Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Local Municipality (MP304)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X9011, Volksrust, 2470
    Physical: Cnr Adelaide Tambo Street & Dr Nelson Mandela Drive, Volksrust
    Tel: 017 734 6100
    Fax: 086 630 2209
    Web: www.pixleykaseme.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 227km²
    Description: The Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Gert Sibande District in the Mpumalanga Province. It is bordered by Msukaligwa in the north, the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal Provinces in the south, Mkhondo in the east, and Lekwa in the west. It is one of the seven municipalities that make up the district, accounting for 16% of its geographical area.
     The municipality is named after Pixley Ka Isaka Seme, a founder and president of the African National Congress. Volksrust is the seat of the municipality.

    Cities/Towns: Amersfoort, Perdekop, Volksrust, Wakkerstroom
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (20%), trade (19.9%), community services (16.4%), construction (12.1%), finance (5.9%), manufacturing (4.6%), transport (4.4%), utilities (3.8%), mining (2.2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 17, DA 2, EFF 1, IFP 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Phalaborwa Vincent Malatsi
    Other Members of Council: I L Mkhwanazi (Speaker)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr P B Malebye
    Communications Officer: Mr Sibonelo Ndlhela
    LED Officer: Ms Khosi Jezile
    Other Senior Management: Mr Benson Shabalala (HOD: Corporate Services), Mr Hansco Banda (HOD: Community Services), Ms Zonke Siwundla (HOD: Infrastructure)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 85 39583 235
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 32.7%34.9%
    Population 15 to 64 61.2%59.4%
    Population over 65 6.2%5.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 63.568.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 91.090.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.58%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a36.1%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a45.1%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 17.6%19.3%
    Matric 29.6%24.7%
    Higher education 6.1%7.3%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 22 54619 838
    Average household size 3.84.1
    Female headed households 47.1%45.1%
    Formal dwellings 88.9%76.8%
    Housing owned 61.7%40.0%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 64.8%62.5%
    Weekly refuse removal 53.2%62.0%
    Piped water inside dwelling 23.7%38.9%
    Electricity for lighting 86.8%85.2%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates34 87130 12920 68116 004
    Service charges91 94593 14079 29177 064
    Investment revenue6 2043 0892 6181 886
    Transfers recognised - operational92 56987 82594 990100 265
    Other own revenue45 28945 84122 28017 442
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)270 877260 023219 860212 660
    Employee costs70 79271 04066 57858 365
    Remuneration of councillors7 2566 9826 5176 086
    Depreciation & asset impairment17 78333 87224 406104 813
    Finance charges(1)---
    Materials and bulk purchases62 05358 89645 04749 178
    Transfers and grants9 497-2 0305 239
    Other expenditure64 345170 09169 45158 190
    Total Expenditure231 724340 880214 029281 870
    Surplus/(Deficit)39 153(80 857)5 832(69 210)
    Transfers recognised - capital-23 586-13 060
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-(1 531)--
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions39 153(58 802)5 832(56 151)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year39 153(58 802)5 832(56 151)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure42 35733 677-25 709
    Transfers recognised - capital35 75132 951-20 402
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds6 606726-5 307
    Total sources of capital funds42 35733 677-25 709
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets-106 511208 862144 505
    Total non current assets-717 876686 939746 873
    Total current liabilities-43 96886 20689 694
    Total non current liabilities-112 3922 9332 679
    Community wealth/Equity-668 027806 662799 005
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating38 61436 559-52 482
    Net cash from (used) investing(36 389)(27 757)-(34 252)
    Net cash from (used) financing---(14)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end57 62555 400-44 366
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a---
    Irregular expendituren/a22 0653 9527 229
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a1174-
    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) 71 04066 57858 36558 895
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 9826 5176 0865 536
     
    Total Employee Positions 362380368360
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 47654727
    Total Vacancy Percentage 12.98%17.11%12.77%7.50%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0104
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 18192118
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0052
    Community And Social Service Positions 34283434
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 116105
    Finance And Administration Positions 52554847
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 7310
    Electricity Positions 15191615
    Vacant Electricity Positions 3632
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 21422520
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 5702
    Road Transport Positions 59656262
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 51753
    Sport And Recreation Positions 33363333
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 6454
    Waste Management Positions 48514848
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 21360
    Waste Water Management Positions 33303333
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 3232
    Water Positions 27302827
    Vacant Water Positions 2681
    Other Positions 1701518
    Vacant Other Positions 3012

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a43.40n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 21 40920 41720 41720 413
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 20 57419 48619 48619 482
    Inside the yard 16 95216 33616 33616 022
    Less than 200m from yard 2 8791 0551 055942
    More than 200m from yard 7432 0952 0952 518
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 0214 0152 4003 118

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 18 21517 26215 01014 800
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 0214 0152 4003 118

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 22 36522 36522 36522 206
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 16 33616 33616 33615 986
    Flush toilet - septic tank 484484484484
    Ventilated pit latrine 4 6144 6144 6144 299
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 0214 0152 4003 118

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 14 33614 33614 33612 708
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 0214 0152 4003 118

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

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