Office of the Municipal Manager

Municipal Manager

Mr. Linda Tshabalala

PROFILE OF THE MUNICIPAL MANAGER OF LEKWA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

Municipal Manager - Signed Performance contract 2013/2014

The Lekwa Local Municipality as per the Council resolution C14 of June 5, 2012 appointed a Municipal Manager Mr. Linda Bernard Tshabalala. He assumed his duties as the Municipal Manager from the 1ST August 2012.

Mr. Tshabalala was born and bred in Sakhile obtained his grade 12 from Jandrell Senior Secondary School and proceeded to the Mpumalanga College of Education where he obtained his Senior Primary Teachers Diploma. He also has a Further Diploma in Education with the Rand Afrikaans University. He furthered his studies with the University of South Africa and obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Mr. Tshabalala is currently studying for a Masters in Business Administration.

He started working for the Mpumalanga Department of Education as a Teacher at Jandrell Secondary School, and then moved to Lindilanga Primary School and later Acting as Principal at SkoonUitseg Intermediate School. He then went on to become a Labour Relations Officer in the Mpumalanga Department of Education Standerton District Office.

He thereafter pursued a career in politics as a Ccouncillor and eventually became the Gert Sibande Disrict Municipality Executive Mayor.

Before joining the Lekwa Local Municipality he was employed by the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature as a Executive Manager: Parliamentary Operations and also Acted as the Secretary to the Mpumalanga Legislature for 17months.

Mr. Tshabalala has held leadership positions in a number of different structures as a Secretary including the following:

  1. Sakhile Civic Association (1989 – 1991)
  2. Congress of South African Trade Unions (locally)(1993 – 1994)
  3. South African Democratic Teachers Unions (1995-1998)
  4. African National Congress (2000)                                                                                              

 

 

 

VISION


To be the leading, people centered municipality excelling in the economic growth, development and governance

MISSION


Transparent and accountable governance, accelerated customer focus, affordable service delivery, creation of a conductive environment for economic development and growth sustainable infrastructural development and maintenance.  Enhance community participation in the affairs of the municipality.  To initiate ground breaking innovations in the way we conduct our business.

Emergency Numbers 

 


SAPS 017 719 1250

AMBULANCE 017 712 2323

MUNICIPALITY 017 712 9600

ELECTRICAL FAILURE 017 712 5551

BURST WATER PIPE 017 712 5551

TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT 017 712 9717

KASSELMAN 017 712 1354

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