Archive for April, 2012


April 30, 2012


to be held on


19h45 for 20h00

in the



1. Welcome and Apologies

2. Special Interest Topic: Main Road – Retrospect and Prospects 2012 – 2013 Phase 3

Andy Rush (Kayad Knight Pressold Civil Engineers), Paul Booth (City Council), and Steve Sutcliffe (Trafficon) will present the options under consideration for managing traffic during construction from Clairvaux Road to Clovelly Road, and Casa Labia to York Road, and their probable implications for the South Peninsula and Kalk Bay – Muizenberg.

3. Adoption of the Minutes of the 2011 A G M

4. Treasurer’s Report and Discussion

5. Chairman’s Report and Discussion

6. General

7. Election of 2012 – 13 Executive Committee

According to the constitution the Committee shall consist of a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary and five additional members. Up to 4 further members may be co-opted.

The 2011 Committee stands down as a matter of course but existing members may be re-nominated for the in-coming Committee. The members of the present Committee available for re-election are: Alan Espey,  Dennis Evennett, Bert Stafford, Derek Stuart-Findlay, and Tony Trimmel.

Nominations for the 2012 Committee may be made either to the Secretary before the Meeting, or prospective candidates may be nominated at the meeting. Candidates must be paid-up members of the Association and have been members for at least three months.

The meeting will end at 21:30 – Refreshments will be served

All residents and ratepayers are welcome to attend the AGM and the Association welcomes new members.

Annual Subscriptions are due in January each year.

Outstanding subscriptions for 2012 may be settled at the Meeting.

Subscription for a household is R50 per annum or R140 for three years.

Electronic payments may be made to: Kalk Bay District Ratepayers, Standard Bank Fish Hoek, Account No. 07 664 2062. When making a cash, cheque or EFT deposit please ensure that your name appears as the beneficiary reference.

Please address any queries to Barrie Gasson – Secretary. Tel: 021 788 1855


Ratepayers Annual General Meeting – 22nd May 2012

April 18, 2012

Our annual AGM will take place on Tuesday 22 May at 19:45 for 20:00.

All residents are encouraged to attend. Nominations for new committee members will be welcomed.

More details to follow.

Kalk Bay CBD Roadworks

April 12, 2012

Please be advised that the Contractor will commence with work in the Kalk Bay CBD (Section D) from Thursday, 12 April 2012. As per agreement with the business community, this work was put on hold until after the main trading season. This work will entail the adjustment of existing services and the paving and repair of footways on the mountain side between Rosmead and Windsor Roads.

The sequence of work is as follows :

1. Section between Rouxville Road and Rosmead to start on the 12th and should take two to two and a half weeks to complete.

2. Section in front of ANPA jewellers to follow once the first section above is complete.

3. Section between Rouxville and Belmont will follow once ANPA is complete.

4. Section between Belmont and Colyn to follow.

5. Last section up to Windsor to follow.

It is envisage that these works will take approximately two months to complete if there are no snags. Only one section will be worked on at a time, until complete. The Contractor will endeavour to minimise disruption and provide access to business entrances during this time.

Road Closures due to Two Oceans Marathon

April 5, 2012


Motorists travelling south and north will be diverted over Boyes Drive to Clairvaux Road and then a stop – go system to Clovelly Road. traffic travelling to and from Kommetjie / Simonstown Roads through Fish Hoek will be diverted via Beach Road.

Please note that residents are requested not to park along the route from Atlantic Road, Muizenberg through St. James and Kalk Bay until the police station just past Clovelly Road in Fish hoek, and to use alternative side streets for the duration of the race:

Ou Kaapse Weg – 07h00 – 09h30

Southbound (direction Fish Hoek) closed between Steenberg and Noordhoek Roads. Northbound traffic diverted via Buller Louw. Stop/Go system for both runners and cars from 09h30. Expect Delays.

Kommetjie Road: Fish Hoek – 07h00 – 09h30

From Main Road to Corsair Way, Sun Valley, motorists to share westbound (direction Kommetjie) lane. Runners use eastbound lane. Drive with caution.

Corsair Way: Sun Valley

07h00 – 10h00

Traffic proceeding to the City from the False Bay areas will be diverted through Fish Hoek along Main Road to Kalk Bay and then along Boyes Drive to Lakeside. From there, drivers will be directed to the Blue Route (M3).

Residents in the following areas are requested not to park along the route and to use alternative side streets for the duration of the race:

· Between Klipper and San Souci Roads

· From Atlantic Road, Muizenberg through St. James and Kalk Bay until the police station just past Clovelly Road in Fish hoek.

· Kommetjie Road from 17th Avenue through to Fish Hoek Circle at Main road (runners will be running towards Sun Valley facing traffic within one lane which will be coned off).

Please note that the M3 Nothbound lane will remain open to traffic for the duration of the event.

Delays can be expected for the duration of the Old Mutual Two Oceans marathon. We appeal to motorists to avoid using roads leading to the race route. Please comply with the directions given by traffic officers and marshals. Road signs will be in place during the week prior to the race, advising motorists of the road closures.

Further information can be accessed from the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon website –