Feb 18, 2015 / by Chris Geden

Benefits

PCA adds value to Parkmore and its Members

Benefits of PCA Membership

  • The PCA is constituted within the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008 as a Non Profit Company with Board of Directors (who are all residents in Parkmore), that meets monthly with governance standards and accountable action plans;
  • In terms of the PCA’s Memorandum of Incorporation MOI, all persons and corporate bodies whether registered owners, business owners or tenants of property are eligible for membership. Members are asked contribute an agreed PCA membership fee;
  • The PCA manages the suburb through a full-time contracted Executive Manager and staff;
  • Activities and purpose are determined by a coherent holistic vision for Parkmore;
  • PCA is in constant communication with its members, and Parkmore Residents via newsletters, SMS, emails and social media;
  • PCA website address is www.parkmore.org.za
  • PCA has a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ParkmorePCA
  • To ensure property integrity, values and zoning compliance, PCA defends our Precinct Plan, now approved by City of Johannesburg:
  • Keep constant awareness &d response to applications for land use and zoning and building plans, etc;
  • Arrange regular open public meetings to discuss matters of importance;
  • Represent resident-interests with Ward 90 and Ward 103 Councillors and Ward Committees;
  • PCA manages a community proactive policing policy in Parkmore with a preferred security service provider;
  • Contracted to 24/7 Security to provide “ever present, ever active” street patrols within a service level agreement;
  • Have close interaction and co-ordination with the SA Police Services, Sector 3 SAPS patrols and Jhb Metro Police and security companies within the Parkmore Crime Forum PCF, to combat crime at community level;
  • Work with City of Johannesburg Region B and Region E Regional Director offices for service delivery to manage suburb within By-Law observance and compliance (illegal signage, illegal hawkers, etc.);
  • Support the green spaces of George Lea Park and “Friends of the Field & Study”;
  • Work closely with Pikitup ‘separation at Source” recyclable project with weekly curbside waste-collection of paper, glass, cans and some plastics;
  • Facilitate the Parkmore Zone road closure with JRA to install for road closure “access restriction” in zones, traffic calming in Parkmore, street markings, stop streets signs, etc.;
  • Monitor and report pot holes and street lights not working on weekly basis to respective departments;
  • Interact with Primary and Pre-primary schools in Parkmore;
  • PCA Suburb Support crew supervised by Steven Foba manage the sustainability by cleaning the suburb, creating and managing gardens.

Exclusive Services to PCA Members

  • The Executive Manager and staff will attend to questions from its members;
  • PCA does the collection of the security provider fees, as a leverage of service;
  • 4-hour contact response to Members questions;
  • Provide urgent attention of members service queries with 24/7 Security management;
  • Provide day-to-day management of the existing and future “access restriction” road closures;
  • On-going resident communication contact through regular PCA newsletters, e-mail and sms;
  • Unlimited meet and greets for PCA-24/7 members;
  • Unique PCA Suburb Support crew of a branded bakkie and staff to offer a new paradigm of Parkmore management within a “Greening” programme of beautifying entrances, corners and ensuring a tidy suburb, etc;
  • FREE approval of property building plans in terms of Title Deed African Reality Trust conditions;
  • Garden refuse removal from the pavement at a fixed cost per load;
  • Facilitating a Business improvement district along 10th and 11th Street;
  • FREE month’s PCA-24/7 fee for signing new members
  • FREE medical assistance with incidents through 24/7 with ER24;
  • Special advertising rates for marketing on PCA website and newsletters.