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Midvaal

Midvaal Local Municipality’s vision is, “to inclusively serve the needs of our community”. With consistently clean audits evidencing honest leadership and spending, as well as a very low unemployment rate, this DA-led municipality sets the bar high. 23 070 housing opportunities are being created over the next few years to provide poor residents with quality homes. The Kgatelopele Youth Programme is giving 250 young entrepreneurs skills to build businesses and access to 100 hectares of land for farming.

 

Midvaal's Success Stories

DA-led Midvaal is awarded good audit results every year for being honest about how every cent of ratepayers’ money is spent

DA-led Midvaal will allocate black suppliers in townships a fair share of its R2 billion local spend of the next four years

The Kgatelopele Youth Programme is giving 250 young entrepreneurs skills to build businesses and access to 100 hectares of land for farming.

DA-led Midvaal is creating 23 070 housing opportunities over the next few years, to help our poor residents get quality homes.

We will be spending over R400 million on upgrading our municipal electricity network and water supply in Sicelo and other formal and informal settlements.

DA-led Midvaal has built a multi-purpose centre in ward 10 Sicelo with a community hall, library, and soccer and netball grounds

DA-led Midvaal will tar 23kms of road with R170 million going towards maintaining existing tar roads

“The DA gave us an opportunity to take part in the Kgatelopele Youth Development Programme. After graduating from the programme I am a social entrepreneur with my own company ready to trade with government or the private sector.” – Lerato Tsatsame, Lakeside

DA-led Midvaal will spend R350 million on sanitation  by 2021, together with clinic and toilet installations in Ward 10 Sicelo

DA-led Midvaal will spend R200 million on improving the water supply  in Sicelo and other informal settlements

“Everything that we do as a municipality will seek to make every person in Midvaal – black or white, rich or poor – feel a sense of belonging.” – Bongani Baloyi, Midvaal Mayor

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Midvaal Municipality

Bongani Baloyi

In 2013, Executive Mayor Bongani Baloyi made history when he became executive mayor of Midvaal Local Municipality, marking him as the youngest mayor in South Africa. His political interest began as a child, and in 2011, whilst still in his early twenties, Bongani was already elected member of the Mayoral Committee (MMC) in charge of…

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News from Midvaal

DA-run Midvaal a shining example of good governance

I would like to congratulate the Mayor of DA-run Midvaal, Bongani Baloyi and his team for once again being rated the highest scoring local municipality in Gauteng regarding its financial stability. Rating’s Afrika’s Municipal Financial Stability Index for 2017 saw Midvaal walk away with a rating of 68/100. This is higher than the average for…

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Midvaal Mayor assists local schools

The  Executive Mayor Bongani Baloyi, in partnership with Afrimat, recently visited Rusoord Secondary School to donate school shoes and sanitary packs to learners. The school, which was previously a top performer, saw a drastic drop in its matric pass rate in the 2017 National Senior Certificate exams, making it one of the worst performing schools…

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Midvaal receives fourth consecutive clean audit

The Midvaal Local Municipality has received a clean audit for the 2016/2017 financial year. This is the 4th consecutive clean audit the municipality has received since August 2013, when Executive Mayor Councillor Bongani Baloyi came into office. A clean audit refers to a financially unqualified opinion by the Auditor General indicating that each of the…

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Midvaal hosts American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL)

Midvaal Local Municipality hosted a delegation from American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) on 10 November 2017. The ACYPL is a programme that focuses on international educational exchanges for young political leaders to give them exposure to governance, politics, policy making and culture. ACYPL visited Midvaal as part of their exchange programme to South…

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Yet another winning community based activity launched in Midvaal

1 October 2017 saw yet another fantastic sports event joining Midvaal’s growing list of community-based activities: the Midvaal Half Marathon, sponsored by Midvaal Local Municipality and arranged by Vaal Athletics Club in association with Prestige Youth Sport Events.  The event consisted of 5km, 10km and 21.1km races, as well as a street mile.  The street…

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Know your Government

Midvaal Local Municipality conducted a roadshow with the Savanna City residents (subsidised housing section) recently  under the theme “know your government”. The municipality has previously conducted the similar roadshow with the Savanna City residents from the bonded housing section on 15 July 2017. The roadshow was attended by MMC Corporate Services, Councillor Amelia Tshukudu, MMC…

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