Thanks to the commitment of all who are involved in the Beaconvale Improvement District drive, strides of progress are being made in various ways.
The accompanying images tell the story of how problems like illegal dumping and the confiscation of stolen trolleys and wheelie-bins are successfully addressed by the teams.
The Public Safety issues that are addressed during the day-to-day activities, include problems related to the following:
- Illegal Dumping
- Engaging with the public (public safety officers engage with all people in the public space to ensure that everyone is aware of the BVID’s presence and activities. This is done in conjunction with and in support of the law enforcement officer seconded to the Stikland CID, who oversees such activities. If something suspicious is found, the Law Enforcement Officer and/or SAPS act accordingly.
- Bin scratching
- CCTV visuals followed up if necessary
- Trolley and wheelie-bin confiscation
The Cleaning issues include:
- Litter picking
- Sweeping streets
On the Urban management side, the BVID Management continues to log all urban and infrastructure defects as C3* notifications with the City of Cape Town for correction. (*This is a system introduced by the City of Cape Town by which the public can report urban defects / problems / law enforcement issues – to them via various platforms, such as sms (31373 – all issues except electrical and 31220 for electrical issues), call centre (086 103 089) and e-mail. (https://www.capetown.gov.za/en/ServiceRequests/Pages/default.aspx)