Tawau Municipal Council
Majlis Perbandaran Tawau
(Chinese: 斗湖市议会)
Agency overview
Formed1 January 1982; 40 years ago (1982-01-01)
JurisdictionTown of Tawau
HeadquartersPO Box 412, 91007 Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia
4°14′41.64″N 117°53′27.69″E / 4.2449000°N 117.8910250°E / 4.2449000; 117.8910250Coordinates: 4°14′41.64″N 117°53′27.69″E / 4.2449000°N 117.8910250°E / 4.2449000; 117.8910250
Agency executive
  • Amrullah Kamal, President
Websitewww.mpt.sabah.gov.my

Tawau Municipal Council (Malay: Majlis Perbandaran Tawau, abbreviated MPT; Chinese: 斗湖市议会) is the municipal council which administrates the town and municipalities area of Tawau in the state of Sabah, Malaysia.

History

The municipal council is formed in 1982 following the merged between Tawau Town Board and Rural District Council on 1 January 1982.[1] When Resident's office was abolished in the year, the chairman's office was taken over by an officer from the Public Service titled "Commissioner". In addition to being the Chairman, the commissioner is also the Head of Department before the commissioner title was replaced by the President and work officers of the municipal secretary following the establishment of the municipal council.[1]

President of Tawau Municipal Council (Presiden)

Since 1982, the town has been led by several presidents. The previous presidents are listed as below:

No President Term start Term end
# Ismail Mayakob 2009[2] 2016
# Alijus Sipil 2016[3] 2019
# Amrullah Kamal 2019[4] Incumbent

References

  1. ^ a b "Sejarah Penubuhan Majlis Perbandaran Tawau" [History of the Establishment of Tawau Municipal Council] (in Malay). Tawau Municipal Council. 4 April 2017. Archived from the original on 1 June 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Alijus is new Tawau Municipal Council president". The Borneo Post. 29 January 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2019 – via PressReader.
  3. ^ "Alijus in Tawau Council boss". Daily Express. 29 January 2016. Archived from the original on 1 June 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Ex-DBKK director general is new Tawau Municipal Council president". The Borneo Post. 13 June 2019. Archived from the original on 20 June 2019. Retrieved 20 June 2019.