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. Emthanjeni, especially De Aar, is renowned for its central location on the main railway line between Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Namibia. 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. 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: 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
    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'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates20 95417 32314 561
    Service charges82 06379 88476 227
    Investment revenue1 0201 595585
    Transfers recognised - operational38 87643 51034 533
    Other own revenue24 06513 83615 064
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)166 979156 149140 970
    Employee costs56 97056 44046 227
    Remuneration of councillors3 9533 6943 421
    Depreciation & asset impairment-68 92568 650
    Finance charges8551 0411 284
    Materials and bulk purchases47 57538 78134 106
    Transfers and grants14 188305788
    Other expenditure30 79747 18152 717
    Total Expenditure154 337216 367207 194
    Surplus/(Deficit)12 642(60 218)(66 224)
    Transfers recognised - capital1 53511 4519 354
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions14 177(48 767)(56 870)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year14 177(48 767)(56 870)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure15 66914 16618 543
    Transfers recognised - capital12 27112 6859 354
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing---
    Internally generated funds3 3981 4829 189
    Total sources of capital funds15 66914 16618 543
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets122 268126 894107 470
    Total non current assets988 119976 9131 029 731
    Total current liabilities84 38339 31937 395
    Total non current liabilities3 16643 75138 210
    Community wealth/Equity1 022 8381 020 7371 061 597
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating18 46417 39224 589
    Net cash from (used) investing(11 898)(13 688)(18 454)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2 271)(2 231)(2 050)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(4 161)10 6989 225
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a54 23095 333
    Irregular expendituren/a23 09225 126
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a799-
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 56 97056 440
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 3 9533 694
     
    Total Employee Positions 335318
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 00
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 44
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 99
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 00
    Community And Social Service Positions 7564
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00
    Finance And Administration Positions 6262
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 00
    Electricity Positions 2525
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 00
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00
    Road Transport Positions 2020
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Waste Management Positions 9993
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00
    Waste Water Management Positions 2020
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Water Positions 99
    Vacant Water Positions 00
    Other Positions 1212
    Vacant Other Positions 00

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
    2012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 8 3988 310
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 8 0417 953
    Inside the yard 7 8527 764
    Less than 200m from yard 189189
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 7262 859

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 8 8878 887
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 7262 859

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 8 3988 398
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 6 1366 136
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 0231 023
    Ventilated pit latrine 1414
    Bucket system 536536
    Other 332332
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 7262 859

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 8 0418 041
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 7262 859

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Hydroponic tunnels; solar energy park; paragliding world event.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Shopping/office complex; Warehouse Plant (De Aar central location); arts and crafts hub; development of N10 Corridor.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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