Welcome to Tokologo Local Municipality


Tokologo is a Setswana word meaning “freedom”, it emanates from the relentless struggle of the oppressed people culminating in their freedom on 27 April 1994.

Tokologo is located within Lejweleputswa District Municipality, specifically in the western Free State. The area covers 9 326 square kilometres and consists of three former Transitional Local Councils namely Boshof, Dealesville and Hertzogville, as well as a portion of a former Transitional Rural Council (Moddervaal), which consists of approximately 1 480 farms.

Boshof (the capital town) is situated in the centre; Dealesville is further east, and Hertzogville is situated in the north of the municipal area.


A progressive municipality, which through cooperative governance creates conditions for economic growth, social development and meet the basic needs of the community and improve the quality of life of all residents.


  • Tokologo Local Municipality is committed to provide a better life for all residents within its area of jurisdiction through:
  • Creating conditions for economic growth and sustainability
  • Improving access to basic services
  • Promoting social upliftment through improved education, skills development and job opportunities
  • Ensuring cooperative, transparent and democratic governance through community participation and involvement
  • Creating a healthy and safe environment; and
  • improving sport and recreation facilities

Core Values

  • Transparency
  • Commitment
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Democracy

Legislative Framework

Tokologo Local Municipality was established in terms of Section 14 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, Act No 117 of 1998 and was published in Provincial Gazette No 109 dated 28 September 2000. It is a plenary municipality.

Key development objectives

  • Eradicate sewer backlog
  • Provide sufficient, clean water
  • Complete RDP houses
  • Speed up the provision of electricity connections to households
  • Improve and maintain municipal roads
  • Establish a new solid-waste site in Boshof
  • Improve waste management in all three towns
  • Create sustainable jobs and maintain them