Municipality: Randfontein Local Municipality

Address

Randfontein
cnr Sutherland and Pollock Street PO Box 218
1760 Randfontein , Gauteng
South Africa
Phone: 011 411 0000
Fax: 011 693 1394
Gauteng ZA

Description

The Randfontein Local Municipality falls within the borders of the West Rand District Municipality, as one of the three local municipalities and it is part of the Gauteng Province. It is characterized by higher levels of unemployment and poverty and low level of education and income. The location of the Randfontein Local Municipality is adjacent to the North West Province and makes it more prone to immigration from this province.

The total population of Randfontein Local Municipality was estimated at 136 700 during 2006.

Randfontein LM: Organisational Structure

Summary of the LED Strategy

The Economic Development Strategy incorporates a wide range of programmes to address all critical components in the local context. The Randfontein Local Municipality has development a LED Strategy incorporate the comments of the MEC. The components of the strategy are listed below.

Targeting Job Creating Gwoth Sectors by the following: 

  • Agricultural growth strategy
  • Industrial strategy
  • Inner city rejuvenation Strategy
  • SMME development strategy
  • Co-operative development
  • HR Development policy
  • Business process outsourcing
  • Promoting BBBEE through the Supply Chain Management

Addressing the Costs of Doing Business in Randfontein

  • Integrated marketing communication strategy
  • Intensive customer management programme
  • Incentive policies

Strategic Economic Infrastructure Investment

  • Spatial development perspective
  • Integrated transport plan
  • Integrated infrastructure master plan
  • Human settlement plan
  • Tourism master plan
  • Integrated housing plan

Promoting Comparative and Competitive Advantages

  • Sports legends
  • Land availability audit (Analysis)
  • Proximity to Jo’burg and Tshwane

Source: Randfontein LM IDP 2009/2010