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 (previouslyHighveld 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 Gwigi (Speaker), Anton Makhaye (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mmela Mahlangu
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Johnny Mokgatsi
    Communications Officer: Mr Henry Masango
    LED Officer: Mr Sabelo Vilakazi
  • 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'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates165 319173 787155 306
    Service charges722 940698 642735 973
    Investment revenue1 6943 7691 564
    Transfers recognised - operational221 461190 458218 165
    Other own revenue158 30848 132150 338
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 269 7221 114 7891 261 345
    Employee costs313 456318 692302 421
    Remuneration of councillors14 94615 55014 489
    Depreciation & asset impairment-310 569486 252
    Finance charges14 44512 52712 379
    Materials and bulk purchases431 432507 322508 375
    Transfers and grants45 04031 64289 277
    Other expenditure301 32926 260148 968
    Total Expenditure1 120 6481 222 5611 562 161
    Surplus/(Deficit)149 074(107 772)(300 816)
    Transfers recognised - capital102 042120 991-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets(48 826)--
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions202 28913 219(300 816)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year202 28913 219(300 816)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure147 157130 56271 480
    Transfers recognised - capital110 030112 92069 082
    Public contributions & donations28 245--
    Borrowing---
    Internally generated funds8 88217 6422 397
    Total sources of capital funds147 157130 56271 480
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets158 129473 920220 466
    Total non current assets3 183 2703 226 0072 755 593
    Total current liabilities226 866325 087308 713
    Total non current liabilities169 137173 455219 047
    Community wealth/Equity2 945 3963 201 3862 448 299
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating112 848167 99983 867
    Net cash from (used) investing(101 693)(146 930)(56 220)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2 699)(3 700)(6 493)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end43 94535 25715 202
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-121 970
    Irregular expendituren/a17 36724 438
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a8 05610 986
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 313 456318 692
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 14 94615 550
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 6081 608
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 196196
    Total Vacancy Percentage 12.19%12.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 22
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 3737
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 55
    Community And Social Service Positions 168168
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 2929
    Finance And Administration Positions 218218
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1818
    Electricity Positions 9696
    Vacant Electricity Positions 1818
    Enviromental Protection Positions 66
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 1010
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 181181
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 3333
    Road Transport Positions 184184
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1919
    Sport And Recreation Positions 185185
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 2626
    Waste Management Positions 222222
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 1919
    Waste Water Management Positions 170170
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 1414
    Water Positions 4949
    Vacant Water Positions 00
    Other Positions 7575
    Vacant Other Positions 1313

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
    2012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 88 88187 474
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 86 60085 193
    Inside the yard 85 05983 652
    Less than 200m from yard 1 5411 541
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 22 52368 788

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 67 91465 268
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 13 47049 801

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 61 79260 042
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 57 12657 126
    Flush toilet - septic tank 456431
    Ventilated pit latrine 2 7252 485
    Bucket system 00
    Other 1 4850
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 22 52360 042

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 61 55460 794
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 19 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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