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 Tsietsi Banda
    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'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates38 11333 19528 460
    Service charges115 190101 73084 357
    Investment revenue3 0042 3122 365
    Transfers recognised - operational165 402168 858159 065
    Other own revenue25 91733 87339 046
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)347 625339 967313 293
    Employee costs127 666128 14891 547
    Remuneration of councillors9 36411 0828 020
    Depreciation & asset impairment13 742213 475192 450
    Finance charges5281 2651 879
    Materials and bulk purchases53 25648 43759 547
    Transfers and grants4 4808 1337 894
    Other expenditure96 636148 941100 617
    Total Expenditure305 671559 480461 955
    Surplus/(Deficit)41 954(219 513)(148 662)
    Transfers recognised - capital29 680104 51579 482
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions71 635(114 997)(69 180)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year71 635(114 997)(69 180)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure67 18371 21772 026
    Transfers recognised - capital67 18370 34770 261
    Public contributions & donations-8701 765
    Borrowing---
    Internally generated funds---
    Total sources of capital funds67 18371 21772 026
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets109 604126 361128 471
    Total non current assets3 604 4553 666 1002 173 619
    Total current liabilities7 87469 82586 251
    Total non current liabilities70 12367 51213 041
    Community wealth/Equity3 636 0613 655 1242 202 799
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating53 411103 533104 260
    Net cash from (used) investing(60 395)(91 343)(62 936)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 062)(2 093)(7 591)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end12 57716 8876 791
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a154 18124 667
    Irregular expendituren/a68 02340 439
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a21111 172
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 127 666128 148
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 9 36411 082
     
    Total Employee Positions 694654
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1969
    Total Vacancy Percentage 2.74%10.55%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 12
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1614
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 25
    Community And Social Service Positions 13757
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00
    Finance And Administration Positions 5088
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1023
    Electricity Positions 2720
    Vacant Electricity Positions 05
    Enviromental Protection Positions 40
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 10
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 4619
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 04
    Road Transport Positions 83101
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 661
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 10
    Waste Management Positions 66275
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 017
    Waste Water Management Positions 10036
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 04
    Water Positions 7438
    Vacant Water Positions 19
    Other Positions 200
    Vacant Other Positions 30

    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 30 42329 838
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 28 88428 730
    Inside the yard 28 03527 881
    Less than 200m from yard 849849
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 26 49628 730

    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 30 05230 052
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 12427 534

    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 31 47429 847
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 19 07619 076
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 4820
    Ventilated pit latrine 1 5621 602
    Bucket system 8 0618 061
    Other 1850
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    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 29 59629 596
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    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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