HOD: COMMUNITY SERVICES

Name: Mr Mthandeni Ndwalane
Tel: 039 3159204
PA: Bev van Helsdingen
Tel: 039 3159203

The Community Services Department in Ray Nkonyeni Municipality will comprise verge maintenance, waste services including the waste minimisation section, aquatic safety, arts and culture.

Comprising of over half of the total staff complement of the municipality, this department will be headed by Mr Mthandeni Ndwalane, a former Director of Corporate Services at Ezinqoleni municipality.

Mr Ndwalane is a seasoned practitioner of local government, having served Ezinqoleni and Ugu District municipality in various capacity. His responsibility as head of Corporate Services involved overseeing sections such as Information Technology, Human Resources, Registry and Auxiliary Services, Legal Services and Fleet Management.

He has a legal background, having completed his B Proc and LLB degree at the University of Durban Westville. Amongst others, he also holds the Executive Leadership Municipal Development Programme certificate from the University of Pretoria. Mr Ndwalane’s legal background has seen him trained and sought after in the area of conducting disciplinary hearings; not only at Ezinqoleni but his services have been used by municipalities in the province extensively.

A self- confessed sport fanatic, Mr Ndwalane plays social soccer and is a member of the YFC Fitness Studio, where he never misses an aerobics class.

Mr Ndwalane is married with three children.