Municipal Manager

The Municipal Manager heads the Administration arm of the Knysna Municipality and is therefore responsible and accountable for tasks and functions as provided for in section 55 of the Municipal Systems Act, other functions and tasks as provided for in legislation as well as functions delegated to him by the Executive Mayor and Council. According to the Municipal Finance Management Act he also assumes the role of Accounting Officer.

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.



Contact Municipal Manager:
Dr Sitembele W. Vatala
Telephone: +27 (0)44 302 6302

Contact Manager Performance, Internal Audit and Risk Management:
Mr Walter McCartney
Telephone: +27 (0)44 302 6425

Contact Manager Communications and Customer Relations:
Mr Christopher F. Bezuidenhout
Telephone: +27 (0)44 302 6381