Frances Baard District Municipality (DC9)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X6088, Kimberley, 8300
    Physical: 51 Drakensberg Avenue, Carters Glen, Kimberley
    Tel: 053 838 0911
    Fax: 053 861 1538
    Web: www.francesbaard.gov.za
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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 12 836km²
    Description: Frances Baard District Municipality is the smallest district in the Northern Cape. However, it accommodates the largest proportion of the province's population. The municipality is located in the far eastern portion of the province. It shares its northern borders with the North West province and its eastern border with the Free State province. Kimberley, which is where the district municipality is located, is less than 500km away from Johannesburg in the north, and less than 1 000km away from Cape Town in the south and the Port of Durban in the east. It comprises the four local municipalities of Dikgatlong, Magareng, Phokwane and Sol Plaatje.
    Cities/Towns: Barkly West, Delportshoop, Hartswater, Jan Kempdorp, Kimberley, Pampierstat, Ritchie, Warrenton, Windsorton
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (28%), finance (22%), trade (15%), transport (12%), mining (10%), agriculture (4%), manufacturing (4%), construction (3%), electricity (2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 17, DA 6, COPE 2
    Mayor: Ms Khadi Moloi
    Other Members of Council: B M Maribe (Speaker), W Johnson (Chairperson: Finance Committee), K Rifles (Chairperson: Policy and Institutional Development Committee), M B Silingile (Chairperson: Infrastructure Development Committee), T Nicholas (Chairperson: Planning and Development), P R Molefi (Chairperson: Social Development Committee)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Ms Z M Bogatsu
    Communications Officer: Ms Gerline Roman
    LED Officer: Mr Basil Louw
    Other Senior Management: Frank Mdee (HOD: Planning and Development), Peet van der Walt (HOD: Infrastructure Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 382 086
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 29.60%
    Population 15 to 64 64.90%
    Population over 65 5.50%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 54.10
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.40
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.66%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 34.00%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 43.90%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 10.60%
    Higher education 8.40%
    Matric 26.70%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 95 929
    Average household size 3.80
    Female headed households 39.80%
    Formal dwellings 82.00%
    Housing owned 58.80%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 77.20%
    Weekly refuse removal 74.30%
    Piped water inside dwelling 52.00%
    Electricity for lighting 83.30%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates---
    Service charges---
    Investment revenue5 4595 6725 491
    Transfers recognised - operational94 48594 57988 914
    Other own revenue1 1881 670840
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)101 132101 92195 246
    Employee costs40 88239 42333 909
    Remuneration of councillors5 4245 1604 595
    Depreciation & asset impairment4 0593 42922 562
    Finance charges1 2152 3183 259
    Materials and bulk purchases3 2022 569-
    Transfers and grants29 87935 43726 382
    Other expenditure10 01611 18915 810
    Total Expenditure94 67699 524106 517
    Surplus/(Deficit)6 4562 396(11 272)
    Transfers recognised - capital---
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions6 4562 396(11 272)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year6 4562 396(11 272)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure2 2656 0092 382
    Transfers recognised - capital-1 664-
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing---
    Internally generated funds2 2654 3452 382
    Total sources of capital funds2 2656 0092 382
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets90 40891 15192 342
    Total non current assets61 05858 66847 501
    Total current liabilities9 91712 80214 905
    Total non current liabilities31 59833 04234 012
    Community wealth/Equity109 952103 97590 926
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating9 7655 44116 751
    Net cash from (used) investing(3 349)(6 758)(2 375)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 445)(1 333)(1 289)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end88 53583 56486 214
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a1 0004 858
    Irregular expendituren/a18411 050
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a182-
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 40 88239 423
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 4245 160
     
    Total Employee Positions 184182
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 00
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1919
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 00
    Community And Social Service Positions 00
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00
    Finance And Administration Positions 8280
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 00
    Electricity Positions 00
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 33
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 44
    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 7171
    Vacant Other Positions 00

    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

    Establishment of the Cape Malt Plant for malt processing in Richie, and the positioning of emerging farmers to produce and supply barley to the plant; establishment of an oil processing plant in Phokwane; training of small and emerging miners; formalisation of 20 female contractors; training of graduates in local economic development and entrepreneurship; assisting with establishment/registration of cooperatives.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Establishment of a processing plant in Phokwane Municipality; establishment and operation of a call centre in Magareng Municipality; equity partner for a bakery in Magareng Municipality; management and operation of a manufacturing hub/incubation in Sol Plaatje Municipality; supply barley and transportation to a malt plant.
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