The Acting  Municipal Manager Ms. Shirley Batyi is the head of the administration appointed by the 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. Ms. Shirley Batyi 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:

Ms. Shirley Batyi

Tel: +27 (0)47 553 7024

Contact Internal Audit and Risk Management:

Ms Bongiwe Fokazi
bfokazi@mhlontlolm.gov.za
Tel +27 (0)47 553 7008

 

Contact Performance and Operations:

Mr Patuxolo Mhloli
pmhloli@mhlontlolm.gov.za
Tel +27 (0)47 553 7000

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Mhlontlo Local Municipality

About the Municipality

Mhlontlo Local Municipality is an administrative area in the OR Tambo District of Eastern Cape in South Africa. Mhlontlo was a King of the Pondomise people during the 19th century.