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
    We are updating management information as it becomes available after the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Ms Antoinette Steyn
    Other Members of Council: John Levendal (Deputy 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), 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'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates94 99288 60484 67893 710
    Service charges435 222403 769386 018314 488
    Investment revenue10 5929 4285 6977 641
    Transfers recognised - operational160 117117 722104 19493 695
    Other own revenue62 919103 86053 82540 226
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)763 841723 383634 411549 760
    Employee costs207 949198 842188 609175 657
    Remuneration of councillors14 51113 69312 82311 957
    Depreciation & asset impairment75 90968 66065 94064 730
    Finance charges25 94628 63825 26127 576
    Materials and bulk purchases285 329254 292242 314214 320
    Transfers and grants19513228149
    Other expenditure166 295182 559121 489110 338
    Total Expenditure776 134746 816656 464604 726
    Surplus/(Deficit)(12 293)(23 432)(22 053)(54 966)
    Transfers recognised - capital58 14789 98666 49145 734
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions46 05666 55344 437(9 233)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year46 05666 55344 437(9 233)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure75 896127 825107 61873 978
    Transfers recognised - capital58 02976 12766 49139 896
    Public contributions & donations20213 859-5 837
    Borrowing2 22124 42224 97520 401
    Internally generated funds15 32613 41716 1537 843
    Total sources of capital funds75 896127 825107 61873 978
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets249 459294 723276 278196 682
    Total non current assets1 977 2001 930 4991 841 4021 800 437
    Total current liabilities153 790192 358159 743130 104
    Total non current liabilities413 880407 772415 529369 162
    Community wealth/Equity1 658 9901 625 0921 542 4081 497 853
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating64 265161 627122 48868 238
    Net cash from (used) investing(13 412)(173 152)(91 657)(16 328)
    Net cash from (used) financing(26 096)(28 290)25 498(23 531)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end106 93182 174121 98965 660
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure10644 774--
    Irregular expenditure92--3 868
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure----
    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) 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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