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Comment on the proposed lease of City-owned property in Hof Street, Gardens<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">About</h2></span> <p> In accordance with section 16.5 and 16.6 of the <a href="">Management of certain of the City of Cape Town’s Immovable Property Policy</a> (adopted by Council on 26 August 2010 C54/08/10) and Chapter 4 of the Municipal Asset Transfer Regulations (2008) we are considering the lease of the following City-owned property:<br></p> <span> <div class="mobile-scroll"><table style="width:600px;"><thead><tr><th>Erf/farm number</th><th style="width:122px;">Extent (±)</th><th>Street and suburb<br></th><th colspan="1" style="width:135px;">​Current zoning<br></th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>Portion of Erf 95129</td><td style="width:122px;">± 4423 m²</td><td>Hof Street, Gardens</td><td colspan="1" style="width:135px;">Public Open Space <br></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> </div>​​​</span> <p>We plan to lease a portion of the property to <strong>Orangia Tennis Club</strong> or its successors-in-title for sporting purposes.<br></p><h4>Information Statement</h4><ul><li>a) Reason: the property is not required for the provision of a minimum level of basic municipal service; </li><li>b) Expected benefit: the property is underutilised, surplus to Council’s requirements, no demand exist for same, and the lease will furthermore relief Council of a maintenance burden and generate funds for the City of Cape Town; </li><li>c) Expected proceeds: the City will receive a tariff related rental for the proposed lease for sporting purposes. A rental of R1 252 per annum including VAT, subject to any increase in terms of rental for land leased as determined from time to time by Council for a period of ten years, subject at any time to two months’ notice of termination. </li><li>d) Expected gain or loss: no loss will be incurred by the City arising from the granting of right; and </li><li>e) The proposed transaction included a call for alternative proposals. The call for alternatives is not limited to a single bidder and should include the proposed rental, proposed use, (community opportunities and/or participation in the property; charitable activities, etc), such as: <br>Youth Development, through sport and other recreational activities related to tennis.<br>Development of coaching programmes, through vibrant tennis coaching program offered by qualified tennis coaches.<br>Development of social responsibility initiatives, clubhouse and facilities offered the community for events that are keeping with the ethos of the tennis club. Orangia Tennis Club is a community-oriented tennis club (withy many families, parents and children as members). <br></li></ul><p>In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you can submit comments to the municipality in respect of the proposed lease. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Access the lease plan</a>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Comment period</h2><p>Submit your comments from <strong>1 September – 2 October 2023</strong>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Submit your comment</h2><p>Submit your comments via the following channels:</p><p> <strong>Online</strong><br> <a href="" target="_blank">Submit your comments online</a>.</p><p> <strong>Post</strong><br> Written submissions can be sent to:</p><p> <em><strong>For attention: The Regional Head</strong> </em> <br> <em>Property Management </em> <br> <em>PO Box 4557</em><br><em>Cape Town</em><br><em>8000</em></p><h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>For more information and general enquiries, contact:</p><h4>Nompumelelo Faku</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>021 444 4612</a><br><br> Email:<br><a href=""></a></em></p>GP0|#fe9f6d0f-3324-4eb2-b5e3-c8a35fa23124;L0|#0fe9f6d0f-3324-4eb2-b5e3-c8a35fa23124|Immovable property notices;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c931 September - 2 October 20230





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