The Department of Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison MEC Nono Maloyi will on Tuesday hand over the accreditation certificate to the Rustenburg Local Municipality on level one and two of the Human Settlements functions. The Accreditations will allow the Rustenburg local municipality to take over some of the duties performed by the department.
Municipalities are observed and assessed and will have to go through certain procedures before they can be accredited. In this case the Rustenburg Local Municipality has proved to have capacity to carry out the responsibility of beneficiary management, subsidy budget planning, allocation and priority programme management for level one accreditation. For level two the municipality has proved to have capacity and expertise’s taking over the responsibility of managing housing construction programmes and ensure that technical quality is adhered to.
The Rustenburg Municipality is the second accredited municipality but the first with level two in the North West. Late last year, the Tlokwe Local Municipality was handed over a certificate of level one accreditation.