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Plans in place for TVID security camera project

THE so-called cctv (closed circuit television) camera project that is being envisaged for the area by the TVID (Tyger Valley Improvement District) is on track as far as planning is concerned.

According to Gene Lohrentz of Geocentric this is a pilot project and is earmarked for implementation before 30 June 2018, pending all the necessary approvals.

He says initially four ‘PTZ’ (pan tilt zoom) cameras will be installed at the following general locations:

1. Edward Street
2. Durban Road
3. The Corner of Willie van Schoor and Bill Bezuidenhout Avenue
4. At the parking areas in front of Virgin Active and Mr Price Sport

The cameras will be linked via a “wi fi” link to a central location in the area and from there will be linked via a high-speed link to the TVID control room, where the camera footage will be monitored on a 24/7 basis.

Depending on an evaluation of the results of the pilot project and based on them, TVID plans to install further cameras in the 2018/19 financial year.

The value of the pilot project is approximately R 250 000.

Tygervalley City Improvement District AGM 2017

TYGERVALLEI FINALDate:     2 November 2017

Time:     16:30

Venue:  Edward II Building, 76 Edward Street, Office 204, Oakdale                        Road (North Entrance)

Resolutions presented at the AGM can only be voted on by bona fide members of the TYGERVALLEY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NPC. This membership is available free of charge to all owners of commercial or industrial properties within the TYGERVALLEY IMPROVEMENT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT SRA footprint, but they must be registered before 19 October 2017.

Please click here to go to our AGM page to download the relevant documentation

For further information  please call 083 255 7657

Become a member of the Tygervalley Improvement District NPC

Membership of the SRA, which is a non-profit company registered under the Companies Act, is open to all the registered property owners who are encouraged to apply for membership so that they may exercise their rights to influence the business of the SRA. Membership cannot be denied to a registered property owner and as a member the property owner is entitled to attend, participate and vote at members meetings of the Company held under the auspices of the Companies Act.

Should a member be unable to attend they may give another individual their proxy to attend and vote on their behalf. Non-members may attend and participate at members’ meetings but cannot vote and as such may thus have limited influence on the SRA’s activities.

Membership application forms can be downloaded from the link below – once complete please send the form back to

Click below to download the Membership Application Form


As per the Notice from the City of Cape Town there will be power outages in some areas around Tygervalley.

The electricity supplied to:        Andries Pretorius Str, Leinster Str,                                                                            Portland Street, Ranelagh Str,                                                                                      Richmond Street and Havenga Str.

Will be interruption on:              02 May 2017

From:                                                     08H00

To:                                                           13H00

Interruption is required for:  Maintenance and the pruning of tree-                                                                      branches and trees under Electrical                                                                          Overheads Supply Lines and for this                                                                        purpose we need access to premises.

For more details click here for actual details.

Overall city water use still exceeding restriction target

The City of Cape Town is calling on residents to intensify their efforts to save water. Overall usage of drinking water is currently approximately 10% higher than the required savings target to prevent drawing dams down to dangerous levels by the end of summer.


The City of Cape Town advises residents that overall water consumption since the imposition of Level 3 restrictions is still 10% above the savings target of 800 million litres per day. In order to protect our water resources, residents have been asked to keep their water consumption over the coming summer months in line with their consumption over winter.


“The start of the hot summer months generally carries with it a spike in water use as residents fill up their pools and use more water in their gardens. If we are to meet our targets, residents will need to cut these activities back to winter levels, or intensify their efforts to save in other areas to keep their consumption in line with how much they used during winter. Approximately 70% of water in Cape Town is used by residential customers, and as such these consumers will have the biggest influence on how secure our future water supplies are”Alderman Ernest SonnenbergCity Mayoral Committee Member: Utility Services


Residents who would like to save water could consider harvesting rainwater or installing a borehole or water-well provided they register these with the City. This investment will also result in savings for residents in the long-run.

In addition to adhering to restrictions, residents can also employ the following tips in their homes:


  • Ensure that washing machines or dishwashers have a full load before running them
  • Rinse dishes and vegetables in a basin of water rather than under a running tap, and reuse the water for pot plants or in the garden
  • Reuse rinse water for the next cycle of washing up
  • Thaw frozen foods in the fridge, at room temperature, in a basin of water, or in a microwave rather than placing them under running water
  • When using taps, don’t let the water run down the drain while waiting for the hot water or for the water to cool. Rather collect the water in a bottle
  • Close the tap when brushing your teeth
  • Plug the sink when shaving rather than rinsing your razor under running water
  • Shower rather than taking a bath – a half-filled bath uses 113 litres of water, while a five-minute shower uses about 56 litres
  • Install a water-saving showerhead, take shorter showers, don’t run the water at full force, and turn off the shower when soaping
  • Reuse bath water in your garden
  • Install a new water-saving toilet
  • Check if your toilet is leaking. Furthermore, residents can place a 2-litre bottle filled with sand into their cistern to reduce the amount of water used with each flush
  • Ensure that gardens do not require large amounts of water to maintain


For more information on water restrictions as well as a more exhaustive list of water savings suggestions, residents can The City will also be advising consumers of restrictions in an insert in their next municipal invoices. We encourage residents to familiarise themselves with these restrictions and display them prominently in their homes.


If residents would like to get clarity on any of the restrictions, they can also view the FAQ document at the link above. If this does not provide an explanation they need they can send an enquiry to Residents who would like to report contraventions by members of the public can do so by contacting the City’s call centre on 0860 103 089, sending an SMS to 31373, or sending an e-mail to


Click here to read and download the formal water restriction notice from the City of Cape Town


The TYGERVALLEY CITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NPC will be hosting a Special  General Meeting and all stakeholders are invited to a review of the year’s activities and planning for 2017/18.

Date:     6 December 2016

Time:     16:30

Venue:   1 Sportica Crescent, Santam Conference Room, Tygervalley

Resolutions presented at the SGM can only be voted on by bona fide members of the TYGERVALLEY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NPC. This membership is available free of charge to all owners of commercial or industrial properties within the TYGERVALLEY IMPROVEMENT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT SRA footprint, but they must be registered before 22 November 2016.

For further information  please call 083 255 7657


  1. Registration
  2. Welcome & Apologies, Quorum to constitute meeting
  3. CID Manager’s feedback on operations
  4. Approval of Implementation Plan 2017/18
  5. Approval of Budget and usage of Surplus Funds 2017/18
  6. Appointment of Auditors
  7. Appointment of Company Secretary
  8. Election of Board Members
  9. General / Q & A
  10. Adjournment

Please click here to go to our SGM page to download the relevant documentation