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
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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 4 407km²
    Description: Bergrivier Local Municipality is located within the West Coast District Municipality in the Western Cape province. Piketberg is the seat of the municipal council. Adjacent municipalities are: Cederberg Local Municipality (north); Witzenberg Local Municipality and Cape Winelands District Municipality (east); Drakenstein Local Municipality and Cape Winelands District Municipality (south); Swartland Local Municipality (south); and Saldanha Bay Local Municipality (south-west). The municipality also borders the Atlantic Ocean on the west.
    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%)
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 7, ANC 5, COPE 1
    Mayor: Mr Evert Manuel
    Other Members of Council: Mr Johan Raats (Speaker), Mrs Sandra Crafford (Deputy Executive Mayor and Executive Member: Financial Services), Mr Riaan de Vries (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: Mrs Tracy Stone
    LED Officer: Mr Stanton Booys
    Other Senior Management: Mr Vivian Kotzee (Corporate Services), Mr Hendrik Krohn (Technical Services), Ms Helena Priem (Internal Auditor)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 61 897
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 24.90%
    Population 15 to 64 68.10%
    Population over 65 7.00%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 46.90
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.40
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.85%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 6.80%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 9.60%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 6.40%
    Higher education 7.70%
    Matric 22.30%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 16 275
    Average household size 3.50
    Female headed households 31.50%
    Formal dwellings 93.40%
    Housing owned 46.40%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 72.30%
    Weekly refuse removal 67.00%
    Piped water inside dwelling 83.50%
    Electricity for lighting 94.90%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates45 14838 23834 674
    Service charges117 70298 66991 197
    Investment revenue1 273551873
    Transfers recognised - operational31 54146 36841 535
    Other own revenue12 93711 7309 627
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)208 602195 556177 906
    Employee costs77 50772 16164 784
    Remuneration of councillors4 6914 2594 094
    Depreciation & asset impairment16 40614 48115 936
    Finance charges9 2349 2637 192
    Materials and bulk purchases51 96154 42149 038
    Transfers and grants2 5612 39325 027
    Other expenditure39 99630 95133 645
    Total Expenditure202 356187 929199 716
    Surplus/(Deficit)6 2467 627(21 811)
    Transfers recognised - capital15 650-14 487
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions21 8967 627(7 323)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year21 8967 627(7 323)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure25 90018 94226 902
    Transfers recognised - capital21 24910 72512 805
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing1 7403 6002 762
    Internally generated funds2 9104 61711 334
    Total sources of capital funds25 90018 94226 902
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets(1 452)67 59061 986
    Total non current assets3 879275 075272 015
    Total current liabilities(2 379)32 87636 946
    Total non current liabilities7 687100 99197 267
    Community wealth/Equity(2 880)208 798199 788
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating32 12418 52417 752
    Net cash from (used) investing(25 902)(18 080)(24 121)
    Net cash from (used) financing(271)1 2161 400
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end17 25411 3549 642
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a1 35627 603
    Irregular expendituren/a6161 195
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a--
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 77 50772 161
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 6914 259
     
    Total Employee Positions 401422
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 3239
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.98%9.24%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 10
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1414
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 30
    Community And Social Service Positions 2049
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 17
    Finance And Administration Positions 9399
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 210
    Electricity Positions 1920
    Vacant Electricity Positions 12
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 1911
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 50
    Road Transport Positions 9183
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 612
    Sport And Recreation Positions 5654
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 50
    Waste Management Positions 4851
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 68
    Waste Water Management Positions 1520
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Water Positions 2116
    Vacant Water Positions 20
    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 8 4078 272
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 8 4078 272
    Inside the yard 8 3368 272
    Less than 200m from yard 710
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8 4078 272

    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? YesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 8 6538 485
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8 4198 272

    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 8 7228 336
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 6 5956 209
    Flush toilet - septic tank 2 1272 127
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 00
    Other 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2391 745

    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 8 7488 272
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2391 971

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

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