Laingsburg Local Municipality (WC051)

Contact details

Postal: Private Bag X4, Laingsburg, 6900
Physical: 2 Van Riebeeck Street, Laingsburg
Tel: 023 551 1019
Fax: 023 551 1019
Web: www.laingsburg.gov.za

Municipal Information

Area: 8 784km²
Cities/Towns: Laingsburg, Matjiesfontein
Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, finance, construction, community services

Demographic Information

Population: 8 289
Households: 2 408
Population Growth: 2.16% p.a.
Unemployment Rate: 17.90%
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Political Management

Composition of Council: ANC 3, DA 3, COPE 1
Mayor: Mr Wilhelm DuP Theron
Other Members of Council: Bertie van As (Deputy Mayor), Henry Horn (Speaker), Petrus Botes, Mike Gouws, Maggie Bobbejee

Administrative Management

Municipal Manager: Mr Pedro Williams
Chief Financial Officer: Ms Alida Groenewald
LED Officer: Ms Gwynne Pekeur
Other Senior Management: Jan Venter (Head: Technical Department), Neil Hendrikse (Head: Traffic Services), Peter Post (Internal Auditor), Noeline Gouws (Administation)

Financial Information

2012/132011/122010/11
Audit Outcome Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
Total Net Assets149 771145 125144 144
Surplus/Deficit for the Year(539)982(3 848)
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities8 96112 486(3 283)
Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure20 54713 7642 152
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Tender/Procurement Information

Tenders are published in the newspapers, and on municipal notice boards, posters and on the municipal website.

LED Activities

Key Investment Opportunities: Zoutekloof Guest Farm/House; Floriskraal Dam Development; arts and crafts; Laingsburg Caravan Park; Matjiesfontein Cactus and Herb Project; fly fishing; wind farms; solar energy.

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Municipal Tenders

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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