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)

    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 Clean audit outcomeClean 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
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