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%)
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  • 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 Executive Mayor and Portfolio: Finance), Cyril Jooste (Speaker), Aldridge Frazenburg (Portfolio: Community Development), Valerie Fernandez (Portfolio: Integrated Settlements and Housing), Nyaniso Jindela (Portfolio: LED, Tourism and Agriculture), Sophie Louw (Portfolio: Corporate Services), Pietman Retief (Portfolio: Sport, Facilities and Environment), Johannie Serdyn (Portfolio: Planning), Quintin Smit (Portfolio: Community and Protection Services), Dawid Botha (Portfolio: Engineering Services)

    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 Economic Development), Patrick Oliver (Community and Protection Services), Andre van Niekerk (Engineering Services), Luzuko Mdunyelwa (Strategic and Corporate Services)
  • 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'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates238 678205 935216 434
    Service charges599 330530 936482 084
    Investment revenue28 05624 83523 492
    Transfers recognised - operational90 56999 22344 919
    Other own revenue66 22375 06959 410
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 022 857935 998826 339
    Employee costs256 145243 491226 459
    Remuneration of councillors13 18812 36012 125
    Depreciation & asset impairment146 658135 783103 711
    Finance charges11 3638 4516 344
    Materials and bulk purchases235 981255 338216 534
    Transfers and grants19 7314 742300
    Other expenditure263 856266 569238 833
    Total Expenditure946 922926 735804 308
    Surplus/(Deficit)75 9359 26422 032
    Transfers recognised - capital39677 69567 321
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions76 33186 95889 352
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year76 33186 95889 352
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure147 691175 639183 835
    Transfers recognised - capital50 14963 94551 530
    Public contributions & donations9 52812 90115 789
    Borrowing10 86725 47836 950
    Internally generated funds77 14873 31579 565
    Total sources of capital funds147 691175 639183 835
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets654 702587 547491 746
    Total non current assets4 819 2264 670 4003 490 399
    Total current liabilities155 774210 041167 930
    Total non current liabilities378 081330 418281 034
    Community wealth/Equity4 940 0734 717 4883 533 181
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating165 381235 164194 221
    Net cash from (used) investing(133 956)(190 970)(186 758)
    Net cash from (used) financing32 85817 99641 657
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end503 175438 892374 148
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a43 478-
    Irregular expendituren/a13 122-
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a--
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 256 145243 491
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 13 18812 360
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 1541 154
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 4950
    Total Vacancy Percentage 4.25%4.33%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 66
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 12
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 7272
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 22
    Community And Social Service Positions 7777
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00
    Finance And Administration Positions 189189
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1212
    Electricity Positions 6565
    Vacant Electricity Positions 11
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 152152
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 55
    Road Transport Positions 8989
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 147147
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 1515
    Waste Management Positions 6565
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 11
    Waste Water Management Positions 5757
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 11
    Water Positions 132132
    Vacant Water Positions 77
    Other Positions 103103
    Vacant Other Positions 44

    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 33 07428 612
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 31 97727 515
    Inside the yard 18 47717 380
    Less than 200m from yard 13 50010 135
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 12 59112 304

    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 28 15126 429
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 78112 304

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    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 97319 233
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 17 60816 888
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 1001 100
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 10080
    Other 138138
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 12 59112 304

    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 32 66832 668
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 12 59112 304

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

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