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 comprises the four local municipalities of Dikgatlong, Magareng, Phokwane and Sol Plaatje. It is located in the far eastern portion of the Northern Cape province. It shares its northern borders with the North West province and its eastern border with the Free State province.
     The municipality is the smallest district in the Northern Cape. However, it accommodates the largest proportion of the province's population. 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.

    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'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges----
    Investment revenue6 6735 8415 6725 491
    Transfers recognised - operational101 43995 05394 57988 914
    Other own revenue1 1681 1841 670840
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)109 279102 078101 92195 246
    Employee costs46 99641 01239 42333 909
    Remuneration of councillors5 6915 4245 1604 595
    Depreciation & asset impairment4 1494 0503 42922 562
    Finance charges1 0522 3002 3183 259
    Materials and bulk purchases3 0373 3762 569-
    Transfers and grants29 65933 66635 43726 382
    Other expenditure11 41712 58211 18915 810
    Total Expenditure102 001102 41199 524106 517
    Surplus/(Deficit)7 278(333)2 396(11 272)
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions7 278(333)2 396(11 272)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year7 278(333)2 396(11 272)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure1 5002 5536 0092 382
    Transfers recognised - capital--1 664-
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds1 5002 5534 3452 382
    Total sources of capital funds1 5002 5536 0092 382
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets96 59096 19291 15192 342
    Total non current assets58 33556 58358 66847 501
    Total current liabilities12 43515 92112 80214 905
    Total non current liabilities31 62533 23233 04234 012
    Community wealth/Equity110 865103 623103 97590 926
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating3 4978 8325 44116 751
    Net cash from (used) investing(1 489)(3 017)(6 758)(2 375)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 607)(1 445)(1 333)(1 289)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end88 33687 93483 56486 214
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure-6961 0004 858
    Irregular expenditure-58518411 050
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure59117182-
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 41 012439 423433 9094
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 4245 1604 595
     
    Total Employee Positions 152184182
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 3100
    Total Vacancy Percentage 20.39%0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 181919
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 500
    Community And Social Service Positions 400
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 000
    Finance And Administration Positions 1038280
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 2400
    Electricity Positions 000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 333
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 000
    Health Positions 000
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 1044
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 100
    Road Transport Positions 000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 000
    Waste Management Positions 000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 000
    Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Water Positions 000
    Vacant Water Positions 000
    Other Positions 97171
    Vacant Other Positions 000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 000
    Inside the yard 000
    Less than 200m from yard 000
    More than 200m from yard 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 000
    Ventilated pit latrine 000
    Bucket system 000
    Other 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Training of SMMEs in New Venture Creation NQF 4 and Business Management; training of graduates on local economic development and entrepreneurship; support and strengthening of SMMEs (Small Business Week, direct support with machinery, and exhibitions for SMMEs); establishment of business support centre for Magareng and Phokwane; support to Ritchie incubation hub; establishment of an oil processing plant in Phokwane, Dikgatlong Bio-Mass project; development and support of small-scale miners.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Establishment of oil processing plant in Phokwane Municipality; management and operation of a manufacturing hub/incubation in Sol Plaatje Municipality; mineral beneficiation and processing; development of mining tourism and meat processing; vegetable, fruit and field crop processing.
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