Legislative Mandate

Legislative Mandate

The aim for Umkhanyakude District Municipality is to provide a sound, financial structure which will lead to improved service delivery. The overall vision is to make Umkhanyakude District Municipality a champion and role model for all other municipalities in South Africa when it comes to financial management. So to achieve this Umkhanyakude District Municipality have embarked on a strategy plan called OPERATION CLEAN AUDIT. This entails the development of proper, financial management processes followed by financial management policies and procedures to get the basics right. Also, upgrading the Information Technology infrastructure, more especially by integrating Financial Accounting Systems to produce accurate financial reports. Ensuring that the Financial Management Department has competent staff. And last but not least, the provision of adequate training to financial management staff on a regular basis to ensure that they are always up to date with new developments in different, financial management.

The OPERATION CLEAN AUDIT 2014 is the directive and target of government to clean administration by 2014. It’s achievable as some municipalities have received clean audits so why not Umkhanyakude District Municipality. UKDM needs to be seen as a renewed, generation institution and ensure that investors are attracted to it by making sure infrastructure is up to standard. Umkhanyakude District Municipality must be seen as a champion and role model for all other municipalities in South Africa when it comes to financial management.