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SOCA Frequently Asked Questions

This is a speech customarily given once a year by the Executive Mayor, and commonly called the State of the City Address (SOCA)

The Executive Mayor reports on the status of the city at a full council sitting. It follows the State of the Nation Address (SONA) by the President and the State of the Province Address (SOPA) by the Premier

In terms of section 19 (b) of the Local Government Systems Act 2000 notice is given of a special council meeting, and in terms of the Municipal Structures Act Section 29 (1), the Speaker of Council decides when and where the Council meets.

Key objectives and deliverables for the year ahead, highlight achievements in the past year, flag challenges and outline interventions to unlock development interventions for the coming financial year

SOCA will take place on Wednesday, 30 March 2022 at 10h00 and will be live streamed on our social media platforms and on selected screens in Council buildings.

26 April 2007, delivered by the then mayor Duma Nkosi in the Germiston Council Chamber. This year, 15 years later, it will be delivered on 30 March 2022 by Executive Mayor Alderwoman Tania Campbell and will be live streamed on our social media platforms and some radio stations.