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Councillor details

Councillor details

Mercia Kleinsmith

Name Surname


Cell number:
076 011 3469


Business number:
021 951 3367

Joined council
24 June 2009

Subcouncil affiliation

All councillors are assigned to a subcouncil and serve either as elected ward councillors or as proportional representation (PR) councillors who are deployed by their political party.

Subcouncil 6 (Chairperson)

Ward 09

Committee Membership

Councillors serve on various committees of Council and represent the interests of their communities across a broad range of sectors. The various committees make recommendations to Council and its structures regarding important public service and other municipal issues.

Current membership

Combined Safety and Security and Human Settlements Portfolio Committees Tour
Combined Workshop of Community Services and Health and Urban Management Portfolio Committees
Combined Workshop of Spatial Planning and Environment and Human Settlements Portfolio Committees
Human Settlements PC
Human Settlements PC Tour
Human Settlements PC Workshop
Second Special Council
Special Combined meeting of Human Settlements and Safety and Security Portfolio Committees
Special Council
Special Council In-Committee
Ward Councillors and Ward Clerks Workshop

Previous membership

Environmental and Spatial Planning Portfolio Committee
22 June 2011 - 29 May 2014
Safety and Security PC
29 May 2014 - 02 Aug 2016
Utilities and Energy Services Transversal Committee
26 Oct 2016 - 12 Dec 2018
Urban Management Portfolio Committee
13 Dec 2018 -

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