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 an area with diverse investment opportunities.
    Cities/Towns: Klaarstroom, Leeu Gamka, Prince Albert, Welgemoed
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 3, ANC 2, KGP 2 (2016 LGE)
    Controlling Party: DA/KGP Coalition
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Goliath Lottering
    Other Members of Council: Mrs L K Jaquet (Deputy Mayor), Mr S Botes (Speaker), Miss M D Jaftha (Representative: Central Karoo District Municipality)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Heinrich Mettler
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr J D Neethling
    Communications Officer: Anneleen Vorster
    LED Officer: Anneleen Vorster
    Other Senior Management: Anneleen Vorster (Manager: Corporate and Community Services)
  • 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'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates2 5552 4622 1291 967
    Service charges16 75417 54113 87613 185
    Investment revenue1 476812542366
    Transfers recognised - operational14 93840 21622 58115 924
    Other own revenue5 8778 83814 6422 508
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)41 59969 86953 77033 949
    Employee costs10 96713 10710 88711 028
    Remuneration of councillors2 0552 4112 3092 184
    Depreciation & asset impairment1 7371 7444 1961 691
    Finance charges29562397343
    Materials and bulk purchases6 8626 6067 6308 095
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure19 95245 10132 50416 177
    Total Expenditure41 60069 53157 92439 517
    Surplus/(Deficit)(1)338(4 155)(5 568)
    Transfers recognised - capital3 34912 74520 2457 741
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions3 34813 08316 0912 173
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year3 34813 08316 0912 173
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure10 92912 56720 4388 358
    Transfers recognised - capital10 87612 34620 2457 741
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds53221193617
    Total sources of capital funds10 92912 56720 4388 358
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets32 34816 16314 3186 363
    Total non current assets112 508101 78389 71075 362
    Total current liabilities18 55112 44619 2129 177
    Total non current liabilities12 48212 5644 5734 715
    Community wealth/Equity113 82392 93580 24367 832
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating18 67715 6747 2627 702
    Net cash from (used) investing(7 805)(13 890)-(8 773)
    Net cash from (used) financing242-69
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end21 72611 5409 7552 493
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a7523 9636 240
    Irregular expendituren/a7 990--
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a-137450
    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) 13 10710 88711 0289 108
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 2 4112 3092 1842 071
     
    Total Employee Positions 108899292
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 40212423
    Total Vacancy Percentage 37.04%23.60%26.09%25.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 3333
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 3255
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1143
    Community And Social Service Positions 6141414
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 2777
    Finance And Administration Positions 32353535
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 2666
    Electricity Positions 4000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 4000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 9888
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 5111
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 10333
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 4000
    Waste Management Positions 12777
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 6222
    Waste Water Management Positions 21999
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 10000
    Water Positions 6666
    Vacant Water Positions 3111
    Other Positions 0000
    Vacant Other Positions 0000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a34.18n/a70.09
    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 2 5852 3252 3252 325
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 2 5112 2682 2682 268
    Inside the yard 2 5112 2682 2682 268
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 3182 3252 2682 268

    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 2 5112 3252 3252 325
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 687783783783

    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 2 5112 3252 3252 325
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 2 1271 9381 9381 938
    Flush toilet - septic tank 310330330330
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 687783783783

    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 2 5112 3252 3252 325
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 687783783783

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Treintjiesrivier Farm Development; agri-dry fruit processing facility; solar park development; training facilities in each town.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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