The Committee met briefly to adopt two progress reports on executive undertakings made by the Minister of Transport during the sitting of 19 May 2022 and the Minister of Water and Sanitation during the sitting of 12 May 2022 .
The Chairperson welcomed all Members to the Committee meeting and noted that only two items were on the agenda to be dealt with. To ensure the meeting remained brief, the Committee went straight to dealing with the necessary report focusing only on the findings and recommendations for both.
Consideration and adoption of the progress report on executive undertakings made by the Minister of Transport: During the Sittings of 19 May 2022
the Minister made undertakings, among others, that over the medium-term, R45.3 billion or 59.3% of the allocation to SANRAL is budgeted to upgrade, strengthen, and refurbish the national non‐toll roads network.
Looking at the key findings, the Committee noted that all actions planned are as per the Annual Performance Plan for the 2023/24 financial year. The National Pothole Repair Programme has been targeted through the MTEF period. Lastly, funding for land acquisitions, land preparations, relocation cost and provisions of basic services timelines depend on the decision taken by the National and Provincial Department for Human Settlements and the City of Cape Town. The Committee observes that the executive undertakings have been adequately implemented and thus recommends that it be closed.
The Chairperson asked that if Members were satisfied with the report that they move for its adoption.
Mr K Motsamai (EFF, Gauteng) moved for the adoption of the report and seconded by Ms B Bartlett (ANC, Northern Cape).
Progress report on executive undertakings made by the Minister of Water and Sanitation: During the Sittings of 12 May 2022
The Minister made undertakings, among others, concerning the Department of Water and Sanitation, also working closely with the province on efforts to resolve sewer spillages in Platfontein. The Committee noted that the role of the Department is to regulate and support the Municipality by allocating funds. Thus, the Municipality must account for its water services function. The Department ensured they would closely monitor and assist the Municipality with the expenditure. The Committee observes that the executive undertakings have been adequately implemented and thus recommends that it be closed.
Ms S Shaikh (ANC, Limpopo) moved for the adoption and seconded by Ms Bartlett.
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