Cederberg Local Municipality (WC012)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X2, Clanwilliam, 8135
    Physical: 2A Voortrekker Road, Clanwilliam
    Tel: 027 482 8000
    Fax: 027 482 1933
    Web: www.cederbergmunicipality.co.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 8 007km²
    Description: Cederberg Local Municipality is located along the upper west coast of the Western Cape province, approximately 200km from Cape Town. The municipal area is bordered by the spectacular Cederberg Mountains in the east and the Atlantic Ocean in the west. The main access road, the N7, is a vital economic corridor linking the economies of the Western Cape, Northern Cape and Namibia.
     Due to its scenic natural beauty, ecotourism is considered a major future economic growth sector. Politically, it is the only municipality in the west coast region that is controlled by the African National Congress.
     It is also strategically located on the Cape-Namibia Corridor, and the N7 National Road links it with the Northern Cape province. If this corridor was identified for future infrastructure upgrades and investments, it would be of paramount importance to ensure that the very basic infrastructure is in place to facilitate future development, whilst simultaneously planning for future growth.
     The municipality has its focus on the development of the rural poor and, in particular, investing in the youth and final year school-goers to secure their future.

    Cities/Towns: Citrusdal, Clanwilliam, Elands Bay, Graafwater, Lamberts Bay, Leipoldtville, Wupperthal
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, forestry and fishing (25.7%), wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation (17.3%), finance, insurance, real estate and business services (15.3%), manufacturing (12.8%), general government (9.8%), transport, storage and communication (6.9%), community, social and personal services (6.2%), construction (5.1%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 6, ANC 4, ADC 1 (2016 LGE)
    Controlling Party: DA
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Jimmy Barnard
    Other Members of Council: B Zass (Deputy Mayor), W Farmer (Speaker), R Witbooi (Member: Executive Mayoral Committee), R Pretorius (Member: Executive Mayoral Committee)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Gerrit Matthyse (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Elrico Alfred
    Communications Officer: Mrs Petronella Horne
    LED Officer: Mr Nigel Mercuur
    Other Senior Management: J France (Acting Director: Corporate and Strategic Services), A Titus (Acting Director: Community and Development Services), P Majeni (Director: Engineering and Planning Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 49 768
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.60%
    Population 15 to 64 68.00%
    Population over 65 6.40%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 47.00
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 100.90
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.30%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 10.50%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 13.80%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.70%
    Higher education 5.10%
    Matric 19.40%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 13 513
    Average household size 3.50
    Female headed households 32.00%
    Formal dwellings 87.10%
    Housing owned 48.90%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 74.90%
    Weekly refuse removal 57.80%
    Piped water inside dwelling 75.10%
    Electricity for lighting 88.80%

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

  • 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 rates32 98630 03530 19027 130
    Service charges105 49589 92078 86970 934
    Investment revenue356266242676
    Transfers recognised - operational69 70760 86348 43134 069
    Other own revenue18 19935 70912 63120 600
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)226 743216 793170 364153 408
    Employee costs69 80370 97867 02758 230
    Remuneration of councillors4 3284 3074 0763 457
    Depreciation & asset impairment14 98613 36913 59213 918
    Finance charges7 4326 3334 8103 649
    Materials and bulk purchases65 16558 64656 02050 436
    Transfers and grants---7 985
    Other expenditure76 97664 98058 61840 800
    Total Expenditure238 689218 614204 143178 476
    Surplus/(Deficit)(11 946)(1 821)(33 779)(25 068)
    Transfers recognised - capital-34 78635 05746 160
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(11 946)32 9651 27721 092
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(11 946)32 9651 27721 092
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure43 51950 80836 243624 553
    Transfers recognised - capital38 68430 47233 433-
    Public contributions & donations---624 553
    Borrowing3 1541 3761 084-
    Internally generated funds1 68118 9601 726-
    Total sources of capital funds43 51950 80836 243624 553
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets42 07647 95534 42747 890
    Total non current assets512 432528 438485 910470 885
    Total current liabilities26 68867 87364 52857 805
    Total non current liabilities93 16983 67757 66149 363
    Community wealth/Equity434 651424 843398 148411 607
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating23 60530 97534 96340 934
    Net cash from (used) investing(22 227)(32 300)(34 857)(49 665)
    Net cash from (used) financing(139)4 565(3 276)9 527
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end1 7646 5613 3226 676
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a1 2209 1354 608
    Irregular expendituren/a4841 357156
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a-8286
    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) 70 97867 02758 23054 654
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 3074 0763 4573 569
     
    Total Employee Positions 545371369371
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 155403840
    Total Vacancy Percentage 28.44%10.78%10.30%10.78%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 19141214
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 4202
    Community And Social Service Positions 204578257
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 72030
    Finance And Administration Positions 104919191
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 27181818
    Electricity Positions 16151515
    Vacant Electricity Positions 4444
    Enviromental Protection Positions 30000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 7000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 24202020
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 10444
    Road Transport Positions 39383838
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 11222
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 53535353
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 13000
    Waste Water Management Positions 13222222
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 1222
    Water Positions 38242424
    Vacant Water Positions 5333
    Other Positions 032732
    Vacant Other Positions 0525

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a39.96n/a80.39
    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 6458 4078 4078 407
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 7 7107 4728 4078 407
    Inside the yard 7 7107 4728 3368 336
    Less than 200m from yard 007171
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 1042 0041 7841 784

    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 9 2278 8208 4858 485
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 1042 0041 7841 784

    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 8998 5048 3368 336
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 6 8625 4426 2096 209
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 1022 1272 1272 127
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 1042 0041 7841 784

    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 6428 4078 4078 407
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 1042 0041 7841 784

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Revitalisation of fishing villages project (Elands Bay); aquaculture project (Elands Bay); Cape Nature Conservation Algeria Project; Phase 3 of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism Donkey Cart Route; expansion of the Saldanha–Shishen Railroad; Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP).

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Raising of Clanwilliam Dam wall; rooibos tea; property development (Cedeberg Mall in Clanwilliam); hydroelectricity; development of aquaculture; Cederberg Economic Development Agency (CEDA); waste management programme; development of birding (and wetlands) experience; crayfish factory conversions; Cape Nature: camping chalets; World Heritage Sites.
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