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'0002014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates153 615148 225134 574
    Service charges422 012414 361376 097
    Investment revenue28 36324 50426 989
    Transfers recognised - operational54 40546 90275 607
    Other own revenue46 79534 59236 473
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)705 189668 584649 739
    Employee costs233 248217 132198 346
    Remuneration of councillors8 6428 2927 867
    Depreciation & asset impairment92 44589 85090 623
    Finance charges15 46313 90711 239
    Materials and bulk purchases209 917222 878202 083
    Transfers and grants2 1102 1321 897
    Other expenditure135 669121 243153 633
    Total Expenditure697 493675 434665 689
    Surplus/(Deficit)7 696(6 850)(15 949)
    Transfers recognised - capital-43 93547 230
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-(558)(90)
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions7 69636 52831 191
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year7 69636 52831 191
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure175 317146 129138 972
    Transfers recognised - capital46 31343 81447 230
    Public contributions & donations10 9115 77890
    Borrowing-5156 349
    Internally generated funds118 09396 02385 303
    Total sources of capital funds175 317146 129138 972
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets469 744540 794572 598
    Total non current assets2 162 4772 068 2261 997 843
    Total current liabilities147 152141 324128 785
    Total non current liabilities176 330182 674175 623
    Community wealth/Equity2 308 7382 285 0222 266 033
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating145 982143 98569 556
    Net cash from (used) investing(161 640)(144 718)(131 413)
    Net cash from (used) financing(9 262)(11 091)(11 545)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end395 507420 428425 633
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/an/a-
    Irregular expendituren/an/a36 434
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/an/a58
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 198 3463175 3403
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 7 8677 581
     
    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 00
    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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