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
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    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%)
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  • 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
    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'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates131 341117 235139 218
    Service charges486 367437 030403 958
    Investment revenue6 3487 5536 873
    Transfers recognised - operational68 10141 68036 492
    Other own revenue49 33096 79543 096
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)741 488700 294629 637
    Employee costs249 534231 527207 938
    Remuneration of councillors7 9337 0846 717
    Depreciation & asset impairment102 070105 280100 669
    Finance charges39 93337 31031 727
    Materials and bulk purchases170 793157 458181 772
    Transfers and grants38 74935 85628 454
    Other expenditure198 882172 397204 995
    Total Expenditure807 894746 914762 273
    Surplus/(Deficit)(66 407)(46 620)(132 636)
    Transfers recognised - capital37 70353 80958 931
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(28 704)7 189(73 705)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(28 704)7 189(73 705)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure119 984143 764163 295
    Transfers recognised - capital34 20753 80920 447
    Public contributions & donations1 1995 0677 546
    Borrowing70 64867 54499 489
    Internally generated funds13 93117 34535 812
    Total sources of capital funds119 984143 764163 295
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets181 425198 535210 056
    Total non current assets3 325 1093 298 6693 185 767
    Total current liabilities123 572155 486136 076
    Total non current liabilities553 444483 973451 677
    Community wealth/Equity2 829 5192 857 7462 808 069
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating73 74275 915101 190
    Net cash from (used) investing(127 557)(146 949)(153 982)
    Net cash from (used) financing32 81128 482109 489
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end63 14384 147126 699
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a--
    Irregular expendituren/a10 613325
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a10104
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 249 534231 527
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 7 9337 084
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 0991 092
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 7569
    Total Vacancy Percentage 6.82%6.32%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 5651
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 62
    Community And Social Service Positions 191198
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 310
    Finance And Administration Positions 246236
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1719
    Electricity Positions 7072
    Vacant Electricity Positions 107
    Enviromental Protection Positions 09
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 01
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 5252
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 15
    Road Transport Positions 136133
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 810
    Sport And Recreation Positions 4537
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 110
    Waste Management Positions 143140
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 62
    Waste Water Management Positions 9095
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 17
    Water Positions 6362
    Vacant Water Positions 126
    Other Positions 00
    Vacant Other Positions 00

    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 27 82627 672
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 25 40625 300
    Inside the yard 25 40625 300
    Less than 200m from yard 00
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 25 40625 300

    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 22 70722 707
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4235 852

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    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 29 17128 987
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 17 75817 346
    Flush toilet - septic tank 9 4349 662
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 00
    Other 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4235 852

    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 32 26532 265
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 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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