Mayor Herbert Gomba is happy with the calibre of his fellow councillors and the management team but was quick to point that non performers will be asked to pave way for new blood.

The second state of the city address by His Worship Mayor Herbert Gomba has attracted big names in the city that include former Mayors Muchadeyi Masunda, Bernard Manyenyeni, diplomats, Government officials, and Members of Parliament.

All strategic business units under the City of Harare have been given targets as the city moves to gain maximum value from its investments.

Government has endorsed Harare City Council move to use alternative water treatment chemicals that will reduce the number from nine to at least four.

Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Hon July Moyo has dispelled speculation that he is at loggerheads with Harare City councilors.

Harare City Council has endorsed the engagement of four Chinese companies to carry out urgent water and wastewater delivery projects valued at more than US$868 million.

ABANDONED car sales in suburban areas are to be removed and the vehicles will be auctioned if not claimed within 30 days.

Harare City Council will soon charge other local authorities for services rendered by its Emergency Services Division.

Harare city fathers have approved the signing of a memorandum of agreement with a private company, Sesani Private limited to create light rail transport system known as a tramways, to end the current transport woes and reduce congestion.

A special committee tasked by Council to look into the performance of the city’s markets has urged council to plough back to the market section as the lack of adequate infrastructure is giving room to space barons who capitalize on the people’s need to have shelter.

Harare needs new cleaner sources of water, Town Clerk Eng Hosiah Chisango has said.

Harare City Council has urged the Government to focus on implementing the long term solutions of the city’s water crisis through the construction of Kunzvi and Musami Dams.