Results

Nxuba Local Municipality

2015 - 2017 Making all voices count (MAVC)

Local Government - Citizen

1 June 2015 - 31 July 2015

Key Challenges Identified
  1. Poor communication between municipality and community
  2. Meetings convened at short notice & not widely published
  3. No consultation in planning & decision-making processes
  4. Pressing community development needs not prioritised.
611
Participants
288
Female
323
Male

Please answer yes or no to these questions about the meeting - Did you understand the documents and information?

Female
56
Yes
Up from 22 in the previous cycle
Male
62
Yes
Up from 29 in the previous cycle

Some questions about you - How would you describe the type of house that you live in?

Female
Male

Please answer yes or no to these questions about the meeting - Was it easy for you to attend the meeting (time and place)?

Female
70
Yes
Down from 74 in the previous cycle
Male
75
Yes
Down from 85 in the previous cycle

Please answer yes or no to these questions about the meeting - Did you get ALL the relevent documents and information in good time before the meeting?

Female
49
Yes
Up from 19 in the previous cycle
Male
57
Yes
Up from 21 in the previous cycle

In your experience, please rate how well you think the municipality performs the following: - How well does the municipality give citizens the opportunity to give input on plans and decisions that affect them?

Female
123
Negative
Up from 62 in the previous cycle
Male
131
Negative
Up from 85 in the previous cycle

Are you a member of one of the following?

Female
Male

In your experience, please rate how well you think the municipality performs the following: - How well does the municipality respond the feedback from citizens?

Female
131
Negative
Up from 72 in the previous cycle
Male
142
Negative
Up from 101 in the previous cycle

What type of meeting was it?

Female
Male

In your experience, please rate how well you think the municipality performs the following: - How well does the municipality communication with citizens in their own language?

Female
100
Negative
Up from 45 in the previous cycle
Male
111
Negative
Up from 60 in the previous cycle

In your experience, please rate how well you think the municipality performs the following: - Do you think that it is worth spending time and effort to engage with the municipality?

Female
79
Negative
Up from 46 in the previous cycle
Male
86
Negative
Up from 60 in the previous cycle

Have you attended a meeting with municipal officials or councillors in the last 6 months?

Female
95
Yes
Up from 92 in the previous cycle
Male
94
Yes
Down from 110 in the previous cycle

Some questions about you - How old are you?

Female
Male

Please answer yes or no to these questions about the meeting - Was any information kept away from you?

Female
12
Yes
Up from 0 in the previous cycle
Male
13
Yes
Up from 0 in the previous cycle

Please answer yes or no to these questions about the meeting - Did the meeting provide people with the opportunity to ask questions and express their views freely?

Female
62
Yes
Up from 56 in the previous cycle
Male
56
Yes
Down from 68 in the previous cycle

Name of office

Female
Male

Please answer yes or no to these questions about the meeting - In your opinion, were women and other vulnerable groups sufficiently represented at the meeting?

Female
40
Yes
Down from 56 in the previous cycle
Male
41
Yes
Down from 58 in the previous cycle

Please answer yes or no to these questions about the meeting - Did the municipality make sure that all participants could understand what was being discussed at the meeting?

Female
28
Yes
Down from 34 in the previous cycle
Male
30
Yes
Down from 42 in the previous cycle

In your experience, please rate how well you think the municipality performs the following: - How well does the municipality consider people's views before they take important decisions?

Female
132
Negative
Up from 81 in the previous cycle
Male
141
Negative
Up from 110 in the previous cycle

Please answer yes or no to these questions about the meeting - Were you notified about the meeting in good time?

Female
55
Yes
Up from 35 in the previous cycle
Male
58
Yes
Up from 34 in the previous cycle

In your experience, please rate how well you think the municipality performs the following: - How well does the municipality communicate its annual plans in a clear and simple way?

Female
121
Negative
Up from 72 in the previous cycle
Male
130
Negative
Up from 95 in the previous cycle