Municipality of Chegutu

Municipality of Chegutu

LOCAL GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT CONFERENCE (LOGIC) PROFILE FOR CHEGUTU MUNICIPALITY

 

  1. SUMMARY INFORMATION ABOUT CHEGUTU MUNICIPALITY

 

MUNICIPAL STATUS GRANTED IN                                    :               1974

POPULATION ESTIMATE                                                        :               50 590

TRANSIT POPULATION                                                              :               30 000 per month

AREA (total surface area)                                                           :               3 104 hectares

ALTITUDE                                                                                         :               1180 meters above sea level

CLIMATE                                                                                            :               Hot conditions in summer and

cold winters

RAINFALL                                                                                          :               Annual rainfall of 775mm

ROAD NETWORK                        

TARRED                                                              :               12,5 km

EARTH AND GRAVEL                                   :               30 km

WORK FORCE OF MUNICIPALITY                                       :               281 permanent and 20 casuals

 

HOUSING UNITS:

LOW DENSITY                                                 :               2 500

MEDIUM DENSITY                                        :               328

HIGH DENSITY                                                                :               10 400

 

NUMBER OF SCHOOLS: [PUBLIC AND PRIVATE]

SECONDARY                                                     :               8

PRIMARY                                                           :               9

UNIVERSITIES                                                 :               1

 

NUMBER OF HOSPITALS                            `                               :               1

NUMBER OF CLINICS                                                                   :               6

NUMBER OF PRIVATE MEDICAL FACILITIES                  :               6

WARDS                                                                                                :               12

COUNCILLORS                                                                                 :               12

  1. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Project Name Description Location And Land Aspects
Kaguvi Phase IV Low Cost Housing Project Development of low cost housing stands as well as flats on unserviced flat land. being the remainder of the estate where Council has already allocated 1,000 stands to individuals and 700 to Zimplats Mine. 500 hectares of  unserviced flat land, located 7 km North West of the Central Business District.
Rifle Range East Low Density Project Development of high income housing stands and flats on unsurveyed/ unserviced land. 600 hectares of unsurveyed/ unserviced flat land, located 2km east of the CBD.
Risboro Farm Venture Crop and livestock production 500 hectares of rich red soils suitable for crop and livestock production, located 6 km south of the CBD.
Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation Upgrading the treatment capacity to 12 megalitres per day and upgrading water infrastructure to ensure constant supplies. 1 acre of land for construction of a new water treatment plant.
Establishment of industrial, commercial and institutional  ventures Construction of agro-processing industries, mineral processing industries, truck-inn facilities, shopping malls, road ports, schools and colleges. Combined 40 hectares available throughout the Municipal area for industrial, commercial and institutional uses.

3.       REASONS TO INVEST IN CHEGUTU MUNICIPALITY

  1. Abundant raw water for industrial, commercial and agricultural use. Chegutu Municipality draws water from Clifton Dam, located 17km from the CBD. The storage capacity of the dam is 11 million cubic meters of clean water, which is enough to supply residents of Chegutu and surrounding farms, even if it does not rain for 3 years. The dam is reserved for use by the Municipality.
  2. Efforts are already on course to rehabilitate the water treatment plant so that there is also abundant treated water. Currently, Council supplies treated water for an average period of 4 hours per day, while Municipal boreholes complement reticulated water.
  • Abundance of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled affordable labour force, constituting 60% of the employable population.
  1. Highly qualified, skilled, experienced and innovative Council employees capable and ready to provide Municipal services and technical expertise across all sectors of the economy.
  2. Rich agricultural soils and conducive climatic conditions for agricultural and livestock production ventures.
  3. High demand for residential, industrial, commercial and institutional accommodation due to thriving mining activities at Zimplats and Peakstone mines.

 

  1. APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR CONSIDERATION
  2. Application letter clearly indicating the investment area of interest.
  3. Project Proposal.
  • Proof of funding.
  1. References, if any.
  2. Proof of registration as a company (CR 14)

 

 

  1. APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:

The Town Clerk

Chegutu Municipality

P.O. Box 34

Chegutu

 

Email: alexmandigo@chegutumunicipality.co.zw/ alexmandigo@gmail.com

Info@chegutumunicipality.co.zw

Website: www.chegutumunicipality.co.zw


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