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'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates2 4622 1291 9671 719
    Service charges16 98513 87613 18513 035
    Investment revenue767542366462
    Transfers recognised - operational23 27522 58115 92415 588
    Other own revenue5 64314 6422 5083 130
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)49 13153 77033 94933 934
    Employee costs11 67410 88711 0289 108
    Remuneration of councillors2 4112 3092 1842 071
    Depreciation & asset impairment1 7054 1961 6911 421
    Finance charges-397343344
    Materials and bulk purchases7 5907 6308 0957 220
    Transfers and grants---5 883
    Other expenditure24 87032 50416 1779 576
    Total Expenditure48 25057 92439 51735 623
    Surplus/(Deficit)881(4 155)(5 568)(1 689)
    Transfers recognised - capital44 03320 2457 74110 421
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions44 91416 0912 1738 733
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year44 91416 0912 1738 733
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure57 53720 4388 35810 594
    Transfers recognised - capital57 43920 2457 74110 237
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing---150
    Internally generated funds98193617208
    Total sources of capital funds57 53720 4388 35810 594
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets15 15114 3186 3638 249
    Total non current assets111 12689 71075 36268 083
    Total current liabilities10 95619 2129 1775 415
    Total non current liabilities6 0174 5734 7154 634
    Community wealth/Equity109 30580 24367 83266 283
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating30 5547 2627 70210 746
    Net cash from (used) investing(31 913)-(8 773)(10 589)
    Net cash from (used) financing29-69122
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end1 9119 7552 4933 496
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/an/a6 2402 159
    Irregular expendituren/an/a--
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/an/a450341
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 10 887411 02849 1084
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 2 3092 1842 071
     
    Total Employee Positions 899292
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 212423
    Total Vacancy Percentage 23.60%26.09%25.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 333
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 255
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 143
    Community And Social Service Positions 141414
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 777
    Finance And Administration Positions 353535
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 666
    Electricity Positions 000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 000
    Health Positions 000
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 888
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 111
    Road Transport Positions 000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 333
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 000
    Waste Management Positions 777
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 222
    Waste Water Management Positions 999
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Water Positions 666
    Vacant Water Positions 111
    Other Positions 000
    Vacant Other Positions 000

    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 00
    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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