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: The Waterberg District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the western part of the Limpopo Province. 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 municipality is the biggest district in the province, making up just more than a third of its geographical area. It shares its five-border control points with Botswana, namely Groblersbrug, Stockpoort, Derdepoort, Zanzibar and Platjan. It is comprised of five local municipalities: Bela-Bela, Lephalale, Lim 368, Mogalakwena and Thabazimbi.
     The region, as we know it today, is more than three million years old. With its great variety of wildlife, birds and scenic splendour, It is one of South Africa's prime ecotourism destinations.

    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 19, EFF 8, DA 7, FF+ 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr S M Mataboge
    Other Members of Council: N S Montane (MPAC Chairperson), K S Lamola (Speaker), M A Tsebe (Chief Whip), M R Boloka (Social Development), T A Mashamaite (Budget and Treasury), R M Radebe (Infrastructure Development), F Hlungwane (Transformation and Administration), M P Sebatjane (Planning and Economic Development), K R Mokwena (Special Projects), N S Monyamane (Community Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Mpheta Samuel Mabotja
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Gledwin Tloubatla
    Communications Officer: Pat Malete
    LED Officer: Leonard Sole (Planning and Economic Development)
    Other Senior Management: Peter Makondo (Manager: Executive Support), Mabora Mampa (Social Development and Community Services), Regina Makgata (Infrastructure Development), Feziwe Nogilana-Raphela (Corporate Support and Shared Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 745 758679 336
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.4%29.9%
    Population 15 to 64 60.5%64.3%
    Population over 65 5.1%5.8%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 65.455.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 104.7102.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.12%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a28.1%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a35.5%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.1%12.4%
    Matric 27.6%23.2%
    Higher education 9.0%9.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 211 471179 866
    Average household size 3.53.4
    Female headed households 40.9%42.7%
    Formal dwellings 85.0%87.0%
    Housing owned 63.6%47.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 43.8%43.6%
    Weekly refuse removal 44.4%44.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 24.4%30.7%
    Electricity for lighting 86.1%86.7%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges1 2551 9891 671719
    Investment revenue9 8106 9526 1176 177
    Transfers recognised - operational167 866104 085101 32693 442
    Other own revenue4498412 0671 324
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)179 381113 868111 180101 662
    Employee costs64 09064 90258 61150 871
    Remuneration of councillors6 8376 3475 9925 473
    Depreciation & asset impairment7 8416 8176 0057 647
    Finance charges----
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants53 7239 13123 32724 213
    Other expenditure32 59534 12332 27630 188
    Total Expenditure165 087121 321126 211118 392
    Surplus/(Deficit)14 294(7 453)(15 031)(16 730)
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions14 294(7 453)(15 031)(16 730)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year14 294(7 453)(15 031)(16 730)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure-2 8336 9908 339
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds-2 8336 9908 339
    Total sources of capital funds-2 8336 9908 339
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets173 234116 17296 175109 800
    Total non current assets61 48263 41664 09961 532
    Total current liabilities68 86429 87910 35011 532
    Total non current liabilities23 34323 52718 95413 838
    Community wealth/Equity142 510126 182130 970145 962
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating14 29425 827(6 585)(5 836)
    Net cash from (used) investing-(5 204)(14 964)(7 919)
    Net cash from (used) financing----
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end129 72383 05962 43683 985
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a26--
    Irregular expendituren/a4 451--
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a12-
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 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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