Executive Mayor Ald Annelie Rabie of Overstrand Municipality shares their commitment to social equity, environmental sustainability, and economic prosperity. From innovative technological advancements and digitisation strategies to fostering private sector collaboration, we explore how the municipality is positioning itself for success in the face of challenges and opportunities.
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The Overstrand Local Municipality in South Africa has been an Overall winner in the The Best Municipality Category which recognises a municipality that demonstrates commitment to citizen-centeredness, service-delivery excellence and good governance principles.
We discuss Overstrand Local Municipality’ commitment to social equity, environmental sustainability, and economic prosperity. From innovative technological advancements and digitisation strategies to fostering private sector collaboration and ensuring resilient supply chains, we explore how the municipality is positioning itself for success in the face of challenges and opportunities.
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About Overstrand Municipality
The municipal area of Overstrand covers a surface of almost 1708 square kilometres. The area has a permanent population of 90 000. The municipality has its head office in Hermanus, but municipal services are delivered on a decentralised basis from offices in Gansbaai, Stanford, Hermanus and Kleinmond. The area is divided into three administrations: Hangklip-Kleinmond, Greater Hermanus and Gansbaai/Stanford.
The area is demarcated into Fourteen wards, each with a directly elected councillor. These councillors are assisted by a ward committee of ten members. Ward committee members are elected democratically. Ward committees play an important role in the drafting and reviewing of the Integrated Development Plan and the identification of budget needs.
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