NEW MAYORAL COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED FOR THEEWATERSKLOOF
MEDIA RELEASE: IMMEDIATELY
22 September 2023
The newly elected Executive Mayor of Theewaterskloof, Mary Liebenberg, on Friday announced her mayoral committee during a Special Council meeting.
The previous mayoral committee dissolved the structure and all duties following the passing of Mayor Alderman Karel Papier in August.
The new mayoral committee consists of two GOOD Party councillors, three African National Congress (ANC) councillors and the mayor who is part of the Patriotic Alliance (PA).
Mayor Liebenberg is expected to announce one more member of the mayoral committee at the next sitting of Council.
Deputy Executive Mayor John Michels of the GOOD Party has been appointed as the portfolio chairperson for the Economic Development and Planning portfolio, while fellow GOOD Party member Councillor Jenny McKenzie was appointed as portfolio chairperson of the Technical and Infrastructure portfolio.
Councillor Monwabisi Raymond Nongxaza of the ANC was re-elected as portfolio chairperson of the Community Services portfolio, while his fellow party members Councillor Rinah Mienies was re-elected portfolio chairperson for the Finance Committee and Councillor Princess Lesesa was re-elected as portfolio chairperson for the Human Settlements and Planning portfolio.
Mayor Liebenberg has yet to announce the portfolio chairperson for the Corporate Services portfolio.
Speaker Derick Appel and Deputy Executive Mayor John Michels also form part of the committee as they were duly elected at the inaugural Council meeting.
Issued by the Communications Department, Theewaterskloof Municipality.