Where we govern

Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay Local Municipality is one of the top five best-run municipalities in the country according to the 2016 Government Performance Index. The DA-led municipality has received consistently clean audits, evidencing honest spending. The vision for the next term is to be a trend-setting, dynamic municipality delivering quality services responsive to the demands and challenges of the community and our constitutional mandate, in which everyone can work together in harmony and dignity.

Mossel Bay's Success Stories

Twelve families have recently moved into their new homes in Sonskynvallei, leaving the Powertown flood plain for newly built housing.

“I feel safe and well. If we have any problems, the DA is there to help us.” – Maria Arendse, Sonskynvallei

“In my area, the DA has helped us with housing – new homes, lots of support to get our children into schools, and we moved into free housing, with our families and animals.” – Lena Williams, Sonskynvallei

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Mossel Bay Municipality

Harry Joseph Levendal

Mossel Bay Executive Mayor Harry Joseph Levendal was born in a rural area of the Greater Mossel Bay Municipality. He and his wife have lived at the same address in Mossel Bay for the last 32 years. After matriculating from Esselen Park Senior Secondary School in Worcester, Harry obtained a PTD and started his teaching…

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News from Mossel Bay

Sod turning event at Herbertdale’s housing project

The Executive Mayor of Mossel Bay cllr Harry Levendal official marked the start of a brand new housing project in Herbertsdale with a sod turning ceremony.  The project will see the construction of 150 houses. This will be the second housing project in the rural town and is regarded as the largest capital project ever…

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New Homes

A group of six families from Powertown in Klein-Brakrivier have moved to their new homes in Sonskynvallei near Hartenbos. This is the second group of six families to make the move. Following negotiations between the municipality and the residents of Powertown, which is situated on a flood plain, at least eighteen families agreed to the…

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The Mossel Bay Municipality once again finds itself among the top five per cent of South African Municipalities, having achieved a fifth consecutive clean audit. The Auditor-General’s audit report for the year ended 30 June 2016 was tabled at a Special Council Meeting on 8 December 2016 and showed that the Municipality had once again…

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