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 14, BO 2, COPE 1, CI 1, INDEPENDENT 1
    Mayor: Ms Antoinette Steyn
    Other Members of Council: John Levendal (Deputy Executive Mayor), Margaret Sampson (Speaker), Thys Blom (Finance, Internal Audit and IDP), Arnoldus Du Toit (LED, Tourism and Agriculture), Joyce Mei (Community Services and Social Development), Frank van Zyl (Corporate Services, Communication and Marketing), Elsa Jordaan (Agriculture and Rural Development, and Disaster Management), Sammy Goedeman (Arts and Culture, Environment, and Recreation and Sport), Eileen Sheldon (Housing), Wouter Meiring (Human Resources and Technical Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Gerrit Matthyse
    Chief Financial Officer: David Mc Thomas
    Communications Officer: Johan Botha
    LED Officer: Colin January
    Other Senior Management: R Esau (Director: Corporate Services), David McThomas (Director: Financial 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'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates88 60484 67893 710
    Service charges379 904386 018314 488
    Investment revenue8 5495 6977 641
    Transfers recognised - operational135 777104 19493 695
    Other own revenue43 43753 82540 226
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)656 270634 411549 760
    Employee costs195 164188 609175 657
    Remuneration of councillors13 61712 82311 957
    Depreciation & asset impairment63 12765 94064 730
    Finance charges28 67025 26127 576
    Materials and bulk purchases227 060242 314214 320
    Transfers and grants13228149
    Other expenditure134 553121 489110 338
    Total Expenditure662 322656 464604 726
    Surplus/(Deficit)(6 052)(22 053)(54 966)
    Transfers recognised - capital13 77766 49145 734
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions7 72544 437(9 233)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year7 72544 437(9 233)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure124 687107 61873 978
    Transfers recognised - capital70 14566 49139 896
    Public contributions & donations13 859-5 837
    Borrowing27 76224 97520 401
    Internally generated funds12 92216 1537 843
    Total sources of capital funds124 687107 61873 978
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets215 381276 278196 682
    Total non current assets1 895 5291 841 4021 800 437
    Total current liabilities152 700159 743130 104
    Total non current liabilities411 775415 529369 162
    Community wealth/Equity1 546 4351 542 4081 497 853
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating132 604122 48868 238
    Net cash from (used) investing(111 260)(91 657)(16 328)
    Net cash from (used) financing(28 290)25 498(23 531)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end145 043121 98965 660
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a--
    Irregular expendituren/a-3 868
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a--
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 195 164188 609
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 13 61712 823
     
    Total Employee Positions 937974
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 6678
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.04%8.01%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 20
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2020
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 52
    Community And Social Service Positions 4858
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 26
    Finance And Administration Positions 203212
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1310
    Electricity Positions 7274
    Vacant Electricity Positions 25
    Enviromental Protection Positions 6666
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 57
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 7960
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 101
    Road Transport Positions 5454
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 55
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1717
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 22
    Waste Management Positions 9299
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 310
    Waste Water Management Positions 7483
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 013
    Water Positions 7673
    Vacant Water Positions 55
    Other Positions 131153
    Vacant Other Positions 1212

    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 29 21827 693
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 27 30525 780
    Inside the yard 20 54720 547
    Less than 200m from yard 4 9893 464
    More than 200m from yard 1 7691 769
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 0616 507

    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 27 13526 913
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 0616 507

    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 23 63121 617
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 18 21717 864
    Flush toilet - septic tank 100185
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 00
    Other 3 4402 185
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 0616 507

    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 20 40720 069
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 0616 507

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    City Improvement Project / long-term partnership agreement with Vittoria Gasteiz in Spain on how to implement long-term plans to develop a green economy as a source of economic development.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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