Where we govern


Witzenberg Municipality featured in the top ten of Good Governance Africa’s 2016 Government Performance Index for best-run South African local governments. It strives to be a municipality that cares for its community, creating growth and opportunities.

Witzenberg's Success Stories

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Witzenberg Municipality

Barnito Charles Klaasen

Executive Mayor Barnito Charles Klaasen entered the political arena as ward councillor for Ward 3 Ceres, serving in various positions and structures within the party as well as in council. As part of the Ceres Municipality’s team, Barnito saw the Municipality go from a struggling “Project Consolidate Municipality” to a successful municipality with seven unqualified…

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News from Witzenberg

First Home for Elderly Residents

      The Mayor of Witzenberg Barnito Klassen has handed over 20 homes, the first batch of a project to build 309 houses, to beneficiaries in the area. The project, Bel-Vista 309, will see all the homes completed and handed over to beneficiaries by 2018. According to Municipal authorities the first 200 homes will…

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