Re kgabisa tshwane - Gerard damstra

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CITY OF TSHWANE SEMINAR:
CONSOLIDATING SERVICE DELIVERY,
ACCELERATING JOB CREATION AND
STRENGTHENING THE FOUNDATION
FOR A NEW CITY OF TSHWANE:
A CITY OF EXCELLENCE
22/23 SEPTEMBER
COMMISSION NO 1
SUBJECT: PLANNING AND POLICIES
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CONSTITUTIONAL CONTEXT
• THREE SPHERES OF GOVERNMENT
• COOPERATIVE GOVERNMENT
• INTERVENTION PROVISIONS
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PUBLIC WORKS AND ITS MANDATE
• PROVIDER OF ACCOMMODATION SOLLUTIONS
TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
• TWO CHALLENGES:
– DECAYING BUILDINGS
– DECAYING INNER CITIES
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POLITICAL WILL AND INTERVENTION
• CABINET PRONOUNCEMENTS
– GOVERNMENT TO REMAIN IN CITY CENTRES
– GOVERNMENT SERVICES CLOSEWR TO
COMMUNITIES/THE PEOPLE
• DEDUCIBLE FROM CABINET’S DECLARATION
– GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TO INNER CITIES
– RURAL POSITIONING OF GOVERNMENT RELATIVE TO
COMMUNITY NEEDS
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GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TO
INNER CITIES
• CAPITAL EXPENDITURE
• REQUIREMENT: CONDUCIVE ENVIRONMENT
• COOPERATION WITH CITIES
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TSHWANE IS FIRST
• ADMINISTRRATIVE CAPITAL
• HUGE PRESENCE OF GOVERNMENT
– POTENTIAL CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT MASS
• DECAYING CITY CENTRE RESULTING RAPIDLY
IN:
– PRIVATE INVESTMENT DIRECTED TO SUBURBS
– TENDENCY OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT TO FOLLOW
SUIT
• PERCEPTIVE AND COOPERATIVE COUNCIL
– PUBLIC WORKS / CITY PACT
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SIGNS OF GOVERNMENT’S
COMMITMENT
• LIST OF RECENT PROJECTS
• SLA WITH CITY OF TSHWANE
• MASTER PLANNING
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LAND USE
PUBLIC SPACE MAKING
ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE
PUBLIC TRANSPORT
• BRT
• GAUTRAIN
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