Municipal Governance

Council Overview

The Council consists of 17 Councillors, of whom 9 are Ward Councillors and 8 Proportional Representative Councillors. The members of the Mayoral Committee also form part of the council.
The Hessequa Municipal Council makes decisions in terms of legislation, such as bylaws and policies, as well as in terms of executive functions such as operations, projects and issues of finance. The executive function within this municipality has been delegated to the Executive Mayor and the Mayoral Committee.

Executive Mayor

Grant Riddles is the Executive Mayor and political leader of Hessequa Municipality.

Office of the Speaker

The Speaker, Andrew Stroebel , is the convenor of Council meetings. This office also oversees the workings of Ward Committees.

Councillors

The Hessequa Municipal Council is the political sphere of service delivery and final decision-making entity.

Ward Councillors

Ward 1 – Benjamin Daniel Smith (DA)

Ward 2 – Ivan Trevor Mangaliso (ANC)

Ward 3 – Marthinus van den Berg (DA)

Ward 4 – Thomas Peter van As Maurice Pretorius (ANC)

Ward 5 – James Eugene Gelderbloem (ANC)

Ward 6 – Nadia Ann Joseph (ANC)

Ward 7 – Msindo Elias Dayimani (ANC)

Ward 8 – Christopher Philip Taute (ANC)

Ward 9 – Simon Marthinus Odendaal (DA)

Proportional Representative Councillors

ANC
Lisby Pieterse
Maria Fielies

DA
Grant Riddles
Adriana Marie Joubert
Margaret Jakobs
Andrew Stroebel
Jennifer Lorraine Hartnick

Vryheidsfront Plus
Johannes Hartnick

 

CONTACT DETAILS:

Executive Mayor Grant Riddles
Cell: 0739220711
Email: grant.hessequa@gmail.com
Ward 3 Stilbaai
Councillor Tinus van den Berg
Epos: tinus.hessequa@gmail.com
Ward 9 Heidelberg
Councillor Simon Odendaal
Cell: 0761157907
Email:  simon.hessequa@gmail
Ward 1
Councillor Maria Fielies
Cell: 0712374676
Email: mariaf.hessequa@gmail.com
Ward 2
Councillor Ivan T. Mangaliso
Tel: 0813584230 / 0287138000
Email: ivanmangaliso@gmail.com