Ipoh City Council

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Ipoh City Council
Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh
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Agency overview
Formed 27 May 1988; 28 years ago (1988-05-27)
Preceding agency
  • Ipoh Municipal Council
Jurisdiction City of Ipoh
Headquarters Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, Greentown, 30450 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Motto Ipoh Clean, Green and Progressive (Ipoh Bersih, Hijau, dan Maju)
Agency executives
  • Zamri Man, Mayor
  • Mohd Zakuan Zakaria, City Secretary
Website www.mbi.gov.my
Flag of Ipoh

The Ipoh City Council (Malay: Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh, abbreviated MBI) is the city council which administers the city of Ipoh in the state of Perak, Malaysia. This council was established after the city was officially granted city status on 27 May 1988. Their jurisdiction covers an area of 643 square kilometres.

The council consists of the mayor plus twenty-four councillors appointed to serve a one-year term by the Perak State Government. MBI is responsible for public health and sanitation, waste removal and management, town planning, environmental protection and building control, social and economic development and general maintenance functions of urban infrastructure.

History[edit]

Ipoh City Council started as a Sanitary Board in 1893, formed by the British. From its gradual and sturdy development, it obtained its Municipal status in 1962 and was declared a city on 27 May 1988.

In general, the Ipoh City Council as the local authority, is a Corporate Body established under the Local Government Act 1976 (Act 171), being the body responsible for managing the Ipoh City area based on local interest, as well as a local planning authority under the Town and Country Planning Act 1976 (Act 172); MBI is directly tasked by Law to formulate and implement development planning policies based on centralised locality in accordance to the policies set by the Government.

Currently, the boundary of the Council covers an area of 643 square kilometres with a population of over 720,000 people. As the state capital of Perak, Ipoh serves as the centre of administration, commerce, sports, finance, politics, religion and education. Now under the leadership of the Mayor, the Ipoh City Council continues its effort to transform the city into a dynamic and distinguished city.

Appointed mayors of Ipoh[edit]

No Mayor Term start Term end
1 Umar Abu 27 May 1988 31 May 1993
2 Ismail Shah Bodin 1 June 1993 31 December 1994
3 Ahmad Saleh Sarif 2 January 1995 31 December 1997
4 Talaat Husain 1 February 1998 2 December 2002
5 Sirajuddin Salleh 3 December 2002 15 April 2004
6 Hassan Nawawi Abdul Rahman 1 May 2004 23 July 2006
7 Mohd Rafiai Moktar 24 July 2006 5 June 2008
8 Roshidi Hashim 23 July 2008 2 January 2014
9 Harun Rawi 2 January 2014 30 June 2015
10 Zamri Man 1 July 2015 Incumbent

Current appointed councillors[edit]

  1. Chan Soon Yip
  2. Mustafar Rahadi
  3. Shahul Hamid Mydin Shah
  4. Mazlan Abd Rahman
  5. Muhamad Rizal Husin
  6. Thangarajah Raman
  7. Naran Singh Asa Singh
  8. Shamsuddin Abd Ghaffar
  9. Choo Kean Seng
  10. Ceylyn Tay Wei Lung
  11. Low Guo Nan
  12. Liew Kar Tuan
  13. Hairul Anwar Mohamed Noor
  14. Chew Junn Weng
  15. Mohamad Raduan Mohd Kasim
  16. Khoo Boon Chuan
  17. Ong Chee Keng
  18. Leong Chee Wai
  19. Isfarina Mohd Bali
  20. Mohamad Annuar Baharudin
  21. Hang Tuah Din @ Mohamed Din
  22. Low Leong Sin
  23. Mohamed Odman Abdul Kadir

Departments[edit]

  1. Pejabat Korporat Bandaraya
  2. Jabatan Kesihatan
  3. Jabatan Perlesenan dan Penguatkuasaan
  4. Jabatan Penilaian & Pengurusan Harta
  5. Jabatan Kejuruteraan
  6. Jabatan Perancang
  7. Jabatan Kewangan
  8. Jabatan Landskap & Rekreasi
  9. Jabatan Hal Ehwal Komuniti
  10. Jabatan Bangunan
  11. Jabatan Khidmat Pengurusan
  12. Pejabat Penasihat Undang-Undang
  13. Pejabat Audit Dalaman
  14. Pejabat Pesuruhjaya Bangunan (COB)
  15. Pejabat OSC (One Stop Centre)
  16. Pejabat Pembangunan Projek Khas Bandaraya

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