Minister Tertuis Simmers to visit Hessequa municipal area | Western Cape Government


Minister Tertuis Simmers to visit Hessequa municipal area

27 July 2020

Tomorrow, 28 July 2020, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will conduct visits in the Hessequa Municipal area.

Accompanied by his senior executive officials, Minister Simmers will engage the executive Mayor, along with the MAYCO members in the municipal chamber, while the rest of the council members will join virtually.

The engagement will be followed by the signing of a funding agreement and a visit to the Melkhoutfontein site.

Minister Simmers said: “I’m looking forward to this engagement, as it will be our first official visit to the area. We will be using this opportunity to present the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements’ funding model, so that council members and those following on Facebook, have a clear understanding of our processes.”

Due to adherence to the COVID-19 regulations, particularly in keeping with social distancing, the chamber engagement can be followed on Minister Simmers’ Facebook page,

Media can join the delegation at the site. Kindly note the details below.

There will be an opportunity for interviews and photographs.



Date: Tuesday, 28 July 2020
Time: 12:00 – 14:30
Venue/Meeting Point:


Date: Tuesday, 28 July 2020
Time: 15:00 – 16:30
Venue/Meeting Point: 9 Sonop Str, Melkhoutfontein

Media Enquiries: 

Marcellino Martin
Spokesperson for Minister Tertuis Simmers
Tel: 021 483 3397
Mobile: 082 721 3362


Nathan Adriaanse
Director Communication & Stakeholder Relations
Tell: 021 483 2868
Mobile: 083 2631720