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.

Ipoh City Council

Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh
Coat of arms or logo
Logo
Flag of Ipoh City Council
Type
Type
History
Founded1962; 57 years ago (1962)
Preceded byIpoh Municipal Council
Leadership
Mayor
Zamri Man
since 1 July 2015
Secretary
Mohd Zakuan Zakaria
since Not defined
Structure
Seats24
MBI 20180804.svg
Political groups
Councillors:
Length of term
July 2018 - July 2019
Motto
Ipoh Clean, Green and Progressive
(Ipoh Bersih, Hijau, dan Maju)
Meeting place
Ipoh City Council.jpg
MBI Building
Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, Greentown, 30450 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
4°35′55″N 101°05′24″E / 4.59866°N 101.08992°E / 4.59866; 101.08992
Website
mbi.gov.my/en
Constitution
Local Government Act 1976

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

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HistoryEdit

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 IpohEdit

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 councillorsEdit

updating

DepartmentsEdit

  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

Administration AreaEdit

Below are the administration area for Ipoh City Council which further breakdown into 24 zones.[1]

ZONE 1A

  • Klebang Jaya
  • Klebang Putra
  • Klebang Restu
  • Klebang Prima


ZONE 1B

  • Taman Chemor Sinaran
  • Bunga Raya
  • Chemor Sejahtera
  • Chemor Idaman


ZONE 2

  • Taman Meru
  • Meru 2B
  • Meru 2C


ZONE 3

  • Tawas
  • Tasek
  • Ipoh Groove


ZONE 4

  • Meru Raya
  • Halaman Meru Permai
  • Meru Impian
  • Meru Damai
  • Meru Perdana


ZONE 5

  • Bercham
  • Tasek Dermawan


ZONE 6

  • Jelapang
  • Taman Pertama
  • Rishah


ZONE 7

  • Taman Jati
  • Meru 3C
  • Meru Jaya
  • Gerbang Meru Indah


ZONE 8

  • Tembok
  • Cherry Garden
  • Lim Garden


ZONE 9

  • Kepayang
  • Fair Park
  • Bandar Ipoh Raya


ZONE 10

  • Kampung Simee
  • Ipoh Garden
  • Canning Garden


ZONE 11A

  • Bandar Baru Tambun
  • Taman Koperasi
  • Bandar Sunway Ipoh


ZONE 11B

  • Taman Perpaduan
  • Taman Pakatan Jaya
  • Bercham Jaya
  • Taman Malar
  • Taman Hiburan
  • Taman Saga
  • Taman Bagus
  • Taman Mewah
  • Lembah Perpaduan Permai


ZONE 12

  • Buntong
  • Silibin


ZONE 13

  • Greentown
  • Pekan Lama
  • Medan Kidd


ZONE 14

  • Cempaka
  • Taman Golf
  • Lumba Kuda


ZONE 15

  • Sungai Rokam
  • Ipoh Jaya
  • Ampang


ZONE 16

  • Pekan Baru
  • Tebing Tinggi
  • Pasir Pinji


ZONE 17

  • Menglembu
  • Falim


ZONE 18

  • Pasir Putih
  • Seri Kinta
  • Kuala Pari


ZONE 19

  • Kampung Sungai Rapat
  • Pengkalan Pegoh
  • Pengkalan Gate


ZONE 20

  • Gunung Rapat
  • Rapat Setia
  • Taman Song Choon


ZONE 21

  • Lahat
  • Bukit Merah


ZONE 22

  • Sengat
  • Rapat Jaya
  • Changkat Larang


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "JAWATANKUASA PERWAKILAN PENDUDUK (JPP) | Portal Rasmi Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh (MBI)". www.mbi.gov.my (in Malay). Retrieved 17 August 2018.

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