Saldanha Bay Local Municipality (WC014)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X12, Vredenburg, 7380
    Physical: 12 Main Road, Vredenburg, 7380
    Tel: 022 701 7000
    Fax: 022 715 1518
    Web: www.sbm.gov.za
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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 015km²
    Description: Saldanha Bay Local Municipality is located on the West Coast, approximately 140km north of Cape Town. The area forms part of the West Coast District Municipality, situated in the Western Cape province. The municipality is bordered in the west by the Atlantic Ocean, in the south by the West Coast National Park, which forms part of the West Coast District Management Area, in the north by the Bergrivier Municipality and in the east by the Swartland Municipality.
    Cities/Towns: Hopefield, Jacobs Bay, Langebaan, Paternoster, Saldanha, St Helena Bay, Vredenburg
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance, insurance, real estate and business services (31.7%), general government (17.7%), manufacturing (13.3%), wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation (10.1%), transport, storage and communication (9.3%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (7.9%), community, social and personal services (5.1%), construction (3.3%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 15, ANC 9, COPE
    Mayor: Mr Francois Schippers
    Other Members of Council: S J Steyn (Executive Deputy Mayor), O D Daniels (Speaker), R J Don (Mayoral Committee: Community Services), N S Louw (Mayoral Committee: Finance), F Pronk (Mayoral Committee: Strategic Services), S J Steyn (Mayoral Committee: Corporate and Protection Services), S L van Tura (Mayoral Committee: Engineering and Planning Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr L A Scheepers
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr S Vorster
    Communications Officer: Ms E Julius
    LED Officer: Mr C Barends
    Other Senior Management: J Marais (Director: Community Services), G Smith (Director: Engineering and Planning Services), P Mbaliswana (Director: Corporate Services), S Vorster (Director: Finance/CFO)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 99 193
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.30%
    Population 15 to 64 69.50%
    Population over 65 5.20%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 44.00
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 99.20
    Population Growth
    Per annum 3.45%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 23.40%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 30.40%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.40%
    Higher education 9.30%
    Matric 28.40%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 28 835
    Average household size 3.20
    Female headed households 30.40%
    Formal dwellings 81.70%
    Housing owned 62.10%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 92.50%
    Weekly refuse removal 96.60%
    Piped water inside dwelling 80.20%
    Electricity for lighting 97.00%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates148 225134 574144 743
    Service charges391 736376 097356 851
    Investment revenue24 13826 98926 896
    Transfers recognised - operational57 22175 60732 171
    Other own revenue33 02236 47325 653
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)654 341649 739586 314
    Employee costs207 406198 346175 340
    Remuneration of councillors8 2917 8677 581
    Depreciation & asset impairment72 38490 62392 494
    Finance charges12 15311 2399 303
    Materials and bulk purchases223 684202 083183 053
    Transfers and grants2 1321 89719 025
    Other expenditure142 701153 633108 396
    Total Expenditure668 750665 689595 191
    Surplus/(Deficit)(14 409)(15 949)(8 877)
    Transfers recognised - capital55847 23042 134
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-(90)-
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(13 851)31 19133 257
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(13 851)31 19133 257
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure142 537138 972104 921
    Transfers recognised - capital43 46447 23033 560
    Public contributions & donations5 220909 100
    Borrowing4816 3491 729
    Internally generated funds93 37285 30360 532
    Total sources of capital funds142 537138 972104 921
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets529 987572 598634 889
    Total non current assets2 068 5031 997 8431 952 761
    Total current liabilities143 177128 785147 679
    Total non current liabilities191 282175 623176 973
    Community wealth/Equity2 264 0322 266 0332 262 998
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating96 98569 556158 000
    Net cash from (used) investing(102 576)(131 413)(101 402)
    Net cash from (used) financing(9 906)(11 545)(9 997)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end410 136425 633499 035
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a--
    Irregular expendituren/a36 434211
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a582 598
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 207 406198 346
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 2917 867
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 0211 050
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 7565
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.35%6.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 41
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 4423
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 51
    Community And Social Service Positions 7180
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 412
    Finance And Administration Positions 249267
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 2518
    Electricity Positions 7573
    Vacant Electricity Positions 56
    Enviromental Protection Positions 11
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 20
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 2530
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00
    Road Transport Positions 168200
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1011
    Sport And Recreation Positions 131103
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 60
    Waste Management Positions 125106
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 59
    Waste Water Management Positions 7058
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 53
    Water Positions 3346
    Vacant Water Positions 23
    Other Positions 2056
    Vacant Other Positions 41

    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 24 65323 734
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 22 46721 548
    Inside the yard 22 21721 038
    Less than 200m from yard 250510
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 0067 006

    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 24 54123 089
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 0067 006

    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 24 65323 961
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 22 92522 233
    Flush toilet - septic tank 685685
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 00
    Other 1 0431 043
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 0067 006

    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 23 76722 326
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 0067 006

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    IDZ (Oil and Gas) Licence application to DTI; SMME development: Kumba Iron Ore is in the process of establishing an SMME hub in Vredenburg for funding and mentorship purposes; tourism development strategy is completed.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Wesgro is involved in the IDZ process; Lico Company has been established.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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