Bushbuckridge Local Municipality (MP325)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X9308, Bushbuckridge, 1280
    Physical: Opposite Mapulaneng DLTC, R533 Graskop Road, Bushbuckridge
    Tel: 013 799 1851/7
    Fax: 013 799 1865
    Web: www.bushbuckridge.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 10 250km²
    Description: The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is a Category B municipality and presidential nodal point located within the Ehlanzeni District in the north-eastern part of the Mpumalanga Province. It is the largest of the four municipalities that make up the district, accounting for over a third of its geographical area.
     The municipal area provides a link to Lydenburg and other centres in the Lowveld, particularly Hoedspruit, Pilgrim's Rest and Graskop. Bushbuckridge Local Municipality can therefore be called the gateway to the major tourist attraction points in Mpumalanga and the eastern part of the Limpopo Province.

    Cities/Towns: Sabie Park
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 53, BRA 14, EFF 4, DA 3, APC 2
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Sylvia Nxumalo
    Other Members of Council: F Sibuyi (Supply Chain and Finance), Leonard Malomane (LED and Tourism), Sylvia Siwelani (Sports, Arts, Culture and Heritage), Flomina Timba (Social Development), Enas Selowe (Corporate Services), B T Mokeona (Technical Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Lisa
    Chief Financial Officer: Mrs C A Nkuna
    Communications Officer: Mr Aubrey Mnisi (Communications Manager)
    LED Officer: Mr Solomon Nyembe
    Other Senior Management: Mr R Khoza (Director: Corporate Services), Mr E Mashava (Director: Technical Services), Dr Z Mkhabela (Director: Community Services), Mrs Sarah Mogakane (Director: Economic Development Planning and Environment)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 546 215538 593
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 39.9%37.0%
    Population 15 to 64 55.3%57.7%
    Population over 65 4.9%5.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 81.073.4
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 85.583.3
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.32%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 16.2%18.6%
    Matric 32.6%25.7%
    Higher education 5.7%7.3%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 136 780133 559
    Average household size 4.03.9
    Female headed households 53.0%53.3%
    Formal dwellings 96.3%95.9%
    Housing owned 81.7%73.1%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 6.2%6.8%
    Weekly refuse removal 4.2%7.5%
    Piped water inside dwelling 7.4%12.0%
    Electricity for lighting 96.5%93.9%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates168 493160 25059 377237 921
    Service charges28 72432 73830 07430 857
    Investment revenue13 8049 5706 4713 667
    Transfers recognised - operational658 596554 770449 442456 866
    Other own revenue120 88918 49016 17235 485
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)990 505775 818561 536764 797
    Employee costs326 242281 150207 712220 893
    Remuneration of councillors28 18227 76417 464-
    Depreciation & asset impairment77 33076 51138 500-
    Finance charges----
    Materials and bulk purchases250 555236 79998 975133 570
    Transfers and grants37 09414 87235 42110 727
    Other expenditure238 810151 928242 568267 754
    Total Expenditure958 214789 024640 639632 944
    Surplus/(Deficit)32 291(13 207)(79 103)131 853
    Transfers recognised - capital422 643341 256240 921237 533
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions454 934328 050161 819369 386
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year454 934328 050161 819369 386
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure731 112308 571480 820197 283
    Transfers recognised - capital731 112308 571480 820197 283
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds731 112308 571480 820197 283
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets763 513903 922n/a458 773
    Total non current assets2 593 0492 013 888n/a1 269 489
    Total current liabilities572 678620 891n/a601 525
    Total non current liabilities41 545116 044n/a23 290
    Community wealth/Equity2 742 3382 180 875n/a1 103 448
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operatingn/a814 026305 843312 543
    Net cash from (used) investingn/a(752 968)(502 755)(202 171)
    Net cash from (used) financingn/a---
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year endn/a213 635(196 913)110 372
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure65 11047 529122 247114 562
    Irregular expenditure569 68571 642109 966112 377
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure3355631-
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 UnauditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 326 242281 150207 712220 893189 210
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 28 18227 76417 464-19 992
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 3431 3841 1061 079969
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 110200430
    Total Vacancy Percentage 8.19%14.45%0.36%0.28%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 65666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00330
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 4141343425
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 63100
    Community And Social Service Positions 10517250139139
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 05000
    Finance And Administration Positions 83425147243243
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 85000
    Electricity Positions 435222
    Vacant Electricity Positions 032000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 1606000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 833000
    Health Positions 019000
    Vacant Health Positions 015000
    Public Safety Positions 114571353030
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 54000
    Road Transport Positions 13078392020
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 077000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 194000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 82000
    Waste Management Positions 110430260199199
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 024000
    Waste Water Management Positions 86267144198198
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 030000
    Water Positions 485089107107
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 0001010
    Vacant Other Positions 00000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a64.24n/a30.80
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 145 174145 174145 174144 902144 902
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 144 902144 902144 902144 902144 902
    Inside the yard 57 64157 64157 64157 64157 641
    Less than 200m from yard 71 25571 25571 25571 25571 255
    More than 200m from yard 16 00616 00616 00616 00616 006
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 4316 66022 64557 64157 641

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 146 720130 65058 32754 00448 501
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 45 00045 00023 00048 00043 000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a0n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 222 460222 375126 227111 983108 452
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 50 00050 0004 8524 8524 582
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 4601 3751 3751 3751 375
    Ventilated pit latrine 120 000120 000120 00019 24915 988
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 51 00051 000086 50786 507
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 4316 6603 5576 5006 500

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 26 21015 00015 00015 00015 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 4316 6604 7606 5006 500

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Corck Thulani Tourism Project; Kruger to Blyde Canyon Biosphere; Dingledale Newforest Irrigation Scheme; Bushbuckridge Nature Reserve; Lisbom Citrus Project.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Injaka Dam lemon plantation and lemon-related products factory; Injaka Dam Waterfront Hotel; Injaka Honey and Mushroom Farming Projects.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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