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'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates13 11584811 0419 537
    Service charges23 666-21 01527 611
    Investment revenue4 4868981 5921 659
    Transfers recognised - operational71 5911 91940 21740 837
    Other own revenue19 87111040 5223 264
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)132 7293 774114 38882 907
    Employee costs33 2103 40432 86026 531
    Remuneration of councillors6 135--4 994
    Depreciation & asset impairment-6314 85217 644
    Finance charges--104188
    Materials and bulk purchases21 483218 10816 931
    Transfers and grants7171 3342 449158
    Other expenditure53 30948327 93017 308
    Total Expenditure114 8545 85486 30283 754
    Surplus/(Deficit)17 875(2 080)28 086(846)
    Transfers recognised - capital33 075--17 736
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions50 951(2 080)28 08616 889
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year50 951(2 080)28 08616 889
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure21 91728 75921 56318 166
    Transfers recognised - capital21 91728 75919 77318 166
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds--1 790-
    Total sources of capital funds21 91728 75921 56318 166
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets14 92570 15846 05346 734
    Total non current assets170 195170 526163 652136 010
    Total current liabilities(73 963)13 36828 94039 574
    Total non current liabilities--443477
    Community wealth/Equity259 082227 316180 322142 693
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating29 69846 82619 49716 889
    Net cash from (used) investing(27 048)-(15 722)-
    Net cash from (used) financing--(2 143)-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end4 47946 82633 13516 889
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/an/a-8 667
    Irregular expendituren/an/a2 3022 161
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/an/a--
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 32 860326 5313
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) -4 994
     
    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 00
    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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