SALGA Council of Mayors


In line with the SALGA’s Constitutional Provisions in clause 18.4, the responsibilities of the Council of Mayors are as follows:

  1. To serve as a forum through which Executive Mayors and Mayors of organized local government members can consult with one another in so far as to contribute to ideas, advice, insight and support on matters directly affecting the role and function of the Executive Mayors and Mayors.
  2. To be consulted on an ad hoc basis should the need arise with regard to specific aspects to be addressed affecting municipalities.
  3. As the Council of Mayors will consider a number of multi-disciplinary matters, the Council of Mayors makes recommendations to the relevant National Working Group.
As an outcomes of the 2021 Special National Members Assembly, the focus of the Council of Mayors will be on familiarizing Mayors with their expected roles and responsibilities during the transition.