SHAH ALAM, JAN 6: The Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) will deliver 9,000 units of garbage bins, in stages, to all residents in Petaling Jaya.
The Corporate Communication Media Secretariat said in a statement that the bins will be delivered through the MBPJ Council Member for the respective zones, starting January 8. READ MORE ..... #pjbersih #PJBandarBersih #PJKITA #welovepetalingjaya
PETALING Jaya City Council (MBPJ) has ramped up its fight against illegal dumping – its Legal Department has begun using state laws to push for imprisonment instead of just issuing compounds and seizing the vehicles.
Petaling Jaya mayor Mohd Azizi Mohd Zain said the council’s legal officers had been told to urge the court to impose a maximum fine and jail term for those involved in illegal dumping as their irresponsible action marred the environment.
“Imprisonment is needed because offenders take it lightly as they think they can get away easily by paying the fine and reclaiming their vehicles.
“Our aim is to send the message that MBPJ is serious about curbing this problem as people’s money in the form of taxes are used for the clean-up operations,” he said...READ MORE ......
RA SS20 Central was awarded RM30,000.00 by MBPJ in the ‘Inisiatif Habitat’ category at the Majlis Penganugerahan "SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY AWARD PETALING JAYA 2016 DAN PELANCARAN PJKITA", held at Hotel Royale Chulan, Mutiara Damansara.
This award follows our entry in this MBPJ competition among RAs and KRTs in Petaling Jaya.
Our team of RA committee members, Dato' Koh, Dr. Joe, PC Chua and Yin Choo, put together the competition submission and view graphs presentation material. Dato' Koh was our presenter to the judges on 18 Dec 2016.
Our submission was grouped under 4 topics under our initiative tag-line:
"IMPROVING LIVING ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING TOWARDS A GREEN LOW CARBON COMMUNITY"
1) Upgrading of Padang Facilities and Beautification of SS20 Central Zone
2) Cleanliness and Anti-Dengue / Zika Campaigns 3) Re-cycling Project 4) Composting of Garden and Kitchen Waste
While the team members have done the work in entering and winning the competition, the effort is by the whole SS20 Central community. For example, the effort put into the padang upgrade, beautification of our entrance, cleanliness of our common areas, organising and participation of residents in Anti-Dengue / Anti-Zika campaigns, single stream recycling project, composting, etc. Contribution of effort and funds in specific projects also came from our residents.
Special thanks to the following people who have given us tremendous help and support in making Central Zone a 'liveable' neighbourhood:
1) YB Yeo Bee Yin (ADUN Damansara Utama) 2) AM Jamaliah Jamaluddin (Councillor Zone 9) 3) Mr Lee Lih Shysan (Pengarah Jab Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal dan Pembersihan Awam, MBPJ) and staff 4) Pn Zuraidah bt Sainan (Pengarah Landskap, MBPJ) and staff 5) MBPJ Health Dept, Vector Unit 6) Anggota Polis, Balai Polis Damansara 7) KPJ Damansara 8) SMKDU 9) Pn Eileen Thong (Chairman, KRT SS20 Damansara Utama) and AJKs whom our RA has very close working relationship.
Let us continue to work hand-in-hand to share the RA's vision to have the best living enclave and put in an effort to reduce our environmental carbon footprint.