Frances Baard District Municipality (DC9)

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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Municipal Information

Area: 12 836km²
Cities/Towns: Barkly West, Delportshoop, Hartswater, Jan Kempdorp, Kimberley, Pampierstat, Ritchie, Warrenton, Windsorton
Main Economic Sectors: Mining, quarrying, agriculture, fishing and forestry, manufacturing, construction

Demographic Information

Population: 382 086
Households: 95 929
Population Growth: 1.66% p.a.
Unemployment Rate: 34.00%
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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
Chief Financial Officer: Mr Hannes van Biljon
Communications Officer: Ms Gerline Roman
LED Officer: Mr Basil Louw
Other Senior Management: Nomama Kgantsi (HOD: Administration), Frank Mdee (HOD: Planning and Development), Peet van der Walt (HOD: Infrastructure Services)

Financial Information

2011/122010/11
Audit Outcome Financially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
Total Net Assets90 92686 410
Surplus/Deficit for the Year(11 272)13 623
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities16 75115 342
Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure15 908267
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Tender/Procurement Information

All procurement is centralised through the Supply Chain Unit. Procurement of goods and services are obtained: below R30 000 through quotation system from the preferred supplier database, above R30 000 but below R200 000 through written quotations. Written quotations are advertised through the FBDM website for seven days and external noticeboard at the district municipality offices. Tenders (above R200 000) are advertised through local and national newspapers.

LED Activities

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 of barley and transportation to a malt plant.

Links/Resources

Municipal Tenders
Municipal Vacancies
Annual Report 2011/12

The information in this directory is supplied and/or externally sourced and is also subject to continual change. If you notice any errors or omissions, please contact us at info@municipalities.co.za so that we can correct it.

Blue Drop Scores

The Blue Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Blue Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Blue Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal drinking water quality management performance of the relevant municipality. The score relates to not only the quality of the drinking water, but also contains a risk management measure relating to the ability of the responsible authority to sustain the quality of drinking water and also to deal with any incidents that may pose a health risk to the public. The maximum score is 100 and the target of excellence is 95%.

Green Drop Scores

The Green Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Green Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Green Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal wastewater business practice and compliance of the relevant municipality. The maximum score is 100.

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Financial Audit Outcomes

The objective of an audit of financial statements is to express an opinion on whether the financial statements fairly represent the financial position of the auditee at financial year-end and the results of its operations for the financial year.

The Auditor-General can express one of the following audit opinions:

Clean audit outcome: The financial statements are free from material misstatements (in other words, a financially unqualified audit opinion) and there are no material findings on reporting on performance objectives or non-compliance with legislation.

Financially unqualified with findings: The financial statements contain no material misstatements. Unless the Auditor General expresses a clean audit outcome, findings have been raised on either reporting on predetermined objectives or non-compliance with legislation, or both these aspects.

Qualified audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements in specific amounts, or there is insufficient evidence for the Auditor General to conclude that specific amounts included in the financial statements are not materially misstated.

Adverse audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements that are not confined to specific amounts, or the misstatements represent a substantial portion of the financial statements.

Disclaimer of audit opinion: The auditee provided insufficient evidence in the form of documentation on which to base an audit opinion. The lack of sufficient evidence is not confined to specific amounts, or represents a substantial portion of the information contained in the financial statements.

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Resident Queries


Telephone Number Email Address
Accounts
Electricity
Refuse & Waste Removal
Roads
Service Delivery 053 838 0911 frances.baard@fbdm.co.za
Water

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