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 1
    Mayor: Mr Francois Schippers
    Other Members of Council: E Steyn (Deputy Mayor, and Mayoral Committee: Corporate Services), O Daniels (Speaker), R Don (Mayoral Committee: Community Services), N Louw (Mayoral Committee: Finance), F Pronk (Mayoral Committee: Spatial and Economic Development), S 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 and Operational Services), G Smith (Director: Engineering and Planning Services), P Mbaliswana (Director: Corporate Services)
  • 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'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates153 615148 225134 574144 743
    Service charges422 012414 361376 097356 851
    Investment revenue28 36324 50426 98926 896
    Transfers recognised - operational54 40546 90275 60732 171
    Other own revenue46 79534 59236 47325 653
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)705 189668 584649 739586 314
    Employee costs233 248217 132198 346175 340
    Remuneration of councillors8 6428 2927 8677 581
    Depreciation & asset impairment92 44589 85090 62392 494
    Finance charges15 46313 90711 2399 303
    Materials and bulk purchases209 917222 878202 083183 053
    Transfers and grants2 1102 1321 89719 025
    Other expenditure135 669121 243153 633108 396
    Total Expenditure697 493675 434665 689595 191
    Surplus/(Deficit)7 696(6 850)(15 949)(8 877)
    Transfers recognised - capital-43 93547 23042 134
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-(558)(90)-
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions7 69636 52831 19133 257
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year7 69636 52831 19133 257
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure175 317146 129138 972104 921
    Transfers recognised - capital46 31343 81447 23033 560
    Public contributions & donations10 9115 778909 100
    Borrowing-5156 3491 729
    Internally generated funds118 09396 02385 30360 532
    Total sources of capital funds175 317146 129138 972104 921
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets469 744540 794572 598634 889
    Total non current assets2 162 4772 068 2261 997 8431 952 761
    Total current liabilities147 152141 324128 785147 679
    Total non current liabilities176 330182 674175 623176 973
    Community wealth/Equity2 308 7382 285 0222 266 0332 262 998
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating145 982143 98569 556158 000
    Net cash from (used) investing(161 640)(144 718)(131 413)(101 402)
    Net cash from (used) financing(9 262)(11 091)(11 545)(9 997)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end395 507420 428425 633499 035
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure391---
    Irregular expenditure1 47731 02336 434211
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure1463 675582 598
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 217 1324198 3464175 3404
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 2927 8677 581
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 0941 0191 050
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 977365
    Total Vacancy Percentage 8.87%7.16%6.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 557
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 021
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 444423
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 551
    Community And Social Service Positions 1957180
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 21412
    Finance And Administration Positions 230249267
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 162518
    Electricity Positions 767573
    Vacant Electricity Positions 856
    Enviromental Protection Positions 211
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 100
    Health Positions 020
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 412530
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 300
    Road Transport Positions 180168200
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 81011
    Sport And Recreation Positions 18131103
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 060
    Waste Management Positions 105125106
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 359
    Waste Water Management Positions 807058
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 1153
    Water Positions 473346
    Vacant Water Positions 223
    Other Positions 712056
    Vacant Other Positions 1941

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 24 82124 65323 734
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 22 60522 46721 548
    Inside the yard 22 35522 21721 038
    Less than 200m from yard 250250510
    More than 200m from yard 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 2757 0067 006

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 23 66222 04723 089
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 6297 0067 006

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 24 82124 65323 961
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 20 40020 25222 233
    Flush toilet - septic tank 705685685
    Ventilated pit latrine 000
    Bucket system 000
    Other 1 5001 5001 043
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 4627 0067 006

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 22 46822 32622 326
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 2747 0067 006

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Oil and gas; tourism; aquaculture; steel fabrication.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) in Saldanha – catalyst to expand the potential of the harbour to launch the oil and gas cluster; Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) – infrastructure projects at Saldanha Bay worth billions of local investments to improve its ability to serve offshore oil and gas industry; import and storage of natural gas – offers prospects of low-cost heating energy to all local manufacturers, and confirmed gas fields offshore; establishment of renewable energy projects – also create downstream opportunities.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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