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SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS:

THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER – FOON SIONG KIOW SAN

DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE – Mrs Shamanta Domun-Fagoonee 

ASSISTANT CHIEF EXECUTIVE 

  1. Mrs Ishta JODHUN- BHOLAH 
  2. Miss Priya Kumaree DABY

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER – Mrs Viveka Pusha Devi MOHABEER

HEAD OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE DEPARTMENT – Mr Pravesh Balloo

HEAD OF LAND USE AND PLANNING DEPARTMENT – Mr Cundasamy

CHIEF HEALTH INSPECTOR -Mr. R Beekharry

CHIEF WELFARE OFFICER – Mrs J.Soopal

SENIOR LIBRARIAN– Mr Abdool Cader NUNKOO

IT OFFICER/SYSTEMS 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;

iii. 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.

iv.
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;

v. The provision and regulation of public markets, fairs and places of public
auction;

vi. The control, care, management, maintenance, improvement and cleaning of all
pavements, drains, bridges, beds and banks of lakes, rivulets and streams;

vii. 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;

viii. 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;

ix. The provision and maintenance of parking places for private cars;

x. The control of pollution causing a public and private nuisance;

xi. The organisation of welfare, sports and cultural activities;

xii. The organisation and management of technical and commercial courses
and the award of scholarships for  educational, technical and commercial courses
approved by the Minister;

xiii. The control of premises used for commercial, industrial, professional and
other related activity;

xiv. The construction of residential buildings, the management, maintenance
and improvement of housing estates belonging to the local authority;
xv.

The control of hawkers;

xvi. The provision and maintenance of traffic centres, including bus stations,
lorry stands and stands of other public vehicles;

xvii. Any undertaking approved by the Minister.

The Information Service Centre (ISC) 

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