City of Tshwane Eskom R876 million

City of Tshwane Executive Mayor, Alderman Randall Williams. Image via Twitter/@tshwane_mayor.

City of Tshwane staff to achieve 100% KPI’s before getting bonuses

Permanent and fixed-term employees in the City of Tshwane will now have to meet 100% of their set KPI’s before getting bonuses.

City of Tshwane Eskom R876 million

City of Tshwane Executive Mayor, Alderman Randall Williams. Image via Twitter/@tshwane_mayor.

City of Tshwane Municipality workers will now have to achieve 100% of their set key performance indicators before they can get bonuses. 

The municipality adopted the amended individual Performance Management Policy during its ordinary council sitting on 30 June 2022. 

CHANGES IN CITY OF TSHWANE PERFORMANCE BONUSES

City of Tshwane Executive Mayor, Alderman Randall Williams said the revised policy seeks to ensure that staff members enter into an individual performance agreement contract at the beginning of each financial year based on approved job descriptions. 

Williams further said that the policy is aimed at driving a culture of high performance within the metro in order to improve services to residents. It will also serve to ensure that proper accountability is entrenched at individual level within departments. 

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The Nelson Mandela statue at the Union Buildings Garden in Tshwane. Photo: SA History

“The policy is applicable to all permanent and fixed-term contract employees of the City of Tshwane, except for senior and top management whose performance agreements are already in place. 

“The policy seeks to ensure that employees strive to achieve all their set key performance indicators over the course of the financial year by setting a benchmark of 100% achievement.” 

Executive Mayor, Randall Williams

ESKOM REJECTS CITY’S DEBT REPAYMENT PLAN

On Monday, 4 July, Eskom revealed that it has rejected the City of Tshwane Municipality’s offer to enter into payment settlement arrangements for the R878 million owed to the power utility. 

The City of Tshwane reportedly failed to pay Eskom a total amount of R908 million which was due and payable by 17 June 2022. According to Eskom, the municipality only made a payment of R10 million on 23 June and R20 million on 30 June 2022. Out of the eight metropolitan municipalities in the country, the City of Tshwane is reportedly the only one with erratic payments. 

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