“To be the economic powerbase and municipality of excellent”
In line with Section 26(a) of Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000, which stipulates that an integrated development plan must reflect the municipal council’s vision for the long term development of the municipality with special emphasis on the municipality’s most critical development and internal transformation needs, the municipality reaffirmed the above vision during the strategic planning session held on 02nd and 03rd March 2017.
The afore-mentioned vision therefore will be attained through the pursuit of the following mission:
“To promote the sustainable socio-economic development of our communities through effective, efficient and quality services and sound institutional and financial management.”
Furthermore, in order to promote measures that will encourage the principles of public administration as set out in the Constitution, the municipality has developed and adopted the following core values:
Core Municipal Values
Professionalism – To always deal with our customers (internal & external) and stakeholders by displaying respect, approachability and responsiveness.
Commitment – To fulfil our duties and responsibilities both at institutional and individual levels with an unwavering commitment to our vision and mission
Integrity – To engage with communities, stakeholders and customers in an ethical, just, fair, accountable, open, transparent and honest manner and taking responsibility for our actions
Excellence – To meet and exceed service standards and
Passion – To work with energy, purpose and enthusiasm