DOG VACCINATION NOTICE

Vaccinate your dogs to prevent rabies.

If you keep dogs at your premises, make sure of the following:

  1. It should have a valid vaccination status.
  2. Valid certificate as a proof of vaccination status
  3. The compound is fenced to keep your dogs inside.

If your dog bites anyone you are the one to buy all drugs needed for vaccination of the victim.

Report all stray dogs on: 0787838533/0772400289.

 

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REFUSE COLLECTION – 29/11/2022

Refuse collection for Tuesday 29, 2022:

CBD
Garikai Market
ZBS
Industry
Rujeko B
Runyararo Southwest business center

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SEWER – 28/11/2022

SEWER BLOCKAGES

All the previous blockages were fixed.  For today we have the following reports to be attended to in 24 hours:

  1. Tongogara Street, Pangoline
  2. Mhofu Hostel, Rank
  3. Twiza Hostel, Rank
  4. Mucheke Stadium

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WATER SUPPLY – 28/11/2022

WATER SUPPLY

  • Opening time was 2:30am and closing time will be 10:00 am.

PIPE BURSTS

  • Mangwandi Street, Target Kopje which is affecting the whole of Target Kopje.

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CLINICS OPEN HOURS UPDATE -28/11/2022

Clinics opening times

  • Mucheke Clinic, Rujeko Clinic, Runyararo Clinic, Runyararo Southwest Clinic opens from 0700hrs to 1600hrs Monday to Saturday.
  • Sundays the above facilities will be closed. Public holidays open from 0700hrs to 1000hrs.
  • Mazorodze Maternity Home opens 24hrs from Sunday to Saturday.

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PRESS BRIEFING BY DEPUTY MAYOR Cllr W. MAWENDE ON THE 2023 BUDGET PRESENTED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF FINANCE AND GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. It is my pleasure to give you this press briefing on the 2023 budget that has just been presented to
and adopted by council today.

The key highlights are;
1. The budget was prepared after extensive consultations with stakeholders through ward-based meetings and meetings with women, youths and differently abled members of our community. Meetings were also held with the residents’ associations and business community. The budget was also advertised in the print media to ensure that no one would be left behind in contributing to the development of the city.
2. The budget theme “Re-tooling for improved service delivery” directs us to focus on the adequacy and functionality of service delivery infrastructure and equipment as we gear ourselves to contribute to the national vision of attaining an upper middle-income society by 2030.
3. The budget has been prepared in United States Dollars, consistent with the presentation by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development on the expected subsistence of the multi-currency system until 2025. However, charges to residents and clients will be made at the prevailing exchange rate on the date of payment.
4. The total budget is USD23.6 million of which USD17 million is expected to be generated internally while USD6 million is expected to be funded from other sources such as Intergovernmental fiscal transfers, Zinara grants and external
loans.
5. The capital budget is USD8.5 million while the recurrent budget is USD15.1 million.
6. Expenditure allocations by program are as follows;
 Governance and Administration US$5.5 million
 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene US$7.2 million
 Social Services US$7.4 million
 Roads US$2.3 million
 Public Safety and Security Services US$1.2 million
7. Capital expenditure priorities presented by the Chairman of the Finance and General Purposes Committee are;
 Education facilities US$734,000
 Health Facilities US$631,000
 Water & Sewer Infrastructure US$2.6 million
 Roads and Storm Water Drainage US$632,000
 Social Amenities US$2.9 million
 Operational Assets US$1 million
I would like to thank you for attending this briefing and hope that together we will tell the Masvingo story as we push to develop our city
and country at large. I wish you a pleasant day.

Thank You!
Siyabonga!

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National tree planting day notice

National tree planting ceremony will be held at Rujeko Secondary on Thursday 1 Dec 2022.

Thank you!

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16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence

As City of Masvingo we take part with the rest of the World in commemorating the 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence. The commemorations begin on the 25th of November and ends on the 10th of December. The theme for the year 2022 is, “All lives matter: End Gender Based Violence now.” During the same period, we celebrate the World Aids Day on the 1st of December with the global theme, “Putting Ourselves to the Test: Achieving Equity to End HIV.” The Ministry of Health and Child Care also participates under the mantra, “Ending HIV/AIDS by 2030.” As we come to the end on the 10th of December we commemorate the Human rights day with the theme, “Dignity, Freedom and Justice for all.” As City of Masvingo we say zero tolerance to GBV. ALL LIVES MATTER

 

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ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT REPORT FOR 25 NOVEMBER 2022

WATER SUPPLY

  • Opening time was 2:00am and closing time will be 10:00 am.

 

PIPE BURSTS

  1. Rhodene, Mukwa street which affecting houses along Mukwa street.
  2. ZHP which is affecting ZHP houses.

 

SEWER BLOCKAGES

All the previous blockages were fixed.  For today we have the following reports to be attended to in 24 hours:

  1. Dikwindi Primary School mainline
  2. Mucheke Stadium, Mucheke mainline

 

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Masvingo City Council scopes the Gender Responsive Budget award and the Centers of Excellence Bronze award.

The Zimbabwe Gender Summit whose thematic focus was on Gender Responsive Budgeting was held from 17 – 18 November 2022. All Local authorities in Zimbabwe show cased their best practices in Local Government Institutional Centre of Excellence and Gender Responsive Budgeting. Gender Links in partnership with the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works will also launch the gender responsive budgeting toolkit for local government at the summit.

Masvingo City Council made history for being the first Local Authority in Zimbabwe to scope the Gender Responsive Budget award and the Centers of Excellence Bronze award.

The award ceremony was presented by the Minister of Local Government and Public Works, Minister, Hon. July. G. Moyo.

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