The Big 5 False Bay Local Municipality (KZN273)

The Big 5 False Bay Local Municipality was disestablished and merged with Hlabisa Local Municipality to establish Big 5 Hlabisa Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. All information displayed here is historical information relating to the municipality before being disestablished.

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 89, Hluhluwe, 3960
    Physical: 163 Zebra Street, Library Building, Hluhluwe
    Tel: 035 562 0040
    Fax: 035 562 0988
    Web: www.bigfivefalsebay.org.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 487km²
    Description: The Big 5 False Bay Local Municipality is situated within the uMkhanyakude District in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Easily accessible off the N2 National Route, it lies adjacent to the False Bay (western) side of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park (previously known as the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park) and is the starting point of the MR4 (LSDI Corridor), which links Hluhluwe to Mozambique. The town of Hluhluwe, which contains major shopping and light servicing facilities as well as the municipal offices, services the municipality.
     A large proportion of the land is used for agriculture and game lodge activities and is sparsely settled. The north-eastern parts of the municipality are occupied by fairly densely settled rural traditional communities (Makhasa, Mnqobokasi and Nibela).

    Cities/Towns: Hluhluwe
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (25.9%), services (23.5%), transport (16.7%), wholesale (11.6%), finance (8.5%), manufacturing (8.4%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: IFP 4, ANC 2, NFP 1
    Management information is purely historical. This municipality has been disestablished.
    Mayor: Mrs Catherine Gumede
    Other Members of Council: M S Msane, F Zulu, N R Thethwayo, N H Zikhali, C T Khumalo

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr N N Shandu (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr P M Phakathi (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Mr L M Buthelezi
    LED Officer: M J Myeni
    Other Senior Management: Mr A M Mngadi (Corporate Services Director)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      2011
    Population 35 258
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 37.5%
    Population 15 to 64 58.1%
    Population over 65 4.4%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 72.0
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 88.0
    Population Growth
    Per annum n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 26.5%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 31.6%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 26.0%
    Matric 24.4%
    Higher education 5.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 7 998
    Average household size 3.8
    Female headed households 51.9%
    Formal dwellings 79.6%
    Housing owned 30.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 20.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 18.4%
    Piped water inside dwelling 23.5%
    Electricity for lighting 42.6%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates11 19912 3169 9757 372
    Service charges1 5501 4651 3681 157
    Investment revenue196121377178
    Transfers recognised - operational43 58733 86920 50230 163
    Other own revenue3 9965 76710 239228
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)60 52853 53942 46139 097
    Employee costs16 89515 44712 5789 814
    Remuneration of councillors1 9931 8121 7071 416
    Depreciation & asset impairment4 0002 9903 2423 250
    Finance charges32576609-
    Materials and bulk purchases1 4791 906133169
    Transfers and grants3009 8283 8574 375
    Other expenditure32 43320 13720 04812 973
    Total Expenditure57 13352 69642 17531 996
    Surplus/(Deficit)3 3968432867 101
    Transfers recognised - capital11 41911 1569 518-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions14 81511 9999 8047 101
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year14 81511 9999 8047 101
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure11 69713 0238 73910 767
    Transfers recognised - capital11 41911 1568 7399 403
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing---1 363
    Internally generated funds2781 867--
    Total sources of capital funds11 69713 0238 73910 767
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets42 19017 97916 23511 243
    Total non current assets129 405116 163106 386100 851
    Total current liabilities36 81716 24314 32312 152
    Total non current liabilities115 1414 9824 788
    Community wealth/Equity134 767112 758103 31695 154
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating13 41413 7567 96512 242
    Net cash from (used) investing(8 632)(13 757)(10 346)(14 266)
    Net cash from (used) financing(367)(484)4341 227
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end2 574(1 840)(1 355)593
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a315 5689 236
    Irregular expendituren/a11 207362180
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a169470142
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 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) 15 44712 5789 8149 190
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 1 8121 7071 4161 430
     
    Total Employee Positions 81725950
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 4200
    Total Vacancy Percentage 4.94%2.78%0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5544
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 3200
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 6600
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1000
    Community And Social Service Positions 17172411
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Finance And Administration Positions 16162419
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0000
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 15763
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1112
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 2120011
    Vacant Other Positions 0000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 0000
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 3 7003 7003 7003 700
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 800337800800

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    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? YesYesYesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 2 9452 9451 5001 500
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 830745800800

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Akehlulwa lutho Pineapple Projects.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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