Hein Kaiser
3 minute read
12 Apr 2021
7:45 am

Sunninghill residents want DA ward councillor removed

Hein Kaiser

The Democratic Alliance in Johannesburg, however, claims the ward councillor cannot be removed unless found guilty of misconduct.

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  The Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Sunninghill Ratepayers Association have been at odds for several months over the alleged non-performance of ward councillor, Candice James. But DA Johannesburg caucus leader Leah Knott denies receiving a document, dubbed by the association as a “portfolio body of evidence”, giving a detailed account of its multiple gripes with James. It contains two bound books with complaints from residents about James’ lack of action, terse responses to e-mails, non-performance, and seeming general lack of interest. Yet, the DA member of parliament tasked with the constituency, Cameron Mckenzie, acknowledged receipt and referred the complaints...