Municipal Council

 

Municipal Council is the highest decision making body within the institution chaired by the Speaker.  In terms of Chapter 3 of the Local Government Municipal Structures Act (Act no. 117, 1998) Municipalities must have municipal councils which  must meet at least quarterly. It should consists of a number of councillors determined by the MEC for local government in the province concerned by notice in the Provincial Gazette. The municipality has the power to designate councillors determined by the MEC for local government as full-time, An MEC’S determination must be in accordance with a policy framework as maybe determined by the Minister after consulting the MECS for local government.

 

The Municipal  objectives

A municipal council must strive within its capacity to achieve the objectives set out in section 152 of the Constitution and annually review:

  • the needs of the community;
  • its priorities to meet those needs;
  • its processes for involving the community;
  • its organisational and delivery mechanisms for meeting the needs of the community; and
  • its overall performance in achieving the objectives referred to in subsection (1).

The municipal council must develop mechanisms to consult the community and community organisations in performing its functions and exercising its powers.

 

Powers and functions of the municipality in terms of the constitution of South Africa are.-

  • A municipality has executive
  • the local government matters listed in Part B of Schedule 4 and Part B of
  • any other matter assigned to it by national or provincial legislation. authority in respect of, and has the right to administer- Schedule 5; and
  • A municipality may make and administer by-laws for the effective administration of the matters which it has the right to administer.
  • Subject to section 151 (4), a by-law that conflicts with national or provincial legislation is invalid. If there is a conflict between a by-law and national or provincial legislation that is inoperative because of a conflict referred to in section 149, the by-law must be regarded as valid for as long as that legislation is inoperative.
  • The national government and provincial governments must assign to a municipality, by agreement and subject to any conditions, the administration of a matter listed in Part A of Schedule 4 or Part A of Schedule 5 which necessarily relates to local government, if that matter would most effectively be administered locally; and the municipality has the capacity to administer it.
  • A municipality has the right to exercise any power concerning a matter reasonably necessary for, or incidental to, the effective performance of its functions.

 

Terms of Municipal Councils

The term of a Municipal Council may be no more than five years, as determined by national legislation. If a Municipal Council is dissolved in terms of national legislation, or when its term expires, an election must he held within 90 days of the date that Council was dissolved or its term expired. The Municipal Council, other than a Council that has been dissolved following an intervention in terms of section 119, remains competent to function from the time it is dissolved or its term expires, until the newly elected Council has been declared elected.

 List of CDM Councillors

 

No.

Name

Gender

Party

1.       

Cllr Mpe Mosema John

M

Executive Mayor

ANC (PR)

2.       

Cllr Lekganyane Nakedi Maria

F

Speaker

ANC (PR)

3.       

Cllr Masoga Matome Calvin

M

Chief Whip

ANC (PR)

4.       

Cllr Boloka Mushaisane Phineas

M

MMC for Finance

ANC (PR)

5.       

Cllr Kgare Makwena Betty

F

MMC for Community Service

ANC (PR)

6.       

Cllr Kgatla Kwena Elisabeth

F

MMC for Corporate Services

ANC (PR)

7.       

Cllr Malebana Chuene William Dissagree

M

MMC for DPEMS

ANC (PR)

8.       

Cllr Masubelele Jara Alfred

M

MMC for SEMS

ANC (PR)

9.       

Cllr Mohale Maite Monicah

F

MMC for Infrastructure

ANC (PR)

10.    

Cllr Ntsoane Monile Augustine

F

MMC for Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture

ANC (PR)

11.    

Cllr Selamolela Molatja Samson

M

MMC for Local Economic Dev. ANC (REP) Blouberg

12.    

Cllr Mogashoa Moetliseng Edward

M

ANC (PR)

13.    

Cllr Mosena Dipuo Daniel

M

ANC (PR)

 

14.    

Cllr Motjopi Sewela

F

ANC (PR)

15.    

Cllr Mahlo Nhlagongwe Patricia

F

ANC (PR)

 

16.    

Cllr Setjie Ngako David

M

DA (PR)

17.    

Cllr Kubheka Dumisani Oupa

M

DA (PR)

18.    

Cllr Motolla Matome Oscar

M

EFF (PR)

19.    

Cllr Mapakela Marion Matlase

F

EFF (PR)

20.    

Cllr Sekgobela Matshedisho

F

EFF (PR)

21.    

Cllr Mabena Khomotjo Linah

F

EFF (PR)

22.    

