DEPARTMENT NAME : COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES
EXECUTIVE MANAGER : MS PATEKA QWABE
QUALIFICATIONS : B Admin Hons and Post Grad Diploma Business Management
CONTACT DETAILS : 039 797 6658
PA TO Ms QWABE : Kholeka Mevana
Contact Details : (+27(0) 39 797 6607
Email address :
UNIT MANAGER : Mr S Mtshengu
CONTACTS : 039 797 6652
There are two libraries (Bhongweni &Town Libraries), the service is co-funded /subsidised by the department of Art & Culture. Provincial library standards are used as guide to render library services function
SPORT & CULTURE
The Municipality supports sporting codes by availing facilities and also enabling sporting activities by organising tournaments that promote sport development( Mayoral cup and SALGA games).
Cultural events are supported by the municipality
The Municipality also provides facilities like Sport fields.
The municipality is performing waste management function and collects waste from 15500 businesses and households in 8 wards
The municipality is responsible cemetery management function (town cemetery is the only one utilised for burial at the moment)
The municipality is rendering service in collaboration with SPCA on contractual basis
Pound /buildings has been improved by the municipality
Keeping of animals and Pound bylaws is used as guide to render the service
PARKS, PUBLIC AMMENITIES AND HORTICULTURE
There are five parks maintained by the municipality & eight community halls.
The municipality is also responsible for beautifying and maintenance of public open spaces
The following services are offered.
Driving Licence Testing Centre (Grade A)
· Learners Licence Applications
· Driving Licence Applications
· Renewal and Conversions of Driving Licences
· Professional Driving Permit Applications
· Applications for Traffic Register Number Certificates.
Vehicle Testing Station (Grade A)
· Certification for road-worthiness for all classes of vehicles.
· Traffic Law Enforcement
· By-Law Enforcement
· Crime Prevention Initiatives
· Awareness Campaigns
· Attending to motor vehicle accidents
Traffic Fines Management
Our operation times for the DLTC and VTS are from 07H30 to 16H00.
For Motor Transport Services we close at 14H00 for cashing up purposes.
Our eye testing closes at 12H00 on a daily basis.
Applications for vehicle tests close at 13H00.
We deal with driving licence card inquiries between 15H00 & 16H00.
NAME OF THE DEPARTMENT : DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SPATIAL PLANNING
NAME OF EXECUTIVE MANAGER : Vacant
CONTACT PERSONS : Ms A Whyte 039 797 6748 / 079 2879 593
: Mr S Madikizela 039 797 6642 /082 097 9946
The Department of Economic Development and Spatial Planning is a newly establishment department, formally established in the 2018/2019 Financial Year together with the appointment of an Executive Manager as Head of Department. The reengineered Vision of the Municipality adopted in its 2017/2018 gave emphasis for the establishment of the Department to Champion the realisation of the vision.
LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIVISON:
RESPONSIBLE MANAGER: Ms A Whyte 039 797 6748 / 079 2879 593
SPATIAL PLANNING, HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND BUILDING CONTROL DIVISION
RESPONSIBLE MANAGER : Mr S Madikizela 039 797 6642 /082 097 9946
Geographic Information System (GIS)
DEPARTMENT NAME : INFRASTRUCTURE AND TECHNICAL SERVICES DEAPRTMENT
EXECUTIVE MANAGER : Stanslous Mike Dondo (Pr Tech Eng), MSAICE, MWISA & PMIMESA.
QUALIFICATIONS : MSc Water Resources, Engineering & Management
CONTACT DETAILS : Mobile: 0711 446 793
Office: 039 797 6665
PA TO MR DONDO : Lucy Nongogo: Contact Details;
(Office: 039 797 6678)
DEPARTMENTAL OVERVIEW: TO ENSURE BASIC SERVICE DELIVERY IN AN EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE MANNER.
1. CIVIL ENGINEERING DIVISION
Responsible Manager : Mr T. Shandu (Office: 039 797 667 Mobile: 072 271 1092)
2. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DIVISION
Responsible Manager : Mr Gwagwa (Office: 039 797 6677 Mobile: 072 356 9107)