Umuziwabantu Local Municipality (KZN214)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X1023, Harding, 4680
    Physical: Murchison Street, Harding
    Tel: 039 433 1205
    Fax: 039 433 1208
    Web: www.umuziwabantu.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 089km²
    Description: Umuziwabantu Local Municipality is located on the western boundary of the Ugu District area. It shares its borders to the north, west and south with the Eastern Cape and to the east with the uMzumbe and Ezinqoleni Municipalities. Umuziwabantu Municipality consists of a largely rural area. Features include an urban development (the town of Harding), farmland, commercially-grown forests, and traditional authority areas. Apart from the town of Harding, which is the seat of the municipality, 56% of the municipal area is occupied by individually-owned commercial farms and the Weza afforestation region. The six tribal authority areas (KwaMachi, KwaJala, KwaMbotho, KwaFodo, Dumisa and Bashweni) make up 42% of the municipality’s land. The municipality lies at the foot of the Ingeli Mountain Range and the Umtamvuna River marks the southern boundary.
    Cities/Towns: Harding
    Main Economic Sectors: Forestry, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 12, NFP 4, IFP 2, DA 1
    Mayor: Ms Dixie Nciki
    Other Members of Council: D Nciki (Mayor and Chairperson: Exco/Finance, Budget and Corporate Services), M B Gavu (Deputy Mayor and Chairperson: Planning, LED, Housing and Infrastructure), A D Ngubo (Speaker and Chairperson: Council), N B Dlamini (Chairperson: Community Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr S D Mbhele
    Chief Financial Officer: T Mhlongo
    Communications Officer: Ms Nonhlanhla Mayeza
    Other Senior Management: N Sigwebela (Manager: Corporate Services), Marek Guzowski (HOD: Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 96 556
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 40.50%
    Population 15 to 64 54.50%
    Population over 65 5.00%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 83.40
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 86.40
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.45%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 33.00%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 42.20%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 16.30%
    Higher education 4.90%
    Matric 15.30%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 21 619
    Average household size 4.30
    Female headed households 56.60%
    Formal dwellings 47.70%
    Housing owned 66.20%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 8.70%
    Weekly refuse removal 15.70%
    Piped water inside dwelling 10.30%
    Electricity for lighting 80.30%

    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 findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates12 57011 0419 537
    Service charges20 38321 01527 611
    Investment revenue3 2191 5921 659
    Transfers recognised - operational43 89140 21740 837
    Other own revenue8 99440 5223 264
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)89 058114 38882 907
    Employee costs27 40432 86026 531
    Remuneration of councillors5 402-4 994
    Depreciation & asset impairment3 5354 85217 644
    Finance charges-104188
    Materials and bulk purchases20 02018 10816 931
    Transfers and grants2 4222 449158
    Other expenditure18 30827 93017 308
    Total Expenditure77 09186 30283 754
    Surplus/(Deficit)11 96628 086(846)
    Transfers recognised - capital32 598-17 736
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions44 56428 08616 889
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year44 56428 08616 889
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure28 76721 56318 166
    Transfers recognised - capital28 76719 77318 166
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing---
    Internally generated funds-1 790-
    Total sources of capital funds28 76721 56318 166
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets70 08246 05346 734
    Total non current assets140 856163 652136 010
    Total current liabilities7 22028 94039 574
    Total non current liabilities-443477
    Community wealth/Equity203 718180 322142 693
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating41 92319 49716 889
    Net cash from (used) investing(41 031)(15 722)-
    Net cash from (used) financing-(2 143)-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end1 82833 13516 889
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-8 667
    Irregular expendituren/a2 3022 161
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a--
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 27 40432 860
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 402-
     
    Total Employee Positions 174180
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1416
    Total Vacancy Percentage 8.05%8.89%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 54
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 20
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1316
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 26
    Community And Social Service Positions 2523
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 22
    Finance And Administration Positions 3941
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 55
    Electricity Positions 1213
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 2018
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 11
    Road Transport Positions 1214
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1618
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 22
    Waste Management Positions 2829
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00
    Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Water Positions 00
    Vacant Water Positions 00
    Other Positions 44
    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? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 00
    Inside the yard 00
    Less than 200m from yard 00
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    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 9 0429 042
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 0342 162

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 00
    Other 00
    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 2 5002 500
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 986986

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

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