We exist to efficiently and effectively provide quality basic infrastructure and social services to improve and sustain the development of the community.
Operating Values of Lobatse Town Council – Accountability -Commitment
The township of Lobatse began to take shape from 1897 as a stop over at the junction of the Mafikeng to Bulawayo railway and Kanye to Zeerust. A further significant increase in the development of the town occured during the period just before the independence in 1966 as a result of the relocation of offices from the protectorate administration in Mafikeng. Today Lobatse is a fully fledged town, and serves as major commercial, industrial and communication centre for the southern region. Like other local authorities the Lobatse Town Council is responsible for the following; provision of primary infrastructure such as primary schools infrastructure and supplies, Provision of social welfare services including housing, The council also facilitates, controls and coordinates business and development activities.
The Lobatse Town Council has 11 elected councilors and 2 specially elected councilors. The council meets atleast every 2 months. The mayor and deputy mayor of the council are elected every two and half years during their five years tenure. This also applies to the four (4) council committees which are: Education, Health and Social services committee, housing and Physical Planning, committee, Audit and Finance and Works committee.