Waterberg District Municipality (DC36)
Private Bag X1018, Modimolle, 0510Physical:
Harry Gwala Street, ModimolleTel:
014 718 3300Fax:
014 717 3886Web: www.waterberg.gov.za
Waterberg District Municipality is a Category C municipality found in the Limpopo province. It is geographically located on the western part of Limpopo province and 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.
Amandelbult Mine Town, Bela-Bela (Warmbad), Lephalale (Ellisras), Modimolle (Nylstroom), Mokopane (Potgietersrus), Mookgophong (Naboomspruit), Pienaarsrivier, Thabazimbi, VaalwaterMain Economic Sectors:
Mining, agriculture, tourism
179 866Population Growth:
1.16% p.a. Unemployment Rate:
Political ManagementComposition of Council:
ANC 27, DA 6, COPE 1Mayor:
Mrs N R MogotlaneOther Members of Council:
B S Mhlanga (Social Development), K J Baloyi (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 ManagementMunicipal Manager:
Mr Mokopane LetsoaloChief Financial Officer:
Mrs Nadine LaubscherCommunications Officer:
Pat MaleteOther Senior Management:
Peter Makondo (Acting Manager: Office of the Executive Mayor), Mike Moatshe (Planning and Economic Development), Lilly Mokonyane (Social Development and Community Services), Regina Makgata (Infrastructure Development), Leonard Sole (Planning and Economic Development)
|Audit Outcome ||Qualified audit opinion||Clean audit outcome||Clean audit outcome|
|Total Net Assets||145 962||161 262||161 685|
|Surplus/Deficit for the Year||(16 730)||(423)||16 258|
|Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities||(5 836)||2 777||24 866|
|Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure||6||31||-|
Tenders are published on the municipal website, and in the City Press and Sowetan newspapers.
LED ActivitiesKey Projects:
Lephalale Agricultural Corridor; development of Makapan's Valley World Heritage Site; resuscitation of Waterberg Economic Development Agency; Waterberg Biosphere Reserve and Meander; Bela-Bela Flea Market; Vaalwater Beautification.
Key Investment Opportunities:
Commercialisation of the abattoir.
Links/ResourcesMunicipal TendersAnnual Report 2011/12
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