n Local Government Bulletin - Changing municipal boundaries




Extracted from text ... LOCAL GOVERNMENT BULLETIN 15 Changing municipal boundaries The Municipal Demarcation MDB (MDB) is entrusted with the often-difficult task of demarcating municipal boundaries. Disputes around cross-boundary municipalities and the changing of municipal boundaries have recently been the focus of violent protests by communities affected by these decisions. The recent string of court decisions on the issue is an indicator of the extent to which these processes affect communities at grassroots level. The MDB recently published a proposal about the incorporation of the Paarl, Wellington, Stellenbosch and Drakenstein municipalities into the Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality. The notice attracted much attention in the ..


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