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
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.
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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