Left to Right: Ali Ipinge (CEO of RFA) , Cllr Guamé Stephanus (Chairperson of MC), Charles Kakuru (Acting CEO of OTC)
The Road Fund Administration (RFA) Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ali Ipinge signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Oranjemund Town Council Chairperson of MC, Cllr Guamé Stephanus and the Acting Chief Executive Officer Mr. Charles Kakuru on Thursday, 14th of October 2021 in Keetmanshoop.
The Agreement sets out the conditions and procedures to be followed by the RFA and the Approved Authorities (AAs), as per Section 17(1) of the RFA Act.
The RFA, as mandated by its Act, the Road Fund Administration Act (Act 18 of 1999), allocates annual funding to AAs from the Road User Charging System (RUCS), subject to funding constraints.
In order for the RFA to comply to its legislative mandate and functions in providing funding to the AAs, there must be a Procedures Agreement in place.
The funding from RFA LA’s is towards traffic related road maintenance of urban and rural roads; adjudication and enforcement of traffic law; implementation of road safety initiatives; and road research studies.