There is also Technical and Community Services Portfolio Committee that plays political oversight role to the functions of the Department. It consists of four Councillors and seats once in a month and is chaired by its Chairperson who is a Councillor, namely, Cllr T M Cele.
TECHNICAL & COMMUNITY
The main function of Government in all spheres is to deliver services to the people. In local government, Technical Department is the one that is tasked mainly with this function. This Department is responsible for the implementation of all infrastructure projects that are delivered to the community, e.g. road construction, water connection, building of community structures like halls, crèches etc and construction of sports facilities, waste management and most importantly provision of houses to local communities.
The following roles and functions reside under this department:
> projects funded by sector departments:
> MIG projects
> housing projects
> free basic electricity
> projects funded by Ugu District Municipality
> Ezinqoleni waste management project
> projects funded by Ezinqoleni municipality
> water connection to the elderly
> free basic energy
> maintenance of municipal access roads
> maintenance of community facilities
The Department it is manned by 9 individuals:
Some of this Department`s officials play the role of social consultation in other projects.