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Administration Department

THE ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF CUREPIPE
Address: Queen Elizabeth II Avenue Curepipe • Phone No.: (230) 670 4897/99, 670 4938/39 • Fax No.: (230) 670 5054/676 5058

SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS:

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THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mrs T.D Ramkissoon – MUNGOOSING

DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Mrs. Kavita Devi Tarolah

ASSISTANT CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Mrs. Yasheeka MOLAYE

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
Mrs Viveka Pusha Devi MOHABEER

HEAD OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE DEPARTMENT
Mr Sobhanand JEETUN

HEAD OF LAND USE AND PLANNING Department
Mr Cundasamy

CHIEF HEALTH INSPECTOR
Mr. K. Bagoban

CHIEF WELFARE OFFICER
Mr Lachanah GAVANARAIDOO

SENIOR LIBRARIAN
Mrs. B.N. PEERBUCUS – BAHADOOR

IT OFFICER/SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
Mr Désiré Stephan Eric LOUISE

The Administration Department, with the Chief Executive as the Head of Department, is responsible for the overall administration and the day-to-day running of the activities of the Council.

The following sections operate under the control of the Administration Department:-
(1) Registry
(2) Committee Section
(3) HR Section
(4) IT Section
(5) Information Service Centre
(6) Internal Audit Section
(7) Parks and Gardens
(8) Carnergie Library

 

 

AS ALL OTHER LOCAL AUTHORITIES, THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF CUREPIPE IS GOVERNED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT

Duties of Local Authorities, under Section 51 of the Local Government Act, are wide-ranging:
– A Municipality shall, within the limits of the area under the jurisdiction, be responsible for-

a) SUBJECT TO THE ROAD ACT-
i) The cleaning and lighting of all motorways and main roads;
(ii) The construction, care, maintenance, improvement, cleaning and lighting of all public roads;
– The collection and removal to approved disposal sites of household, industrial, commercial and agricultural waste   and of such other waste as the Ministry may direct to be collected and removed.
– The undertaking of works of afforestation, terracing and tree planting alongside public roads, and for the purpose of such planting, to cut and remove any tree growing within 7 feet of any public road, unless the owner of the land bordering such road elects to cut and remove the tree himself, within such time as should be fixed by the local authority;
– The provision and regulation of public markets, fairs and places of public auction;
– The control, care, management, maintenance, improvement and cleaning of all pavements, drains, bridges, beds and banks of lakes, rivulets and streams;
–   The construction, care, management, maintenance, improvement, cleaning and lighting of squares, open spaces, parks, gardens, bus shelters, public buildings, including lavatories, baths and swimming pools, open and dedicated to the use of, or used by the public, not being the property of the State;
–   The construction, management, maintenance and improvement of public libraries, exhibition halls and art galleries, theatres, places of public entertainment, playing fields, cemeteries and cremation grounds, nurseries for infants, pre-primary schools;
– The provision and maintenance of parking places for private cars;
– The control of pollution causing a public and private nuisance;
– The organisation of welfare, sports and cultural activities;
-The organisation and management of technical and commercial courses and the award of scholarships for  educational, technical and commercial courses approved by the Minister;
– The control of premises used for commercial, industrial, professional and other related activity;
– The construction of residential buildings, the management, maintenance and improvement of housing estates belonging to the local authority;
– The control of hawkers;
– The provision and maintenance of traffic centres, including bus stations, lorry stands and stands of other public vehicles;
– Any undertaking approved by the Minister.

The Information Service Centre (ISC) operates as a one-stop-shop basis between 09.00 hours to 16.00 hours on week days.

The Citizens Advice Officer manages this unit which has been established with the objective of providing customer satisfaction and quality service.

Officers at the Information Desk;
(1) Attend to complainants;
(2) Receive complaints, grievances and requests and channel same to respective departments;
(3) Ensure that the complaints are promptly attended to;

(4) Communicate with the citizens for follow up actions and feedbacks once the complaint has been resolved.

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