Langeberg Local Municipality (WC026)

OVERVIEW

Contact Details

Postal: Private Bag X2, Ashton, 6715
Physical: 28 Main Street, Ashton
Tel: 023 615 8000
Fax: 023 615 1563
Web: www.langeberg.gov.za
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Geography, History and Economy

Area: 4 518km²
Description: Langeberg Local Municipality ( previously Breede River/Winelands Local Municipality) is located within the Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape province. The boundaries of the newly established municipality now include a large area characterised by very different features. Five former municipalities – that of Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor, Montagu and Robertson – have merged into one and are now known as the Langeberg Municipality.
Cities/Towns: Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor, Montagu, Robertson
Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing; manufacturing; community, social and personal services; finance, insurance, real estate and business services (altogether almost 60%), finance, insurance, real estate and business services (17.17%), wholesale and retail (10.79%)

MANAGEMENT

Political Management

Composition of Council: DA 11, ANC 7, INDEPENDENT 2, COPE 1, PDM 1, WCC 1
Mayor: Ald D Gagiano
Other Members of Council: K Klaas (Deputy Mayor), D A Hull (Speaker), E J Scheffers (Mayco), N P Crouwcamp (Mayco), S W Van Eeden (Mayco), R R Kortjé (Mayco), J D Burger (Finance Portfolio), T S de Koker (Strategy and Social Development Portfolio), D B Janse (Corporate Services Portfolio), E Turner (Engineering Portfolio)

Administrative Management

Municipal Manager: Mr Soyisile Mokweni
Chief Financial Officer: Mr C F Hoffmann
Communications Officer: Mrs C Matthys
LED Officer: Mr P Salman
Other Senior Management: A J Everson (Director: Corporate Services), C O Matthys (Director: Strategy and Social Development), I Van Der Westhuizen (Director: Engineering Services)

DEMOGRAPHIC

Population 97 724
Age Structure
Population under 15 28.40%
Population 15 to 64 65.50%
Population over 65 6.10%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 52.60
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 96.10
Population Growth
Per annum 1.79%
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) 11.30%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 15.10%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 6.00%
Higher education 6.50%
Matric 21.50%
Household Dynamics
Households 25 125
Average household size 3.70
Female headed households 31.10%
Formal dwellings 90.70%
Housing owned 46.80%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 83.00%
Weekly refuse removal 71.70%
Piped water inside dwelling 80.30%
Electricity for lighting 94.20%

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


FINANCIAL

All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
Property rates32 67830 15027 950
Service charges282 636276 237253 122
Investment revenue3 0954 5575 042
Transfers recognised - operational73 19678 43160 377
Other own revenue22 18622 81624 333
Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)413 791412 191370 824
Employee costs127 143118 438108 729
Remuneration of councillors7 7017 0996 420
Depreciation & asset impairment10 11516 75422 283
Finance charges6 6627 1507 215
Materials and bulk purchases183 875176 528160 291
Transfers and grants--74
Other expenditure80 04777 12476 257
Total Expenditure415 543403 092381 270
Surplus/(Deficit)(1 752)9 099(10 445)
Transfers recognised - capital24 83924 40515 608
Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions23 08733 5055 162
Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
Surplus/(Deficit) for the year23 08733 5055 162
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
Capital expenditure51 33852 16938 663
Transfers recognised - capital25 40324 07016 095
Public contributions & donations---
Borrowing---
Internally generated funds25 93528 09922 568
Total sources of capital funds51 33852 16938 663
FINANCIAL POSITION
Total current assets106 311130 314121 744
Total non current assets535 136501 429456 163
Total current liabilities59 35975 11665 698
Total non current liabilities89 75581 55580 025
Community wealth/Equity492 333475 072432 185
CASH FLOWS
Net cash from (used) operating38 09355 53726 354
Net cash from (used) investing(45 954)(55 116)(37 912)
Net cash from (used) financing(2 222)(3 054)(2 596)
Cash/cash equivalents at the year end61 19971 28273 915
UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
Unauthorised expendituren/a-2 437
Irregular expendituren/a--
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) 127 143118 438
Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 7 7017 099
 
Total Employee Positions 742723
Total Vacant Employee Positions 5150
Total Vacancy Percentage 6.87%6.92%
 
Managerial Positions - S57 66
Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 02
Managerial Positions - by organogram 3330
Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 41
Community And Social Service Positions 4966
Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 14
Finance And Administration Positions 122116
Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1111
Electricity Positions 6262
Vacant Electricity Positions 33
Enviromental Protection Positions 00
Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
Health Positions 00
Vacant Health Positions 00
Public Safety Positions 6130
Vacant Public Safety Positions 60
Road Transport Positions 6934
Vacant Road Transport Positions 21
Sport And Recreation Positions 202
Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00
Waste Management Positions 10684
Vacant Waste Management Positions 12
Waste Water Management Positions 4745
Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 43
Water Positions 4445
Vacant Water Positions 03
Other Positions 123203
Vacant Other Positions 1920

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 16 10416 074
Number of domestic households/delivery points 14 58414 487
Inside the yard 14 28214 077
Less than 200m from yard 302410
More than 200m from yard 00
Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 2296 875

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 19 37118 007
Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 6357 129

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 15 76915 624
Number of households using
Flush toilet - public sewerage 15 41415 303
Flush toilet - septic tank 33
Ventilated pit latrine 00
Bucket system 00
Other 00
Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 3556 951

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 15 17014 987
Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 3666 964

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


LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Key Projects

Cleaning projects within different wards.

LINKS/RESOURCES

The information in this directory is supplied and/or externally sourced and is also subject to continual change. If you notice any errors or omissions, please contact us at info@municipalities.co.za so that we can correct it.

Blue Drop Scores

The Blue Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Blue Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Blue Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal drinking water quality management performance of the relevant municipality. The score relates to not only the quality of the drinking water, but also contains a risk management measure relating to the ability of the responsible authority to sustain the quality of drinking water and also to deal with any incidents that may pose a health risk to the public. The maximum score is 100 and the target of excellence is 95%.

Green Drop Scores

The Green Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Green Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Green Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal wastewater business practice and compliance of the relevant municipality. The maximum score is 100.

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Financial Audit Outcomes

The objective of an audit of financial statements is to express an opinion on whether the financial statements fairly represent the financial position of the auditee at financial year-end and the results of its operations for the financial year.

The Auditor-General can express one of the following audit opinions:

Clean audit outcome: The financial statements are free from material misstatements (in other words, a financially unqualified audit opinion) and there are no material findings on reporting on performance objectives or non-compliance with legislation.

Financially unqualified with findings: The financial statements contain no material misstatements. Unless the Auditor General expresses a clean audit outcome, findings have been raised on either reporting on predetermined objectives or non-compliance with legislation, or both these aspects.

Qualified audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements in specific amounts, or there is insufficient evidence for the Auditor General to conclude that specific amounts included in the financial statements are not materially misstated.

Adverse audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements that are not confined to specific amounts, or the misstatements represent a substantial portion of the financial statements.

Disclaimer of audit opinion: The auditee provided insufficient evidence in the form of documentation on which to base an audit opinion. The lack of sufficient evidence is not confined to specific amounts, or represents a substantial portion of the information contained in the financial statements.

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Resident Queries


Telephone Number Email Address
Accounts 023 615 8000 gmarinus@langeberg.gov.za
Electricity 082 896 0628 jrossouw@langeberg.gov.za
Refuse & Waste Removal 023 615 8000
Roads 082 771 6613 mjohnson@langeberg.gov.za
Service Delivery 086 088 1111
Water 082 771 6613 mjohnson@langeberg.gov.za

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