Mayor Cllr Vania Davids
The mayor is the head of administration and has the overarching strategic and political responsibility Walter Sisulu Local Municipality. The Mayor together with the Executive committee have a political responsibility for sound governance and effective service delivery.
The mayor is the first citizen and represents the municipality at ceremonial functions.
The objectives of the office of the mayor are to:
Ensure good liaison with regional provincial and national political structures.
Provide support service for sport and culture promotion.
Ensure effective communications with the media around political direction.
Ensure effective management of the executive committee
Provide particular support to disadvantaged groups (Women, youth, elderly, Disabled and HIV/AIDS) and other special programmes.
Ensure Effective Political Direction and Decision making