Govan Mbeki Local Municipality (MP307)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X1017, Secunda, 2302
    Physical: Horwood Street, Secunda CBD
    Tel: 017 620 6000
    Fax: 017 634 8019
    Web: www.govanmbeki.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 955km²
    Description: The Govan Mbeki Local Municipality (previously Highveld East Local Municipality) is situated in the Gert Sibande District in the Mpumalanga Province. It is bordered by the Nkangala District in the north, Dipaleseng and Lekwa in the south, Msukaligwa in the east, and the Gauteng Province in the west. It is one of the smallest of seven municipalities that make up the district, accounting for 9% of its geographical area. Secunda is the seat of the municipality, as well as the seat of the district municipality.
    Cities/Towns: Bethal, Charl Cilliers, Embalenhle, Evander, Kinross, Leandra, Secunda, Trichardt
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining, manufacturing, trade, construction
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 36, DA 15, EFF 9, VF PLUS 2, SAPROMO 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Ms Flora Maboa-Boltman
    Other Members of Council: Nhlakanipho Zuma (Speaker), Doctor Mtshali (Chief Whip), Antony Makhaye (MMC: Technical Services), Thandi Ngxonono (MMC: Planning and Development), Ethel Nkosi (MMC: Community Services), Thandi Ndaba (MMC: Corporate Services), Themba Mtsweni (MMC: Finance), Thandi Mtsweni (MMC: Special Projects), Cyril Gwiji (MPAC Chairperson)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mmela Mahlangu
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Johnny Mokgatsi
    Communications Officer: Bheki Kubheka
    LED Officer: Mr Sabelo Vilakazi
    Other Senior Management: Nomalizo Wetbooi (Director: Planning and Development), Lucas Mahlangu (Director: Corporate Services), Thokozile Zulu (Director: Community Services), Matimba Masia (Director: Technical Services), King Sihlali (Regional Manager: Region 1), Ernest Michelle (Regional Manager: Region 2), Mangaliso Mashiane (Regional Manager: Region 3)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 340 091294 538
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.2%26.9%
    Population 15 to 64 70.6%69.4%
    Population over 65 4.2%3.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 41.744.0
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 108.5106.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 3.27%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a26.2%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a34.4%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 6.5%7.9%
    Matric 37.3%31.3%
    Higher education 10.5%12.6%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 108 89483 874
    Average household size 3.13.3
    Female headed households 30.8%30.8%
    Formal dwellings 76.3%71.0%
    Housing owned 56.5%52.0%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 91.1%88.9%
    Weekly refuse removal 70.3%91.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 44.8%56.5%
    Electricity for lighting 93.7%90.3%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property ratesn/a184 128169 763173 787
    Service chargesn/a835 569865 025698 642
    Investment revenuen/a2 6451 6673 769
    Transfers recognised - operationaln/a225 519220 634190 458
    Other own revenuen/a165 085121 80148 132
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)n/a1 412 9451 378 8891 114 789
    Employee costsn/a382 907342 641318 692
    Remuneration of councillorsn/a17 35216 31015 550
    Depreciation & asset impairmentn/a152 986188 841310 569
    Finance chargesn/a38 32220 94112 527
    Materials and bulk purchasesn/a620 631556 919507 322
    Transfers and grantsn/a53 22049 73331 642
    Other expendituren/a419 060541 41326 260
    Total Expendituren/a1 684 4781 716 7981 222 561
    Surplus/(Deficit)n/a(271 532)(337 908)(107 772)
    Transfers recognised - capitaln/a153 405189 226120 991
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assetsn/a-(14 010)-
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributionsn/a(118 127)(162 691)13 219
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associaten/a---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the yearn/a(118 127)(162 691)13 219
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expendituren/a155 28985 155130 562
    Transfers recognised - capitaln/a145 82881 835112 920
    Public contributions & donationsn/a---
    Borrowingn/a---
    Internally generated fundsn/a9 4613 32017 642
    Total sources of capital fundsn/a155 28985 155130 562
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets252 815197 898245 975473 920
    Total non current assets3 464 1323 589 3552 742 3933 226 007
    Total current liabilities756 746582 508477 814325 087
    Total non current liabilities170 327167 177170 515173 455
    Community wealth/Equity2 789 8743 037 5682 340 0393 201 386
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating113 623104 93774 615167 999
    Net cash from (used) investing(112 241)(96 744)(91 278)(146 930)
    Net cash from (used) financing(4 782)(6 029)(2 590)(3 700)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end14 99018 39616 23235 257
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure2 432-18 830-
    Irregular expenditure92 24048 38561 63817 367
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure29 14928 47611 8548 056
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) n/a382 907342 641318 692302 421
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) n/a17 35216 31015 55014 489
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 8731 7841 6741 6081 608
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 000196196
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%0.00%0.00%12.19%12.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 99677
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00022
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 3030283737
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 00055
    Community And Social Service Positions 17210798168168
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0002929
    Finance And Administration Positions 262142253218218
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0001818
    Electricity Positions 7270749696
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0001818
    Enviromental Protection Positions 1070066
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 0001010
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 142153136181181
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0003333
    Road Transport Positions 97138151184184
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0001919
    Sport And Recreation Positions 15156185185
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0002626
    Waste Management Positions 211215218222222
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0001919
    Waste Water Management Positions 807965170170
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0001414
    Water Positions 1271371224949
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 5496895177575
    Vacant Other Positions 0001313

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a77.22n/a77.50
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 101 197101 19789 52188 88187 474
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 101 197101 19786 60086 60085 193
    Inside the yard 95 66595 66585 05985 05983 652
    Less than 200m from yard 2 7862 7861 5411 5411 541
    More than 200m from yard 2 7462 746000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8 3948 39420 39122 52368 788

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 72 36072 36072 16067 91465 268
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 9 8939 89320 39113 47049 801

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 94 71794 71769 18161 79260 042
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 89 99789 99757 12657 12657 126
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 5081 508456456431
    Ventilated pit latrine 3 1143 1142 7252 7252 485
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 008 7761 4850
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8 3948 39420 39122 52360 042

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 68 21568 21561 55461 55460 794
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8 3948 39420 39119 91860 789

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Development of a business information service centre.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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