Joe Morolong Local Municipality (NC451)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X117, Mothibistad, 8474
    Physical: D320 Cardington Road, Churchill Village, Mothibistad
    Tel: 053 773 9300
    Fax: 053 773 9350
    Web: www.joemorolong.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 20 172km²
    Description: Joe Morolong Local Municipality was formerly known as Moshaweng Local Municipality. It is located in the Northern Cape province within John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality (previously Kgalagadi District Municipality).
     The area is mostly rural, with about 60% of it compromising virgin land surface. The village is situated approximately 24km north-east of Kuruman. Although unemployment is high, the municipality has a great deal of potential for developers, especially those interested in ecotourism and conservation.

    Cities/Towns: Hotazel, Santoy, Van Zylsrus
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, community services
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 23, COPE 3, UCDP 2, DA 1
    Mayor: Mosadiwathapelo Dorcas Moremi
    Other Members of Council: Masara Pitso (Speaker), Obaakantse Ernest Leshope (Chief Whip and LED)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Tshepo Mac Donald Bloom
    Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Boipelo Dorcas Motlhaping
    Communications Officer: Mrs Lerato Khunou
    LED Officer: Mrs Kgomotso Mabudi
    Other Senior Management: Mr T Gopetse (Director: Corporate Services), Mr V Phiri (Director: Planning and Development), Mr T Tlhaole (Technical Services), Mr E Khokhong (Legal and Compliance)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 89 530
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 39.40%
    Population 15 to 64 54.20%
    Population over 65 6.40%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 84.60
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 85.50
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.90%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 38.60%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 49.50%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 22.80%
    Higher education 4.10%
    Matric 13.40%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 23 707
    Average household size 3.70
    Female headed households 50.70%
    Formal dwellings 72.50%
    Housing owned 52.50%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 6.00%
    Weekly refuse removal 6.10%
    Piped water inside dwelling 9.10%
    Electricity for lighting 81.80%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Qualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates12 1343 3716 7863 116
    Service charges20 55112 50517 22312 648
    Investment revenue1 1552603 508319
    Transfers recognised - operational195 24074 25777 60991 936
    Other own revenue5 4094 8493 25524 472
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)234 48995 241108 381132 492
    Employee costs47 44737 02527 63336 543
    Remuneration of councillors8 5317 5046 7189 284
    Depreciation & asset impairment26 49124 32626 16967 954
    Finance charges202232961 421
    Materials and bulk purchases11 10411 0188 9266 320
    Transfers and grants18 37913 705107 88075 524
    Other expenditure(10 917)63 85890 152100 816
    Total Expenditure101 238157 668267 575297 862
    Surplus/(Deficit)133 251(62 426)(159 193)(165 370)
    Transfers recognised - capital140 166127 472120 97433 114
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions199 50165 046(38 219)(132 256)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year199 50165 046(38 219)(132 256)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure181 772131 146196 778474
    Transfers recognised - capital123 161100 292177 238-
    Public contributions & donations26 71229 34015 462-
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds14 8931 5144 078474
    Total sources of capital funds181 772131 146196 778474
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets65 45347 75739 10355 052
    Total non current assets1 228 7441 159 3681 061 276610 339
    Total current liabilities58 22552 31196 704128 339
    Total non current liabilities3 3684 1945 0872 603
    Community wealth/Equity1 232 6041 150 620998 588534 449
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating174 898149 643(25 737)699
    Net cash from (used) investing(174 475)(131 146)10 486(474)
    Net cash from (used) financing(638)(1 225)(611)(262)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(15 431)14 703(2 568)14 337
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure42 25342 241113 332-
    Irregular expenditure1 827-81 882325
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure11183372-
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 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) 47 44737 02527 63336 543
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 5317 5046 7189 284
     
    Total Employee Positions 201179264234
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 32278377
    Total Vacancy Percentage 15.92%15.08%31.44%32.91%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6677
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0010
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 15151111
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2422
    Community And Social Service Positions 38123636
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1721717
    Finance And Administration Positions 638010685
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 8153216
    Electricity Positions 3110
    Vacant Electricity Positions 2000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0010
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 22140
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 3270
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 81310
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 3600
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 21100
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 61378095
    Vacant Water Positions 003142
    Other Positions 0000
    Vacant Other Positions 0000

    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? 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 24 25024 25024 25024 183
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 24 02024 02024 02023 953
    Inside the yard 4 0484 0484 0203 953
    Less than 200m from yard 15 57415 57415 10015 100
    More than 200m from yard 4 3984 3984 9004 900
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 9551 95521 7663 953

    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 25 50024 87624 18324 183
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 9885 9888 19623 204

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a0
    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 19 09519 09518 94518 250
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 1 9011 9016950
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00250250
    Ventilated pit latrine 16 96416 96418 00018 000
    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 1 1441 144979979
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

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

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