Mangaung executive mayor, Olly Mlamleli, has been elected as the new Free State Salga Chairperson. Mlamleli was elected during the 6th Provincial Conference held in Welkom from 16 to 17 November 2016. Municipalities in the province, as well as stakeholders, took part in the conference which also looked at challenges in local municipalities, as well as ways to improve them. The conferencde was held in preparation for the 5th Salga National Conference which will be held from 28 November till 1 December 2016.
Mlamleli says they are grateful for the opportunity and have already started making plans. “I express my gratitude to the former chairperson and his team by laying a foundation for the work that we are going to do. We know that it is not going to be easy, but we are going to do the following, to provide specialised services in supplementing and strengthening the capacity of all municipalities. We are also going to make sure that municipalities excel in research and information determination,” she said.
Seithati Semenokane / Courant News