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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.

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Operation and maintenance of the Kauma co- composting facility

Operation and maintenance of the Kauma co- composting facility

Lilongwe City Council (the “Council”), aiming to address the problem of poor organic waste management in public market areas, environmental and public health issues associated with organic waste in landfills, and to create a circular economy with organic and sanitation waste, has partnered with WASTE Advisers to develop a co-composting facility at the Kauma Wastewater Treatment Site. The facility has been operational for 6 months  to demonstrate the viability of the business model and penetrate the market with the products. The existing infrastructure includes sheds for composting; storage room, water tanks, ablution block and wire fencing.

A detailed description of the operations is attached as to this bidding document. It is the responsibility of the bidder to familiarise themselves with this document as it will assist them to develop their business plan.

For more detailed information, refer to the below file:

Lilongwe City Council

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