02 September 2015
Displaying items by tag: Local Authorities
Monday, 15 June 2015 10:30
The first Municipal Council was created by a law promulgated on the 27th of December 1849 and took effect by the 1st of January 1850. The Municipal election was held on the 26th of February 1850 and on the 4th of March 1850 a “negociant merchant” named Louis Lechelle was appointed the first Mayor by the British Governor. At the District of Plaine Wilhems under the ordinance of the 1st of November 1877, the village of Quatre-Bornes, Beau-Bassin and Rose-Hill received the title of Township, followed by Curepipe in 1899 and Vacoas-Phoenix in 1963.
Published in Tribune
Friday, 25 January 2013 12:00
Municipalities and District Councils, after seven years of hibernation, suddenly came in the lime light following the regional elections held in December 2012. With the amendments brought to the Local Government Act 2011, the whole set-up has been changed with new wards coming into existence and new regulations brought in to govern these new bodies.
Published in Interview