Overstrand Local Municipality (WC032)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 20, Hermanus, 7200
    Physical: Overstrand Civic Centre, Magnolia Street, Hermanus
    Tel: 028 313 8000
    Fax: 028 312 1894
    Web: www.overstrand.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 708km²
    Description: The Overstrand Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Overberg District in the Western Cape Province. It borders the Indian Ocean in the south, having a vast stretch of coastline. It is the smallest of four municipalities in the district, making up 14% of its geographical area. The seat of Overstrand is Hermanus.
     Ultimately, its unique offerings of the ultimate experience in land-based whale watching and shark cage diving, pristine Blue Flag beaches, excellent wine industry, and top-class restaurants and accommodation make it an attractive tourist destination with a variety of activities.

    Cities/Towns: Betty's Bay, Birkenhead, De Kelders, Fishershaven, Franskraal, Gans Bay, Hawston, Hermanus, Kleinmond, Onrus, Pearly Beach, Pringle Bay, Rooi-Els, Sand Bay, Stanford, Van Dyks Bay, Vermont
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance and business services (30.5%), wholesale (17.1%), manufacturing (16.4%), transport, storage and communication (9.3%), commercial services
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 16, ANC 8, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Rudolph Smith
    Other Members of Council: Anton Coetsee (Speaker), David Botha (Infrastructure and Planning), Dudley Coetzee (Finance), Riana de Coning (Management Services and Protection Services), Andrew Komani (Community Services), Elnora Gillion (Economic Development and Tourism)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Coenie Groenewald
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Santie Reyneke-Naudé
    Communications Officer: Ms Noluthando Zweni (Communication Manager)
    LED Officer: Mr Xolile Khosi
    Other Senior Management: Desireé Arrison (Director: Management Services), Stephen Müller (Director: Infrastructure and Planning), Roderick Williams (Director: Community Services), Solomzi Madikane (Director: Economic Development and Tourism), Neville Michaels (Director: Protection Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 93 40780 358
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 24.0%21.5%
    Population 15 to 64 64.1%65.6%
    Population over 65 11.9%12.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 56.052.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 98.197.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 3.42%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.3%2.4%
    Matric 29.4%27.3%
    Higher education 15.6%15.7%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 35 71827 983
    Average household size 2.62.6
    Female headed households 33.8%32.3%
    Formal dwellings 79.0%80.1%
    Housing owned 52.7%53.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 86.3%67.8%
    Weekly refuse removal 94.0%91.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 77.6%75.8%
    Electricity for lighting 95.7%90.4%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates165 119153 617135 633117 235
    Service charges577 648520 392479 253437 030
    Investment revenue13 7788 1446 3527 553
    Transfers recognised - operational103 55960 47367 83541 680
    Other own revenue71 84063 29559 84496 795
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)931 944805 921748 917700 294
    Employee costs280 873267 019260 645231 527
    Remuneration of councillors8 5628 1047 9337 084
    Depreciation & asset impairment111 362106 44599 361105 280
    Finance charges44 21543 44739 92737 310
    Materials and bulk purchases253 396184 319170 650157 458
    Transfers and grants50 75748 65938 74935 856
    Other expenditure209 691253 271214 757172 397
    Total Expenditure958 855911 264832 022746 914
    Surplus/(Deficit)(26 910)(105 343)(83 104)(46 620)
    Transfers recognised - capital60 65155 49838 09053 809
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions33 741(49 845)(45 015)7 189
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year33 741(49 845)(45 015)7 189
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure92 151108 490119 972143 764
    Transfers recognised - capital60 69055 73434 20753 809
    Public contributions & donations(0)6071 1995 067
    Borrowing27 18939 01270 63467 544
    Internally generated funds4 27213 13813 93317 345
    Total sources of capital funds92 151108 490119 972143 764
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets302 971224 444175 465198 535
    Total non current assets3 292 8143 305 4503 302 1113 298 669
    Total current liabilities168 358155 138148 801155 486
    Total non current liabilities620 957602 191520 970483 973
    Community wealth/Equity2 806 4702 772 5652 807 8052 857 746
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating160 015119 47876 61675 915
    Net cash from (used) investing(98 724)(101 315)(130 368)(146 949)
    Net cash from (used) financing8 50523 66632 76428 482
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end174 783104 98763 15884 147
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a3 71518 021-
    Irregular expendituren/a1475 33410 613
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a11610
    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) 267 019260 645231 527207 938
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 1047 9337 0846 717
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 1751 1031 0991 092
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 89827569
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.57%7.43%6.82%6.32%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 7677
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 57575651
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 8862
    Community And Social Service Positions 202202191198
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 38310
    Finance And Administration Positions 256249246236
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 24211719
    Electricity Positions 67677072
    Vacant Electricity Positions 1012107
    Enviromental Protection Positions 7709
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 2001
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 110505252
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 3315
    Road Transport Positions 134130136133
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 96810
    Sport And Recreation Positions 38384537
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 30110
    Waste Management Positions 136136143140
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 3262
    Waste Water Management Positions 98989095
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 91017
    Water Positions 63636362
    Vacant Water Positions 1512126
    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/a90.79n/a96.82
    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 28 46028 35727 82627 672
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 26 01925 91625 40625 300
    Inside the yard 26 01925 91625 40625 300
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 9236 54325 40625 300

    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 23 73623 59422 70722 707
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 9436 5436 4235 852

    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 29 87829 35729 17128 987
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 19 11817 75817 75817 346
    Flush toilet - septic tank 8 7159 5549 4349 662
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 9436 5436 4235 852

    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 27 71327 34527 34532 265
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 9436 5436 4235 852

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Business advice and support: cooperative business training and business plan writing, contractor development, mentorship programmes, sewing project (Kleinmond); skills and capacity development: EPWP programmes (17 projects grant and municipality funded), Vukuphile Programme; Overstrand Baking Project; Afrimat Driving Project; response to youth: NYDA EDP training and facilitation of needs; tourism growth and development: Tourism Ambassador Programme.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Stoney Point Project; creative and cultural activities (from IDP): entertainment facilities (family activities and youth activities).
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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