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Marlothii Conservancy

Minutes of the Meeting held at 09.00 on Tuesday, 25th October 2016, in the Boardroom at Henk van Rooyen Park, Marloth Park


Derrick. Bruins-Lich

Stuart Long


Vice Chairman


Sanet Bruins-Lich

Temporary Secretary



Facebook & PRO


Keith Knorr

Walks & Talks


Dot Knorr



Geoff Sander

Special Projects


Thea Sander

Marilyn Dowie

Errol Potgieter

Special Projects







Mrs J. Newey

Hume du Toit

Linda Benade

Suzie Hoffman



























1.   Welcome:

The Chairman opened the meeting with a prayer.


2.   Apologies.

       Llewellyn Burger


3.    Minutes of the previous meeting held on 20 September 2016.

3.2     Amendments to the minutes of 20th September 2016. - None

 3.2    Acceptance of the minutes: Proposed: Thea Sander and Hume du Toit

      3.3    Matters arising out of Minutes of 20th September 2016:


4.    Finance.

       4.1    Financial Statements are all up to date.

       4.2    New Signatories – Sorted out.


5.    Membership.

       Dot Knorr mentioned that there wasn’t a change and 21 outstanding.


6.    Alien Plants.

       Nothing to report under this heading


7.    Gruispan.

      7.1     Borehole

                The Chairman mentioned that 2 pumps were running.   The contractor Donald put

                R200-00 on the electricity meter.  To be refunded.  It was suggested that Derrick

                Bruins-Lich get the old relay back.




       7.2    Feeding

                Feeding of the sweet potatoes will resume if there are any left on the land.  Derrick

                Bruins-Lich will contact the farmer.


8.         Sickle bush Thinning.

      Nothing to report on this item.  Members and non-members who would like to take out

       Sickle bush can contact Derrick Bruins-Lich at 0826870530 for a quotation on this matter.


9.         Grass Seed Sales.

       The Chairman thanked the Committee members who helped to weigh out the grass seed. The

       grass seed are selling at R20-00 for 100gram at the Marlothii Shopping Centre or Derrick can

       be contacted at 0826870530.


10.  Report back on Nature walk – 15 October 2016

       10 people attended this walk.  The next walk will take place on19 November 2016

       at 6 o’clock at Henk vanRooyen.


11.  General.

       11.1  Report back on Forum Meeting –  11th October 2016.

                Nobody from Marlothii Conservancy attended this meeting.


       11.2  Game Culling in Marloth Park.

                No feedback as yet.


      11.3   Rhinos in Lionspruit.

                The Rhinos are doing well and are looking better.  The buffalo are also looking better

                from the feeding programme.


      11.4   Tree Tags.

                The work party identifying trees along Olifants are doing well.  They reported one

                 morning day and then the final selection will be done on which trees will be marked.


      11.5 Business Cards.

                Thea Sander said she had designed the business cards and they will be ready soon.


       11.6  Two Trees.

                 Derrick Bruins-Lich and Geoff Sander planted poles and Geoff made a name board and

                 Two treesofficially a name.


      11.7   Web Site and Facebook

                 Thea Sander mentioned that she will be working on the webpage soon.  Sanet Bruins-

                 Lich will help as well.


      11.8    Meet and Greet

                 Thea Sander will take the portfolio over from Errol Potgieter.  The last meet and greet for

                 the year 2016 will take place on 26th November 2016 at 17h00 and more information will

                 be sent out to members at a later date.


      11.9    Xmas FleaMarket

                 Sanet Bruins-Lich noted that up to the meeting the date for the Flea Market at Marlothii

                 Shopping Centre will be 17th December 2016.  Any change in the date will be posted.




      11.10  Speedhumps.

                  Mrs Suzie Hoffman enquired about speedhumps in Olifants road and it was mentioned

                  that MPPOA has been trying for years to no avail.




With no further business to discuss the meeting closed at 10h12



The Next and last Marlothii Conservancy meeting for 2016 will take place on  TUESDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2016 AT 09H00 AT HENK VAN ROOYEN PARK MARLOTH PARK.

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