About Us

About Us

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Location

One of three local municipalities within the Sedibeng District Municipality, located in the Southern region of the Gauteng Province.

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Geographical Size

1722km²

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Population:  

111.6k people

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Households:

29854

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Population Growth: 

3.95%

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Population Density:

5.3 people per km²

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Number of Councillors: 

29

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 Number of Wards: 

15

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People aged 20+ with some level of schooling: 

95%

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Natural Features:

Vaal River and Dam, Klip River, Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve 

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Major Employment Sectors:

Manufacturing – 29.5%
Financial and Business Services – 18.5%
Trade – 14.5% 

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Land Use:

Predominantly rural.

Extensive farming constitutes approximately 50% of the total area of jurisdiction

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Main Towns and Settlements:

Meyerton, Daleside, Randvaal, Henley-on-Klip, Walkerville, De Deur 

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 Major Transport Routes:

R59 freeway (Midvaal's major development corridor)

N1; N3; R82


Vision and Mission

The Midvaal Local Municipality is a well governed, effectively managed, financially viable and sustainable, organisation that is dedicated to creating an environment conducive to growth. This is reflected in its Vision and Mission Statements.

VISION:  To inclusively serve the needs of our community 


MISSION: We strive daily to enrich the lives of our people, by:

  • Adopting a mind-set of innovation to revolutionise the way we operate
  • Leveraging partnerships to realise our full potential
  • Driving sustainability within the local ecosystem
  • Growing the economy in Midvaal, premised on incubating entrepreneurship, socio-economic growth and environmental responsibility
  • Providing excellent and standardised service delivery for all
  • Prioritising the upliftment of our youth
  • Being an ethical and proactive local municipality
  • Elevating Midvaal to be the best and most attractive Municipality in the country

Today, Midvaal Local Municipality is the fastest growing and developing municipality in the southern parts of the Gauteng Province and strives to achieve:

  • Sustainable delivery of quality and affordable services, including free basic services for the poor;
  • An integrated and diverse economy that provides opportunities for all;
  • Integrated spatial planning that promotes economic and social inclusion;
  • A well-planned and controlled environment through a range of development policies and instruments.

The Municipality implements its mandated powers, duties and functions by way of a system of Integrated Development Planning which is based on the following strategic focus areas:

  • Economic growth and development;
  • Quality and sustainable urban infrastructure and affordable services;
  • Energy efficient and environmentally conscious operations
  • Effective, efficient and planned public transport network;
  • Integrated and sustainable human settlements;
  • Health, social and community development;
  • Safety and security for all;
  • An efficient, effective, transparent and accountable local municipality

 

Ward Map

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Individual Ward Maps can be downloaded here

 

Political Office Bearers

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 Download PDF version of Political Office Bearers Here

Council Structure

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Download PDF version of Council Structure Here

Download Departmental Organograms Here

 

Awards and Achievements

  • Midvaal received three awards from PMR.africa for the following categories in 2017:  most proactive mayor; municipalities doing the most for job creation, social upliftment and to fight crime;  municipalities doing the most to attract foreign investment, to attract local investment, to clean the environment and for infrastructure development
  • Midvaal Local Municipality achieved a clean audit for the 2016/2017 financial year
  • Midvaal Local Municipality received an award for Good Governance from SALGA in November 2017
  • In 2016, Midvaal received two PMR.africa Awards - a Golden Arrow Award for excellence in the category “doing the most towards attracting investment and for job creation” and a Diamond Arrow Award for 1st place in the category “doing the most for social upliftment, to attract foreign investment, to fight crime, to develop and enhance infrastructure and to clean the environment'. 
  • Midvaal Local Municipality achieved a clean audit for the 2015/2016 financial year
  • Midvaal Local Municipality was ranked as the top performing municipality in Gauteng in the 2015 Annual Municipal Financial Sustainability Index compiled by Ratings Afrika
  • Midvaal received the 1st place award in the category Overall Service to Residents by Municipalities for the 2015 PMR.africa awards
  • Midvaal Local Municipality achieved a clean audit for the 2014/2015 financial year
  • Midvaal Local Municipality was ranked as the top performing municipality in Gauteng in the 2014 Annual Municipal Financial Sustainability Index compiled by Ratings Afrika
  • Midvaal Local Municipality won the award for “The institution doing the most to clean the environment” in the 2014 Sedibeng Regional Survey Business Excellence Awards, conducted by PMR Africa
  • Midvaal Local Municipality achieved a clean audit for the 2013/2014 financial year
  • Midvaal Local Municipality was awarded Blue Drop Status for 2014