Cllr Hlangwane Khauki Violet

F

EFF (PR)

23.    

Cllr Ramaloko Sonti Elisabeth

F

EFF (PR)

24.    

Cllr Lehong Mathekga Violet

F

ANC (REP) Blouberg

25.    

Cllr Masekwameng Rahab Mapeu

F

ANC (REP) Blouberg

26.    

Cllr Molokomme Malehu Martha

F

ANC (REP) Blouberg

27.    

Cllr Ledwaba Prankie Evah

F

ANC (REP) Lepelle-Nkumpi

28.    

Cllr Makgahlela Mamashele Bethuel

M

ANC (REP) Lepelle-Nkumpi

29.    

Cllr Mathabatha Tlouyatiba Peter

M

ANC (REP) Lepelle-Nkumpi

30.    

Cllr Morotoba Ngoakoane Lettie

F

ANC (REP) Lepelle-Nkumpi

31.    

Cllr Makgato Moyagabo Paulina

F

ANC (REP) Molemole

32.    

Cllr Masoga Phuti Stanford

M

ANC (REP) Molemole

33.    

Cllr Moabelo Moloko Letta

F

ANC (REP) Molemole

34.    

Cllr Baloyi Abram Resimate

M

ANC (REP) Polokwane

35.    

Cllr Dikgale Sewela Julia

F

ANC (REP) Polokwane

36.    

Cllr Legodi Nare Jack

M

ANC (REP) Polokwane

37.    

Cllr Mabote Makhasane Gloria

F

ANC (REP) Polokwane

38.    

Cllr Maleka Makhwela Edgar

M

ANC (REP) Polokwane

39.    

Cllr Molepo Fokisi James

M

ANC (REP) Polokwane

40.    

Cllr Mothata Maphuti Lisbeth

F

ANC (REP) Polokwane

41.    

Cllr Phoshoko Mapula Salome

F

ANC (REP) Polokwane

42.    

Cllr Sebati Masuku Daisy

F

ANC (REP) Polokwane

43.    

Cllr Tsiri Maphuti Martinus

M

ANC (REP) Polokwane

44.    

Cllr Phoshoko Ngwako Charles

M

EFF (REP) Blouberg

45.    

Cllr Rababalela Sherley Malebo

F

EFF (REP) Lepelle- Nkumpi

46.    

Cllr Ratau Itumeleng Gift

M

EFF (REP) Lepelle-Nkumpi

47.    

Cllr Rakimane Phetola Thomas

M

EFF (REP) Molemole

48.    

Cllr Hopane Engelina

F

EFF (REP) Polokwane

49.    

Cllr Khan Najma

M

EFF (REP) Polokwane

50.    

Cllr Malema Ronny

M

EFF (REP) Polokwane

51.    

Cllr Modiba Thabitha

F

EFF (REP) Polokwane

52.    

Cllr Mothata Lesiba Samuel

M

EFF (REP) Polokwane

53.    

Cllr Sesera Mashapa Cedric

M

EFF (REP) Polokwane

54.    

Cllr Botha Androe Hendrina

F

DA (REP) Polokwane

55.    

Cllr Chidi Tiny Doraina Ramathabatha

F

DA (REP) Polokwane

56.    

Cllr Modiba Maisaka Sarah

F

DA (REP) Polokwane

 

 

 

MAGOSHI THAT ARE SERVING IN COUNCIL

  

NO

NAMES

GENDER

SERETO

TRIBAL AUTHORITY

1.

Kgošigadi MRM Mothapo

F

Moremadi A Hlabirwa

Bakgaga (Ga-Mothapo)

2.

Kgošigadi AR Chuene

F

Pheladi

Ditlou-Machidi (Ga-Chuene)

3.

Kgoši MS Dikgale

M

Mokone

Bakone (Ga-Dikgale)

4.

Kgoši Molepo Maisha III

M

Tlou

Molepo (Ga-Molepo)

5.

Kgošigadi PR Ledwaba

F

Meta

Ga-Ledwaba

6.

Kgoši KS Moloto

M

Mohlaloga

Moletjie

7.

Kgošigadi MR Manthata

F

Nkwe

Manthata (Ga-Manthata)

8.

Kgoši KO Lebogo

M

Bahananoa

Kibi

9.

Kgoši TP Seakamela

M

Ditlou

Seakamela

10.

Kgoši NI Maleboho

M

Tšhwene

Ga-Malebogo

 

 
Cllr John Mpe - The Executive Mayor


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