Membership of St Francis Property Owners
Why you should join St Francis Property Owners
Eight very Good reasons to become members of the St Francis Bay Residents/Ratepayers Association.
Never in the history of our village have there been more issues that need to be addressed. Unless we remain well informed and can stand together on a host of issues, our town will lose its charm. As residents we would like to be in charge of our own destiny. In order to do this we need the support of the entire community. Our Association currently has a competent executive team of local residents who are elected by ratepayers annually. All that is required is an annual subscription of R360 per ratepayer or R240 for pensioners. The funds are used to keep residents informed on issues and to take legal action where necessary in order to protect residents/ratepayers’ interests. None of Committee members receive compensation for their efforts; these are purely voluntary.
Water, roads, electricity, refuse collection and fire control are debatably the most serious service delivery issues. The Association monitors progress and attempts to work with the relevant Municipal bodies to improve service delivery.
Land Use and Spatial Development
In order to ensure that our town makes provision for essential amenities and adheres to logical zoning patterns a special plan was drawn up. The Association on occasion needs to step in to ensure that inappropriate development does not effect ratepayers’ investments.
The Association works hand in hand with the local police, neighbourhood watch, and local security companies in order to curb crime within our community.
The Association has members involved in the process. Our aim is to keep the community informed with regards to the pros and cons of the project. Ratepayers will then be able to express their wishes via a referendum.
Our association works hand in hand with the Riparian owners association in order to protect these homeowners’ interests.
The potential erection of the Thyspunt Nuclear Power station is an issue that the Association has taken up with Eskom.
Provision of Information
The Association has a website that is constantly updated – www.stfrancisbay.org. Public meetings and newsletters (dependent on funding) are used to keep members informed.
The Association has strong links with the Kromme Trust. The two organisations keep each other informed and work together on issues relating to environmental matters.
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