Embattled Emfuleni municipality loses all vehicles as sheriff swoops

Council in trouble after workers lose wages from council downgrading salary scales, allegedly without due processes

12 October 2021 - 16:59

The Emfuleni Local Municipality is having a rough few weeks. At the end of September, Eskom attached the local council’s bank account, and on Tuesday morning a legal dispute with an employee resulted in the local sheriff attaching all official vehicles on the premises.

This will further affect the council’s ability to provide services to its residents — something it has already been accused of failing or struggling to do. The sheriff’s actions also affect 24 vehicles, worth more than R2m, which were officially added to the fleet at the municipality’s Duncanville depot in mid September...

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