The Big 5 False Bay Local Municipality (KZN273)

  • 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

    This municipality will be amalgamated with the Hlabisa Local Municipality after the 2016 local government elections.
    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
    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
    Population 35 258
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 37.50%
    Population 15 to 64 58.10%
    Population over 65 4.40%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 72.00
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 88.00
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.13%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 26.50%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 31.60%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 26.00%
    Higher education 5.00%
    Matric 24.40%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 7 998
    Average household size 3.80
    Female headed households 51.90%
    Formal dwellings 79.60%
    Housing owned 30.70%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 20.30%
    Weekly refuse removal 18.40%
    Piped water inside dwelling 23.50%
    Electricity for lighting 42.60%

    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 findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates10 3429 9757 3726 165
    Service charges1 4641 3681 1571 020
    Investment revenue109377178178
    Transfers recognised - operational27 92220 50230 16319 477
    Other own revenue6 61910 239228732
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)46 45742 46139 09727 572
    Employee costs14 86912 5789 8149 190
    Remuneration of councillors1 8121 7071 4161 430
    Depreciation & asset impairment2 0003 2423 2502 418
    Finance charges162609--
    Materials and bulk purchases1 645133169-
    Transfers and grants1393 8574 3754 763
    Other expenditure26 59420 04812 97310 768
    Total Expenditure47 22042 17531 99628 569
    Surplus/(Deficit)(763)2867 101(996)
    Transfers recognised - capital12 5159 518-10 269
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions11 7519 8047 1019 272
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year11 7519 8047 1019 272
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure12 5638 73910 7678 197
    Transfers recognised - capital12 5638 7399 4038 197
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing--1 363-
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds12 5638 73910 7678 197
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets31 46916 23511 2439 930
    Total non current assets118 742106 386100 85195 054
    Total current liabilities30 37514 32312 15211 690
    Total non current liabilities3104 9824 788-
    Community wealth/Equity119 526103 31695 15493 294
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating11 7007 96512 2427 464
    Net cash from (used) investing(11 705)(10 346)(14 266)(8 308)
    Net cash from (used) financing(551)4341 227-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(2 468)(1 355)593407
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a5 5689 2365 057
    Irregular expendituren/a362180852
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a470142502
    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) 12 57849 81449 1904
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 1 7071 4161 430
     
    Total Employee Positions 725950
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 200
    Total Vacancy Percentage 2.78%0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 544
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 200
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 600
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 000
    Community And Social Service Positions 172411
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 000
    Finance And Administration Positions 162419
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 000
    Electricity Positions 000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 000
    Health Positions 000
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 763
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 000
    Road Transport Positions 000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 112
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 000
    Waste Management Positions 000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 000
    Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Water Positions 000
    Vacant Water Positions 000
    Other Positions 20011
    Vacant Other Positions 000

    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? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 000
    Inside the yard 000
    Less than 200m from yard 000
    More than 200m from yard 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 3 7003 7003 700
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 337800800

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 000
    Ventilated pit latrine 000
    Bucket system 000
    Other 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

    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? YesYesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 2 9451 5001 500
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 745800800

    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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