Stellenbosch Local Municipality strives to be the innovation capital of South Africa.

This well-established DA-run municipality is working hard to be the first municipality in South Africa that is free from Eskom’s rolling blackouts.

PROGRESS: Stellenbosch is set to become SA’s first loadshedding free municipality

Stellenbosch Success Stories

Stellenbosch Swop Shop goes mobile – the initiative, which allows residents to exchange recyclables for basics like soap and shoes, is enjoying overwhelming success – especially in the Klapmuts area.

“I am a disabled woman, Councillor Xolile Kalipa helped me so much with my application for my house, he gave me support and followed up until I got my house that I have been waiting for, for many years. I am forever grateful for that.” – Lindiwe Tom, Kayamandi

Two clean audits in a row

DA-led Stellenbosch has extended vehicle registration and licensing to Franschhoek to improve traffic dept. service delivery.

Mayor Van Deventer welcomed two compactor waste trucks to efficiently keep towns clean.

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Commitee

Gesie van Deventer

Executive Mayor

Stellenbosch Executive Mayor Gesie van Deventer first joined the DA because she believes in, and lives, the values of the DA – freedom, fairness and opportunity for all. For her, the DA was the only party to cater to these values.

John Cornelius Anthony

Youth, Sport and Culture

Rozette Du Toit

Human Settlements

Jeremy Fasser

Financial Services