Safety and Security
This portfolio is run by Mike Kokhuis. To contact Mike please use the contact page.
The Safety and Security Portfolio is focused on improving the safety and security in Hout Bay. Current activities include reconciling the 2011 Census statistics to justify the correct manpower of local SAPS based on the number of citizens in the area.
The group is also involved in monitoring the licensing of local sedan and minibus taxis, preparing for the year-end visitors safety gathering for all Hout Bay hospitality owners, assisting with the community-driven car marshal project, and trying to create a work-zone meeting area near the cemetery to eliminate wandering artisans (for example on Valley Rd, Disa Bridge and at the traffic lights).
To whom it may concern
On Friday 5th September at 07h30 my husband was having an early morning jog on Llandudno beach when he was bitten by a large ridgeback dog.
The dog belonged to a woman who appeared to have a number of dogs that she had brought to the beach for a walk. None of the dogs were on a leash.
It was always merely a matter of time, before one of "our" local taxis was involved in a fatal accident. To highlight the routine madness displayed by some of these drivers, of both
sedan & minibus taxis, this morning's accident involved a well known skorokoro speedster swerving off the bridge on Princess Avenue to avoid oncoming traffic, while attempting to
In last month’s Hout & About we reported on the revised development parameters that the owner of Erf 3477, on the Karbonkelberg, was seeking.
The City’s Spatial Planning & Land Use Management committee considered this application on 10th September. No decisions were taken as the committee decided that a site visit is essential to consider the proposals and counter arguments put forward, the principal of which were that any development on this erf will be against the City’s & the Province’s own Policies & Guidelines.