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.

COUNCILLOR

GENDER

FULL/PART TIME

CONTACT No.

PORTFOLIO

1.        

Baloyi, Rasemate Abram

 

M

Part Time

0797428563

Ordinary Member

2.        

Boloka, Mushaisane Phineas

M

 

Full Time

0783901090

MMC : Finance

3.        

Botha, Androe Hendrina

 

F

Part Time

0826024536

Ordinary Member

4.        

Dikgale, Sewela Julia

 

F

Part Time

0730906178

Ordinary Member

5.        

Hlangwane, Khauki Violet

 

F

Part Time

0634317769

Ordinary Member

6.        

Hopane, Thandi Engelina

 

F

Part Time

0711429972

Ordinary Member

7.        

Kgare, Makwena Betty

F

 

Full Time

0823037304

 

MMC : Community Services

8.        

Kgatla, Kwena Elizabeth

 

F

Full Time

0823091164

MMC : Corporate Services

9.        

Kgokolo, Raesetja Diana

F

Part Time

0797169742

Ordinary Member

10.    

Khan, Najma

 

F

Part Time

0827262599

Ordinary Member

11.    

Kubheka, Dumisani Oupa

 

M

Part Time

0732914835

0711753997

Ordinary Member

12.    

Ledwaba, Prankie Eva

 

F

Part Time

0720641857

Chairperson : Corporate Services

13.    

Legodi, Nare Jackson

 

M

Part Time

0839808359

Ordinary Member

14.    

Lehong, Mathekga Violet

 

F

Part Time

0713607589

Ordinary Member

15.    

Mabena, Khomotjo Linah

 

F

Part Time

0766621232

Ordinary Member

16.    

Mabote, Makhasane Gloria

 

F

Part Time

0721521591

Ordinary Member

17.    

Makgahlela, Mamashele Bethuel

M

Part Time

0817161119

Ordinary Member

18.    

Makgato, Moyagabo Paulina

 

F

Full Time

0721488306

0832793715

Chairperson : MPAC

19.    

Makola, Joseph

M

Part Time

0723135737

 

Ordinary Member

20.    

Malebana, Chuene William Disagree

M

Full Time

0825220388

0817857279

MMC : Corporate Services

21.    

Maleka, Makhwela Edgar

 

M

Part Time

0622499198

Ordinary Member

22.    

Malema, Ramotsa Ronny

 

M

Part Time

0765070610

0790929567

Ordinary Member

23.    

Mapakela, Matlase Marion

F

Part Time

0721409618

Ordinary Member

24.    

Masekwameng, Mapeu Rahab

F

Part Time

0824930605

Chairperson : DPEMS

25.    

Mashangoane, Puleng Roseline

F

Part Time

079 514 - 6357

Ordinary Member

26.    

Masoga, Matome Calvin

 

M

Full Time

0827786582

0823043036

Council Chief Whip

27.    

Masoga, Phuti Stanford

 

M

Part Time

0711119791

Chairperson : Committee of Chairpersons

28.    

Masubelele, Jara Alfred

 

M

Full Time

0636879452

 

MMC : SEMS

29.    

Mathabatha, Tlouyatiba Peter

M

Part Time

0721841693

Ordinary Member

30.    

Moabelo, Moloko Letta

 

F

Part Time

0766205514

Ordinary Member

31.    

Modiba, Maisaka Sarah

 

F

Part Time

0724298521

Ordinary Member

32.    

Modiba, Mmatlou Thabitha

F

Part Time

0713765064

Ordinary Member

33.    

Mogashoa, Moetliseng Edward

M

Part Time

0824646135

Ordinary Member

34.    

Mogale, Tshoudi Justice

M

Part Time

072 517 7483

Ordinary Member

35.    

Mohale, Maite Monicah

 

F

Full time

0781264976

Speaker

36.    

Mokobodi, Molahlwa Maria

F

Full time

082 309 1162

MMC: Infrastructure Services

37.    

Molepo, Fokisi James

 

M

Part Time

0790799064

Chairperson : Infrastructure Services

38.    

Molokomme, Malehu Martha

 

F

Part Time

0721369450

Ordinary Member

39.    

Morotoba, Ngoakoane Lettie

F

Part Time

0795382798

Chairperson : Community Services

40.    

Mothiba, Mabotse Lorraine

F

Part Time

079 070 7518

MMC: Local Economic Development

41.    

Mosena, Dipuo Daniel

 

M

Part Time

0785703267

Ordinary Member

42.    

Mothata, Maphuti Lisbeth

 

F

Part Time

0846416818

Chairperson : SEMS

43.    

Mothata, Lesiba Samuel

 

M

Part Time

0765422420

Ordinary Member

44.    

Motolla, Matome Oscar

 

M

Part Time

0796011043

0812643027

Ordinary Member

45.    

Motjopi, Sewela

 

F

Part Time

0722679747

Chairperson : Ethics, Rules & Integrity Committee

46.    

Mpe, Mosema John

 

M

Full Time

0824417453

Executive Mayor

47.    

Phoshoko, Ngwako Charles

M

Part Time

0737228011

Ordinary Member

48.    

Phoshoko, Mapula Salome

F

Part Time

0769533013

Chairperson : Finance

49.    

Pretorious, Mariette

F

Part Time

0822005227

Ordinary Member

50.    

Rakimana, Phetola Thomas

M

Part Time

0784388054

Ordinary Member

51.    

Ramaloko, Sonti Elizabeth

 

F

Part Time

0725148356

Ordinary Member

52.    

Sekgobela, Matshediso

 

F

Part Time

0826353468

Ordinary Member

53.    

Selamolela, Molatja Samson

 

M

Part Time

0630871351

MMC : DPEMS

54.    

Sesera, Mashapa cedric

 

M

Part Time

0763192490

Ordinary Member

55.    

Setjie, Ngako David

 

M

Part Time

0827583517

Ordinary Member

56.    

Sivhabu, Nomonde Alberthinia

F

Part Time

082 457 4018

Ordinary Member

 

 
Cllr John Mpe - The Executive Mayor


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