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 25, DA 6, COPE 2, FF+ 1, IND 1
    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 rates38 95433 44133 19528 460
    Service charges136 281110 346101 73084 357
    Investment revenue1 9512 9032 3122 365
    Transfers recognised - operational218 685168 448168 858159 065
    Other own revenue27 66140 01433 87339 046
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)423 533355 152339 967313 293
    Employee costs148 898133 615128 14891 547
    Remuneration of councillors10 4169 40511 0828 020
    Depreciation & asset impairment-202 689213 475192 450
    Finance charges8601 0411 2651 879
    Materials and bulk purchases54 34152 56248 43759 547
    Transfers and grants20 0463 8778 1337 894
    Other expenditure75 076151 776148 941100 617
    Total Expenditure309 638554 966559 480461 955
    Surplus/(Deficit)113 895(199 814)(219 513)(148 662)
    Transfers recognised - capital22 051102 500104 51579 482
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions135 946(97 313)(114 997)(69 180)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year135 946(97 313)(114 997)(69 180)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure35 29488 07071 21772 026
    Transfers recognised - capital33 15978 33270 34770 261
    Public contributions & donations1 9509 7388701 765
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds185---
    Total sources of capital funds35 29488 07071 21772 026
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets238 474152 376126 361128 471
    Total non current assets3 523 0643 554 6693 666 1002 173 619
    Total current liabilities13 91876 54069 82586 251
    Total non current liabilities64 22864 50467 51213 041
    Community wealth/Equity3 683 3923 566 0013 655 1242 202 799
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating44 47690 229103 533104 260
    Net cash from (used) investing(53 026)(93 396)(91 343)(62 936)
    Net cash from (used) financing(344)(1 123)(2 093)(7 591)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end3 68412 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 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 133 6154128 148491 5474
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 9 40511 0828 020
     
    Total Employee Positions 722694654
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 331969
    Total Vacancy Percentage 4.57%2.74%10.55%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 181614
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 225
    Community And Social Service Positions 413757
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 000
    Finance And Administration Positions 1405088
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 121023
    Electricity Positions 162720
    Vacant Electricity Positions 005
    Enviromental Protection Positions 040
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 010
    Health Positions 000
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 484619
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 004
    Road Transport Positions 6983101
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 57661
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 110
    Waste Management Positions 17466275
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 12017
    Waste Water Management Positions 10010036
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 404
    Water Positions 537438
    Vacant Water Positions 019
    Other Positions 38200
    Vacant Other Positions 230

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 34 05533 03029 838
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 32 51631 49128 730
    Inside the yard 29 05728 03527 881
    Less than 200m from yard 1 7351 732849
    More than 200m from yard 1 7241 7240
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 71726 49628 730

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 31 94130 05230 052
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 7176 12427 534

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 31 88831 47429 847
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 19 63519 07619 076
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 1101 4820
    Ventilated pit latrine 1 5621 5621 602
    Bucket system 6 4968 0618 061
    Other 1 9771850
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 71700

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 34 68733 68729 596
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 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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