To provide political leadership in ward participatory governance.
To involve the community in the affairs of the Municipality in terms of sections 16 and 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act 32 of 2000).
To communicate information concerning community participation in terms of section 18 of the Municipal Systems Act, 2000.
To ensure the planning, development and enhancement of effective policy and research in terms of the roles and delegations related to the Speaker.
To ensure the implementation and maintenance of effective resolution tracking and monitoring for meetings of ward committees, the Section 79 Ad Hoc Committee and the Council Committee.
To ensure oversight over Council Committees, rules and orders.
To ensure effective ward committee secretariat services.