To provide general political guidance over fiscal and financial affairs of the municipalit

In Providing such general political guidance, may monitor and, to the extent provided in this Act, oversee the exercise of responsibilities assigned in terms of this Act to the accounting officer and the chief

Municipality’s approved budget

To submit a report to the council on the financial officer , but may not interfere in the exercise of those responsibilities

To take all reasonable steps to ensure that the municipality performs its constitutional and statutory functions within the limits of the Municipality;s approved budget.

To submit a report to the council on the implementation of the budget and the financial state of affairs of the municipality.

To exercise the other powers and other duties assigned to the Mayor in terms of this Act or delegated by the council to the Mayor