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

    Resident Queries

    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%)
  • MAP

  • 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), Jacques Kriel (LED)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Soyisile Mokweni
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr C F Hoffmann
    Communications Officer: Mr Matthew Sheldon
    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'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates34 81432 67830 15027 950
    Service charges334 215294 331276 237253 122
    Investment revenue3 2222 8444 5575 042
    Transfers recognised - operational82 90675 24578 43160 377
    Other own revenue51 08631 98922 81624 333
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)506 242437 086412 191370 824
    Employee costs138 554129 208118 438108 729
    Remuneration of councillors8 3317 7147 0996 420
    Depreciation & asset impairment34 12520 17116 75422 283
    Finance charges9 3487 5707 1507 215
    Materials and bulk purchases213 946184 970176 528160 291
    Transfers and grants120--74
    Other expenditure111 56691 36977 12476 257
    Total Expenditure515 991441 002403 092381 270
    Surplus/(Deficit)(9 748)(3 916)9 099(10 445)
    Transfers recognised - capital22 71925 28224 40515 608
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions12 92421 36633 5055 162
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year12 92421 36633 5055 162
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure54 33552 53852 16938 663
    Transfers recognised - capital22 61125 28124 07016 095
    Public contributions & donations1 804---
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds29 81327 25728 09922 568
    Total sources of capital funds54 33552 53852 16938 663
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets146 243125 056130 314121 744
    Total non current assets584 761532 110501 429456 163
    Total current liabilities96 50772 67675 11665 698
    Total non current liabilities133 56489 23481 55580 025
    Community wealth/Equity500 934495 256475 072432 185
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating74 86345 98355 53726 354
    Net cash from (used) investing(50 137)(52 681)(55 116)(37 912)
    Net cash from (used) financing(3 289)(3 387)(3 054)(2 596)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end82 63461 19771 28273 915
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure19 19411 061-2 437
    Irregular expenditure----
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure-466--
    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) 138 554129 208118 438108 729
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 3317 7147 0996 420
     
    Total Employee Positions 754734742723
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 59535150
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.82%7.22%6.87%6.92%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6566
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1002
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 33333330
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 8641
    Community And Social Service Positions 56604966
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 4014
    Finance And Administration Positions 121113122116
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 871111
    Electricity Positions 67666262
    Vacant Electricity Positions 2533
    Enviromental Protection Positions 807300
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 1400
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 64626130
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 4960
    Road Transport Positions 94906934
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 61021
    Sport And Recreation Positions 2121202
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 4500
    Waste Management Positions 448310684
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 3312
    Waste Water Management Positions 42474745
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0443
    Water Positions 98404445
    Vacant Water Positions 9003
    Other Positions 2841123203
    Vacant Other Positions 901920

    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/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 16 60516 19416 10416 074
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 15 00014 63714 58414 487
    Inside the yard 14 76514 35614 28214 077
    Less than 200m from yard 235281302410
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 4286 6336 2296 875

    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 17 75817 02219 37118 007
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 4957 1686 6357 129

    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 16 06215 86615 76915 624
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 14 76514 35615 13815 303
    Flush toilet - septic tank 8901 1222793
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 9106 7536 3556 951

    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 15 07414 87615 17014 987
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 9176 7626 3666 964

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Business incubator programmes.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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