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
    We are updating management information as it becomes available after the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Goliath Lottering
    Other Members of Council: N S Abrahams (Deputy Mayor), M D Jaftha (Speaker and LED), 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
    LED 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 Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates2 4622 1291 9671 719
    Service charges17 54113 87613 18513 035
    Investment revenue812542366462
    Transfers recognised - operational40 21622 58115 92415 588
    Other own revenue8 83814 6422 5083 130
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)69 86953 77033 94933 934
    Employee costs13 10710 88711 0289 108
    Remuneration of councillors2 4112 3092 1842 071
    Depreciation & asset impairment1 7444 1961 6911 421
    Finance charges562397343344
    Materials and bulk purchases6 6067 6308 0957 220
    Transfers and grants---5 883
    Other expenditure45 10132 50416 1779 576
    Total Expenditure69 53157 92439 51735 623
    Surplus/(Deficit)338(4 155)(5 568)(1 689)
    Transfers recognised - capital12 29420 2457 74110 421
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions13 08316 0912 1738 733
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year13 08316 0912 1738 733
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure12 51520 4388 35810 594
    Transfers recognised - capital57 43920 2457 74110 237
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing---150
    Internally generated funds221193617208
    Total sources of capital funds12 51520 4388 35810 594
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets16 16314 3186 3638 249
    Total non current assets101 78389 71075 36268 083
    Total current liabilities17 14119 2129 1775 415
    Total non current liabilities7 8704 5734 7154 634
    Community wealth/Equity92 93580 24367 83266 283
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating15 6747 2627 70210 746
    Net cash from (used) investing(13 890)-(8 773)(10 589)
    Net cash from (used) financing2-69122
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end11 5409 7552 4933 496
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure7523 9636 2402 159
    Irregular expenditure7 990---
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure-137450341
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 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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