The City has 120 Councillors, being 60 Ward Councillors and 60 Proportional Representative (PR) Councillors, as elected by residents in the August 2016 elections.
EXECUTIVE MAYORAL SYSTEM
The Executive Mayor governs together with the Speaker, who is the Chairperson of the Metropolitan Council, the Deputy Executive Mayor and a team of Chairpersons of Portfolio Committees within an Executive Mayoral Committee system.
Our Executive Mayoral system is combined with a vibrant Ward Participatory System to ensure community participation at grassroots level.
THE MAYORAL COMMITTEE WITH THEIR PORTFOLIOS.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality's Head of Administration is City Manager, Mr. Johann Mettler, who took office on 1 December 2015.