© Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality 2023
The purpose of Infrastructure Development and Maintenance is to render services to communities of Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municiplaity. The Department consist of the following Units:
In terms of the Powers and Functions conferred by the Municipal Structures Act and endorsed by the Government Gazette Number 24228 dated 3rd January 2003 and the requirements of the Water Services Act, the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality is responsible for ensuring that Constitutional rights to basic Water Services (Water Supply and Sanitation Services) are realized within its Municipal Jurisdiction.
In terms of the Water Services Act and the Strategic Framework for Water Services (September 2003), Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality as a Water Services Authority has the following primary responsibilities:
Ensuring Access to Water Services.
Water Services Planning
Water Services Local Regulation
Water Services Provision
The Transportation Engineering section falls under the Infrastructure Development and Maintenance department. This section is responsible for the establishment, regulation and control of roads that link local municipalities within the district (i.e. Municipal roads that form an integral part of a road transport system for the area of the district municipality as a whole).
Furthermore it is a legislative requirement that the district municipality must support and capacitate its local municipalities. It is along this legislative intent; that the Transportation Engineering section is striving for a fully functional road network within the area of the district municipality as a whole.
This section is also responsible for the Municipal Public Transport, which entails regulation of all municipal public transport and development of the Public Transport Plans (i.e. Current Public Transport Records, Operating License Strategy, Rationalization Plan, Public Transport Plan and Integrated Transport Plan).