Lilongwe City Council launched the first Phase of the City Infrastructure Development Project on 30 July, 2021. The launch was held at Senti Bridge/A18 and was graced by Her Worship the Mayor Councilor Juliana Kaduya, MP for the constituency Hon Alfred JIYA, Members of the Public Works Committee, and various representatives of the community. The project will see many roads, waterways and bridges constructed , Rehabilitated therefore easing and enhancing the local transportation system.
The Lilongwe City Council was established under the Local Government Act No. 42 of 1998 as a body corporate. The Council comprises the Political and Administrative arms which both derive their authority from the Local Government Act of 1998. The Political arm is led by the Mayor who is an elected councillor. The mayor is in charge of 27 Wards each overseen by an elected Councillor. In addition, there are four (4) elected Members of Parliament who represent the Lilongwe urban sector. There are also five (5) ex-official members representing interest groups. The Administrative arm of Lilongwe City Council is led by the Chief Executive Officer who oversees nine (9) technical departments and devolved sectors, including Commerce & Trade, Engineering, Education, Youth & Sports Sector, Parks & Recreation, Health and Social Welfare Services, Planning & Development and Finance.