Imdad Hamid


August 12, 2022

H. Imdaad Hamid, S.E. (5 July 1944 – 3 August 2022) was the Mayor of Balikpapan who served for two terms 2001–2006 and 2006–2011.



Prior to becoming the mayor of Balikpapan, Imdaad started his career as a teaching staff at Mulawarman University from 1967 to 1970 and was then placed in the Perhutada Administration Section of the East Kalimantan Governor's Office. In January 1971 Imdaad was transferred to the position of Head of the Secretariat Bureau at Bappeda East Kalimantan. As of January 31, 1986 Imdaad was appointed as Head of the Public Relations Bureau of East Kalimantan Province for 5 years, after which he was trusted to be the Regional Secretary of Balikpapan Municipality for approximately 7 years (1991- 1998). As of September 29, 1998, he was also entrusted as Assistant IV to the East Kalimantan Governor's Office until May 25, 2001 and finally elected as Mayor of Balikpapan (2001-2006). In the 2006 direct election, he was re-elected for the second time as Mayor of Balikpapan (2006-2011). Prior to serving as mayor, he served as Head of Public Relations of Balikpapan City Government and Secretary of Balikpapan City for two terms (1991-2001), accompanying the previous mayor, Col. inf. H. Tjutjup Suparna. In the 2013 East Kalimantan gubernatorial election, Imdaad Hamid ran as a candidate for governor accompanied by a candidate for Deputy Governor, Ipong Muchlissoni, they came from an independent path. According to the East Kalimantan KPK report, pair number 3, Imdaad - Ipong has the highest assets with a total wealth of around Rp. 28 billion, each of Ipong's assets reached Rp. 23 billion and Imdaad Rp 5 billion. The political contract offered by this couple is a village development acceleration program with a budget of Rp.1 billion to Rp.5 billion per village per year.


H. Imdaad Hamid, SE. married in Tenggarong with Hj. Aji Syarifah Fauzan Azimah Hanum and from this marriage were given the gift of 4 children, of which 1 son and 3 daughters are: 1. Muhammad Dimyathie Riza (Born September 25, 1974) 2. Mirza Imada Zulfhieqar (Born 9 April 1977) 3. Nurfhareza Mu'thia Felayathie (Born December 11, 1989) 4. Qamara Fathasya Naazila (Born March 1, 1997)

Training attended

1. Eco Planning in Denpasar (1971) 2. Regional Project Planning in the UK in Denpasar (1982) 3. Human Resource Settlement in Bangkok (1986) 4. Sespanas in Jakarta (1993-1994).

Achievements as Mayor

Imdaad Hamid has recorded several successes as Mayor of Balikpapan in terms of environmental conservation in Balikpapan City. In 2004 a policy was made to maintain the sustainability of the Sungai Wain Protection Forest (HLSW) covering an area of ​​9,782 with Perda no. 11 of 2004 concerning the management of the Sungai Wain protected forest and the decision of the Mayor of Balikpapan No. 14 of 2004 concerning the establishment of the Wain River Protected Forest Management Agency. This policy is important because the Sungai Wain Protection Forest (HLSW) is the main buffer for the environment, the provider of water sources for the City of Balikpapan, and the support for the oil refinery industry of PT. Pertamina UP V. In 2005 the government of Balikapapan City built the Balikpapan Botanical Gardens in the Sungai Wain Protected Forest (HLSW) area as a research, ecotourism/ecotourism, education, and conservation forest covering an area of ​​291 ha. This policy is based on the Decree of the Mayor of Balikpapan No. 199.45-62 of 2005 concerning the designation of the Sungai Wain Protected Forest area of ​​291 ha in Karang Joang Village, Kec. Balikpapan as a forest for research, tourism, environmental education, in the form of the Balikpapan Botanical Gardens, and the Decree of the Mayor of Balikpapan No.188.45-63 of 2005 concerning the formation of the Balikpapan Botanical Garden development team. In addition, the Balikpapan City government during the leadership of Imdaad Hamid also succeeded in restoring the sustainability of the Manggar watershed area of ​​Balikpapan City as a water catchment area for the Manggar Reservoir.