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" Re Sebeletsa Katleho"
MAYOR MR. MBOTHOMA SOLOMON MADUNA

Will strive to deliver services to the communities in an effective, economic, efficient & sustainable manner.
Setsoto Municipality is situated in the Eastern Free State within the regional boundaries of the Thabo Mofutsayana District Municipality. The local Municipal area measures 5 948.35 km2. The size of the population within the area of Setsoto is estimated at approximately 125 751 people from which 60% live in urban areas and 40% live in rural areas Setsoto Local Municipality was established in terms of Section 14 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act (Act No 117 of 1998) and was published in Provincial Gazette No 184 dated 28 September 2000. Setsoto Local Municipality is a category B Municipality with a Collective Executive with Ward Participatory System

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MUNICIPAL MANAGER MR. B. J. MTHEMBU

Annual Report 2009-2010 In terms of the Municipal Finance Management Act, No 56 of 2003 and the Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 (as amended) municipalities must prepare annual reports for each financial year. The Setsoto Local Municipality tabled its 2009/2010 Annual Report at its Special Council meeting held on Monday 31, January 2011. This is part of ongoing commitment to continuously report back to our citizens, stakeholders and interested organisation on municipal performance during 2009/2010 financial year. I wish to notify community and stakeholders that the tabled 2009/2010 Annual Report is available at all municipal offices and community libraries during normal office hours on weekdays, from Tuesday 15 February 2011 and on municipal official Extranet Website www.setsoto.info for community and stakeholders to submit representations in connection with 2009/2010 Annual Report. All written submissions should reach the Office of the Department of the Office of Municipal Manager by no later than Wednesday 16, March 2011. Copies of the documents will be made available on request in the IDP/PMS Division, IDP Clerk’s Office, Annex Building Second Floor, Ficksburg or by phoning Makhele Molahlehi on (051) 933 9334 , or emailing at strategy@setsoto.co.za.

Overview The basic project objective and strategy is to firstly overcome the impact of overgrazing and offer a lifeline for small farmers, cow owners and the broader community in the Setsoto Municipality and beyond by implementing a well researched and evidently successful integrated dairy farming, which includes dairy, piggery, crops and Biogas (electricity and carbon credits). The shareholding structure includes community (cow owners, farmers, organisations such as churches, orphanages), business and municipality.

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