 021 483 3370


Overberg Coastal Management Programme – Public Participation

Due date for comments: 02 June 2015

Comments can be submitted to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact person: Christelle du Plessis - 021 820 5955

View document at: https://www.dropbox.com/s/d9tbiwotcb4nibo/Final Revised Draft Overberg CMP SAR April 2015 for Public Participation.pdf?dl=0