Stellenbosch Local Municipality (WC024)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 17, Stellenbosch, 7599
    Physical: Plein Street, Stellenbosch
    Tel: 021 808 8111/0861 808 911
    Fax: 021 808 8026
    Web: www.stellenbosch.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 831km²
    Description: Stellenbosch Local Municipality is located in the Western Cape province. It falls within the Cape Winelands District Municipality. The municipal area is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, many places of interest, wine farms, street cafes, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and excellent educational institutions.
     The major portion of the area is utilised for agriculture (mainly wine production). Stellenbosch Town is 50km to the east of Cape Town and is – after Cape Town – the oldest town in South Africa.

    Cities/Towns: Franschhoek, Klapmuts, Pniel, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch Farms
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (27.1%), finance and business services (25.1%), manufacturing (23.5%), agriculture (10.1%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 25, ANC 11, SCA 3, ACDP 1, COPE 1, NPP 1, SPA 1
    Mayor: Mr Conrad Sidego
    Other Members of Council: Martin Smuts (Deputy Mayor and Portfolio: Strategic and Corporate), Cyril Jooste (Speaker), Aldridge Frazenburg (Portfolio: Community Development), Valerie Fernandez (Portfolio: Integrated Human Settlements and Property Management), Nyaniso Jindela (Portfolio: Finance), Sophie Louw (Portfolio: LED, Tourism and Agriculture), Pietman Retief (Portfolio: Sport, Facilities and Environment), Johannie Serdyn (Portfolio: Planning), Quintin Smit (Portfolio: Community and Protection), Donovan Joubert (Portfolio: Engineering)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mrs Christa Liebenberg
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Marius Wüst
    Communications Officer: Mr Vernon Bowers
    LED Officer: Mr Widmark Moses
    Other Senior Management: Dupre Lombaard (Planning and LED), Tabiso Mfeya (Integrated Human Settlements and Property Management)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 155 733
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 22.80%
    Population 15 to 64 72.30%
    Population over 65 4.90%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 38.40
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 95.80
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.71%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 15.20%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 21.50%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 3.10%
    Higher education 17.30%
    Matric 25.20%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 43 420
    Average household size 3.30
    Female headed households 34.60%
    Formal dwellings 75.10%
    Housing owned 35.60%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 87.10%
    Weekly refuse removal 87.00%
    Piped water inside dwelling 72.40%
    Electricity for lighting 92.90%

    Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates251 094194 146205 935216 434
    Service charges626 140595 010530 936482 084
    Investment revenue33 81530 92124 83523 492
    Transfers recognised - operational74 42988 52599 22344 919
    Other own revenue68 849190 43875 06959 410
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 054 3271 099 041935 998826 339
    Employee costs296 695271 495243 491226 459
    Remuneration of councillors13 86413 81712 36012 125
    Depreciation & asset impairment141 316128 494135 783103 711
    Finance charges13 40911 3438 4516 344
    Materials and bulk purchases254 050269 097255 338216 534
    Transfers and grants6 3195 7354 742300
    Other expenditure217 188307 685266 569238 833
    Total Expenditure942 8411 007 665926 735804 308
    Surplus/(Deficit)111 48691 3769 26422 032
    Transfers recognised - capital-60 92977 69567 321
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions111 486152 30486 95889 352
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year111 486152 30486 95889 352
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure171 528174 319175 639183 835
    Transfers recognised - capital53 74250 34763 94551 530
    Public contributions & donations8410 61112 90115 789
    Borrowing11 747-25 47836 950
    Internally generated funds105 955113 36173 31579 565
    Total sources of capital funds171 528174 319175 639183 835
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets788 350706 086587 547491 746
    Total non current assets4 881 3604 706 1554 670 4003 490 399
    Total current liabilities180 028239 239210 041167 930
    Total non current liabilities391 397303 184330 418281 034
    Community wealth/Equity5 098 2854 869 8184 717 4883 533 181
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating194 347336 625235 164194 221
    Net cash from (used) investing(140 153)(284 403)(190 970)(186 758)
    Net cash from (used) financing44 51413 81517 99641 657
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end603 636504 928438 892374 148
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure49 80621 89643 478-
    Irregular expenditure1 5131 74613 122-
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure----
    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) 271 4954243 4914226 4594
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 13 81712 36012 125
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 0391 1541 154
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 04950
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%4.25%4.33%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 766
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 707272
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 022
    Community And Social Service Positions 1987777
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 000
    Finance And Administration Positions 184189189
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 01212
    Electricity Positions 626565
    Vacant Electricity Positions 011
    Enviromental Protection Positions 000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 000
    Health Positions 000
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 184152152
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 055
    Road Transport Positions 888989
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0147147
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 01515
    Waste Management Positions 766565
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 011
    Waste Water Management Positions 925757
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 011
    Water Positions 78132132
    Vacant Water Positions 077
    Other Positions 0103103
    Vacant Other Positions 044

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 34 75233 07428 612
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 33 84931 97727 515
    Inside the yard 18 94618 47717 380
    Less than 200m from yard 14 90313 50010 135
    More than 200m from yard 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 24212 59112 304

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 31 38228 15126 429
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 2424 78112 304

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 21 09719 97319 233
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 18 75517 60816 888
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 1001 1001 100
    Ventilated pit latrine 000
    Bucket system 8010080
    Other 138138138
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 24212 59112 304

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 29 97129 66832 668
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 24212 59112 304

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Community Organisation Resource Centre; Stellenbosch Gotland Municipality Parternship; Stellenbosch Night Shelter; Youth Empowerment Action; @hearts; Youth Affairs; StellEmploy.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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