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

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 12 836km²
    Description: The Frances Baard District Municipality is a Category C municipality 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, making up only 3% of its geographical area. However, it accommodates the largest proportion of the province's population.
     It comprises the four local municipalities of Dikgatlong, Magareng, Phokwane and Sol Plaatje. Kimberley, which is where the district municipality is located, is less than 500km away from Johannesburg in the north, less than 1 000km away from Cape Town in the south, and less than 800km away from 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 7, DA 3, EFF 1 (40% PR Seats)
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Ms Buyiswa Ximba
    Other Members of Council: M B Silingile (Speaker), K C Mothibi (Chairperson: Finance Committee), E M Mathe (Chairperson: Policy and Institutional Development Committee), M E Mokgatlhanyane (Chairperson: Infrastructure Development Committee), L N Shushu (Chairperson: Planning and Development), M E Motsamai (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: Freddy Netshivhodza (Acting HOD: Planning and Development), Peet van der Walt (HOD: Infrastructure Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 387 741382 086
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 28.3%29.6%
    Population 15 to 64 63.5%64.9%
    Population over 65 8.2%5.5%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 57.554.1
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 98.394.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.33%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a34.0%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a43.9%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.1%10.6%
    Matric 30.0%26.7%
    Higher education 9.1%8.4%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 113 33095 929
    Average household size 3.43.8
    Female headed households 41.5%39.8%
    Formal dwellings 83.7%82.0%
    Housing owned 72.8%58.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 78.4%77.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 69.3%74.3%
    Piped water inside dwelling 48.4%52.0%
    Electricity for lighting 90.2%83.3%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges----
    Investment revenue7 6406 8825 8415 672
    Transfers recognised - operational106 333102 39595 05394 579
    Other own revenue7461 1241 1841 670
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)114 718110 402102 078101 921
    Employee costs52 80747 11341 01239 423
    Remuneration of councillors5 9885 6915 4245 160
    Depreciation & asset impairment4 1053 7694 0503 429
    Finance charges8842 3812 3002 318
    Materials and bulk purchases3 2643 2543 3762 569
    Transfers and grants47 47437 27633 66635 437
    Other expenditure11 69013 38512 58211 189
    Total Expenditure126 211112 869102 41199 524
    Surplus/(Deficit)(11 493)(2 467)(333)2 396
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(11 493)(2 467)(333)2 396
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(11 493)(2 467)(333)2 396
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure3 6772 1252 5536 009
    Transfers recognised - capital---1 664
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds3 6772 1252 5534 345
    Total sources of capital funds3 6772 1252 5536 009
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets77 19497 16496 19291 151
    Total non current assets46 12953 25956 58358 668
    Total current liabilities15 45922 57915 92112 802
    Total non current liabilities31 59533 37933 23233 042
    Community wealth/Equity76 27094 465103 623103 975
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating35 9524 0828 8325 441
    Net cash from (used) investing(3 540)(2 927)(3 017)(6 758)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 287)(1 607)(1 445)(1 333)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end119 06087 48387 93483 564
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-6961 000
    Irregular expendituren/a-585184
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a59117182
    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) 47 11341 01239 42333 909
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 6915 4245 1604 595
     
    Total Employee Positions 183152184182
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 293100
    Total Vacancy Percentage 15.85%20.39%0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 18181919
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 5500
    Community And Social Service Positions 0400
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Finance And Administration Positions 771038280
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 52400
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0333
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 01044
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0100
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 5000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 1000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 7897171
    Vacant Other Positions 17000

    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

    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.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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