Setsoto Local Municipality (FS191)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 116, Ficksburg, 9730
    Physical: 27 Voortrekker Street, Ficksburg
    Tel: 051 933 9300
    Fax: 051 933 9309
    Web: www.setsoto.co.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 966km²
    Description: Setsoto Local Municipality is situated in the eastern Free State province within the regional boundaries of the Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality.
     The municipality was established in terms of Section 14 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 and was published in Provincial Gazette No. 184 dated 28 September 2000. Setsoto Local Municipality is a Category B municipality.

    Cities/Towns: Clocolan, Ficksburg, Marquard, Senekal
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance, insurance, real estate and business (21.21%), manufacturing (17.62%), wholesale and retail trade (13.07%), agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing (11.83%), government services (11.45%), community, social and personal services (11.31%), transport, storage and communication (6.79%), electricity, gas and water (3.5%), construction (2.17%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 21, DA 5, EFF 3, UFC 3, VF PLUS 1 (2016 LGE Provisional)
    Controlling Party: ANC
    We are updating management information as it becomes available after the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Tshediso Jakobo
    Other Members of Council: Mr Pius Mohlomi (Speaker), Mr T Makae (Chairperson: Development Planning, Social and Security Portfolio), Mr T Makhalanyane (Chairperson: Infrastructure Portfolio), Mr Matshidiso Mahlangu (Chairperson: Administration and Human Resource Portfolio), Mr K Koalane (Chairperson: Finance Portfolio)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Tsepiso Ramakarane
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr C Mabuya
    Communications Officer: Mr Moroesi Gaba
    LED Officer: Mr Molete Fokane
    Other Senior Management: Mr M Ntheli (Director: Development Planning and Social Security), Mr T Masejane (Director: Corporate), Mr T Zondi (Director: Engineering)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 112 597
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 32.10%
    Population 15 to 64 62.10%
    Population over 65 5.80%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 61.10
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 87.80
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.90%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 35.70%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 46.10%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 8.70%
    Higher education 6.90%
    Matric 22.60%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 33 687
    Average household size 3.30
    Female headed households 46.40%
    Formal dwellings 70.20%
    Housing owned 62.00%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 56.60%
    Weekly refuse removal 55.00%
    Piped water inside dwelling 31.40%
    Electricity for lighting 88.60%

    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 findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates32 14733 44133 19528 460
    Service charges137 434110 346101 73084 357
    Investment revenue2 4582 9032 3122 365
    Transfers recognised - operational174 065168 448168 858159 065
    Other own revenue33 00840 01433 87339 046
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)379 112355 152339 967313 293
    Employee costs154 017133 615128 14891 547
    Remuneration of councillors9 8849 40511 0828 020
    Depreciation & asset impairment261 822202 689213 475192 450
    Finance charges9191 0411 2651 879
    Materials and bulk purchases53 59452 56248 43759 547
    Transfers and grants2 6073 8778 1337 894
    Other expenditure133 820151 776148 941100 617
    Total Expenditure616 663554 966559 480461 955
    Surplus/(Deficit)(237 552)(199 814)(219 513)(148 662)
    Transfers recognised - capital69 030102 500104 51579 482
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(161 020)(97 313)(114 997)(69 180)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(161 020)(97 313)(114 997)(69 180)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure74 53988 07071 21772 026
    Transfers recognised - capital33 15978 33270 34770 261
    Public contributions & donations-9 7388701 765
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds5 509---
    Total sources of capital funds74 53988 07071 21772 026
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets176 553152 376126 361128 471
    Total non current assets3 290 5623 554 6693 666 1002 173 619
    Total current liabilities57 90776 54069 82586 251
    Total non current liabilities67 25964 50467 51213 041
    Community wealth/Equity3 341 9493 566 0013 655 1242 202 799
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating68 22090 229103 533104 260
    Net cash from (used) investing(76 638)(93 396)(91 343)(62 936)
    Net cash from (used) financing(478)(1 123)(2 093)(7 591)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end3 70212 59816 8876 791
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure286 685147 033154 18124 667
    Irregular expenditure33 45074 74468 02340 439
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure1353221111 172
    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) 154 017133 615128 14891 547
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 9 8849 40511 0828 020
     
    Total Employee Positions 713722694654
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 29331969
    Total Vacancy Percentage 4.07%4.57%2.74%10.55%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 0181614
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0225
    Community And Social Service Positions 84413757
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Finance And Administration Positions 1631405088
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0121023
    Electricity Positions 69162720
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0005
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0040
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0010
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 51484619
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0004
    Road Transport Positions 166983101
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1457661
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0110
    Waste Management Positions 9317466275
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 012017
    Waste Water Management Positions 11110010036
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0404
    Water Positions 52537438
    Vacant Water Positions 0019
    Other Positions 5538200
    Vacant Other Positions 29230

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a42.21n/a89.00
    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 34 68734 05533 03029 838
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 33 14832 51631 49128 730
    Inside the yard 30 52629 05728 03527 881
    Less than 200m from yard 1 7351 7351 732849
    More than 200m from yard 8871 7241 7240
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 8174 71726 49628 730

    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 31 94131 94130 05230 052
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 8174 7176 12427 534

    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 33 68731 88831 47429 847
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 20 74319 63519 07619 076
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 1101 1101 4820
    Ventilated pit latrine 1 5621 5621 5621 602
    Bucket system 6 4966 4968 0618 061
    Other 2 6681 9771850
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 8174 71700

    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 34 68734 68733 68729 596
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 8174 71700

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Senekal Textile Project; sandstone mining; Setsoto Agri Village.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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