Category: Sanitation

FCC’s enforcement of sanitation bye-laws continues as the teams of sanitary inspectors, Metropolitan police, and trade marshalls, supported by the Military Police

FCC’s enforcement of sanitation bye-laws continues as the teams of sanitary inspectors, Metropolitan police, and trade marshalls, supported by the Military Police, visited 436 homes in different parts of the city last week. Mayor Aki-Sawyerr took time out last week to support their efforts by engaging traders along the Jomo Kenyatta Road, a non-trading street, […]

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Freetown City Council Has Taken Over the Management of the CBD Sewage Network

The general public is hereby informed that Freetown City Council has taken over the management of the sewage network in the city’s central business district (CBD) effective January 1, 2020. Freetown City Council is in the course of taking the following steps to improve the management of the sewage network: Carrying out a comprehensive survey […]

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CRS Donates a DFID Funded Utility Vehicle to FCC

On Wednesday 9th January, CRS handed over a DFID-funded utility vehicle to the Freetown City Council. The donation comes as part of Mayor Aki-Sawyerr’s efforts to build the Council’s capacity to deliver on its sanitation mandate – cleaning public spaces, managing dumpsites and enforcing sanitation bye-laws. The vehicle will be used by FCC’s sanitary inspectors […]

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Public Notice on the Sewage Overflow in Various Parts of the Central Business District

Freetown City Council wishes to apologize to the general public for the overflow of sewage from the sewage network at several locations in the central business district. These locations include various points along Charlotte Street and Wallace Johnson Street (Big Market, Government Bookshop and King Jimmy Bridge). In addition to maintenance works carried out earlier […]

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The Cleaning Zone Competition is on!

The #CleanestZoneCompetition is on!!! Our assessors are in the 322 communities that make up our city, looking for the communities that are making the effort to improve cleanliness and beautification sustainably and innovatively. The communities that make the most improvement with whatever little they have will be rewarded with infrastructure development. All communities are qualified to be […]

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FCC Creates Jobs for 600 as Part of its Sustainable Waste Management Project

This morning, sixty youth groups, who are beneficiaries of Freetown City Council’s Sustainable Waste Management Project, received their tricycles and other sanitation tools, including shovels and wheelbarrows at the Council’s premises. The project was funded by the European Union (EU) and Freetown City Council is providing training, mentorship and monitoring to ensure that the 600 […]

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Freetown City Council Hosts Port Loko City Council

The Mayor, Councillors and Staff of Port Loko City Council were recently hosted by the Freetown City Council during a one day retreat. The aim was to share some of the strategies in our Transform Freetown Agenda that will be beneficial to the newly-formed Council. In particular, our staff and Councillors explained processes in our revenue […]

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Ambassador from China to Sierra Leone Pays the Mayor of Freetown a Courtesy Call

On August 13th 2019, the new Ambassador of China to Sierra Leone, Hu Zhangliang, paid a courtesy call to the Her Worship the Mayor of Freetown,  Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr. In his opening statement, he commended the Mayor for the improvements he has seen in the city since the last time he was in Freetown, especially in the […]

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FCC Registers Waste Service Providers in Freetown

On Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th June, 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) registered waste service providers in Freetown. The process was a tremendous success with almost 300 waste service providers being registered The registration itself happened in four simple steps. First, waste service providers identified the ward(s) they operate on a map of Freetown before […]

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FCC Launches the Sustainable Waste Management Project, Funded by the EU

On Wednesday, 26th June 2019, Freetown City Council (FCC) launched the Sustainable Waste Management through Local Micro-Enterprise Development Project, during a press conference held at the Mayor’s Parlour. The project seeks to facilitate the establishment of 61 small waste collection businesses over two years, by providing a waste collection tricycle, equipment and training for each […]

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