From the desk of the Executive Mayor

11 March 2022

Dear Residents and Stakeholders

I am  Deon De Vos the Executive Mayor of Sarah Baartman District Municipality.  It is just over a month since my election in a special meeting of the SBDM Council on 20 January 2022.  Despite being new to this office, I am not new to the district as I have served as the Mayor of Dr. Beyers Naudè Municipality and the Speaker of the SBDM Council. 

CLLR DEON DE VOS ELECTED AS NEW EXCECUTIVE MAYOR

The Sarah Baartman District Municipality (SBDM) Council elected, Cllr Deon De Vos as the new Exective Mayor of the district during a Special Council meeting held today at the SBDM Council Chambers. This was the first meeting of Council since the passing of the late Executive Mayor, Cllr Mzimkhulu Njadayi.

During the acceptance speech made by Executive Mayor De Vos, he reiterated the priorities of the late Executive Mayor and pledged to continue with the same plans which were aimed at improving the lives of the communities of the district.

The Executive Mayor, Deon De Vos, outlined his plan for the district after being elected with a total of 16 votes, against Cllr Karen Smith (DA) who received 14 votes. Some of the priorities outlined by the Executive Mayor included a more intense focus from the district in supporting local municipalities and an urgency in moving the SBDM offices to Addo.


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