LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

The Department’s mandate is to provide health services and promote economic development in the town of Gobabis. Services include food sampling, pest and environmental pollution control, identifying and implementing projects that address community needs, the promotion  of SME’s  and informal businesses as well as business attraction, retention and expansion through investment promotion.

The Department is also responsible for the development and maintenance of sporting facilities, cemeteries, parks and gardens and the general upkeep of the streets

 

THE DEPARTMENT CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING DIVISIONS:

 

Local Economic Development 

The role of this division is the marketing and  promotion of the Town of Gobabis as a viable investment destination for prospective investors as well as to promote trade within the town to empower the local community

Health 

The Health Services Division are tasked with ensuring that the quality of health is constantly maintained within town some of the services they provide are food inspections within the retail industry in the Town, abattoir inspections as well as the monitoring for wild animals that may stray into the town

Parks & Gardens 

The purpose of the Parks & Recreation Division to provide  professional horticultural services, the maintenance of cemeteries, sport and recreational facilities to meet the needs of the growing population.

Solid Waste Management 

This Division is tasked with ensuring that all solid waste generated in Gobabis is effectively and efficiently managed and disposed of and that the resources are utilized optimally to ensure a clean living environment for all citizens of Gobabis.

Community Development 

This Division acts a liaison between the community and the municipality it identifies areas of development that the community needs and creates strategies for these needs to be fulfilled.

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