Changes to Mayoral Committee announced

2017-12-13 06:00
Councillor Masixole Zinto is he new MMC for Infrastructure, Engineering, Electricity and Energy.Photo: SUPPLIED

Councillor Masixole Zinto is he new MMC for Infrastructure, Engineering, Electricity and Energy.Photo: SUPPLIED

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THE Nelson Mandela Municipality has announced a few changes to its Mayoral Committee on Monday.

Executive Mayor Athol Trollip said that the changes were “necessary in the interest of channelling skills and expertise.

“This will take the coalition government in a direction that ensures continued improvement of service delivery.”

Significant changes include new Member of Mayoral Committee Masixole Zinto who takes over the Infrastructure, Engineering, Electricity and Energy portfolio from Annette Lovemore; and Lance Grootboom (formerly MMC for Municipal Public Accounts) who is now the MMC for Public Health. Councillor Dean Biddulph is no longer a member of the Mayoral Committee.

The new Mayoral Committee is as follows:

Councillor Masixole Zinto – Infrastructure, Engineering, Electricity and Energy

Councillor Lance Grootboom – Public Health

Councillor Annette Lovemore – Corporate Services

Councillor Nqaba Bhanga – Human Settlements

Councillor Siyasanga Sijadu – Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture

Councillor Andrew Whitfield – Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture

Councillor Retief Odendaal – Budget and Treasury

Councillor Shirley Sauls – Constituency Services

Councillor Rano Kayser – Roads, Transport and Stormwater

Councillor John Best – Safety and Security


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