Emthanjeni Local Municipality (NC073)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 42, De Aar, 7000
    Physical: 45 Voortrekker Street, De Aar
    Tel: 053 632 9100
    Fax: 053 631 0105
    Web: www.emthanjeni.co.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 13 472km²
    Description: Emthanjeni Local Municipality is a Category B municipality. It is situated in the Pixley Ka Seme District Municipality and is the seat of this district. Its location is approximately 300km south-west of Kimberley, 440km south-east of Upington, 300km north-east of Beaufort West and 300km south-west of Bloemfontein.
     Emthanjeni, especially De Aar, is renowned for its central location on the main railway line between Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Namibia. The land area comprises 11% of the district land area and 3% of the province.

    Cities/Towns: Britstown, Burgerville, De Aar, Griesenkraal, Hanover
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (36%), transport (24%), finance (13%), trade (11%), agriculture (7%), electricity (4%), manufacturing (3%), construction (2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 7, DA 5, COPE 1, INDEPENDENT 1
    Mayor: Mr Sipho Sthonga
    Other Members of Council: Sipho Sthonga (Mayor and LED), Marie Freddie (Speaker), Godfrey Nyl (Executive Committee Member), A Jaftha (Executive Committee Member)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Isak Visser
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Faried Manuel
    Communications Officer: Mr Isak Visser
    LED Officer: Mr Soyiso Mvandaba
    Other Senior Management: Mr Mark Jeremy Vincent Owies (Director: Infrastructure Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 42 356
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.70%
    Population 15 to 64 62.50%
    Population over 65 5.80%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 60.10
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 95.80
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.69%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 28.00%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 37.20%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 11.00%
    Higher education 6.60%
    Matric 24.70%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 10 457
    Average household size 3.90
    Female headed households 39.40%
    Formal dwellings 95.40%
    Housing owned 60.30%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 79.60%
    Weekly refuse removal 83.30%
    Piped water inside dwelling 59.80%
    Electricity for lighting 92.60%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates22 07521 18517 32314 561
    Service charges97 74191 65579 88476 227
    Investment revenue9501 0301 595585
    Transfers recognised - operational39 55045 75243 51034 533
    Other own revenue34 33725 56013 83615 064
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)194 653185 183156 149140 970
    Employee costs66 86459 89456 44046 227
    Remuneration of councillors4 1264 1573 6943 421
    Depreciation & asset impairment61 38668 08468 92568 650
    Finance charges1 3371 6081 0411 284
    Materials and bulk purchases58 26349 12338 78134 106
    Transfers and grants225750305788
    Other expenditure66 23581 45047 18152 717
    Total Expenditure258 437265 066216 367207 194
    Surplus/(Deficit)(63 784)(79 883)(60 218)(66 224)
    Transfers recognised - capital13 83313 10211 4519 354
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(49 091)(66 781)(48 767)(56 870)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(49 091)(66 781)(48 767)(56 870)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure14 19421 45714 16618 543
    Transfers recognised - capital13 94115 31312 6859 354
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds3626 1441 4829 189
    Total sources of capital funds14 19421 45714 16618 543
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets125 401119 418126 894107 470
    Total non current assets883 982929 172976 9131 029 731
    Total current liabilities45 64339 67239 31937 395
    Total non current liabilities54 19852 91143 75138 210
    Community wealth/Equity909 543956 0061 020 7371 061 597
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating14 26913 04217 39224 589
    Net cash from (used) investing(13 008)(20 893)(13 688)(18 454)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2 777)(2 504)(2 231)(2 050)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(1 283)28510 6989 225
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure69 18195 73554 23095 333
    Irregular expenditure10 59913 14123 09225 126
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure-73799-
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 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) 66 86459 89456 44046 227
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 1264 1573 6943 421
     
    Total Employee Positions 454358335318
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 76100
    Total Vacancy Percentage 16.74%0.28%0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5544
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 101199
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0000
    Community And Social Service Positions 45757564
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Finance And Administration Positions 108736262
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 19000
    Electricity Positions 25232525
    Vacant Electricity Positions 5000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 25000
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1000
    Road Transport Positions 61362020
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 16000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 261000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 6000
    Waste Management Positions 65729993
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 14000
    Waste Water Management Positions 24302020
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 5000
    Water Positions 211199
    Vacant Water Positions 8000
    Other Positions 39121212
    Vacant Other Positions 2000

    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? 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 8 5208 5138 3988 310
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 8 1638 1568 0417 953
    Inside the yard 7 9747 9677 8527 764
    Less than 200m from yard 189189189189
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9892 7262 7262 859

    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 8 8878 8878 8878 887
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9892 7262 7262 859

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    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 8 5208 5138 3988 398
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 6 2586 2516 1366 136
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 0311 0311 0231 023
    Ventilated pit latrine 14141414
    Bucket system 536536536536
    Other 324324332332
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9892 7262 7262 859

    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 8 2468 0948 0418 041
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9892 7262 7262 859

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    N12 Corridor; town houses development; ostrich farms; ostrich abattoir; Transnet warehouse hub; new hospital.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Shopping mall; development of N10 and N12 Corridor; possible upgrading of railway station; upgrading of nature school and museum.
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