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S.Sako

Sisekho Sako - Director Infrastructure Planning and Development

Infrastructure Planning and Development (IP&D) department is primarily entrusted to deliver basic service such as household electrification; maintenance of electricity networks; Road construction and maintenance; and the construction of public amenities such as community halls, sport-fields and recreational facilities. IP&D is politically led by Portfolio Head Councillor Thozama Victoria May and administratively led by Sisekho Sako with the assistance of Manager Electricity- Luyanda Rozani, Manager Building and Civil Works - Gavin Hall and Manager Project Management Unit - Vacant Position. The department is responsible for the following sections:-  

Project Management Unit (PMU)

This section is primarily responsible for the integration, co-ordination, project-management and financially administration of capital infrastructure related projects. Purpose of the unit is to plan, budget, manage (projects and finances) and implement MIG funded projects and any other infrastructure related projects delegated to the unit. The unit is working towards eradicating infrastructure backlogs.

Functions of the PMU:

Roads and storm-water management

The section is primarily responsible for roads and storm water maintenance. Similarly, the section is responsible for the municipal plant and machinery. The municipality owns a construction grader, a maintenance grader, 2 TLBs, 3 articulated dump trucks, an articulated water tanker, an excavator, a vibratory smooth roller with a pad foot kit.

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Electricity Distribution

The municipality has a distribution license for Ugie and Maclear. The core function is the installation, operation and maintenance of electrical infrastructure. The section manages electricity losses through its revenue protection unit.

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Building Inspectorate

This is a unit within the Buildings and Civil Works section. It is responsible for quality management that will result in safe and aesthetically pleasing structures within Elundini Towns in the interest of both the municipality, property owners and investors.  As a means to achieving this, the unit ensures compliance with the applicable legislation and regulations, compliance with the public Health and Safety requirements and ensures that appropriate enforcement action is initiated in instances of non-compliance of the aforementioned.​ ​ The addition of the Human Settlements component within the unit ensures that the goals of sustainable human settlements are met and delivered to beneficiaries.

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