MI Matthews - Municipal Manager

M.I. Matthews

Municipal Manager

Mr Tshediso Mokatsane Updated


Mr. Tshidiso Mokatsane
Manager PIMSS


Wendy Sokupha - Comm Manager Updt


Ms. Wendy Sokupha
Manager Communications





Manager Internal Audit




Manager PMS


Office of the Municipal Manager


As the head of administration the Municipal Manager is responsible for the following tasks according to the Municipal Systems Act
The formation and development of an economical, effective, efficient and accountable administration. The management of the municipality’s administration in accordance with legislation applicable to the municipality. The implementation of the municipality’s integrated development plan. The management of the provision of services to the local community in a sustainable and equitable manner. The appointment of staff subject to the Employment Equity Act, 1998. The management, effective utilisation and training of staff. The maintenance of discipline of staff. The promotion of sound labour relations and compliance with labour legislation. Advising the political structures and political office bearers of the municipality. Managing communications between the municipality’s administration and its political structures and political office bearers. Carrying out the decisions of the political structures and political office bearers of the municipality. The administration and implementation of the municipality’s by-laws and other legislation. The exercise of any powers and the performance of any duties delegated by the municipal council. Facilitating participation by the local community in the affairs of the municipality. The implementation of national and provincial legislation.


Duties of the Municipal Manager


  • Beginning of council’s term and by-elections
  • Municipal manager’s accountability
  • Performance agreement
  • Employment contract
  • Terms of reference
  • Responsive administration
  • Public participation mechanisms
  • Communication to the public
  • Service delivery
  • Manage Municipal Finances
  • Municipal manager as head of the administration
  • Communication between council and administration
  • Communication between political structures
  • Advising the political structures
  • Implementation of legislation
  • Integrated Development Planning
  • Performance management
  • Implementation of performance management
  • Delegations
  • Compiling of Annual report


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