Summer is here!

 The minutes of KOSRA’s meeting of 24 July 2014 makes sobering reading.

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Town hygiene and maintenance

Due to the Ndlambe Municipality’s lack of resources and inability to keep our town properly maintained, KOSRA , at its own cost, has appointed Busy Bee and Kenton Garden Services to keep public garden spaces clean and tidy. Particular attention is given to keeping pathways cleared, ensuring that pedestrian walkway handrails are in good order and that public toilets work efficiently. We finance and maintain our own bush cutting and weed eaters

KOSRA has canvassed two contractors to refurbish the town toilets. KOSRA will pay the costs.

   

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Quality of water in Kenton’s two rivers

KOSRA is concerned about water pollution in both rivers and has therefore asked a locally based biological scientist.to regularly test and monitor the quality of river water. This will be done quarterly in partnership with Estuary Care. The costs involved will be shared between KOSRA and Estuary Care. This monitoring is particularly important not only from a health and safety standpoint but also to ensure that our treasured Blue Flag status is maintained.

   

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Road surfaces and potholes

As a result of a prompt from the, Ndlambe Ratepayers Forum, KOSRA has identified for Ndlambe the worst pothole areas in the town. Some repair work has been carried out but it remains to be seen whether Ndlambe will complete the task to our satisfaction. Our roads in Kenton are in a disgraceful state of disrepair and Ndlambe’s stock answer on any rectification plans is ‘no funds are available in the current budget’.

   

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Year-end activities

KOSRA is planning ahead for the forthcoming festive season. The question of liquor/glass on the beaches, in the car parks and litter in the streets has again been raised and discussed with Ndlambe. Of serious concern is Ndlambe’s inability to to clarify the local authority’s policy with regard to the legality of the consumption of liquor in public areas. The law is quite clear on this matter: the consumption of liquor in public places is prohibited but it appears that Ndlambe and the SA Police Services lack the political will to enforce the bylaws governing this issue. The KOSRA committee in conjunction with Estuary Care will again ensure that proper plans are developed to minimise and hopefully eliminate glass and garbage pollution in Kenton over the holiday period.

KOSRA’s Christmas lights are now unusable. The Chamber of Business is planning to deploy certain lights in Central Park and the gazebo areas. KOSRA is to meet with the Chamber to see how KOSRA could assist with lights, and the Chamber’s other activities around Kenton.

 

 

 

 

 

Law Enforcement Kenton on Sea

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Recyling update

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AGM 2017 Chairman’s Report and Minutes

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Kosra Chairman’s Address – 2017 Read more

Refuse schedule

12-Dec-17 | KOSRA News

  Refuse removal schedule Read more

Update on Recycling

05-Dec-17 | KOSRA News

Recycled material is being collected on Tuesdays in Kenton and Merry Hill and on Mondays in Bushman's. Read more

Update on Security and our bank details

05-Dec-17 | KOSRA News

We would firstly like to take this opportunity to thank all those members who have contributed to the security fund. Read more

KOSRA AGM 2017

29-Nov-17 | KOSRA News

Please join Kenton Ratepayers Associations for their Annual AGM:   Read more

Estuary Care AGM 2017

29-Nov-17 | KOSRA News

Please join Estuary Care for their Annual AGM:   Read more

Fire prohibition notice

21-Nov-17 | KOSRA News

Important notice!  Due to the Veld Fire Season and prevailing Drought conditions,no burning or open fires as defined in the attached pdf. Read more

Security update November 2017

06-Nov-17 | KOSRA News

Feedback on the current crime activity, and our plans for the next 6 months   Read more

Water restrictions and stray animals

05-Jul-17 | KOSRA News

It's been a very dry year and our reservoirs are in critical state. Read more

AGM

14-Dec-16 | KOSRA News

Join us for our Annual General Meeting  Date:  Saturday 24 December 2016  |  Time: 10h00  |  Venue:  Kenton Town Hall Read more

Security Update KOS

13-Dec-16 | KOSRA News

We, the Security Sub Committee, would like to take this opportunity to thank all those people who have contributed to the security fund and who continue doing so by means of monthly contributions. We would also like to give feedback on how the contributions have been spent and how effective the security efforts have been.   Read more

Estuary Care AGM

08-Dec-16 | KOSRA News

Please join Estuary Care for their Annual AGM:   Read more

Recycling for Kenton

09-Nov-16 | KOSRA News

Iwars have undertaken to collect recyclable waste from homes in Kenton from Tuesday 15 November 2016 and every subsequent Tuesday.... Read more

The High Court delivers its ruling

23-Sep-16 | KOSRA News

KOSRA, Estuary & Nature’s Landing v Ndlambe Municipality & others: the High Court delivers its ruling Read more

