Keeping Montague Gardens and Marconi Beam Clean
As part of its commitment to keeping the Montague Gardens and Marconi Beam area clean, the MMID provides top-up cleaning services in addition to those provided by the City of Cape Town.
A full-time cleaning team supplied by Vizual Multi Services Group, and consisting of a cleaning and maintenance supervisor and four general workers, is responsible for the following:
- Managing litter
- Street sweeping
- Illegal dumping
- Bush clearing
- Reporting environmental threats to public health and safety
- Maintaining formal and informal green areas within the MMID
- The monitoring of, and reporting on, public infrastructure and maintenance issues – broken street signs, blocked drains, broken streetlights, missing drain covers etc.
- Reporting regularly to the MMID manager
Unemployed people are contracted on an ad hoc basis every month to conduct major clean-up projects in the area as part of the cleaning strategic programme.