Administration

The Administration sphere of government acts on the decisions made in Council.

Municipal Manager
Acting Municipal Manager, Mr Johnny Douglas, heads the Administration arm of the Knysna Municipality. His  office  also incorporates the Department Communications and Customer Relations, and the Department Performance, Internal Audit and Risk Management. He is supported by five Directors.

Director Community Services
The Director Community Services oversees services pertaining to Disaster Management, Fire and Rescue, Traffic and Law Enforcement, Parks, Waste Management, Libraries, Arts and Culture, Waste Management and Cleansing, Youth and Sport Development. Mr Dawie Adonis heads this Directorate.

Director Corporate Services
Many of the administrative functions of the municipality are managed by the Director Corporate Services. Mr Carl Mattheus is the Acting Director Director Corporate Services

Director Financial Services
The Director Financial Services (CFO) administrates all finance-related services as well as the Information Technology department. Mr Mbulelo Memani heads this Directorate.

Director Planning and Development
The Directorate Planning and Development incorporates Town Planning and Building Control, Environmental Management, the Integrated Development Plan (IDP), Local Economic Development and Tourism, and Integrated Human Settlements. This Directorate is headed by Ms Marlene Boyce.

Director Technical Services
Services pertaining mainly to infrastructure are the responsibility of the Director Technical Services. The directorate also includes Electro-Technical Services incorporating all services related to distribution of electricity and oversees the municipality’s fleet and mechanical workshop. Mr Michael Rhode heads this Directorate.

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    Events on June 29, 2017
    Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    Events on June 30, 2017
    Technical Services Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Technical Services Committee Meeting
    Events on July 7, 2017
    Oyster Festival entrepreneurship market day
    Starts: 12:00 am Ends: July 17, 2017 - 12:00 am Location: Oyster Festival entrepreneurship market day Description: Oyster Festival entrepreneurship market day
    Events on July 27, 2017
    12:00 am - 12:00 am
    Events on August 8, 2017
    Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee
    12:00 am - 12:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee
    Events on August 10, 2017
    Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee
    Events on August 15, 2017
    Community Services Committee Meeting
    12:00 am - 12:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Community Services Committee Meeting
    Events on August 16, 2017
    Technical Services Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Technical Services Committee Meeting
    Events on August 27, 2017
    Mayoral Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Mayoral Committee Meeting