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

    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: ANC 3, IFP 3, NFP 1
    Mayor: Mrs Catherine Gumede
    Other Members of Council: M S Msane, F Zulu, N R Thethwayo, N H Zikhali, C T Khumalo, Z M Mokoena

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr A M Dhlomo
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr N N Shandu
    Communications Officer: Mr L M Buthelezi
    LED Officer: M J Myeni
    Other Senior Management: Dr T K Mdluli (Community Services Director), 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'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates9 4757 3726 165
    Service charges1 2261 1571 020
    Investment revenue87178178
    Transfers recognised - operational19 72130 16319 477
    Other own revenue2 539228732
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)33 04739 09727 572
    Employee costs11 9569 8149 190
    Remuneration of councillors1 7061 4161 430
    Depreciation & asset impairment3 1543 2502 418
    Finance charges189--
    Materials and bulk purchases(30)169-
    Transfers and grants204 3754 763
    Other expenditure15 11012 97310 768
    Total Expenditure32 10531 99628 569
    Surplus/(Deficit)9427 101(996)
    Transfers recognised - capital7 355-10 269
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions8 2977 1019 272
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year8 2977 1019 272
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure7 91710 7678 197
    Transfers recognised - capital7 9179 4038 197
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing-1 363-
    Internally generated funds---
    Total sources of capital funds7 91710 7678 197
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets13 67911 2439 930
    Total non current assets106 387100 85195 054
    Total current liabilities17 88412 15211 690
    Total non current liabilities7934 788-
    Community wealth/Equity101 38995 15493 294
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating3 11812 2427 464
    Net cash from (used) investing(9 857)(14 266)(8 308)
    Net cash from (used) financing(516)1 227-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(7 249)593407
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a9 2365 057
    Irregular expendituren/a180852
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a142502
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 11 9569 814
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 1 7061 416
     
    Total Employee Positions 5950
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 00
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 44
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 00
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 00
    Community And Social Service Positions 2411
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00
    Finance And Administration Positions 2419
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 00
    Electricity Positions 00
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 63
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00
    Road Transport Positions 00
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 12
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Waste Management Positions 00
    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 011
    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? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 3 7003 700
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 800800

    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? YesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 1 5001 500
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 800800

    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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