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
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    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 n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates182 122184 128169 763173 787
    Service charges871 076835 569865 025698 642
    Investment revenue29 2782 6451 6673 769
    Transfers recognised - operational226 154225 519220 634190 458
    Other own revenue137 035165 085121 80148 132
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 445 6651 412 9451 378 8891 114 789
    Employee costs378 768382 907342 641318 692
    Remuneration of councillors16 89717 35216 31015 550
    Depreciation & asset impairment51 313152 986188 841310 569
    Finance charges25 00238 32220 94112 527
    Materials and bulk purchases627 377620 631556 919507 322
    Transfers and grants11 94853 22049 73331 642
    Other expenditure302 858419 060541 41326 260
    Total Expenditure1 414 1631 684 4781 716 7981 222 561
    Surplus/(Deficit)31 502(271 532)(337 908)(107 772)
    Transfers recognised - capital70 451153 405189 226120 991
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets(3 648)-(14 010)-
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions98 304(118 127)(162 691)13 219
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year98 304(118 127)(162 691)13 219
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure76 692155 28985 155130 562
    Transfers recognised - capital62 361145 82881 835112 920
    Public contributions & donations2 005---
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds12 3259 4613 32017 642
    Total sources of capital funds76 692155 28985 155130 562
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets151 344197 898245 975473 920
    Total non current assets3 572 6353 589 3552 742 3933 226 007
    Total current liabilities669 867582 508477 814325 087
    Total non current liabilities165 732167 177170 515173 455
    Community wealth/Equity2 888 3813 037 5682 340 0393 201 386
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating61 280104 93774 615167 999
    Net cash from (used) investing(46 747)(96 744)(91 278)(146 930)
    Net cash from (used) financing(3 421)(6 029)(2 590)(3 700)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end26 84318 39616 23235 257
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-18 830-
    Irregular expendituren/a48 38561 63817 367
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a28 47611 8548 056
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 382 907342 641318 692302 421
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 17 35216 31015 55014 489
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 7841 6741 6081 608
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 00196196
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%0.00%12.19%12.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 9677
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0022
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 30283737
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0055
    Community And Social Service Positions 10798168168
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 002929
    Finance And Administration Positions 142253218218
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 001818
    Electricity Positions 70749696
    Vacant Electricity Positions 001818
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0066
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 001010
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 153136181181
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 003333
    Road Transport Positions 138151184184
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 001919
    Sport And Recreation Positions 156185185
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 002626
    Waste Management Positions 215218222222
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 001919
    Waste Water Management Positions 7965170170
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 001414
    Water Positions 1371224949
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 6895177575
    Vacant Other Positions 001313

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a77.22n/a77.50
    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 101 19789 52188 88187 474
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 101 19786 60086 60085 193
    Inside the yard 95 66585 05985 05983 652
    Less than 200m from yard 2 7861 5411 5411 541
    More than 200m from yard 2 746000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8 39420 39122 52368 788

    Electricity
    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 72 36072 16067 91465 268
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 9 89320 39113 47049 801

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    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 94 71769 18161 79260 042
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 89 99757 12657 12657 126
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 508456456431
    Ventilated pit latrine 3 1142 7252 7252 485
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 08 7761 4850
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8 39420 39122 52360 042

    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 68 21561 55461 55460 794
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8 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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