Municipal Council
About MHMC
Salient Features

Sr.No

Feature

Description

1.

Name

Mahabaleshwar Hillstation Municipal Council

2.

Year Of Estd

1867

3.

Area S’q KM

19.55

4.

Latitude

17.50' – 17.59' N

5.

Longitude

73.31' - 73.52' E

6.

Annual Rainfall

5550 MM

7.

Temprature

Min – 8’C , Avg – 23.30’c

8.

Population

-

9.

Staff

-

10.

Elected Members

-


Abount Municipal Council

Sr.No

Feature

Description

1.

Name Of Organisation

Mahabaleshwar Hillstation Municipal Council,Mahabaleshwar

2.

Address

Mahabaleshwar,
Taluka-Mahabaleshwar,
District-Satara

3.

Administrative Head

Chief Officer

4

Under Govt. Authority

Urban Development Department

5.

6.

Department

Sanitation,Water Supply,
Construction,Revenue

7.

MHMC Limit

8.

Special Tasks

Construction & Repair Of Roads & Gutters
Public Works,Water Supply
Health & Sanitation

9.

Objective Of Department

To provide public services
to citizens under MHMC Limit

10.

Duties and Responcibilities of Staff

As per chart

11.

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MHMC Land + Construction according to - No 129

12.

Services Available at

MHMC office (Direct services are not provided)

13.

Chart showing stage/dept wise

Chief,Department heads
Head clerks and clerks


Details

Phone No and Timing

10 am to 5.45 pm
260220,260673,260672

Weekly Holiday
For Special Services

Sunday
2nd & 4th Saturday


From year 1827 to 1866 the management of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station was carried on by a committee. The committee was dissolved in April 1867 and the management was transferred to a Town Municipality; which run the administration of the town from 1867 to 1939. In the year 1939, the present municipality was formed having ten wards for administrative purpose; which is now Governed under the Maharashtra Municipalities, Industrial Townships & Nagar Panchayats Act, 1965. The area under municipal limit is 19.5551 sq km. i.e 1955.51 hectares. The Municipal Council has been classified as ‘C’ Class Municipal Council. The entire area under Municipal jurisdiction has been divided into 18 census blocks and 10 Election wards. Now the number of Election wards have been revised to 5. There are 19 members of the body out of which 2 are co-opted members. The president is and vice-president are elected by the elected-members. The Civic Administration of the town is carried by the Mahabaleshwar Hill Station Municipal Council, through the elected members. President is supposed to be the head of organisation & policies/ decisions are framed through the various subject Committees or follows:



The chief officer is the administrative head of the Municipal Council and responsible for the implementation of the decisions of the General Body through various departments and subordinate staff working under him as shown below.



The sanctioned strength of staff is 201. Out of which 57 are class III staff and remaining are class IV staff which is mainly working in Sanitation Department and the Boat Club Department. The Municipal Council has its own office building and the activities of the General Body are also conducted in it. Mahabaleshwar Hill Station Municipal Council has been classified as “C” Class Municipal Council as per schedule of the Maharashtra Municipalties, Industrial Township & Nagar Panchayat Act, 1965. The Municipal Council has income in the form of Property Tax, Passenger/Tourist Tax & revenue collected from Venna Lake Boat-Club. From 1-8-2002 the Municipal Council is levying the Pollution Tax, which is to be spent on improvement and protection of the environment at the Hill Station. The details of income and expenditure of the last five years have been discussed in separate chapter.