CURRENT STATE OF LOCAL GOVT. ADDRESS BY: CHRIS NAGOOROO. IMFO CONFERENCE SEPT 2011 CAPE TOWN. INTRODUCTION. Compliance has been described as a “have to” whilst sustainability is a “want to” However, embracing sustainability often starts out with compliance.
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IMFO CONFERENCE SEPT 2011 CAPE TOWN
“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavour” – Vincent Lombardi
admits that “the national government may have created
expectations that local government cannot fulfill, or place a
burden on municipalities that perhaps only the strongest
amongst them can carry”.
improvement is required due to population and economic growth
infrastructure (rural) and increasing informal settlements (urban)
“We are in a race between cooperation and catastrophe, and the threat is outrunning our response” – Sam Nunn
- Business Tax
- Development Levies
- Equitable Share increase
- Accessing Job Creation Fund
“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world” – Bishop Desmond Tutu
National Treasury, ASB, SAICA
“The children who sleep in the streets, reduced to begging to make a living, are testimony to an unfinished job” – Nelson Mandela
“THE MOST PRACTICAL, BEAUTIFUL, WORKABLE PHILOSOPHY IN THE WORLD WON’T WORK – IF YOU DON’T”