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: The Stellenbosch Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Cape Winelands District in the Western Cape Province. It is the smallest of the five municipalities in the district, making up only 4% of its geographical area.
     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.
     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.

    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 30, ANC 8, EFF 2, ACDP 1, DNCA 1, PDM 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Adv Gesie van Deventer
    Other Members of Council: Esther Groenewald (Portfolio: Corporate and Strategic Services), Donovan Joubert (Speaker), Aldridge Frazenburg (Portfolio: Community Development and Community Services), Paul Biscombe (Portfolio: Integrated Human Settlements and Property), Salie Pieters (Portfolio: Financial Services), Jan De Villiers (Portfolio: Infrastructure), Xoliswa Mdemka (Portfolio: Youth, Sports and Culture), Johannie Serdyn (Portfolio: Planning and Economic Development), Quintin Smit (Portfolio: Protection Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Richard Bosman (Acting)
    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 (Human Settlements and Property Management), Willem Pretorius (Engineering Services), Gerald Esau (Community and Protection Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 173 197155 728
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 23.8%22.8%
    Population 15 to 64 72.1%72.3%
    Population over 65 4.1%4.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 38.738.4
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 96.795.7
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.42%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 1.5%2.9%
    Matric 27.8%23.9%
    Higher education 13.3%16.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 52 27443 417
    Average household size 3.33.3
    Female headed households 36.6%34.6%
    Formal dwellings 65.0%75.1%
    Housing owned 50.0%35.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 97.2%87.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 71.0%87.0%
    Piped water inside dwelling 66.7%72.4%
    Electricity for lighting 92.6%92.9%

    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 outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates262 849249 181194 146205 935
    Service charges671 745628 356595 010530 936
    Investment revenue46 85540 18630 92124 835
    Transfers recognised - operational129 47182 28988 52599 223
    Other own revenue65 393137 056190 43875 069
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 176 3141 137 0681 099 041935 998
    Employee costs348 842313 819271 495243 491
    Remuneration of councillors15 16514 43113 81712 360
    Depreciation & asset impairment151 048158 374128 494135 783
    Finance charges20 39113 40911 3438 451
    Materials and bulk purchases288 680287 344269 097255 338
    Transfers and grants6 2405 5555 7354 742
    Other expenditure269 699357 862307 685266 569
    Total Expenditure1 100 0641 150 7941 007 665926 735
    Surplus/(Deficit)76 249(13 726)91 3769 264
    Transfers recognised - capital43 15357 30260 92977 695
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions119 40343 576152 30486 958
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year119 40343 576152 30486 958
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure294 027229 942174 319175 639
    Transfers recognised - capital55 95657 30250 34763 945
    Public contributions & donations19 4279710 61112 901
    Borrowing123 15257 433-25 478
    Internally generated funds95 493115 111113 36173 315
    Total sources of capital funds294 027229 942174 319175 639
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets795 435826 889706 086587 547
    Total non current assets4 776 1134 793 7614 706 1554 670 400
    Total current liabilities243 012325 027239 239210 041
    Total non current liabilities471 177379 531303 184330 418
    Community wealth/Equity4 857 3584 916 0924 869 8184 717 488
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating236 708292 925336 625235 164
    Net cash from (used) investing(222 531)(228 466)(284 403)(190 970)
    Net cash from (used) financing(6 599)40 04313 81517 996
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end611 214609 430504 928438 892
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a49 80621 89643 478
    Irregular expendituren/a1 5131 74613 122
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a---
    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) 313 819271 495243 491226 459
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 14 43113 81712 36012 125
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 1741 0391 1541 154
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 12004950
    Total Vacancy Percentage 10.22%0.00%4.25%4.33%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 7766
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 2012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 69707272
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 6022
    Community And Social Service Positions 441987777
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1000
    Finance And Administration Positions 179184189189
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1401212
    Electricity Positions 72626565
    Vacant Electricity Positions 14011
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 149184152152
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 5055
    Road Transport Positions 102888989
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 17000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1580147147
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 801515
    Waste Management Positions 73766565
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 18011
    Waste Water Management Positions 0925757
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0011
    Water Positions 23578132132
    Vacant Water Positions 24077
    Other Positions 860103103
    Vacant Other Positions 11044

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a80.12n/a95.56
    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 37 84634 75233 07428 612
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 36 94333 84931 97727 515
    Inside the yard 28 88218 94618 47717 380
    Less than 200m from yard 6 23114 90313 50010 135
    More than 200m from yard 1 830000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 7575 24212 59112 304

    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 40 35331 38228 15126 429
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 7575 2424 78112 304

    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 21 09721 09719 97319 233
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 18 75518 75517 60816 888
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 1001 1001 1001 100
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 808010080
    Other 138138138138
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 7575 24212 59112 304

    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 29 97129 97129 66832 668
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 7575 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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