“Discuss the Objectives and Function of a Local Government of Your Choice in Malaysia by Providing Case Study as Your Examples” HAIZE NURAIN BINTI CHE HASSAN 2016449306 NUR AFIAH AFIFAH BINTI MASIMEN 2016449312 PREPARED FOR: MADAM SUZEI BINTI MAT NURUDIN AZATUL AZWIN BINTI KADRI 2016451226 Subang Jaya Municipal Council (Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya) “Smart Township, Business City and Ideal Residence” Was established in accordance with the Local Government Act 1976 (Act 171) under Section 4 Previously it was called Petaling District Council before being known now as Subang Jaya Municipal Council. In 1994, the Selangor State Government decided to upgrade their status from a District Council to a Municipal Council. Currently, Subang Jaya Municipal Council is trying to raise their Municipal Council status into City Council status. Headquarters: Persiaran Perpaduan, USJ 5, UEP Subang Jaya. The area covers 161 .8 square kilometres. It consists of two (2) sub-districts namely Damansara and Petaling. Vision To be premiere international standard Local Authority based on Smart Township, Business City and Ideal Residence Mission To manage international standard municipal services towards making a peaceful, smart and dynamic municipality by 2020 Quality Policy We care and are committed to provide an optimum and excellent service to all customers through the concept of continuous improvement approach based on the application of a viable quality management system towards becoming a premiere LA in Malaysia in terms of municipal services, landscape management, tax assessment, revenue collection, law enforcement, infrastructure maintenance, development planning, recreational facilities and social services with dedication, ef ficiency and integrity MPSJ’S OBJECTIVES P ROVI DE A N E XC E LLE NT SE RVI C E TO T H E M P SJ C I T I Z ENS I N M A NAGE MENT OF M UN I CI PAL SE RVI C ES, P UBLI C UT I LI TI ES A N D SOC I A L RE SP ON SI BI LITI ES To fulfill social responsibility, they had done so many programs to help the poor, orphans, single mother and others who should be help. For example, During Ramadhan, they will select few orphans center and takes them to buy new clothes and other things for their Raya preparation . M A I NTAINI NG A F RI E N DLY A N D H A RM ON IOUS E N VI RONMENT W H I LE P E RFORMI NG DUT I E S A N D RE SP ON SIBILI TIES I N A FA I R, RE SOLUT E A N D CA RI N G M A N NER To maintain the harmonious around the area, Subang Jaya Municipal Council had come out with several programs to control the number of cats and dogs in the public area such as around the recreational park and the residential area. They had received many complaint by residents who had been interrupted by cats and dogs in their neighbourhood In 2004, 48.5% of complaint has been made from Malays, 42.11% from Chinese and 8.38% from Indian. IMPLEMENT AN EFFICIENT, SYSTEMATIC AND EFFECTIVE FINANCIAL AND ACCOUNTING SYSTEM Many other alternative had been created by MPSJ for their locals to make payment. (Cashless) TO HELP TRADERS AND HAWKERS BY PROVIDING COMPLETE AND COMPREHENSIVE FACILITIES A total of 120 units of kiosks which was located at 11 areas in were built in the first phase of the project MPSJ replaces hawker stalls with kiosks that are made of concrete and have tile roofing . They are equipped with electricity while metal racks are provided at kiosks selling fruits . Cleaners are also employed to clean the kiosks daily. TO ENSURE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS, PUBLIC FACILITIES AND RECREATIONAL PARKS ARE IN THE BEST CONDITION Created a mobile application. Residents of Subang Jaya may use the Mobile application Aduan MPSJ app to report any issues regarding public facilities within the council area. Quick action can be taken with the help of information from the locals. This app can ensure the whole area is in good condition and maintained. MPSJ’S FUNCTION & IMPORTANCE ENVIRONMENT Local government was given power to establish and maintain sanitary services for removal of rubbish and litter (Local Government Act (171), 1976, Part IX, Section 72). MPSJ provide a service to collect garbage around Subang Jaya. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SANITATION Grant And Control License Do an inspection in food premises. Check whether the premise have a certificate to conduct a food premise. Conduct daily checks. Controlling Contagious Disease Used a fog spray by using a "Thermal Fogger" machine and a “Low Low Volume" machine (such as a pick -up truck). Conduct a campaign to give awareness to the people on how dengue can take the lives of people. PUBLIC AMENITIES Education MPSJ provide Hypermedia Library for the people to spend their time studying there. Operating hours are from 9.30 am to 7 pm from Tuesday till Friday, and 9.30 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The public also can use the Wi -Fi services for free. MPSJ provide a children’s section. Story -telling sessions in English on Saturdays and Bahasa Malaysia on Sundays. Recreational Park MPSJ build a recreational park with the urban forest concept. MPSJ of fered a lot of amenities for people of all ages such as jogging track, bike tracks, playground and an outdoor gym. Provide security guards, park management of fice, and parking spaces. TOWN PLANNING MPSJ has the power to regulate and planning the use of all land and buildings within their respective areas . Maintain and repair roads MPSJ can maintain and repair public roads for the people within its jurisdictions. MPSJ can designate names or modify street names. Supply electricity to the people According to the provisions of the Electric Act 1949, local government are responsible to carry out works to supply its residents the lights, heat and power as well as electricity. If there are any places that are dark, they will supply street lights to that place. Repair if the street lights are broken or damaged. WHERE DID THEIR MONEY COME FROM? SOURCES REVENUE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT Supported by the Federal and State government in term of grants. Has power to collect taxes, rates, fees and other charges under the local government Acts (section 39). MPSJ have power to obtain resources (revenue) as set up in section 39 of local government Act,1967(Act171 ). *land-based and non-land based sources of revenue. LAND-BASED SOURCES Taxes Assessment tax (property tax). The taxes collected used by the MPSJ to pay for the services and maintenance. Section 130 (a) of the local government Act 1976, the rate of the taxes not exceeding 35% of annual value of the rateable properties and not exceed 5% of improve value of the properties according to local authorities in Peninsular Malaysia. NON-LAND-BASED SOURCES License Section 107 of local government Act 1976, a local authority in the granting of any licence may prescribe the fees. Control the activities of the trade & the establishment of the business within its jurisdictional area. Rentals Hawker stall, community halls, badminton court, stadium, auditorium, sport complex etc. The example of rent rate is as below: I)Badminton court -from RM14 to RM18. Ii) Community hall - from RM600 to RM1750 Obtained from the rent of the night market trading sites, Library’s Three hypermedia library. The fee cost is RM17 for adults and RM7 for children (membership). Broadband services at the computer lab with the rate of RM1 for the library’s member and RM3 for non -member. Compound MPSJ clampling illegally parked cars or w rongful parking area in the commercial area. Clamping, charge fine. Compound started from RM80. RM170 to RM230 depending on the of fence, if their cars are towed.