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 9, ANC 4 (2016 LGE)
    Controlling Party: DA
    We are updating management information as it becomes available after the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Evert Manuel
    Other Members of Council: Mr Evert Manuel (Mayor and LED), Mr Johan Raats (Speaker), Mrs Sandra Crafford (Deputy 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: Mr Stanton Booys
    LED Officer: Ms Alletta van Sittert
    Other Senior Management: Mr Vivian Kotzee (Corporate Services), Mr Hendrik Krohn (Technical Services), Ms Jurene Frank (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'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates49 20845 14838 23834 674
    Service charges126 883113 01298 66991 197
    Investment revenue3 2331 285551873
    Transfers recognised - operational65 51032 86646 36841 535
    Other own revenue19 16617 23311 7309 627
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)263 999209 545195 556177 906
    Employee costs86 53177 01072 16164 784
    Remuneration of councillors4 8494 7354 2594 094
    Depreciation & asset impairment15 82514 93514 48115 936
    Finance charges11 6319 5909 2637 192
    Materials and bulk purchases61 59654 46554 42149 038
    Transfers and grants4 7422 5612 39325 027
    Other expenditure42 92147 29230 95133 645
    Total Expenditure228 095210 589187 929199 716
    Surplus/(Deficit)35 904(1 044)7 627(21 811)
    Transfers recognised - capital25 33523 309-14 487
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions35 90422 2657 627(7 323)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year35 90422 2657 627(7 323)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure35 18928 43618 94226 902
    Transfers recognised - capital18 12823 91610 72512 805
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing5 2521 7403 6002 762
    Internally generated funds4 6022 7804 61711 334
    Total sources of capital funds35 18928 43618 94226 902
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets118 69895 14167 59061 986
    Total non current assets334 574290 102275 075272 015
    Total current liabilities42 99040 73832 87636 946
    Total non current liabilities139 648115 040100 99197 267
    Community wealth/Equity270 635229 465208 798199 788
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating52 74945 43118 52417 752
    Net cash from (used) investing(34 220)(28 782)(18 080)(24 121)
    Net cash from (used) financing(3 900)5 7171 2161 400
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end48 34433 71611 3549 642
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure3 7065 3271 35627 603
    Irregular expenditure691-6161 195
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure2---
    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) 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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