• The Mandate

The Mandate is fundamentally important in the process of developing the Strategic Plan and this was examined as to what the Hardap Regional Council was meant to do under the legislations which set them up. It specifies the functions and responsibilities towards the customers that the Hardap Regional Council has to save. This mandate was derived from the Namibian Constitution, Chapter 12, Article 103 Section 28, the Regional Council Act 22 of 1992 and others

  • Ensure socio-economic development
  • Ensure sustainable utilization of natural resources
  • Enhance political stability through local empowerment
  • Facilitate infrastructural development
  • Bring services closer to the people and
  • Plan facilitate and coordinate regional development, contribute and advice on policies within the unitary framework
  • The Mission Statement

This overarching Mission Statement provides the starting point by defining why the HRC exists. It defines the nature and core purpose of the Hardap Regional Council. It is based on the Council’s Mandate as expressed in our specific legislations.

  • To promote socio-economic development through participatory democracy in order to ensure equal employment opportunities, human capital development and adequate infrastructure.
  • The Vision Statement

It is fundamental for every staff member of the Hardap Regional Council to understand and internalize the Vision Statement because this will serve as a powerful motivational tool. The below vision statement serves as the roadmap by providing focus and direction for the Council.

  • To be Namibia’s vibrant and best developed region that ensures social upliftment and economic independence
  • The Core Values

These values are the core identities and believe of the HRC that influences the staff members’ attitudes and behaviour. They are considered to be the timeless guiding principles, deeply held beliefs within the HRC and should be demonstrated through the day to day behaviours of all staff members. The below listed values makes an open proclamation about how the HRC expects everyone to behave.

  • Responsiveness We commit ourselves to be time bound and take cognizance of the values thereof
  • Openness Disclosing how public services are managed and the cost and performance of specific services in the regional council
  • Fairness We shall ensure that services are available and provided to all, ensure that development is equally provided in all constituencies (Non Discriminatory)
  • Accountability To be answerable and accept full responsibility for our actions
  • Integrity Our leadership and officials will act with loyalty and honesty in all their dealings with relevant stakeholders