Welcome…. MUNICIPAL BAROMETER “Empowering municipal planning, governance, oversight & benchmarking through easily accessible and reliable Local Level Data”. Seana Nkhahle / Nomusa Ngwenya 29-30 April 2013. 1. SALGA MANDATE. The Voice of Local Government. Lobby, Advocate & Represent.
MUNICIPAL BAROMETER“Empowering municipal planning, governance, oversight & benchmarking through easily accessible and reliable Local Level Data”
Seana Nkhahle / Nomusa Ngwenya
29-30 April 2013
Lobby, Advocate & Represent
Knowledge & Information
Transform local government to enable it to fulfil its developmental mandate.
Act as an employer body representing all municipal members and, by agreement, associate members.
Lobby, advocate, protect and represent the interest of local government at relevant structures and platforms.
Support and advise our members on a range of issues to assist effective execution of their mandate.
Build the capacity of the municipality as an institution as well as leadership and technical capacity of both Councillors and Officials.
Serve as the main hub of local government knowledge and intelligence and to facilitate peer learning within the sector
Build the profile and image of local government within South Africa as well as outside the country.
The Voice of Local Government
Peer Learning (Networks / Events)
Research, Benchmarking & Performance Reviews
The effective transformation of SALGA into a learning / knowledge organisation requires each portfolio to contribute to each of the three pillars
The Municipal Barometer was established in response to the following challenges:
The Municipal Barometer is an initiative of South African Local Government
Association (SALGA) in partnership with Statistics South Africa (Statssa), South African Cities, Network (SACN), Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB), Centre For Municipal Research, (CMRA), Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA),
The Municipal Barometer is anchored on a Local Data Partnership which is aimed at :
The following broad outcome indicator themes are proposed: