Waterberg District Municipality (DC36)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X1018, Modimolle, 0510
    Physical: Harry Gwala Street, Modimolle
    Tel: 014 718 3300
    Fax: 014 717 3886
    Web: www.waterberg.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 44 913km²
    Description: Waterberg District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the western part of the Limpopo province. The municipality shares its five-border control point with Botswana, namely Groblersbrug, Stockpoort, Derdepoort, Zanzibar and Platjan. It is strategically located in sharing its borders with Capricorn District Municipality in the north and Sekhukhune District Municipality in the east. The south-western boundary abuts the North West, while the Gauteng province lies on the south-eastern side. The Waterberg District Municipality is comprised of six local municipalities, namely Bela-Bela, Lephalale, Modimolle, Mogalakwena, Mookgophong and Thabazimbi. This district, with its great variety of wildlife, birds and scenic splendour, is one of South Africa's prime ecotourism destinations. The region, as we know it today, is more than three million years old.
    Cities/Towns: Amandelbult Mine Town, Bela-Bela, Lephalale, Modimolle, Mokopane (previously Potgietersrus), Mookgophong (previously Naboomspruit), Pienaarsrivier, Thabazimbi, Vaalwater
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 27, DA 6, COPE 1
    Mayor: Mrs N R Mogotlane
    Other Members of Council: B S Mhlanga (Social Development), Z Mosam (Budget and Treasury), K S Lamola (Infrastructure Development), M L Moremi (Transformation and Administration), S M Molekwa (Planning and Economic Development), M M Mogotsi (Special Projects), B S Mhlanga (Social Development), R Z Moeletsi (Community Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Mpheta Samuel Mabotja
    Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Nadine Laubscher
    Communications Officer: Pat Malete
    LED Officer: Leonard Sole
    Other Senior Management: Peter Makondo (Manager: Executive Support), Leonard Sole (Planning and Economic Development), Mabora Mamba (Social Development and Community Services), Regina Makgata (Infrastructure Development), Leonard Sole (Planning and Economic Development)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 679 336
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 29.90%
    Population 15 to 64 64.30%
    Population over 65 5.80%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 55.50
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 102.10
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.16%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 28.10%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 35.50%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 12.40%
    Higher education 9.00%
    Matric 23.20%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 179 866
    Average household size 3.40
    Female headed households 42.70%
    Formal dwellings 87.00%
    Housing owned 47.70%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 43.60%
    Weekly refuse removal 44.20%
    Piped water inside dwelling 30.70%
    Electricity for lighting 86.70%

    Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates---
    Service charges1 671719652
    Investment revenue5 8146 1777 402
    Transfers recognised - operational101 31193 44299 298
    Other own revenue2 6231 324310
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)111 419101 662107 662
    Employee costs53 16950 87144 737
    Remuneration of councillors5 9925 4734 979
    Depreciation & asset impairment6 7327 6475 107
    Finance charges---
    Materials and bulk purchases---
    Transfers and grants23 37524 21326 299
    Other expenditure30 67530 18827 163
    Total Expenditure119 943118 392108 285
    Surplus/(Deficit)(8 524)(16 730)(623)
    Transfers recognised - capital---
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets--(200)
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(8 524)(16 730)(823)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(8 524)(16 730)(823)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure6 9908 33910 685
    Transfers recognised - capital---
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing---
    Internally generated funds6 9908 33910 685
    Total sources of capital funds6 9908 33910 685
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets95 351109 800124 804
    Total non current assets64 26361 53260 184
    Total current liabilities8 43011 53210 874
    Total non current liabilities13 74713 83812 852
    Community wealth/Equity137 437145 962161 262
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(4 456)(5 836)(11 172)
    Net cash from (used) investing(6 990)(7 919)-
    Net cash from (used) financing---
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end92 27383 98597 739
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a--
    Irregular expendituren/a-7
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a-24
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 53 16950 871
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 9925 473
     
    Total Employee Positions 155140
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 88
    Total Vacancy Percentage 5.16%5.71%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 02
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1519
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 04
    Community And Social Service Positions 4112
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 20
    Finance And Administration Positions 4533
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 31
    Electricity Positions 00
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 030
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 01
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 00
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00
    Road Transport Positions 00
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Waste Management Positions 00
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00
    Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Water Positions 00
    Vacant Water Positions 00
    Other Positions 4739
    Vacant Other Positions 30

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
    2012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 00
    Inside the yard 00
    Less than 200m from yard 00
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 00
    Other 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Lephalale Agricultural Corridor; development of Makapan Valley World Heritage Site; resuscitation of Waterberg Economic Development Agency; Waterberg Biosphere Reserve and Meander; Vaalwater beautification.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Agricultural Fresh Produce Market; conferencing and hospitality facilities.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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