An efficient and dynamic team that enables well governed Municipalities to deliver services to communities
in a responsive, sustainable and integrated manner
To monitor, coordinate and support Municipalities to be effective in fulfilling their developmental mandate, and facilitate service delivery and disaster resilience through engagement with government spheres and social partners.
The core functions and responsibilities of the Department are:
To support Municipalities with the development of legislation and legislative compliance.
To intervene where there is non-fulfilment of legislative, executive and or financial obligation;
To support and strengthen the capacity of Municipalities;
To monitor and support local government;
To regulate the performance of Municipalities in terms of their functions listed in Schedules 4 and 5 of the Constitution;
To increase the number of people with access to government services & opportunities;
To promote developmental local government; and
To coordinate effective disaster management in the Province
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year: