6. Duties of municipal administrations

  1. A municipality's administration is governed by the democratic values and principles embodied in section 195(1) of the Constitution.
  2. The administration of a municipality must-
    1. be responsive to the needs of the local community;
    2. facilitate a culture of public service and accountability amongst staff;
    3. take measures to prevent corruption;
    4. establish clear relationships, and facilitate co-operation and communication between it and the local community;
    5. give members of the local community full and accurate information about the level and standard of municipal services they are entitled to receive; and
    6. inform the local community how the municipality is managed, of the costs involved and the persons in charge.