Category: Project Update

Jul 27

We’re Closing!

After 3 and half years of very interesting and testing times, we are finally closing our area tomorrow morning at 9am. The Vlok entrance will now be the main entrance and the Van der Walt entrance only open during peak times (times advertised on the gate). We have definitely not thought of all possible scenarios, …

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Jul 18

Closure Delay

Due to the fact that we are still waiting for the municipality to install the electrical meter to the Guard House, we cannot operate the electronic boom in Vlok Street. As such the formal closure cannot take place until we have electricity. The committee apologises for the delay which is totally beyond our control.

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Jul 11

​IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS

As you have noticed our Guard House is just about complete and we are ready to legally restrict access into our area in terms the formal approval from our Municipal Authorities. The following procedures will be introduced shortly: New identifying car stickers will be issued to PAYING RESIDENTS (Including family members residing with them) PAYING …

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May 23

‘Groundbreaking’ News!!

The builders have started with building the guardhouse.  The project is estimated to take around 5 weeks so please be patient with possible congestion at the Vlok entrance. Our application is in the final stage as well, and we should be legally permitted to control access to our area by the second week of June! Just about …

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Feb 22

Update – Feb 2016

We are pleased to inform our residents that we are another step closer to our ultimate goal. The Council has just approved the site development plan and all that remains now is for them to formally approve the building plans for the Guard House structure, which we understand from our architect should happen any day now. The next …

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Nov 06

Update

Just an update of where we are. We have approval to close off in principle, which means we have complied to all the requirements to get official approval. The application goes from department to department for approval and when it got to the water department they stopped it as there are water and sewerage lines underneath …

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Sep 17

Bump in the road…

Unfortunately the approval of the Guard House plans have been delayed due to the unforeseen location of underground sewerage and water pipes which will have to be moved to accommodate the structure. John Straten the Roads Engineer is in the process of preparing the required drawings for resubmission to the council. Until such time as …

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Jul 07

Application Approved!

It is with great pleasure and relief that we can announce that the contract with the Municipality has finally been signed. Other than the Public Liability Insurance cover which we are still getting quotes for, all the conditions have been met. As such the long awaited permission to formally close off our enclosure has now …

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May 04

Progress!

We have final approval!  The only outstanding issue now is to sign the contract and this requires that we: Get public liability insurance, and Secure 20% deposit (or bank guaranteed cheque) for the cost of the building etc. To fulfill these, we are in the process of obtaining quotes for: Guard house building (in Vlok …

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May 04

Financials

After some effort (and time) to find a suitable accounting firm to audit our financials, we have finally received the audited financials for 2014. We have this available in electronic format for those interested. We apologise for the delay on this, but did spend some time to find an affordable, but reputable accounting firm. To …

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