Greater Tubatse Local Municipality (LIM475)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 206, Burgersfort, 1150
    Physical: 1 Kastania Street, Greater Tubatse
    Tel: 013 231 1000
    Fax: 013 231 7467
    Web: www.tubatse.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    This municipality will be amalgamated with the Fetakgomo Local Municipality after the 2016 local government elections.
    Area: 4 602km²
    Description: Greater Tubatse Local Municipality is located north of the N4 highway, Middelburg, Belfast and Mbombela (previously Nelspruit), and east of the N1 highway, Groblersdal and Polokwane (previously Pietersburg).
     The area of jurisdiction is known as the Middelveld as it is located between the Highveld and Lowveld regions. It forms part of the Greater Sekhukhune District Municipality in the Limpopo province. The district also includes Elias Motsoaledi, Ephraim Mogale, Fetakgomo and Makhuduthamaga. The area was established after the local government elections of 2000 as an outflow of the municipal demarcation process. It comprises 29 wards represented by one councillor per ward, and is administered by a local municipality that has its main offices in Burgersfort.
     The vast majority of the area is made up of villages that are scattered throughout, particularly, the northern part of the municipality. There is one main municipal office and there are three satellite municipal offices. The main office is located at Burgersfort and the satellite offices are located at GaMapodile, Praktiseer and Ohrigstad.

    Cities/Towns: Burgersfort, Ohrigstad, Steelpoort
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, trade, tourism, manufacturing
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 50, COPE 3, DA 3, PAC 2, INDEPENDENT 2, APC 1, UDM 1
    Mayor: Ralepane Mamekoa
    Other Members of Council: Q M Moeng (Speaker), S M Nkosi (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mrs Adelaide Monyepao (Acting)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 335 676
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.50%
    Population 15 to 64 60.40%
    Population over 65 5.10%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 65.60
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 91.50
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.19%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 50.30%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 59.60%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 15.10%
    Higher education 6.60%
    Matric 22.60%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 83 199
    Average household size 3.90
    Female headed households 46.90%
    Formal dwellings 83.20%
    Housing owned 53.90%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 6.30%
    Weekly refuse removal 7.90%
    Piped water inside dwelling 9.50%
    Electricity for lighting 75.70%

    Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Disclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionAdverse audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates82 98286 207n/a59 513
    Service charges8 7317 079n/a8 169
    Investment revenue6 164339n/a1 466
    Transfers recognised - operational183 932232 927n/a161 814
    Other own revenue68 10912 014n/a21 549
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)349 917338 567n/a252 511
    Employee costs84 21780 194n/a68 503
    Remuneration of councillors18 12217 229n/a15 095
    Depreciation & asset impairment106 170-n/a30 704
    Finance charges4 6301 294n/a12 785
    Materials and bulk purchases5 368-n/a-
    Transfers and grants3 7353 127n/a2 817
    Other expenditure235 13399 650n/a55 346
    Total Expenditure457 374201 494n/a185 251
    Surplus/(Deficit)(107 457)137 073n/a67 260
    Transfers recognised - capital53 913-n/a-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets--n/a-
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions22 094137 073n/a67 260
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate--n/a-
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year22 094137 073n/a67 260
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure55 502-n/a39 496
    Transfers recognised - capital45 406-n/a-
    Public contributions & donations1 589-n/a28 143
    Borrowing--n/a-
    Internally generated funds--n/a11 353
    Total sources of capital funds55 502-n/a39 496
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets315 009203 198n/a103 728
    Total non current assets1 490 859753 139n/a723 904
    Total current liabilities118 64069 854n/a57 584
    Total non current liabilities37 05335 789n/a16 744
    Community wealth/Equity1 650 174850 694n/a753 304
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating144 37485 675n/a90 477
    Net cash from (used) investing(55 502)(2 197)n/a(39 496)
    Net cash from (used) financing(359)(44 390)n/a(7 577)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end197 25539 089n/a38 108
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure1 4239 61277 687-
    Irregular expenditure130 21259 78671 27223 988
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure1 53115212629
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 84 21780 194n/a68 503
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 18 12217 229n/a15 095
     
    Total Employee Positions 268267248276
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 28371933
    Total Vacancy Percentage 10.45%13.86%7.66%11.96%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 8766
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 5211
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 20212121
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1312
    Community And Social Service Positions 29484851
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 4726
    Finance And Administration Positions 901119099
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1115412
    Electricity Positions 2222
    Vacant Electricity Positions 1111
    Enviromental Protection Positions 41020
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0001
    Health Positions 0020
    Vacant Health Positions 0010
    Public Safety Positions 40251921
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1720
    Road Transport Positions 4019150
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1110
    Sport And Recreation Positions 2111
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 161011
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0003
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 06711
    Vacant Water Positions 0001
    Other Positions 32202730
    Vacant Other Positions 4169

    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/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    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 66 62766 62762 98462 982
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 3479 2929 2926 067

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    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? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 4 9874 9234 9194 847
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 347305727

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    LIBSA Business Linkage.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Development of three shopping malls.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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