Dr Sitembele W. Vatala

Dr Sitembele W. Vatala

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 Intergovernmental Relations, the Department Performance, Internal Audit and Risk Management and the Department Integrated Development Planning (IDP). He is supported by six Directors.

Other Contacts for

Knysna Municipality Administration

Manager Performance, Internal Audit and Risk Management
Mr Walter McCartney
wmccartney@knysna.gov.za +27(0)44 302 6425
Manager Communications and IGR
Mr Christopher F. Bezuidenhout
pr@knysna.gov.za +27(0)44 302 6381
Manager Integrated Development Plan (IDP)
+27(0)44 302 6363