The Rustenburg Local Municipality’s 2016/2017 Annual Report was tabled in terms of Section 127 of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003 before the Municipal Council meeting held on the 30th January 2018 as per item 54, culminating from which the minutes thereto were duly adopted on the 13th February 2018
Pursuant of the provisions of the Act mentioned above, the Executive Mayor Cllr Mpho Khunou and the Municipal Public Accounts Committee launched a Public Participation programme aimed at probing the Annual Report, which started on the 26th February 2018 and is scheduled to run until the 14th of March 2018. It is during this process that Local communities are afforded an opportunity to actively engage on the contents of the same Annual Report as per Section 127(2)(a)(ii) of Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 56 of 2003 which states” Immediately after annual report is tabled in the council, the Accounting Officer of the Municipality must: –
invite the local community to submit representation in connection with the Annual Report. The launch was attended by Stakeholders from Business, Government, NGOs, Faith Based Organizations, Ward Committees, Municipal Officials and Councilors.
This process is primarily aimed at deepening democracy within the Rustenburg Local Municipality’s jurisdictional area thereby enhancing Governance mechanisms and Service Delivery offerings by the Municipality.
Issued by the communications unit
Office of the Executive Mayor