The Municipal Manager Mr Sibongile Goodman Sotshongaye is the head of the administration appointed by council. The Municipal Manager is responsible and accountable for tasks and functions as provided in section 55 of the Municipal Systems Act, No.32 of 2000, as well as functions delegated to him by the Mayor and council.
The Municipal Manager who is the accounting officer is the link between the council and the administration. He accounts for the municipality's income and expenditure, assets and other obligations such as proper adherence to all legislation applicable to municipalities. Mr Sotshongaye ensures that an economically viable, effective, efficient and accountable administration is established and developed. He must ensure that through the IDP, municipal services are delivered in a sustainable and balanced fashion.
Amongst his successes in leading his management team is a three year consecutive unqualified opinion on good governance and clean administration from the Auditor General.
His office also incorporates the Performance and operations unit and the Internal Audit and Risk Management. He is supported by five Directors.
Contact the Municipal Manager:
Mr Sibongile Sotshongaye
Tel: +27 (0)47 553 7024
Contact Internal Audit and Risk Management:
Ms Lindela Mdingi
Tel +27 (0)47 553 7008
Contact Performance and Operations:
Mr Patuxolo Mhloli
Tel +27 (0)47 553 7000