No. The Department is not responsible for maintaining a record of employees in municipalities who are suspended with or without pay.
The powers to appoint municipal personnel and to institute disciplinary proceedings, including suspensions and conditions of suspensions, are vested in municipal councils.
Therefore, the record of suspended municipal personnel are kept by municipalities in their capacity as employers.
a) In relation to training and empowerment of headmen/women, there are those coordinated by the National Department of Traditional Affairs (DTA) and individual Provincial CoGTA Departments. During the 2021/22 financial year, the DTA in partnership with LGSETA coordinated training of four hundred and forty-one (441) Traditional and Khoisan Leaders (inclusive of headmen/women) on the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act 2019, Act No. 3 of ...
a) (i) There were no allocations and transfers for fire incidents in 2020-21, 2021-2 and 2022-23
(aa) The department supported affected organs of state by transferring an amount of R138 million from the Provincial Disaster Response Grant during the 2020/2021 financial year to seven provinces to mitigate the effects of drought.
Date funds transferred
1. Eastern Cape
R 35 000 ...
The NDMC in collaboration with the SA Weather Service prepares a summer seasonal weather outlook that provides a future prediction of possible severe weather conditions, this encompasses a hazard prediction for flooding, areas of above average temperature, windstorms, drought, and fire. These hazard outlooks are in recognition of the predicted weather conditions for the summer period.
The NDMC uses this forecast to prepare summer ...
Protection for whistleblowers, including municipal employees and councillors who report allegations of corruption, maladministration and related offences at municipalities is provided by the Protected Disclosures Act, 2000 (Act No. 26 of 2000) (“the PDA”). The PDA was primarily enacted to provide for procedures in terms of which employees in both the private and the public sector may disclose information regarding unlawful or irregular conduct ...
1. The Municipal Regulations on Minimum Competency Levels, 2007 (Government Gazette No. 29967 of 15 June 2007) were promulgated in terms of section 168 of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act No. 56 of 2003). The Regulations are administered by the National Treasury, and therefore any details pertaining to progress in achieving the specified goals should be obtained directly from the ...
The NDMC Fire Services Directorate, in its attempt to reposition fire services in the country is working closely with the Eastern Cape Provincial Disaster Management Centre in improving capacity within the province to provide a sustainable Fire Services within the Eastern Cape Province, which includes the Joe Gqabi District Municipality. In May 2023 a functionality assessment was performed by the Eastern Cape Provincial Disaster ...
Poor service delivery can be attributed to various factors including financial liquidity challenges; inadequate allocation of financial resources for infrastructure development; poor contract management; and poor maintenance of infrastructure. Additionally, corruption, poor governance and political infights and/or disagreements distract priorities and delivery of services within municipalities.
Addressing these issues require a comprehensive approach involving improved governance; effective municipal leadership; collaboration with strategic partners within ...
1. The relevant sections of the Municipal Property Rates Act (MPRA) contain sufficient provisions that guides how the MECs responsible for local government establish Valuation Appeal Boards (VABs) and what constitute a quorum for a VAB. In this regard, sections 56 and 58 outline how VABs are established and composed, section 64 provides for appointment of alternate members of a VAB and section 68 ...