Bergrivier Local Municipality (WC013)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 60, Piketberg, 7320
    Physical: 13 Church Street, Piketberg
    Tel: 022 913 6000
    Fax: 022 913 1406
    Web: www.bergmun.org.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 4 407km²
    Description: The Bergrivier Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the West Coast District in the Western Cape Province. It is bordered by Cederberg to the north, Swartland and Cape Winelands District to the south, Cape Winelands District to the east, and Saldanha Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.
     The municipality is one of the five municipalities in the district, accounting for 14% of its geographical area. Piketberg is the seat of the municipal council.

    Cities/Towns: Aurora, Eendekuil, Piketberg, Porterville, Redelinghuys, Velddrif
    Main Economic Sectors: Wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation (22.5%), manufacturing (20.6%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (18.4%), finance, insurance, real estate and business services (14.6%), general government (9.6%), transport, storage and communication (6.5%), construction (5.4%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 9, ANC 4
    Controlling Party: DA
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Evert Manuel
    Other Members of Council: Mr Evert Manuel (Mayor and LED), Mr Riaan De Vries (Speaker), Mrs Sandra Crafford (Deputy Mayor and Executive Member: Financial Services), Mr Mario Wessels (Executive Member: Technical Services), Mr Ray van Rooy (Executive Member: Corporate Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Adv Hanlie Linde
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Kobus van Niekerk
    Communications Officer: Ms Alletta Van Sittert
    LED Officer: Ms Alletta van Sittert
    Other Senior Management: Mr Vivian Kotzee (Corporate Services), Mr Hendrik Krohn (Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 67 47461 897
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 26.0%24.9%
    Population 15 to 64 67.2%68.1%
    Population over 65 6.7%7.0%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 48.746.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 93.394.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.96%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a6.8%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a9.6%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 3.1%6.4%
    Matric 26.3%22.3%
    Higher education 9.6%7.7%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 19 07216 275
    Average household size 3.53.5
    Female headed households 35.4%31.5%
    Formal dwellings 91.7%93.4%
    Housing owned 60.9%46.4%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 82.8%72.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 83.6%67.0%
    Piped water inside dwelling 85.3%83.5%
    Electricity for lighting 97.7%94.9%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates59 58549 20845 14838 238
    Service charges169 023126 883113 01298 669
    Investment revenue4 2973 2331 285551
    Transfers recognised - operational65 11365 51032 86646 368
    Other own revenue16 76019 16617 23311 730
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)314 778263 999209 545195 556
    Employee costs95 27986 53177 01072 161
    Remuneration of councillors5 2874 8494 7354 259
    Depreciation & asset impairment18 03915 82514 93514 481
    Finance charges8 56911 6319 5909 263
    Materials and bulk purchases65 75861 59654 46554 421
    Transfers and grants3 2144 7422 5612 393
    Other expenditure77 53742 92147 29230 951
    Total Expenditure273 683228 095210 589187 929
    Surplus/(Deficit)41 09535 904(1 044)7 627
    Transfers recognised - capital10 955-23 309-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions52 05035 90422 2657 627
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year52 05035 90422 2657 627
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure50 58135 18928 43618 942
    Transfers recognised - capital37 64725 33523 91610 725
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing5 7465 2521 7403 600
    Internally generated funds7 1884 6022 7804 617
    Total sources of capital funds50 58135 18928 43618 942
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets(8 467)118 69895 14167 590
    Total non current assets9 679334 574290 102275 075
    Total current liabilities4 78342 99040 73832 876
    Total non current liabilities4 402139 648115 040100 991
    Community wealth/Equity(7 974)270 635229 465208 798
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating26 10852 74945 43118 524
    Net cash from (used) investing(9 969)(34 220)(28 782)(18 080)
    Net cash from (used) financing34(3 900)5 7171 216
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end64 51748 34433 71611 354
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a3 7065 3271 356
    Irregular expendituren/a691-616
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a2--
    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) 86 53177 01072 16164 784
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 8494 7354 2594 094
     
    Total Employee Positions 428417401422
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 48463239
    Total Vacancy Percentage 11.21%11.03%7.98%9.24%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1110
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 11111414
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0130
    Community And Social Service Positions 33352049
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1117
    Finance And Administration Positions 110919399
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1312210
    Electricity Positions 21201920
    Vacant Electricity Positions 5212
    Enviromental Protection Positions 02700
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0200
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 22241911
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 4350
    Road Transport Positions 82909183
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 910612
    Sport And Recreation Positions 56395654
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 2050
    Waste Management Positions 51474851
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 8668
    Waste Water Management Positions 15211520
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 1600
    Water Positions 2272116
    Vacant Water Positions 4220
    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/a63.79n/a92.15
    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 8 7288 4538 4078 272
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 8 7288 4538 4078 272
    Inside the yard 8 6398 3828 3368 272
    Less than 200m from yard 8971710
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 7951 9448 4078 272

    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? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 9 0088 5488 4198 485
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 3728 5488 4198 272

    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 8 9508 8158 7228 336
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 6 7546 6736 5956 209
    Flush toilet - septic tank 2 0922 1272 1272 127
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 89000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 6051 7722 2391 745

    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 8 9418 7488 7488 272
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 7981 9462 2391 971

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Velddrif Precinct Plan; aquaculture; agro-processing.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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