Richmond Municipality bags excellence award

2014-10-14 00:00

RICHMOND Municipality has been recognised for their work in local economic development.

The municipality scooped an award for the Best Community Project (LED/Socio-economic initiatives) at the Municipal Excellence Awards hosted by the Department of Co-operative Governance last week. This is the fifth award given to Richmond in the last four years.

The Excellence Awards attracted entries from 61 municipalities and district councils who were judged in terms of five key performance areas: service delivery and infrastructure development, local economic development, municipal financial viability, clean audit performance and good governance.

Richmond municipal manager Sibusiso Sithole said: “ … Richmond truly does have a good story to tell and that is why the provincial government of KwaZulu-Natal has called on other municipalities to benchmark from us.”

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