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 Executive Mayoral Committee.
Grant Riddles is the Executive Mayor and political leader of Hessequa Municipality.
Office of the Speaker
The Speaker, Andrew Stroebel , is the convener of Council meetings. This office also oversees the workings of Ward Committees.
The Hessequa Municipal Council is the political sphere of service delivery and final decision-making entity.
Ward 1 – Benjamin Daniel Smith (DA)
Ward 2 – Ivan Trevor Mangaliso (ANC)
Ward 3 – Marthinus van den Berg (DA)
Ward 4 – Gerald Boezak (DA)
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
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