Overstrand Local Municipality (WC032)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 20, Hermanus, 7200
    Physical: Overstrand Civic Centre, Harmony 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: Overstrand Local Municipality is located within the Overberg District Municipality in the Western Cape province. 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%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 15, ANC 9, NICO 1
    Mayor: Ms Nicolette Botha-Guthrie
    Other Members of Council: Anton Coetsee (Speaker), Rudolph Smith (Infrastructure and Planning), Dudley Coetzee (Finance and Economic Development), Philippus Appelgrein (Management Services and Protection Services), Moira Opperman (Community Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Coenie Groenewald
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Santie Reyneke-Naude
    Communications Officer: Ms Noluthando Zweni (Communication Manager)
    LED Officer: Mr Xolile Khosi
    Other Senior Management: Desiree Arrison (Director: Management Services), Stephen Muller (Director: Infrastructure and Planning), Roderick Williams (Director: Community Services), Soli Madikane (Director: Economic Development), Neville Micheals (Director: Protection Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 80 432
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 21.50%
    Population 15 to 64 65.60%
    Population over 65 12.90%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 52.30
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 97.90
    Population Growth
    Per annum 3.80%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 23.30%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 31.10%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.50%
    Higher education 16.80%
    Matric 27.70%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 28 010
    Average household size 2.60
    Female headed households 32.30%
    Formal dwellings 80.10%
    Housing owned 53.70%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 67.80%
    Weekly refuse removal 91.50%
    Piped water inside dwelling 75.80%
    Electricity for lighting 90.40%

    Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates153 617135 633117 235139 218
    Service charges520 392479 253437 030403 958
    Investment revenue8 1446 3527 5536 873
    Transfers recognised - operational60 47367 83541 68036 492
    Other own revenue63 29559 84496 79543 096
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)805 921748 917700 294629 637
    Employee costs267 019260 645231 527207 938
    Remuneration of councillors8 1047 9337 0846 717
    Depreciation & asset impairment106 44599 361105 280100 669
    Finance charges43 44739 92737 31031 727
    Materials and bulk purchases184 319170 650157 458181 772
    Transfers and grants48 65938 74935 85628 454
    Other expenditure253 271214 757172 397204 995
    Total Expenditure911 264832 022746 914762 273
    Surplus/(Deficit)(105 343)(83 104)(46 620)(132 636)
    Transfers recognised - capital55 73438 09053 80958 931
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(49 845)(45 015)7 189(73 705)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(49 845)(45 015)7 189(73 705)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure108 490119 972143 764163 295
    Transfers recognised - capital55 73434 20753 80920 447
    Public contributions & donations6071 1995 0677 546
    Borrowing39 01270 63467 54499 489
    Internally generated funds13 13813 93317 34535 812
    Total sources of capital funds108 490119 972143 764163 295
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets224 444175 465198 535210 056
    Total non current assets3 305 4503 302 1113 298 6693 185 767
    Total current liabilities155 138148 801155 486136 076
    Total non current liabilities602 191520 970483 973451 677
    Community wealth/Equity2 772 5652 807 8052 857 7462 808 069
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating119 47876 61675 915101 190
    Net cash from (used) investing(101 315)(130 368)(146 949)(153 982)
    Net cash from (used) financing23 66632 76428 482109 489
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end104 98763 15884 147126 699
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure3 71518 021--
    Irregular expenditure1475 33410 613325
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure11610104
    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) 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/an/an/an/a
    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).
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