GEORGE NEWS - This assessment directly impacts the municipality's adjustments budget preparation as prescribed by the Act.
This year the mid-year engagements focused on the review of the most recent audit outcomes, assessment of 2019/20 financial year performance as at mid-year and Budget preparation for the 2020/21 budget compilation.
Henry Mitchell, Acting Chief Financial Officer of George Municipality, said the meeting held was positive. “We now await the final mid-year assessment, but the interim assessment indicates that the Municipality is in a sound financial position and that George Municipality is one of the best managed municipalities in the country."
In front are Shanaaz Cupido (Deputy Director: Western Cape Provincial Treasury – Local Government Finance) and Sandra Sekgetle Senior Economist: Local Government Infrastructure at National Treasury.
In the second row are from left Remembrance Sebei (Performance Analyst: Provincial Infrastructure at National Treasury, Charles Lubbe (Acting Municipal Manager: George Municipality), Mandla Gilimani (Budget Analyst: Local Government Budget Analysis at National Treasury), Willem Voigt (Director: Local Government Budget Analysis at National Treasury, Wayne McComans (Director: MFMA: Regulatory Oversight), Christopher Mapeyi (Director: Western Cape Provincial Treasury -Local Government Finance), Samukelisiwe Shozi (Salga: Municipal Finance), Henry Mitchell (Acting Chief Financial Officer: George Municipality) and Peter Gelderbloem (Budget Office: George Municipality).
At the back are Leon Wallace (Deputy Director: Financial Management – George Municipality), Thabang Mathebula (Local Government Infrastructure Performance – National Treasury) and Malcolm Booysen (Senior Manager: Local Government Budget Office).
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