1500 more JMPD officers
Despite some violent interruptions at Council, Johannesburg’s adjustment budget was passed on Thursday.
This allowed the new administration to tweak just a little with the budget which was inherited.
The pro-poor focus of the new administration is evident in the allocations illustrated in the attachments.
I expect the R2million allocation for shelters will be increased when the main budget comes around.
There will be 1500 more JMPD officers, more money is allocated pothole repairs (and other road matters). Pikitup gets a boost.
Mayor Herman Mashaba is making a difference.
The big changes will come after the DA-led administration passes its own budget in May/June. The big ship is turning ... for the better.
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