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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Raising Awareness of Zika / Dengue

26 Sept 2016

RA SS20 Central Environment Committee organized a walk to cover all the roads in the Central Zone to raise awareness of the threat of the Aedes mosquitoes to the residents and also to identify potential mosquito breeding grounds.

We were happy to note that MBPJ contract workers have done a very good job in keeping Central Zone clean and neat.

All of us can help to prevent the breeding of the Aedes mosquito by frequently checking and removing stagnant water in our premises.

We thank: 
1) Cik Jamaliah Jamaluddin (MBPJ Councillor for Zone 9) and her assistant, Mr Daniel Low for joining us in the walk, 
2) YB Yeo Bee Yin's office for the provision of abate and Zika/Dengue stickers
3) MBPJ Health and Environment Department for their provision of dengue leaflets
4) MBPJ Solid Waste Management & Public Health Cleaning Department for their constant support to ensure a clean and neat environment in the Central Zone.



















 







  







Cheaper Assessment Rates Available for SS20 Residents

24 Sept 2016
SS20 houseowners who had applied for the MBPJ assessment rebate had a visit from MBPJ assessors to verify their application on Saturday 24 Sept.

This assessment tax rebate is offered to homeowners who have taken the initiative to make their homes environmentally-friendly and green in the aspect of energy, water, biodiversity, waste management, transportation and other initiatives.

Results of their application will be known in November 2016.
Good luck to all who had applied for the rebate!








Sunday, September 25, 2016

Anti Zika / Dengue Campaign

RA SS20 Central Environmental Committee members will be visiting Central Zone houses and check for mosquito breeding areas. 

Date: 26 September (Monday)
Time: 6:00 pm start

Be alert, Zika is already in Malaysia with at least 6 cases officially announced by the Health Department. 





Friday, September 23, 2016

Security Alert



21 Sept 2016,
A burglar entered the compound of a house on Road 20 early this morning, around 3:30am, 21 Sep 2016, and stole a Touch-N-Go card. He was also captured on cctv checking through for other items to take at the compound.

Please be alert if you see this person walking in our area in the middle of the night... see photos. Call the Damansara Police station (03-7722 2222) and ask them to send a police car (MPV) to check.

Our G&G committee has informed our Security Contractor to increase patrols during the night hours. We have also notified the police.

22 Sept 2016
A Proton Waja car parked outside the house driveway, Road 7, was "broken into" in the morning through the front passenger door. All the loose change were missing.

Sunday, September 11, 2016


Joint effort: The SS20 neighbourhood is among the most successful participants of the MBPJ waste separation pilot project. The neighbourhood started with 20 houses at the start of the project in April and has extended to 200 houses in August. — Sia Hong Kiau/The Star  

Experts believe that residents in cities like Petaling Jaya are well aware of the need to separate their waste, but to make it a sustainable practice, there are other factors that need to be in place.
Good leadership at neighbourhood level, recognition and consistent separated waste collection mechanism are among them. Single stream waste separation is another pull factor.
Waste management experts said the authorities should also review the effectiveness of recycling bins placed in neighbourhoods.   READ MORE ......

Friday, September 9, 2016

Taking Aedes seriously

While preventive measures against mosquito-borne diseases have become top priority in Klang Valley neighbourhoods, there are still some residents with a lackadaisical attitude.
“The greatest danger to our future is apathy.” This quote by renowned conservationist Dr Jane Goodall points out the negative effects of apathy.
With the threat from Aedes mosquitoes greater today than ever, in the form of dengue and Zika, Malaysians cannot afford to be lackadaisical when it comes to keeping their surroundings clean.   READ MORE ....

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Stop the dumping

Please do not dump bulky waste in front of your neighbour's house or at public areas. Bulky waste if left uncollected may trap rainwater which will result in the breeding of mosquitoes.
You can get assistance from MBPJ to collect your bulky waste or garden waste.
1. Call MBPJ 03-79563544 or 03-79542020
2. Put in a request in the aduan online at www.mbpj.gov.my
3. Call Zunnur at 019-5062076. Zunnur is the MBPJ officer in charge of rubbish collection in SS20
  


59th Merdeka Celebration

3 September 2016
59th Merdeka Celebration with Councillor Jamaliah Jamaluddin and Balai Polis Damansara organized by KRT SS20 and RA NZ at Gazebo, North Zone, Jalan SS20/26. It was a colourful event with residents donning the national costume and singing of the Negara Ku and other patriotic songs.