The City of Johannesburg full Council has approved the 2017/2018 operational and capital budget (1 July 2017 to end June 2018). This is the first full year budget that the new administration, lead by the Democratic Alliance Executive Mayor, Councillor Herman Mashaba has tabled, with approval for implementation.
2017/2018 CAPITAL EXPENDITURE – R8 589 421 000
2017/2018 OPERATING EXPENDITURE – R47 300 000 000
Whilst not every capital request received will see reality, herewith the capital line items with allocated rand budget for the 2017/2018 financial year, starting 1 July 2017 which will have an impact on Ward 102.
 Johannesburg Social Housing Project – Development of Social Housing at the corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and Selkirk Avenue in the Randburg CBD – R30 million.
 Social Development – Shelters for Displaced Peoples Skills Development Centre – R9.5 million (sites to still be identified).
 Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department – Renovation and extension of the Randburg Licence Centre – R1.3 million.
 Johannesburg Property Company – Randburg CBD building alternations – R3 million.
 Johannesburg Development Agency – Randburg CBD regeneration (public infrastructure upgrade phase 2) – R30 million.
 Johannesburg Roads Agency – Conrad Drive Bridge renewal – R3 million.
We look forward to the allocation of capital budget to City entities, and departments and the resultant service delivery from these entities.
Below are just some of the key entities and departments operational budgets for 2017/2018:
- City Power – R15 499 615 000
- Johannesburg Roads Agency – R1 098 102 000
- Johannesburg Water – R9 602 688 000
- Development Planning – R318 778 000
- Public Safety – R3 397 455 000
- City Parks and Zoo – R965 463 000
- Johannesburg Property Company – R899 111 000
- Johannesburg Development Agency – R108 409 000
From 1 July 2017 there will be increases in the monthly or unit cost of refuse, rates, sewer, water, electricity, bus services, use of City facilities, the zoo etc. More information will be published by the City relating to these increase in due course.
Sent courtesy of Mr David Potter
City of Johannesburg, Ward 102