COMMUNITY SERVICES

Community & Social Development Services

Executive Director: Mr KA Bogacwi

 

Academic Profile

 

BA Psychology, University of Zululand, 1988
University Education Diploma, University of Zululand, 1989
Bachelor of Education,  Unisa, 1993
Post-Graduate Certificate in Municipal Leadership, University of Durban-Westville, 2002
Post-Graduate Certificate in Municipal Management, University of Free State, 2005
Post-Graduate Certificate in Municipal Finance, University of the Witwatersrand, 2009

CONTACT DETAILS

Private Bag X5030

Kimberley

8300

 
Second Floor, New Building

Civic Offices

Kimberley

 
Tel: 053 - 8306911
 
Personal Assistant, Annelle Swart
   

Tel

: 053 830-6251

Fax  053 - 8320080
   

WHAT WE DO

 

Emergency Services

 

Render an effective emergency services (fire, rescue and disaster management) activities through the following sections : Operational, Public Safety, Training and Logistical.

 

Traffic Services

 

Main function of the Traffic Section is to ensure the free flow of traffic and for all road users to arrive alive.  In order for us to be successful in this objective is to ensure as a priority:

 

Library Services

 

Provide a free information service to all inhabitants of the Sol Plaatje Municipal area.  Nobody leaves the service without the requested information.

 

Parks & Recreation

 

Provide sport facilities, parks and gardens and other horticulturist services and to provide quality cemetery facilities and services.  

 

Personal Health

 

Rendering of a comprehensive Primary Health Care Service

 

Environmental Health

 

The main function of the Environmental Health Services is to render a cost effective professional environmental health service (health inspections, vector control, refuse removal and cleaning services)  to the Sol Plaatje Municipal Area.

 

Social Development

 

To provide TB/STI/Hiv/Aids, Youth and Poverty Allevation services within the Sol Plaatje Municipality to improve the employees of Sol Plaatje Municipality with a sustainable educative responsive intervention to the prevention and treatment of TB/ STI/HIV/Aids.

 

Sustainable Energy

 

To uphold and complement the city vision, policies and programmes identified in the Integrated Development Plan (IDP). To implement, evaluate and maintain the Sustainable Energy Strategy for the City and all its communities.  To address energy efficiency and climate change mitigation at a local authority level thereby placing the focus on our diminishing energy resources and also global warming.  To develop an Integrated Environmental Management Plan (IEMP) for Sol Plaatje Municipality.

 

Motor Registration

 

This section is divided into three different sphere of the Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996 , namely Motor Vehicle Testing, Motor Registrations and Driving Licenses and it operates strictly in line with the said Act to promote a safe and compliant society of all motor vehicle drivers, the roadworthiness of their vehicles and the legal operations of last mentioned through an effective registration and licensing system.

 

 

UNITS MANAGED UNDER COMMUNITY SERVICES

 

Unit Name

Manager

Tel

Email

Emergency Services

Mr MW Pretorius

053 830-7278

MPretorius@solplaatje.org.za

Traffic Services

Mr CFM Langford

053 830-6221

CLangford@solplaatje.org.za

Library Services

Mr F van Dyk

053 830-6241

FVandyk@solplaatje.org.za

Parks & Recreation

Mr M Mazzoncini

053 830-6307

Mmazzoncini@solplaatje.org.za

Personal Health

Mrs. U Williamson

053 830-6600

uwilliamson@solplaatje.org.za

Environmental Health

Mr KD Williams

053 830-6605

KWilliams@solplaatje.org.za

Social Development

Ms T Mentor

053 830-6610

TMentor@solplaatje.org.za

Sustainable Energy SECCU

Mr RJ Buchanan

053 830-6602

BBuchanan@solplaatje.org.za

Motor Registration

Mr L Louw

053 840-0200

llouw2@solplaatje.org.za