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: Govan Mbeki Local Municipality (previously Highveld East Local Municipality) is situated in the Gert Sibande District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province. 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 45, DA 16, COPE 1, FF+ 1
    Mayor: Ms Lindi Masina
    Other Members of Council: Cyril Gwiji (Speaker), Antony Makhaye (Chief Whip), Freddy Nkambule (MMC: Technical Services), Thandi Ngxonono (MMC: Planning and Development), Sakhile Mahlangu (MMC: Community Services), Ethel Nkosi (MMC: Corporate Services), Mandla Khayiyana (MMC: Finance)

    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
    Population 294 538
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 26.90%
    Population 15 to 64 69.40%
    Population over 65 3.70%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 44.00
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 106.90
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.84%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 26.20%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 34.40%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.90%
    Higher education 12.60%
    Matric 31.30%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 83 874
    Average household size 3.30
    Female headed households 30.80%
    Formal dwellings 71.00%
    Housing owned 52.00%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 88.90%
    Weekly refuse removal 91.70%
    Piped water inside dwelling 56.50%
    Electricity for lighting 90.30%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates176 448169 763173 787155 306
    Service charges863 477865 025698 642735 973
    Investment revenue2 2651 6673 7691 564
    Transfers recognised - operational230 865220 634190 458218 165
    Other own revenue140 878121 80148 132150 338
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 413 9331 378 8891 114 7891 261 345
    Employee costs379 505342 641318 692302 421
    Remuneration of councillors16 83416 31015 55014 489
    Depreciation & asset impairment-188 841310 569486 252
    Finance charges29 90620 94112 52712 379
    Materials and bulk purchases611 792556 919507 322508 375
    Transfers and grants45 63449 73331 64289 277
    Other expenditure273 132541 41326 260148 968
    Total Expenditure1 356 8041 716 7981 222 5611 562 161
    Surplus/(Deficit)57 129(337 908)(107 772)(300 816)
    Transfers recognised - capital59 286189 226120 991-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets(67 628)(14 010)--
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions48 786(162 691)13 219(300 816)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year48 786(162 691)13 219(300 816)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure117 95685 155130 56271 480
    Transfers recognised - capital116 32481 835112 92069 082
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds1 6323 32017 6422 397
    Total sources of capital funds117 95685 155130 56271 480
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets257 699245 975473 920220 466
    Total non current assets2 866 4292 742 3933 226 0072 755 593
    Total current liabilities496 628477 814325 087308 713
    Total non current liabilities165 970170 515173 455219 047
    Community wealth/Equity2 461 5302 340 0393 201 3862 448 299
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating83 25074 615167 99983 867
    Net cash from (used) investing(63 555)(91 278)(146 930)(56 220)
    Net cash from (used) financing820(2 590)(3 700)(6 493)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end36 74716 23235 25715 202
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a18 830-121 970
    Irregular expendituren/a61 63817 36724 438
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a11 8548 05610 986
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 342 6414318 6924302 4214
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 16 31015 55014 489
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 6741 6081 608
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 0196196
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%12.19%12.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 677
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 022
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 283737
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 055
    Community And Social Service Positions 98168168
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 02929
    Finance And Administration Positions 253218218
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 01818
    Electricity Positions 749696
    Vacant Electricity Positions 01818
    Enviromental Protection Positions 066
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 000
    Health Positions 01010
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 136181181
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 03333
    Road Transport Positions 151184184
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 01919
    Sport And Recreation Positions 6185185
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 02626
    Waste Management Positions 218222222
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 01919
    Waste Water Management Positions 65170170
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 01414
    Water Positions 1224949
    Vacant Water Positions 000
    Other Positions 5177575
    Vacant Other Positions 01313

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 89 52188 88187 474
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 86 60086 60085 193
    Inside the yard 85 05985 05983 652
    Less than 200m from yard 1 5411 5411 541
    More than 200m from yard 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 20 39122 52368 788

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 72 16067 91465 268
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 20 39113 47049 801

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 69 18161 79260 042
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 57 12657 12657 126
    Flush toilet - septic tank 456456431
    Ventilated pit latrine 2 7252 7252 485
    Bucket system 000
    Other 8 7761 4850
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 20 39122 52360 042

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 61 55461 55460 794
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 20 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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