Prince Albert Local Municipality (WC052)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X53, Prince Albert, 6930
    Physical: 33 Church Street, Prince Albert
    Tel: 023 541 1320
    Fax: 023 541 1321
    Web: www.princealbertmunicipality.com
    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 8 153km²
    Description: Prince Albert Local Municipality lies on the southern edge of the Great Karoo, a semi-desert region of the Western Cape province. The municipality provides services to Leeu Gamka, Prince Albert Road, Klaarstroom and Prince Albert, and is also responsible for various facilities in these areas.
    Cities/Towns: Klaarstroom, Leeu Gamka, Prince Albert, Welgemoed
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: KGP 3, ANC 2, DA 2
    Mayor: Mr Goliat Lottering
    Other Members of Council: N S Abrahams (Deputy Mayor), M D Jaftha (Speaker), I J Windvogel (Representative: Central Karoo District Municipality)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Heinrich Mettler
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr J D Neethling
    Communications Officer: Anneleen Vorster
    Other Senior Management: Anneleen Vorster (Manager: Corporate and Community Services), Mr Justin Lesch (Manager: Infrastructure)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 13 136
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 29.60%
    Population 15 to 64 64.00%
    Population over 65 6.40%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 56.20
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 97.80
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.23%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 19.40%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 25.40%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 9.10%
    Higher education 8.50%
    Matric 16.90%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 3 578
    Average household size 3.60
    Female headed households 44.90%
    Formal dwellings 93.90%
    Housing owned 56.80%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 63.60%
    Weekly refuse removal 73.40%
    Piped water inside dwelling 69.70%
    Electricity for lighting 86.40%

    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 rates2 1291 9671 719
    Service charges13 68413 18513 035
    Investment revenue542366462
    Transfers recognised - operational17 39815 92415 588
    Other own revenue3 3182 5083 130
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)37 07133 94933 934
    Employee costs9 39911 0289 108
    Remuneration of councillors1 9262 1842 071
    Depreciation & asset impairment9651 6911 421
    Finance charges(7)343344
    Materials and bulk purchases6 2088 0957 220
    Transfers and grants--5 883
    Other expenditure22 48516 1779 576
    Total Expenditure40 97639 51735 623
    Surplus/(Deficit)(3 904)(5 568)(1 689)
    Transfers recognised - capital24 2707 74110 421
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions20 3662 1738 733
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year20 3662 1738 733
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure24 0138 35810 594
    Transfers recognised - capital24 0137 74110 237
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing--150
    Internally generated funds-617208
    Total sources of capital funds24 0138 35810 594
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets13 1926 3638 249
    Total non current assets73 96175 36268 083
    Total current liabilities13 3209 1775 415
    Total non current liabilities6 0064 7154 634
    Community wealth/Equity67 82867 83266 283
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating8 3387 70210 746
    Net cash from (used) investing2 684(8 773)(10 589)
    Net cash from (used) financing-69122
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end11 0222 4933 496
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a6 2402 159
    Irregular expendituren/a--
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a450341
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 9 39911 028
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 1 9262 184
     
    Total Employee Positions 9292
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2423
    Total Vacancy Percentage 26.09%25.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 33
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 55
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 43
    Community And Social Service Positions 1414
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 77
    Finance And Administration Positions 3535
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 66
    Electricity Positions 00
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 88
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 11
    Road Transport Positions 00
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 33
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Waste Management Positions 77
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 22
    Waste Water Management Positions 99
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Water Positions 66
    Vacant Water Positions 11
    Other Positions 00
    Vacant Other Positions 00

    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 2 3252 325
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 2 2682 268
    Inside the yard 2 2682 268
    Less than 200m from yard 00
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2682 268

    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 2 3252 325
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 783783

    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 2 3252 325
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 1 9381 938
    Flush toilet - septic tank 330330
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 00
    Other 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 783783

    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 2 3252 325
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 783783

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Treintjiesrivier Farm Development.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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