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This department covers the planning, management and maintenance of basic Municipal Services which includes :

  • Project management unit involveswith management and assisting with IDP projects
  • Sewerage includes sewer reticulation and treatment
  • Water includes water reticulation, storage and treatment
  • Cemetery includes availing of graves as and when needed
  • Storm water drainage control includes flood mitigation and catchment management and treatment
  • Roads involves in the planning, construction and maintenance (grading, regraveling and resealing) of local public roads
  • Electricity involves reticulation and maintenance of electricity supply
  • Forestry involves looking after forestry and fire breaks
  • Parks & grounds involves the cutting of grass along the side walks, vacant stands, open spaces etc

         The Community Sevices department is subdivided into 3 sections:

  • Social Development and Amenities
  • Public Safety
  • Primary and Environmental Health

    The core functions for these sections are:
  • Management and support of poverty alleviation projects
  • Management of public amenities
  • Disaster management
  • Fire and rescue
  • Traffic law enforcement
  • Consumer health protection
  • Enhancement of environmental hygiene
  • Management of communicable diseases and HIV/AIDS awareness