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 Greater 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 (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: Ms Monica Mabusela (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Pat Malete
    LED Officer: Leonard Sole (Planning and Economic Development)
    Other Senior Management: Peter Makondo (Manager: Executive Support), Mabora Mamba (Social Development and Community Services), Regina Makgata (Infrastructure 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'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges1 9891 671719652
    Investment revenue6 9526 1176 1777 402
    Transfers recognised - operational104 085101 32693 44299 298
    Other own revenue8412 0671 324310
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)113 868111 180101 662107 662
    Employee costs64 90258 61150 87144 737
    Remuneration of councillors6 3475 9925 4734 979
    Depreciation & asset impairment6 8176 0057 6475 107
    Finance charges----
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants9 13123 32724 21326 299
    Other expenditure34 12332 27630 18827 163
    Total Expenditure121 321126 211118 392108 285
    Surplus/(Deficit)(7 453)(15 031)(16 730)(623)
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---(200)
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(7 453)(15 031)(16 730)(823)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(7 453)(15 031)(16 730)(823)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure2 8336 9908 33910 685
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds2 8336 9908 33910 685
    Total sources of capital funds2 8336 9908 33910 685
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets116 17296 175109 800124 804
    Total non current assets63 41664 09961 53260 184
    Total current liabilities29 87910 35011 53210 874
    Total non current liabilities23 52718 95413 83812 852
    Community wealth/Equity126 182130 970145 962161 262
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating25 827(6 585)(5 836)(11 172)
    Net cash from (used) investing(5 204)(14 964)(7 919)-
    Net cash from (used) financing----
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end83 05962 43683 98597 739
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure26---
    Irregular expenditure4 451--7
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure12-24
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 64 90258 61150 87144 737
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 3475 9925 4734 979
     
    Total Employee Positions 137135155140
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 11988
    Total Vacancy Percentage 8.03%6.67%5.16%5.71%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 7777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1202
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 16161519
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2104
    Community And Social Service Positions 30304112
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 2120
    Finance And Administration Positions 46444533
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 3331
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00030
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0001
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 101100
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 2100
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 26264739
    Vacant Other Positions 2230

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 0000
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    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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