Langeberg Local Municipality (WC026)

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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Municipal Information

Area: 4 518km²
Cities/Towns: Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor, Montagu, Robertson

Demographic Information

Population: 97 724
Households: 25 125
Population Growth: 1.79% p.a.
Unemployment Rate: 11.30%
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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)

Financial Information

2012/132011/122010/11
Audit Outcome Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
Total Net Assets475 072432 185427 022
Surplus/Deficit for the Year33 5055 1629 272
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities55 66626 35457 697
Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure-2 43711 886
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Tender/Procurement Information

Tenders are advertised on the municipal website and in the newspapers.

LED Activities

Key Projects: Cleaning projects within different wards; EPWP projects.
Key Investment Opportunities: Agriculture; manufacturing; finance and business; wholesale and retail; tourism; building and construction.

Links/Resources

Municipal Tenders
Municipal Vacancies
Annual Report 2011/12

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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