Committees

The council has many committees available to ensure the smooth running of the day to day activities of the organisation. The council is committed to providing excellent services to its clients through the assistance of these committees. Here are the committees available: 

The worker’s Committee is a committee in the council that facilitates communication and cooperation between management and workers. This encourages worker participation as every employee is involved in organisational decision making in the council. Its important in representing employees in all matters that affect their rights and interests. The worker’s committee involves the management and the Worker’s Union.

Here are the following roles of the Worker’s Committee:

  • to negotiate agreements relating to terms and conditions of employment.

  • to provide means for the representation and discussion with management of employees requirements and grievances.

  • to promote stability and good employee/management relationship and to encourage the settlement of differences and disputes by disciplinary methods.

  • to promote productivity by generating a stable and healthy atmosphere within the council and especially within the working environment.

It deals with recruiting, selecting, training and developing human resources in an organisation. It focuses on the effective use of human resources in an organisation. It is concerned with the development of a highly motivated and smooth functioning workforce. The Human Resources Development Committee is also involved in planning, acquiring, developing, utilizing and maintaining ‘human resource’ in the achievement of council goals.

 

The following are the members of the Human Resources Development Committee:

  1. Simbarashe Ngarande Chairoerson

  2. Lenias Gezi Vice Chairperson

  3. Ronald Muvirimi

  4. Blessing Tangwara

  5. Honey Mufakwaedza

  6. Collen Msonza

The committee facilitates the provision of basic necessities such as food, education, healthcare, and subsidized housing provided by the government to improve the life and living conditions of citizens in the district such as children, the elderly, disabled and the poor in the jurisdiction.

Members of the committee are:

  1. Gilbert Musonza(Chairperson)

  2. Dickson Chindova(Vice Chairperson)

  3. Ald Cecill Muchena

  4. Abel Mapfumo

  5. Lenias Gezi

  6. Tendai Mutandwa

Tracks, reviews and provides advice on planning and zoning issues in the district. The committee whenever possible will hear proposals foe development, building or land issues that are planned within the councils jurisdiction.

Members of the committee are:

  1. Ronald Muvirimi (Chairperson)

  2. Masimbi Masimbi (Vice Chairperson)

  3. Blessing Tangwara

  4. Tichaona Munhunepi

  5. Rebecca Musonza

  6. Ian Manyere

It is the committee’s mandate to oversee all matters related to the district’s transport system that includes roads , street lighting, traffic and parking. The committee advises the council on issues pertaining to maintenance and construction of all the district council’s roads.

Members of the committee are:

  1. Honey Mufakwadziya (Chairman)

  2. Abel Mapfumo (Vice Chairman)

  3. Tendai Mutandwa

  4. Simbarashe Ngarande

  5. Masimbi Masimbi

  6. Dickson Chindova

The committee has responsibility over the council’s finances . They monitor and plan the financial position of the council as determined by the committee. They ensure that the institution remains financially viable at all times. They take corrective measures to address issues such as overspending arising during the year.

Members of the committee include:

  1. Ian Manyere (Chairperson)

  2. Honey Mufakwadziya (Vice Chairperson)

  3. Simbarashe Ngarande

  4. Ronald Muvirimi

  5. Gilbert Musonza

Duties of the committee include the close study of potential future of agriculture in the city, to develop and recommend policies to promote sustainable and economically viable agriculture in the city and to recommend areas to be preserved for agriculture. They discuss on how farmers can have better crops considering that Zimbabwe is an agro-based economy.

Members of the committee include:

  1. Ian Manyere (Chairperson)

  2. Ald Cecil Muchena (Vice Chairperson)

  3. Rebecca Musonza

  4. Blessing Tangwara

  5. Collen Musonza

  6. Tichaona Munhunepi 

 

The duties of the Rural District Development Committee is to:

  • To consider Ward Development Plans submitted to it in terms of section fifty-nine;

  • To make recommendations to the council as to matters to be included in the annual development and other long-term plans for the district within which the council area is situated;

  • To prepare the Annual District Development Plan for approval by the council and assist in the preparation of other Long-term Plans for the Council area;

  • When instructed to do so by the council, to investigate the implementation of the Annual Development and other Long-term Plans for the Council area;

  • To exercise such other functions in relation to the Annual Development and other Long-term Plans for the district as may be assigned to it from time to time by the council.

The Rural District Development Committee has the following members:

(a) the District Administrator; and

(b) the Chairman of every other committee established by the council; and

(c) the Chief Executive Officer of the council

The role of District council as the closest governing body to the individuals in the fight against gender equality of vital importance. The council understands that sustainability of societies can be achieved when there is gender equality. Supporting the political, social and economic participation of women in local life is of importance to the council.

The primary purpose of the council’s audit committee is to provide oversight of the financial reporting process, the audit process, the council’s system of internal controls and compliance with laws and regulations. The audit committee can expect to review significant accounting and reporting issues and recent professional and regulatory pronouncements to understand the potential impact on financial statements. An understanding of how management develops internal interim financial information is necessary to assess whether reports are complete and accurate.