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


Private Bag X5030



Second Floor, New Building

Civic Offices


Tel: 053 - 8306911
Personal Assistant, Annelle Swart


: 053 830-6251

Fax  053 - 8320080



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.





Unit Name




Emergency Services

Mr MW Pretorius

053 830-7278

Traffic Services

Mr CFM Langford

053 830-6221

Library Services

Mr F van Dyk

053 830-6241

Parks & Recreation

Mr M Mazzoncini

053 830-6307

Personal Health

Mrs. U Williamson

053 830-6600

Environmental Health

Mr KD Williams

053 830-6605

Social Development

Ms T Mentor

053 830-6610

Sustainable Energy SECCU

Mr RJ Buchanan

053 830-6602

Motor Registration

Mr L Louw

053 840-0200