ZFM Council appoints Acting Municipal Manager
During a Special Council Meeting held on 28 July 2022, the ZF Mgcawu District Municipal Council appointed Mr Alfred Tieties as the new Acting Municipal Manager with effect from 1 August 2022 for a period of three months.
This appointment comes after the resignation of Mr Gilbert Lategan. Mr Lategan has been an “institutional memory card” having served in Local Government for more than two decades. He played a major role in leading the District Municipality to achieve 8 clean audits.
Council expressed its appreciation for the outstanding service he has given in the local government sphere in all his various capacities. On 2 August 2022, the Executive Mayor, Councillor M.C Basson introduced the new Acting Municipal Manager to the ZFM Staff during a staff meeting.
Mr Tieties is a well-seasoned official with 15 years of experience in local government and has served as the Acting Municipal Manager at Kgatelopele Local Municipality for the last year. He has exciting and innovative ideas for the development and sustainability of the District Municipality whilst also maintaining the high standards that ZFM is known for.
Mr Tieties is committed to ensuring that the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality remains a “centre of excellence in providing quality basic services through support to local municipalities”
The ZF Mgcawu District Council congratulates Mr Tieties on his appointment and pledges its commitment to support him in his role as the Accounting Officer.