City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality (CPT)

Contact details

Postal: Private Bag X9181, Cape Town, 8000
Physical: Civic Centre, 12 Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town
Tel: 021 400 1111/0860 103 089
Fax: 021 400 1313/0860 103 090
Web: www.capetown.gov.za
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Municipal Information

Area: 2 440km²
Cities/Towns: Athlone, Atlantis, Belhar, Bellville, Blackheath, Blouberg, Blue Downs, Brackenfell, Cape Point, Cape Town, Delft, Durbanville, Elsies Rivier, Fish Hoek, Goodwood, Gordon's Bay, Grassy Park, Guguletu, Hout Bay, Khayelitsha, Kommetjie, Kraaifontein, Kuils River, Langa, Macassar, Matroosfontein, Melkbosstrand, Milnerton, Mitchells Plain, Muizenberg, Noordhoek, Nyanga, Parow, Philadelphia, Philippi, Robben Island, Scarborough, Simon's Town, Sir Lowry's Pass, Somerset West, Southern Suburbs, Strand, Table View
Main Economic Sectors: Finance, insurance, real estate and business services; manufacturing; transport, storage and communication; wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation; general government; construction; community, social and personal services

Demographic Information

Population: 3 740 026
Households: 1 068 573
Population Growth: 2.57% p.a.
Unemployment Rate: 23.90%
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Political Management

Composition of Council: DA 136, ANC 72, ACDP 3, COPE 3, AMP 1, AJ 1, CMP 1, NP 1, PAC 1, UDP 1, FF+ 1
Mayor: Mrs Patricia de Lille
Other Members of Council: Ian Neilson (Executive Deputy Mayor and Finance), Dirk Smit (Speaker), Anthea Serritslev (Chief Whip), Brett Herron (Transport, Roads and Storm Water), Tandeka Gqada (Community Services), Demetri Qually (Corporate Services)

Administrative Management

Municipal Manager: Mr Achmat Ebrahim
Chief Financial Officer: Mr Kevin Jacoby
Communications Officer: Mr Geoff Howard (Acting)
LED Officer: Mr Jacob Hugo
Other Senior Management: Jacob Hugo (Executive Director: Economic, Environmental and Spatial Planning), Seth Maqetuka (Executive Director: Human Settlements), Lokiwe Mtwazi (Executive Director: Community Services), Melissa Whitehead (Executive Director: Transport, Roads and Storm Water), Andre Stelzner (Acting Executive Director: Corporate Services)

Financial Information

2012/132011/122010/11
Audit Outcome Clean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
Total Net Assetsn/a19 429 54816 911 811
Surplus/Deficit for the Yearn/a2 517 7371 826 083
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activitiesn/a5 257 7953 703 509
Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a17 62596 751
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Tender/Procurement Information

Tenders are advertised weekly and published on the Supply Chain Management webpage, as well as in the Cape Times and Die Burger newspapers. Request for Quotations (RFQs) between R200-R20 000 are published on a daily basis on the city website, and the noticeboard on the second floor. All awards made are published on the city website.

Links/Resources

Municipal Tenders
Municipal Vacancies
Annual Report 2011/12
Awarded Tenders

The information in this directory is supplied and/or externally sourced and is also subject to continual change. If you notice any errors or omissions, please contact us at info@municipalities.co.za so that we can correct it.

Blue Drop Scores

The Blue Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Blue Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Blue Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal drinking water quality management performance of the relevant municipality. The score relates to not only the quality of the drinking water, but also contains a risk management measure relating to the ability of the responsible authority to sustain the quality of drinking water and also to deal with any incidents that may pose a health risk to the public. The maximum score is 100 and the target of excellence is 95%.

Green Drop Scores

The Green Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Green Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Green Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal wastewater business practice and compliance of the relevant municipality. The maximum score is 100.

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Financial Audit Outcomes

The objective of an audit of financial statements is to express an opinion on whether the financial statements fairly represent the financial position of the auditee at financial year-end and the results of its operations for the financial year.

The Auditor-General can express one of the following audit opinions:

Clean audit outcome: The financial statements are free from material misstatements (in other words, a financially unqualified audit opinion) and there are no material findings on reporting on performance objectives or non-compliance with legislation.

Financially unqualified with findings: The financial statements contain no material misstatements. Unless the Auditor General expresses a clean audit outcome, findings have been raised on either reporting on predetermined objectives or non-compliance with legislation, or both these aspects.

Qualified audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements in specific amounts, or there is insufficient evidence for the Auditor General to conclude that specific amounts included in the financial statements are not materially misstated.

Adverse audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements that are not confined to specific amounts, or the misstatements represent a substantial portion of the financial statements.

Disclaimer of audit opinion: The auditee provided insufficient evidence in the form of documentation on which to base an audit opinion. The lack of sufficient evidence is not confined to specific amounts, or represents a substantial portion of the information contained in the financial statements.

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Resident Queries


Telephone Number Email Address
Accounts 086 010 3089 accounts@capetown.gov.za
Electricity 086 010 3089 electricity@capetown.gov.za
Refuse & Waste Removal 086 010 3089 wastewise@capetown.gov.za
Roads 086 010 3089 watertoc@capetown.gov.za
Service Delivery 086 010 3089
Water 086 010 3089 watertoc@capetown.gov.za

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