Dawid Kruiper Municipality
Munisipaliteit Dawid Kruiper


Functions of the Executive Mayor

The Executive Mayor of the newly amalgamated Dawid Kruiper municipality was elected recently. Me Limakatso Koloi is the new mayor and she is serving her second term as a mayor of a municipality.

Executive Mayor LA Koloi

Executive Mayor LA Koloi

According to section 56 of the Municipal Structures act, no 117 of 1998, the functions of an executive mayor are the following. The Mayor must:

  • Identify the needs of the municipality
  • Review and evaluate those needs in order of priority
  • Recommend to the municipal council strategies, programmes and services to address priority needs through the integrated development plan (IDP), and the estimates of revenue and expenditure, taking into account any applicable national and provincial development plans, and
  • Recommend or determine the best way, including partnership and other approaches, to deliver those strategies, programmes and services to the maximum benefit of the community.

The act further states that the Executive Mayor must do the following in performing her office duties:

  • identify and develop criteria in terms of which progress in the implementation of the strategies, programmes and services referred to in subsection (2) (c) of the act, can be evaluated, including key performance indicators which are specific to the municipality and common to local government in general
  • evaluate progress against the key performance indicators
  • review the performance of the municipality in order to improve
    • the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the municipality
    • the efficiency of credit control and revenue and debt collection of services and
    • the implementation of the municipality‚Äôs by-laws

The Executive Mayor must also:

    • monitor the management of the municipality‚Äôs administration
    • oversee the provision of municipal services
    • annually report on the involvement of communities in the affairs of the municipality
    • perform a ceremonial role as the council determines
    • when the executive mayor is absent the council must designate a councillor to act as executive mayor

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Swimming Pools & Reitzpark


Mon - Sat: 11:00 - 20:00

Sun: 14:00 - 18:00


Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 18:00

Sun: 14:00 - 18:00

The swimming pool in town is used on Saturday between 11:00 and 13:00 as well as weekdays between 19:00 and 20:00 by diving club members for exercise purposes. This exercise is only done at the deep end of the swimming pool.


Reitzpark is open from 08:00 till 22:00 everyday during September and March. The public should bring their own braai facilities.

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