The management of the Mohokare Local Municipality is led by the Municipal Manager as the accounting officer. The Accounting Officer is supported by a senior management team.

Profile of the Municipal Manager: Thabo Christian Panyani

Mr Panyani is currently the Municipal Manager of Mohokare Local Municipality. His experience ranges from previously being the Chief Financial Officer for Xhariep District Municipality, also worked as a Regional Manager and a Director in the private sector fraternity.He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University [NMMU] and other various courses in leadership and management.

His core skills relate to varied knowledge of the MFMA, Municipal Systems and Structures Acts general governance laws, Corporate Governance, Service Delivery and Budget Implementation, Performance Management System, Development Planning and Implementations Systems, labour relations as well as total quality management systems.

Office of the Municipal Manager

The Municipal Manager’s key performance areas include:

  • Basic Service Delivery
  • Local Economic Development
  • Municipal Financial Viability
  • Municipal Transformation
  • Good Governance and Public Participation

As accounting officer, the Municipal Manager is responsible for;

  • The general financial administration of the Municipality
  • Asset and liability management
  • Revenue and expenditure management
  • Budget preparation and implementation
  • Compliance and oversight reporting to Executive Mayor, Council and provincial and national government

The office of the Accounting Officer is directly responsible for:

  • Integrated Development Planning;
  • Local Economic Development;
  • Performance Management;
  • Internal Audit, Shared Services Support; and
  • Intergovernmental Relations

The Office of the Municipal Manager provides the momentum of the administration and integrates all the disparate components of the Municipality.

Office of the Chief Financial Officer

  • Manage Income Services
  • Manage Expenditure Services
  • Manage Budget and Asset
  • Management Services
  • Manage Supply Chain Management Services
  • Manage IT Services

Corporate Services

The Department of Corporate Services is responsible and accountable for performing the following functions:

  • Corporate administrative and support services, including:
  1. Receptionist and switchboard
  2. Records management/archives
  3. Office cleaning
  4. Reprographic services
  5. Messenger services
  6. Committee services
  • Corporate legal services
  • Corporate human resources management and development
  • Corporate communications

Community Services

The Department of Community Services is responsible and accountable for the following functions:

  • Public safety and security, including traffic services, fire fighting services and building control
  • Public library services
  • Environmental management
  • Spatial and land-use planning
  • Sports facilities and recreation
  • Environmental health services
  • Human settlements (housing) and land reform
  • Solid waste and landfill sites

Technical Services

The Department of Technical Services is responsible and accountable for the following functions:

  • Potable water
  • Sanitation (sewage)
  • Corporate fleet management services, including mechanical workshops
  • Roads and storm water management
  • Maintenance of municipal buildings and facilities