The NMBM Library services regret to inform its NMBM community that its e-newspaper and e-magazine service is suspended with immediate effect until further notice due to technical and administrative challenges. The Library service is doing its best to restore normal services. We are hoping to have resolved our challenges within a month.
However, our users may still access the e-book and audiobook service (Overdrive) by going through the municipal website or via downloading the Libby app.
To register for e-books and audiobooks send an email email@example.com
We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Please be advised that no public participation processes for land development applications (rezoning, departures etc) will take place between 13 November 2020 to 08 January 2021. This is in relation to the placing of advertisements in the print media. The recess is in partial fulfillment of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, 2000 (PAJA) and the Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (MSA) as far as they related to fair and just administrative action. The period of recess is anticipated to be busy for effective public participation due to the fact that the public will be busy preparing for the festive season.
Published: 18 Nov 2020 CURRENT
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF BURCHEL DEPOT DUE TO COVID -19 INCIDENTS
18 November 2020
The City's Water Division distribution depot has COVID - 19 incidents. Management has decided to temporarily close off the depot for decontamination.
Decontamination will take place today, 18 November 2020 and it is envisaged that the depot will open by Friday, 20 November 2020.
All employees in the distribution section of the depot will be quarantined and be back after the decontamination of the depot. All employees with symptoms will be referred for testing.
A skeleton team will be put in place for continuity in dealing with leaks and burst pipes. Only major bursts and leaks will be attended to.
We humbly ask that residents bare with us as this will affect service delivery.
Issued by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Communications Office.
Published: 16 Nov 2020 CURRENT
As from Monday 16/11/2020 only the following Customer Care Centres will be open to the public, until further notice, due to the rotation of staff:
Old City Treasurer Govan Mbeki Ave,
Accounts Call Centre on tel 041-5065555 will be operational.
Published: 11 Nov 2020 CURRENT
PLANNED ELECTRICITY SHUTDOWN: Verification of metering equipment; SCADA, protection, and substation maintenance
Where: Kudu Substation
When:Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Time: 08H00 - 16H00
Lines / Areas: Despatch and surrounds
Published: 11 Nov 2020 CURRENT
libraries during the Covid-19 pandemic
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Library Service will
open for the receiving of all library materials from Monday 16 November 2020. Libraries will open for receipt of library
materials from 09h00 until 15h30.
Library materials will be accepted at the entrance of each
library for quarantining. Library
patrons will not be allowed inside the library.
Patrons will be offered a “call and collect” service for library
materials they wish to borrow.
All public are advised that masks must be worn at all times
and they will be required to have their temperatures taken and complete a
contact tracing register.
All libraries will be open for this service with the exception
of Allanridge, Chatty, Kwamagxaki, and Motherwell Libraries due to
vandalism. North End Library is closed
at present due to a Covid-19 case, but should open on 19 November.
Library patrons are encouraged to return their library
materials promptly to enable the libraries to complete a quarantine period
before opening for lending.