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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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Lilongwe City Council Services

Culverts installation

Maintenance of city vehicles and providing transportation for collection of refuse and fire rescue

Primary school improvement program

Landscape Construction & Nursery Production

Roads maintenance and construction

Clinical services

HIV & AIDS Services

Public Cleansing

Provision and maintenance of Parks and recreation facilities

Town Planning

Provision of Economic Planning Services

Roads Maintenance & Construction

Opening and clearing drains

Provision of entrepreneurship development services

Fire Rescue and Training

Provision and maintenance of Parks and recreation facilities

Punching potholes

Grading and leveling

Provision of grants for the procurement of teaching & learning materials

Nursing services/ maternal and child health care (MCH) services

Land Administration, Estates Developemnt & Management

Plumbing, carpentry, bricklaying, painting and landscape public works

Social welfare services

Rehabilitation of infrastructure

Identification of investment opportunities

Establishment of market centres

Installation, maintenance of traffic and streetlights

Building Inspectorate

Business Inspectorate & Licensing

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