August 2019 Report on TRUPA

from: Marc Turok The Two Rivers Urban Park is a declared park, based on a consulted vision that took 5 years to achieve – the TRUP Association has its Contextual Framework LSDF and its Management Plan endorsed and adopted by our City who assisted to make this healing process real and formally adopted in law….

August 2019 Report on Pepper Tree Square Car Park

from: DeVos City of Cape Town On 7/8/2019 we received an email from Tebogo Tladi (City of Cape Town : Finance: Debt Management) requesting that we settle our arrears rental account of R198 327.28 I responded: “We have been in communication with Amy Meyer and her replacement, Deon Franken, in an attempt to resolve the…

Report from Architecture and Heritage July 2019

from Tracy Hyde Observatory Civic Association – Architecture and Heritage. DCAS Award Winner, 2018: Most Active Conservation Body Major highlights: Supported plans for the following properties: 6 Polo Rd – Alterations and additions. 9 Cranko Rd – re-application of extension to dwelling – now only a single story.  Did not support plans for the following…

REPORT on Pepper tree square car park

from De Vos Rabie City of Cape Town I made contact with Deon Franken, the newly appointed official in the Property Holding department,and briefly described our situation and our request to have the over-billing/arrears on our account written off. He responded promptly and committed to set up a meeting once he collected, and had a…

LDG Status of developments as at end July 2019

Brief updates on large developments: The large apartment block on William St (also Rawson) had strict conditions imposed on its approval so it will only be 5 stories in height. The developers of the River Club have pended their application for rezoning so as to allow the Environmental Impact Assessment to be considered. Any Obs…

TRUP Association’s report July 2019

TRUPA managed to have a few catch up management meetings recently after the intense period focusing entirely on the pressurizing threats of the Appeals against the Provisional Protection on River Club site as gazetted by HWC. The Ministerial Appeals Tribunal was heavily swayed by strong legal teams who had argued a case trying to prevent…

OCA Financial Report July 2019

from: Joy Robinson Please click here for figures of the financial year to date. From April to June 2019 and the figures for the same time period in 2018. Cheers, Joy  

OCA writes in strong support of the proposal to rename Keizergracht to Hanover Street

Mr Frederick Venter City of Cape Town Phone: 021 400 1768; Email: frederick.venter@capetown.gov.za Email to naming@capetown.gov.za Re: Proposed renaming of Keizergracht to Hanover Street The Observatory Civic Association writes in strong support of the proposal to rename Keizergracht to Hanover Street, as notified by the City. Our motivations are based on the following: 1. Renaming…