Breede Valley Local Municipality (WC025)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X3046, Worcester, 6849
    Physical: 30 Baring Street, Worcester
    Tel: 023 348 2600
    Fax: 023 347 3671
    Web: www.bvm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 834km²
    Description: Breede Valley Local Municipality is a Category B municipality and is located within the Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape province. The most striking feature of the Breede Valley is its scenic beauty consisting of majestic mountains, fertile valleys, vineyards and vast plains, covered with indigenous semi-desert vegetation.
    Cities/Towns: De Doorns, Rawsonville, Touws River, Worcester
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (28.8%), community services (21.9%), finance (20.2%), manufacturing (11.3%), trade (7.7%), transport (6.1%), construction (2.7%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 22, ANC 12, BO 4, EFF 1, PDM 1, VF PLUS 1 (2016 LGE)
    Controlling Party: DA
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Ms Antoinette Steyn
    Other Members of Council: John Levendal (Deputy Mayor), Neil Mecuur (Speaker), Sammy Goedeman (Chief Whip), Wouter Meiring (Finance and Human Resources), George Stalmeester (Technical Services), Magaret Sampson (Community Safety and Security), Joyce Mei (Community Development), Frank van Zyl (Strategic Support Services), Eileen Sheldon (Human Settlements), Reggie Farao (Sport and Recreation), Julian Kritzinger (Local Economic Development, Tourism, and Arts and Culture)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: David McThomas (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Rod Ontong (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Johan Botha
    LED Officer: Colin January
    Other Senior Management: R Esau (Director: Strategic Support Services), Eddie Delport (Technical Services), Johnathan Marthinus (Director: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 166 825
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 27.80%
    Population 15 to 64 66.90%
    Population over 65 5.30%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 49.50
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.50
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.31%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 14.40%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 20.20%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.90%
    Higher education 8.30%
    Matric 24.90%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 42 527
    Average household size 3.70
    Female headed households 35.30%
    Formal dwellings 77.90%
    Housing owned 40.60%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 83.50%
    Weekly refuse removal 75.30%
    Piped water inside dwelling 69.30%
    Electricity for lighting 88.30%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates104 56694 99288 60484 678
    Service charges445 760435 222403 769386 018
    Investment revenue10 91910 5929 4285 697
    Transfers recognised - operational107 279160 117117 722104 194
    Other own revenue53 57462 919103 86053 825
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)722 098763 841723 383634 411
    Employee costs226 050207 949198 842188 609
    Remuneration of councillors15 30914 51113 69312 823
    Depreciation & asset impairment86 48975 90968 66065 940
    Finance charges24 71625 94628 63825 261
    Materials and bulk purchases274 690285 329254 292242 314
    Transfers and grants28019513228
    Other expenditure154 438166 295182 559121 489
    Total Expenditure781 972776 134746 816656 464
    Surplus/(Deficit)(59 874)(12 293)(23 432)(22 053)
    Transfers recognised - capital-58 34989 98666 491
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(59 874)46 05666 55344 437
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(59 874)46 05666 55344 437
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure83 32275 896127 825107 618
    Transfers recognised - capital24 83058 14776 12766 491
    Public contributions & donations-20213 859-
    Borrowing27 8072 22124 42224 975
    Internally generated funds30 68515 32613 41716 153
    Total sources of capital funds83 32275 896127 825107 618
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets262 071249 459294 723276 278
    Total non current assets1 971 6571 977 2001 930 4991 841 402
    Total current liabilities118 439153 790192 358159 743
    Total non current liabilities478 632413 880407 772415 529
    Community wealth/Equity1 636 6581 658 9901 625 0921 542 408
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating68 39964 265161 627122 488
    Net cash from (used) investing(83 342)(13 412)(173 152)(91 657)
    Net cash from (used) financing35 738(26 096)(28 290)25 498
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end157 726106 93182 174121 989
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a10644 774-
    Irregular expendituren/a92--
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a---
    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) 207 949198 842188 609175 657
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 14 51113 69312 82311 957
     
    Total Employee Positions 9881 030937974
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1661546678
    Total Vacancy Percentage 16.80%14.95%7.04%8.01%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0020
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 29252020
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 9852
    Community And Social Service Positions 92814858
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 111026
    Finance And Administration Positions 257272203212
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 40321310
    Electricity Positions 60627274
    Vacant Electricity Positions 201025
    Enviromental Protection Positions 16166666
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 2157
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 94977960
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 2221101
    Road Transport Positions 71865454
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 92655
    Sport And Recreation Positions 32361717
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 2322
    Waste Management Positions 1071109299
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 1912310
    Waste Water Management Positions 1251217483
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 188013
    Water Positions 37487673
    Vacant Water Positions 51455
    Other Positions 6371131153
    Vacant Other Positions 991212

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a89.16n/a89.02
    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 25 71529 34328 43527 693
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 24 35424 35426 52225 780
    Inside the yard 23 36923 36920 54720 547
    Less than 200m from yard 004 9893 464
    More than 200m from yard 9859859861 769
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 5937 0957 0616 507

    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 25 04924 33324 12726 913
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 10 0499 2087 0616 507

    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 24 41523 92723 63121 617
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 19 29018 48618 21717 864
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0100100185
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 3 8003 8003 4402 185
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 5937 0957 0616 507

    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 19 55818 68923 11920 069
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 5937 0957 0616 507

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Regional Socio-Economic Programme (RSEP) projects for safer communities; recycling at the source project.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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