On 26 August 2016, enthusiastic Councillors, who will be inaugurated on 31 August 2016, had a chance to interact with the Executive Management of Eden District Municipality (Eden DM). The “Meet and Greet” session was opened by the Eden DM Translator, Mr Bonisile Desha, by means of a voice imitation of an extract of a speech of the late President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Nelson Rolihala Mandela.
The Municipal Manager, Mr Godfrey Louw; Chief Financial Officer, Ms Louise Hoek; Executive Manager: Corporate-/Strategic Services, Ms Trix Holtzhausen; Executive Manager: Community Services, Mr Clive Africa and Senior Manager: Roads Services, Mr Hans Ottervanger, had a chance to introduce themselves and provide a brief overview of the responsibilities of departments.
Mr Godfrey Louw, the Eden DM Municipal Manager guided Councillors through important documents that included the following:
- Handover Report 2011-2016;
- 2016/17 Integrated Development Plan;
- Personal information forms;
- Rules of Order Regulating the Conduct of meetings;
- Delegation System;
- Travel Subsistencebook;
- Code of Conduct;
- Internal Newsletter; and
- External Newsletter.