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Electricity044 501 3277
Water and Sanitation044 501 3121
Fire / Rescue044 533 5000
Refuse Removal044 501 3216
Ambulance (Private)072 054 9110
Law Enforcement044 501 3240
Ambulance 10177
Bitou Municipality044 501 3000
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Electricity 044 501 3277
Water and Sanitation 044 501 3121
Fire / Rescue 044 533 5000
Refuse Removal 044 501 3216
Ambulance (Private) 072 054 9110
Law Enforcement 044 501 3240
Ambulance 10177
Bitou Municipality 044 501 3000

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Overview

The macro administrative structure of the Bitou Local Municipality sees the Office of the Municipal Manager at its head. The roles and responsibility of the Municipal Manager includes being the accounting officer for the purposes of financial management and accountability. Five departments or directorates report to the Municipal Manager:

Municipal Manager:
Mr. Thabo Ndlovu

Secretary:
Desire Byl
Tel: +27 (0) 44 501 3172
Fax: +27 (0) 44 533 3485
E-mail: dbyl@plett.gov.za

Performance Agreement

Welcome to the new Municipal Manager

Although not new to the local governance arena, but new as the Head of Administration in Bitou Local Municipality is, Mr Thabo Ndlovu. He officially assumed duties on Monday 06th February 2017 and addressed a staff meeting the following day.

Mr Ndlovu was born in Port Elizabeth and had his formal Tertiary Education at PE Technicon (now NMMU), Wits Business School and also at North West University.

He has been in the public sector since 1996 at the Provincial sphere, and in Local Government since 2007 and since 2010 Mr Ndlovu was the Municipal Manager at Westonaria Local Municipality and later on at the newly established Rand West City Local Municipality.

At his first staff meeting he stated that he is here to streamline the resources which is already available to this institution in order to best serve the communities. He said “I will heavily rely on the indigenous knowledge available and stated his confidence in the current staff.” He expressed his mission to steer Bitou to even greater heights, with the help of all Councillors and officials.

 

  • Corporate Services, which is chiefly responsible for secretariat and customer care, property and amenity services, legal services and human resource management.
  • Financial Services, which is responsible for expenditure, income, budget and ICT functions of the municipality.
  • Community Services, which is responsible for protectection services, fire and disaster management, intergrated human settlement, parks and recreation and library services.
  • Engineering Services, which is responsible for roads, refuse sites and cleaning, civil works, electrical engineering, water quality and control, building control and infrastructure maintenance.
  • Strategic Services, which is responsible for Integrated Development Planning and Local Economic Development, performance management, and development planning and integration.

 

Customer Care in Bitou Municipality involves putting systems in place to maximise our customers’ satisfaction with our business. 

 

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Last published 18 April 2017