PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
As requested, please find a list of items that require the attention of the Committee in 2007
Briefing by SALGA on Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2006
Consideration and adoption of Report on Annual Reports
Strategic Planning Workshop with Ministry and Department on programme of action for 2007/08
Briefing by DPLG on “Research Report on Capacity”
Discuss and plan the study visit to rural nodes
Discuss and plan remaining disaster centres
Discuss and plan oversight visit to 2010 Host Cities
and plan follow-up visit to
Discuss and plan oversight visit to metros and districts
Discuss and plan oversight visit to SALGA provincial offices
Receive briefings on the status of the Ministerial Imbizo reports
Possible intervention in respect of Winterveldt Redevelopment Programme
Briefing on the national capacity building framework
Convene a workshop on the challenges and benefits of a developmental local government system
Visit to former cross-boundary municipalities and receive presentations from the affected provinces and central government. It’s a bit early for this item; possibly we might want to look at the transitional arrangements by provinces and transfers of assets.
Develop two laws on section 139 of the constitution dealing with interventions and development of city improvement districts.
Follow-up joint meeting with PC on Safety and Security for briefing by metro-police on outstanding issues in respect of their earlier presentation
Follow-up joint meeting with PC on Sport and Recreation to assess work done by host cities for the 2010 FIFA world cup.
Follow-up joint meeting with PC on Justice on:
implications of the Constitutional 12th Amendment Bill that was rejected by the Courts.
the case of Mkhize as the petition on private members dealing with legislation to seek clarity on the issue of evictions and the selling-off of private property by banks.
Follow-up meeting with LG:SETA on the findings of their local government capacity survey.
Committee engage with the Office of the Minister for Provincial and Local
Government to receive a report of the outcome of the investigation launched by
the MEC for Local Government in the
There was a need for the Committee to arrange a joint meeting with the Department of Provincial and Local Government and National Treasury on issues of adequate start-up grants at all levels and adequate resourcing for disaster management at all spheres of government.
The Department of Provincial and Local Government must formulate and conduct capacity building/awareness workshops across all spheres for political support for disaster management.
Request the Department of Provincial and Local Government to develop an evaluation and monitoring mechanism to gauge disaster management preparedness across all spheres.
Follow-up meeting with CRL Commission to interrogate outstanding issues in respect of their Annual Report and Financial Statements
Follow-up meeting with the National House of Traditional Leaders