Makhado Local Municipality (LIM344)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X2596, Makhado, 0920
    Physical: Civic Centre, Cnr Krogh & Erasmus Streets, Makhado
    Tel: 015 519 3000
    Fax: 015 516 1195
    Web: www.makhado.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 8 300km²
    Description: Makhado Local Municipality is one of four local municipalities in the Vhembe District. It borders with Musina in the north, Thulamela in the east, Molemole in the west (Capricorn District) and Greater Giyani in the south (Mopani District).
     It was first established on 31 October 1934 as the Louis Trichardt Town Council. With the new municipal demarcation, a number of municipalities were established in 1997. However, following the Municipal Structures Act of 1998, the municipalities were merged into an NP344 Municipality that is now known as the Makhado Municipality. It is divided into four regions: Makhado (previously Louis Trichardt), Vuwani, Dzanani and Waterval.

    Cities/Towns: Makhado
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (30%), finance (29%), trade (15%), transport (13%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 64, DA 6, COPE 3, ACDP 1, PAC 1
    Mayor: Mr David Mutavhatsindi
    Other Members of Council: Lindiwe Mogale (Speaker), Rudzani Ludere (Chief Whip), Dzawele Ratshikuni (Portfolio Head: Development and Planning, and Portfolio Head: Women, Gender, Youth, Children and Disability), Gideon Tshavhuyo (Portfolio Head: Finance), Shonisani Sinyosi (Portfolio Head: Technical Services), Samson Baloyi (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), Percy Mashimbye (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Richard Thandavhathu (Portfolio Head: Sports, Arts and Culture), Jekkie Underwood (Portfolio Head: Disaster, Moral Regeneration and Pastor's Forum)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr I P Mutshinyali
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr M P Makhubela
    Communications Officer: Louis Bobodi (Municipal Spokesperson)
    LED Officer: Sello Mathonsi
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 516 031
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.80%
    Population 15 to 64 58.10%
    Population over 65 7.10%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 72.00
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 84.80
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.43%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 36.70%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 49.60%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 18.90%
    Higher education 9.10%
    Matric 21.80%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 134 889
    Average household size 3.70
    Female headed households 52.10%
    Formal dwellings 91.90%
    Housing owned 62.20%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 12.10%
    Weekly refuse removal 9.50%
    Piped water inside dwelling 15.70%
    Electricity for lighting 89.40%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates42 92228 51028 09134 836
    Service charges246 031238 001216 006222 333
    Investment revenue2 6232 0451 33917 730
    Transfers recognised - operational291 427262 490248 745212 143
    Other own revenue35 77938 40841 12953 544
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)618 781569 454535 310540 587
    Employee costs218 658198 567196 668172 810
    Remuneration of councillors21 79320 78218 47016 800
    Depreciation & asset impairment2 152104 243112 486122 752
    Finance charges2 9025 3105 2407 532
    Materials and bulk purchases235 796157 754156 721141 762
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure144 805168 391140 958278 099
    Total Expenditure626 107655 047630 543739 755
    Surplus/(Deficit)(7 326)(85 592)(95 234)(199 169)
    Transfers recognised - capital-110 87662 78242 125
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(7 326)25 283(32 452)(157 044)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(7 326)25 283(32 452)(157 044)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure143 358122 23586 92673 138
    Transfers recognised - capital117 235110 87665 15226 241
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing---401
    Internally generated funds26 12311 35921 77546 496
    Total sources of capital funds143 358122 23586 92673 138
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets247 681221 673408 641121 201
    Total non current assets1 803 4081 803 4081 824 9131 772 421
    Total current liabilities94 588190 455186 530236 589
    Total non current liabilities107 568108 97743 62956 650
    Community wealth/Equity1 848 9331 725 6502 003 3951 600 383
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating111 030149 718105 334(3 912)
    Net cash from (used) investing(157 858)(104 796)(86 926)(10 297)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2 155)(3 215)(2 906)10 301
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end3 15752 01010 214(6 223)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a4 384-157 378
    Irregular expendituren/a77 69347 3901 622
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a1 0881 695170
    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) 198 5674196 6684172 8104
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 20 78218 47016 800
     
    Total Employee Positions 9611 1541 124
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 175325288
    Total Vacancy Percentage 18.21%28.16%25.62%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 696
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 260
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 408435
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 6450
    Community And Social Service Positions 113796
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 7131
    Finance And Administration Positions 192117162
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 533467
    Electricity Positions 9210187
    Vacant Electricity Positions 8826
    Enviromental Protection Positions 3400
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 1000
    Health Positions 000
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 102220
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 3710
    Road Transport Positions 157160
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1170
    Sport And Recreation Positions 500
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 100
    Waste Management Positions 10864114
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 933
    Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Water Positions 828453
    Vacant Water Positions 1270
    Other Positions 30650571
    Vacant Other Positions 19213161

    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? YesYesYes
    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? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 101 15596 29496 294
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 16 48714 63721 130

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    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? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 11 09910 99810 998
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

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

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