The Council

As it is the case with any municipality, The Big 5 False Bay Local Council comprises of the political and administrative components responsible for decision-making and implementation respectively. The Council of the municipality consists of 7 councillors of which 4 represent wards and the other 3 were proportionally elected on the basis of the proportion of votes cast for the respective parties. The Mayor who also serves a Speaker head the political component of the municipality and the executive of the municipality is in the entire seven councillors

The Municipality has all the powers assigned to it in terms of the Constitution as well as relevant National and Provincial legislation. The municipality has the authority to take any possible actions to effectively exercise powers assigned to it. The overall executive and legislative authority vests in Council. The Council must, therefore, take all the major decisions of the municipality.

Composition of the council is as follows:

The councillors are as follows: