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: The Langeberg Local Municipality (previously Breede River/Winelands Local Municipality) is a Category B municipality located within the Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape Province.
     The municipality is bordered by Breede Valley in the north and west and by the Overberg District in the south and east. It is one of the five municipalities that make up the district, accounting for almost a quarter of its geographical area.

    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 12, ANC 6, COPE 1, EFF 1, ICOSA 1, LIP 1, PDM 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: H M Jansen
    Other Members of Council: G D Joubert (Deputy Mayor, and Strategy and Social Development Portfolio), S W Van Eeden (Speaker), E M J Scheffers (Mayco and Finance Portfolio), D B Janse (Mayco and Corporate Services Portfolio), J D Burger (Mayco and Engineering Services Portfolio), S W Strauss (Mayco)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Soyisile Mokweni
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr B Brown
    Communications Officer: Mr Matthew Sheldon
    LED Officer: Mr P Salman
    Other Senior Management: A W J Everson (Director: Corporate Services), C O Matthys (Director: Strategy and Social Development), I Van Der Westhuizen (Director: Engineering Services), E C Liebenberg (Director: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 105 48397 724
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 29.4%28.4%
    Population 15 to 64 65.4%65.5%
    Population over 65 5.2%6.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 52.952.6
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 97.796.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.74%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a11.3%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a15.1%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 3.9%6.0%
    Matric 24.8%21.5%
    Higher education 5.5%6.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 28 40125 125
    Average household size 3.73.7
    Female headed households 31.6%31.1%
    Formal dwellings 89.3%90.7%
    Housing owned 49.4%46.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 89.8%83.0%
    Weekly refuse removal 79.3%71.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 83.4%80.3%
    Electricity for lighting 96.3%94.2%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates40 22434 81432 67830 150
    Service charges360 304334 215294 331276 237
    Investment revenue4 3923 2222 8444 557
    Transfers recognised - operational84 70782 90675 24578 431
    Other own revenue27 45451 08631 98922 816
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)517 080506 242437 086412 191
    Employee costs145 473138 554129 208118 438
    Remuneration of councillors8 7368 3317 7147 099
    Depreciation & asset impairment20 11734 12520 17116 754
    Finance charges7 6079 3487 5707 150
    Materials and bulk purchases240 888213 946184 970176 528
    Transfers and grants125120--
    Other expenditure108 699111 56691 36977 124
    Total Expenditure531 645515 991441 002403 092
    Surplus/(Deficit)(14 565)(9 748)(3 916)9 099
    Transfers recognised - capital22 03622 67225 28224 405
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions7 47112 92421 36633 505
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year7 47112 92421 36633 505
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure49 88054 33552 53852 169
    Transfers recognised - capital23 73122 95725 28124 070
    Public contributions & donations-1 804--
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds26 14929 57527 25728 099
    Total sources of capital funds49 88054 33552 53852 169
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets145 150146 243125 056130 314
    Total non current assets613 061584 761532 110501 429
    Total current liabilities102 39196 50772 67675 116
    Total non current liabilities147 605133 56489 23481 555
    Community wealth/Equity508 216500 934495 256475 072
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating67 75274 86345 98355 537
    Net cash from (used) investing(44 809)(50 137)(52 681)(55 116)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 966)(3 289)(3 387)(3 054)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end103 61082 63461 19771 282
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a19 19411 061-
    Irregular expendituren/a---
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a-466-
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 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/a72.30n/a51.62
    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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