Cllr. Momelezi Mbedla has been elected as the new Mayor of the Matatiele Local Municipality.

Mbedla was nominated on Wednesday the 24th of August 2016 in Maluti Civic Centre during the first inaugural council meeting to elect the new mayor, continuing from 2011/16 council. The sitting follows the fifth Local Government Elections held earlier this month.

Earlier in the day, Cllr. Nomasomi Mshuqwana was elected Speaker of the Council and Cllr. Sonwabile Mngenela elected as the Chief Whip of Council.
Mbedla assured the residents of Matatiele that the municipality will attend to the challenges facing the communities within the 100 days in office those being electricity, water, roads and speedy service delivery.
In taking forward the agenda of improving the general living standards of Matatiele residents, Mbedla said the municipality, together with the collective leadership both institutionally and organisationally, will visit all traditional council and meet stakeholders to ensure that in the next five years they work together in ensuring that services are rendered effectively and efficiently.
“We have to ensure that through our collective efforts, our communities will see marked improvement in their living standards and living conditions.
“This council will also work tirelessly to improve relations between the management and staff of Matatiele Local Municipality to ensure that everyone understands and implements the vision of Matatiele,” said Mbedla.

He further recommitted the municipality to create more job opportunities.
The Council further elected Executive Committee members as follows: Infrastructure Services Department will be led by Cllr. Matshepo Setenane; Budget & Treasury Office: Nonzwakazi Ngwanya; Community Services: Sicelo Class Maphasa; Corporate Services: Thembeka Dyantyi; LED: Nomonde Nkukhu; SPU: Shumikazi Mzozoyana; Kenneth Biggs from the Democratic Alliance and Wele Mdolomba from the African Independent Congress.

Cllr. Sibongiseni Baba was tasked to ensure that the municipality uses its finances in a proper way and accountability be strengthen when he was elected to head Municipal Public Accounts Committee (MPAC) and Cllr. Iris Maketela was elected as the Woman’s Caucus Chairperson.
The ANC has 38 councillors, followed by the DA with 5 in the municipality. The AIC has 4 councillors, whilst the Economic Freedom Fighters has 3 and UDM has 1.

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In terms of regulation 14(1) of the Municipal Supply Chain Management Regulations, the accounting officer must keep a list of accredited prospective providers of goods and services and infrastructure procurement requirements of the municipality or municipal entity that must be used for the procurement requirement through written or verbal quotations and formal written price quotations and at least once a year through newspapers commonly circulating locally, website of the municipality or municipal entity and any other appropriate ways, to invite prospective providers of goods and services and infrastructure to apply for evaluation and listing as accredited prospective providers.

In line with this regulation and supply chain management reforms introduced by government, all prospective service providers of goods and services and infrastructure procurement are required to apply on Central Supplier Database in order to do business with all organs of state in the Republic of South Africa at
The municipality further invites all prospective service providers within the jurisdiction of the Matatiele Local Municipality who do not have the capacity to register on the Central Supplier Database to visit the municipal SCM Office: Budget and Treasury office, Mountain View Matatiele (between 9 am-12 pm from Monday to Thursday) for assistance with registrations. Upon registration on the CSD, your company will be issued with a unique CSD number, which will be used as a reference and must be stated on all quotations and tenders as from 1 July 2016. 
With effect from 1 July 2016, Matatiele Local Municipality must use and verify suppliers registration on the CSD. Therefore, you are required to please register on the CSD

Failure to register will result in Matatiele Local Municipality not being able to conduct business with your company/ entity.

For more information contact Ms. O. Mgwebi on 039 737 8192 or Ms. N. Ngcobo 039 737 8197 during working hours.



Matatiele Local Municipality officially welcomed a new village of Frystat in Ward 15 which was previously under Elundini Local Municipality. The event formed part of the IDP/Budget Outreach Programme 2016/17 which is currently being rolled out this week until today the 15th of April 2016.

The Department of Social Development and Special Programmes in partnership with SASSA, Matatiele Local Municipality and other relevant social partners embarked on a Back to School Campaign in Ward 12 at Queens Mercy village early this week where MEC Nancy Sihlwayi interacted directly with the community of Ward 12 in Matatiele about the importance of putting hands on deck to ensure that education is a societal matter.

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