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%)
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  • 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'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates34 81432 67830 15027 950
    Service charges320 256294 331276 237253 122
    Investment revenue2 4812 8444 5575 042
    Transfers recognised - operational81 99275 24578 43160 377
    Other own revenue23 41331 98922 81624 333
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)462 955437 086412 191370 824
    Employee costs137 908129 208118 438108 729
    Remuneration of councillors8 3177 7147 0996 420
    Depreciation & asset impairment17 84020 17116 75422 283
    Finance charges7 5987 5707 1507 215
    Materials and bulk purchases212 741184 970176 528160 291
    Transfers and grants120--74
    Other expenditure91 20391 36977 12476 257
    Total Expenditure475 727441 002403 092381 270
    Surplus/(Deficit)(12 772)(3 916)9 099(10 445)
    Transfers recognised - capital22 19625 28224 40515 608
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions9 42421 36633 5055 162
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year9 42421 36633 5055 162
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure52 33352 53852 16938 663
    Transfers recognised - capital22 61125 28124 07016 095
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds29 72227 25728 09922 568
    Total sources of capital funds52 33352 53852 16938 663
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets124 335125 056130 314121 744
    Total non current assets560 391532 110501 429456 163
    Total current liabilities81 77472 67675 11665 698
    Total non current liabilities98 37189 23481 55580 025
    Community wealth/Equity504 581495 256475 072432 185
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating68 26645 98355 53726 354
    Net cash from (used) investing(45 489)(52 681)(55 116)(37 912)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 963)(3 387)(3 054)(2 596)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end82 01061 19771 28273 915
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/an/a-2 437
    Irregular expendituren/an/a--
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/an/a--
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 129 2084118 4384108 7294
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 7 7147 0996 420
     
    Total Employee Positions 734742723
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 535150
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.22%6.87%6.92%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 566
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 002
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 333330
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 641
    Community And Social Service Positions 604966
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 014
    Finance And Administration Positions 113122116
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 71111
    Electricity Positions 666262
    Vacant Electricity Positions 533
    Enviromental Protection Positions 7300
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 400
    Health Positions 000
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 626130
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 960
    Road Transport Positions 906934
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1021
    Sport And Recreation Positions 21202
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 500
    Waste Management Positions 8310684
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 312
    Waste Water Management Positions 474745
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 443
    Water Positions 404445
    Vacant Water Positions 003
    Other Positions 41123203
    Vacant Other Positions 01920

    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 00
    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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