STATEMENT BY UMDONI MUNICIPALITY:
The Umdoni council adopted its service delivery budget for the 2020/21 financial year during a virtual council meeting on Wednesday.
Presenting the budget of R344 781 254, Mayor, Cllr Thabani Dube emphasized that this budget seeks to strike a balance between the municipality’s ongoing service delivery imparitives while responding to the developmental challenges confronting Umdoni.
He further highlighted that the fundamental point of this budget is to maintain the road network, upgrade community facilities, construct sports and recreational facilities and build dignified homes for the Umdoni people.
51,41% allocated towards Infrastructure
24.20% allocated towards Community Facilities
24.39 allocated towards Sports and Recreation Facilities
The municipality has therefore curtailed non-priority spending in order to invest more funds towards service delivery.