Administration

Municipal Services

Bojanala Platinum District Municipality is legally mandated to render an efficient and professional services delivery on the following key performance areas;

  • Water Services
  • Sanitation
  • Electricity
  • Municipal Roads
  • Municipal Health Services
  • Waste Management and Refuse Removal
  • Cemeteries and Crematoria
  • Fire fighting
  • Municipal Abattoirs
  • Local Tourism
  • Markets
  • Municipal Airports
  • Municipal Public Transport
  • Municipal Planning

Mandate

The mandate of the Municipality, as espoused in section 152 of the Constitution, is

  • To provide democratic and accountable government for local communities;
  • To ensure the provision of services to communities in a sustainable manner;
  • To promote social and economic development;
  • To promote a safe and healthy environment;
  • To encourage the involvement of Communities and community organisations in the matters of local government.

Key Performance Areas

The Key Performance Areas or strategic priorities as outlined in the LG Strategic Agenda 2006-2011 together with benchmarks for an ideal functional municipality are the following:

  • Municipal Transformation and Institutional Development
  • Local Economic Development
  • Basic Service Delivery and Infrastructure Investment
  • Financial Viability and Financial Management
  • Good Governance and Community Participation

Municipal Transformation and Institutional Development

  • An IDP that is the expression of state-wide planning as a whole;
  • A balanced infrastructure investment and sustainable economic development programme that is part of the IDP;
  • Establishment and functionality of all core municipal policies and systems as required by law;
  • Implementation of continuous management reform and improvement;
  • Empowering employees through focused and continuous professional/ skills development;
  • Development and functionality of effective accountability and performance management mechanisms for councillors and officials;
  • Sound labour/management and HR relationships;
  • Increased and appropriate utilisation of technology.

Local Economic Development

  • Thriving and vibrant local economy and neighbourhoods;
  • Ongoing programme of contributing to the development of an employable, educated and skilled citizenry;
  • Facilitation of job creation and access to business opportunities;
  • Continuous and positive interactions with all key economic anchors and actors;
  • Clean, safe and healthy municipality;
  • Universal access to quality, affordable and reliable municipal services (e.g. water, sanitation, electricity, refuse removal, transportation);
  • Regular investment in infrastructure and productive equipment.

Basic Service Delivery and Infrastructure Investment

  • A clean, safe and healthy municipality
  • Universal access to quality, affordable and reliable municipal services (e.g. water, sanitation, electricity, refuse removal, transportation)
  • Regular investment in infrastructure and productive equipment

Financial Viability and Financial Management

  • Sound financial management systems;
  • Development of annual and medium term outlook on revenue and expenditure plans and targets;
  • Reduced dependency on grant transfers;
  • Timely and accurate accounting of public resources and effective anti-corruption measures.

Good Governance and Community Participation

  • Functional community participation mechanisms and ward committees;
  • Established feedback mechanisms in order to ensure responsiveness to communities;
  • Continuous and special attention to historically marginalised and excluded communities;
  • Equal, easy and convenient access for the public to the municipality and its services;
  • Effective intergovernmental relations.

Bojanala Platinum District Municipality Organogram