The Executive Mayor Councilor Justice Mareka of the Moqhaka Local Municipality is appointed in terms of section 55 of the Municipal Structures Act. As the first citizen of Moqhaka Local Municipality, the Executive Mayor has the overall political responsibility for Moqhaka Local Municipality.
The Executive Mayor represents the public face and is the political head or principal of the municipality in terms of legislation he is responsible for managing all its affairs.
Ten (10) members of Mayoral Committee are appointed to assist the Executive Mayor; the Mayoral Committee is made up of 11 members, including the Executive Mayor, who is also its chairperson of these committee.
The Executive Mayor and the Mayoral Committee have a political responsibility for sound governance and effective service delivery in Moqhaka Local Municipality. They are further responsible for promotion of Local Economic growth and Development, management of the Municipality development and promotion of the well-being of the local community at large.