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IDP Management

The Council has decided that the Municipal Manager would be tasked as manager during the preparation phase of the process and the implementation phase thereafter.

The IDP Manager would be responsible to ensure the:

  • preparation of the Process Plan
  • day to day management of the planning process;
  • chairing of the Steering Committee;
  • managing the consultants; and
  • the implementation of the IDP afterwards.


The Steering Committee is a technical working team consisting of Departmental Heads within the municipality. These individuals would be involved in preparing technical reports and info, formulation of recommendations and to prepare certain documents.

This committee would be chaired by the IDP Manager and would also be responsible for the secretariat. The following officials have been nominated:

  • IDP Manager - Mr Moeketsi
  • Technical Services - M J M Blaauw J van der Westhuizen W.A Vermeulen
  • Co-operative Services - W de Jongh N van Heerden
  • Finance Services - G Swanepoel


This forum guarantees public participation and a consultative approach during the IDP process. The nomination of role players should be such that all levels and interested groups in the society are representative. Proper participation and communication should be guaranteed.

The Mayor should chair this forum or any individual appointed and the secretariat performed by the IDP Steering Committee.

The following councillors have been nominated on the forum (Figure 1 Plan of wards):

Ward 1 - Clr Nxamashe
Ward 2 - Clr Modimogale
Ward 3 - Clr Letebe
Ward 4 - Clr Paul
Ward 5 - Clr Harmse
Ward 6 - Clr Roma
Ward 7 - Clr Boucher
Ward 8 - Clr Khen
Ward 9 - Clr Pienaar

Community Organisations/Stake Holders
  • Hartswater Business Chamber
  • Peer Educators
  • Pampierstad ward committee (ward 7)
  • ANC Youth League
  • Sports Committee
  • SACC Youth Forum
  • Sonop Boerevereniging
  • Harris Electrical
  • Hartswater Primary School
  • ANC Womens League
  • ANC Phokwane Youth Development Forum
  • Banksdrift Secondary

NB: It was decided that in order to save time and to achieve a transparent and well-aligned participation process, the abovementioned committees would meet together if and when needed.

2004 by Phokwane Local Municipality in the Northern Cape Province (Republic of South Africa)