Follow-up: KOSRA court application against Ndlambe

14-Dec-15 | KOSRA News

The case against Ndlambe Municipality and its senior officials for lack of various aspects of service delivery was due to be heard in court on several occasions during this year... Read more

Follow-up: Approval for the petrol station complex

14-Dec-15 | KOSRA News

The DEAET has approved the proposal to establish a petrol station with "associated infrastructure" at the entrance to Kenton. KOSRA will appeal. You should too. Read more

Reminder: AGM

14-Dec-15 | KOSRA News

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on the 24th Of December 2015 Read more

AGM

11-Nov-15 | KOSRA News

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on the 24th Of December 2015 Read more

Update: KOSRA court application against Ndlambe

05-Oct-15 | KOSRA News

What KOSRA hopes the court will grant this month Read more

Update: proposal to develop a petrol station complex at the entrance to Kenton on Sea?

02-Oct-15 | KOSRA News

By far the greatest majority of those who submitted comments to SRK Consulting were against the proposal to establish a petrol station complex at the entrance to Kenton. Read more

KOSRA's objection...

24-Jul-15 | KOSRA News

The Kenton Ratepayers Association have submitted their objections to srk consulting to the proposal for establishment of a Fuel Service Station and other developments at the entrance to Kenton on Sea. Click here to view the letter Read more

A petrol station at the entrance to Kenton on Sea?

27-May-15 | KOSRA News

Please help us to block this proposal! On Thursday 14 May 2015 a small, obscure notice concerning an application for the establishment of a petrol station at the entrance to Kenton on Sea was published in Talk of the Town... Read more

Christmas greetings to all ratepayers, residents and visitors to Kenton.

28-Nov-14 | KOSRA News

The Chairman and the whole KOSRA committee wish all our members and all Kenton ratepayers, residents, visitors, and their families and friends a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year If you are travelling to Kenton, Nihambe Kakuhle! and we look forward to welcoming you to Kenton at our AGM in the Kenton Town Hall at 10 am on 24 December. Read more

Kenton update & Legal Action

27-Nov-14 | KOSRA News

On 31 October 2014 KOSRA sent a newsletter via email with a short report by the Commitee on issues of interest to all Kenton Property Owners. One of these topics was the legal action against Ndlambe Municipality. Read more

Diarise it - AGM 2014

27-Nov-14 | KOSRA News

KENTON RATEPAYERS ESTUARY CARE     Date Wednesday 24 December 2014 Time 10h00 Venue  Kenton Town Hall     Click here for the agenda Date Tuesday 23 December 2014 Time 10h00 Venue  Kenton Town Hall Read more

Recycling and the dump site

27-Aug-14 | KOSRA News

The dump at Marcelle: Litigation proceedings are at an advanced stage. Read more

What KOSRA does for you

27-Aug-14 | KOSRA News

The minutes of KOSRA’s meeting of 24 July 2014 make sobering reading. Read more

Recycling in Kenton-are we making progress?

05-Nov-13 | KOSRA News

By Anthony Bayley Kenton and district residents should have no difficulty in seeing the build-up of waste materials in our environment.  Look in any street at paper and plastics in the hedgerows. It is abundant along beach access paths and to a lesser extent on the beaches. Read more

KOSRA continues to find ways to improve relations with Ndlambe

28-Mar-13 | KOSRA News

KOSRA continues to find ways of improving relations with Ndlambe. It is very difficult to do anything in our community without their support. Read more

KOSRA Chairmain's report 2012

07-Feb-13 | KOSRA News

Kenton-on-Sea Ratepayers’ Association Chairman’s report 27 December 2012 Read more... Read more

Public Toilets

29-Nov-12 | KOSRA News

At long last we have toilet facilities in the village for use by the public. They are not officially 'Public Toilets' but are available during normal working hours for those who need them. They are located in the Municipal building through the entrance past the Tourist Information Centre, down the passage and then on one's right. Signage has been fitted. Facilities of... Read more

Middle Beach wall deteriorates further

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The adverse weather conditions have led to further damage to Middle Beach which has been declared a potential Blue Flag beach for our area. Read more

Ratepayers Associations-Now needed more than ever

02-Oct-11 | KOSRA News

Over the years, some Ratepayers Associations have either aggressively sought confrontation with Municipalities or have resigned themselves to the fact that “nothing can be done about it”. Not so in Kenton-on-Sea…….. Read more

KOSRA Management

15-Sep-11 | KOSRA News

Kenton Ratepayers Associations- Living in Kenton and would like to join the KOSRA Management Team? The Kenton-on-Sea Ratepayers Association (KOSRA) in cooperation with Estuary Care, has a powerful Mission Statement which states that KOSRA is determined to preserve the character and natural beauty between the Kariega and Bushmans River in a sustainable manner. Its management team seeks... Read more