21 November 2019 - NW999
Mackenzie, Mr C to ask the Minister of Communications
With reference to her reply to question 303 on 4 September 2019, (a) by what date will the work to restore the Mondeor Post Office after years of neglect commence, (b) what is the (i) scope and (ii) cost of the work and (c) which company, contractor or department has been authorised to carry out the work?
I have been advised by SAPO as follows:
(a) The contractor officially took over the site on 12 November 2019 to commence with work. Demolition work has already started. SAPO delegation and the contractor met on site on 14 November 2019, to finalize the project plan. A meeting with the local Councilor was on 15 November 2019. The work is scheduled to be completed by 7 December 2019.
(b)(i) The scope of work entails the total refurbishment of the Mondeor Post Office building which includes electrical works, plumbing works, shop fitting, roof repair and reinstallation of post boxes etc.
(ii) The total cost of work is R776 228, 46 excluding VAT, however there could be variations due to unforeseen structural defects.
(c) The appointed contractor is Sewele SA RE Phoo Business Enterprise
MS STELLA NDABENI-ABRAHAMS MINISTER