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

    Resident Queries

    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 17, ANC 8, EFF 1, SRA-SIA 1 (2016 LGE)
    Controlling Party: DA
    We are updating management information as it becomes available after the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    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 charges441 711414 361376 097356 851
    Investment revenue29 06624 50426 98926 896
    Transfers recognised - operational56 17646 90275 60732 171
    Other own revenue46 00334 59236 47325 653
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)726 572668 584649 739586 314
    Employee costs242 794217 132198 346175 340
    Remuneration of councillors8 6428 2927 8677 581
    Depreciation & asset impairment108 96989 85090 62392 494
    Finance charges15 77913 90711 2399 303
    Materials and bulk purchases235 982222 878202 083183 053
    Transfers and grants2 1102 1321 89719 025
    Other expenditure116 601121 243153 633108 396
    Total Expenditure730 878675 434665 689595 191
    Surplus/(Deficit)(4 306)(6 850)(15 949)(8 877)
    Transfers recognised - capital37 31043 93547 23042 134
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-(558)(90)-
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions34 65636 52831 19133 257
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year34 65636 52831 19133 257
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure226 795146 129138 972104 921
    Transfers recognised - capital46 31343 81447 23033 560
    Public contributions & donations12 2475 778909 100
    Borrowing9705156 3491 729
    Internally generated funds176 26996 02385 30360 532
    Total sources of capital funds226 795146 129138 972104 921
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets505 016540 794572 598634 889
    Total non current assets2 195 2362 068 2261 997 8431 952 761
    Total current liabilities145 006141 324128 785147 679
    Total non current liabilities226 744182 674175 623176 973
    Community wealth/Equity2 328 5032 285 0222 266 0332 262 998
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating171 172143 98569 556158 000
    Net cash from (used) investing(185 723)(144 718)(131 413)(101 402)
    Net cash from (used) financing(10 277)(11 091)(11 545)(9 997)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end395 599420 428425 633499 035
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure391---
    Irregular expenditure1 47731 02336 434211
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure1463 675582 598
    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) 242 794217 132198 346175 340
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 6428 2927 8677 581
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 0481 0941 0191 050
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 83977365
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.92%8.87%7.16%6.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5557
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0021
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 35444423
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 3551
    Community And Social Service Positions 831957180
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 521412
    Finance And Administration Positions 237230249267
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 20162518
    Electricity Positions 55767573
    Vacant Electricity Positions 4856
    Enviromental Protection Positions 2211
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0100
    Health Positions 2020
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 30412530
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1300
    Road Transport Positions 190180168200
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1981011
    Sport And Recreation Positions 12218131103
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 4060
    Waste Management Positions 108105125106
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 8359
    Waste Water Management Positions 75807058
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 81153
    Water Positions 46473346
    Vacant Water Positions 2223
    Other Positions 58712056
    Vacant Other Positions 91941

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a69.38n/a95.40
    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 27 22024 82124 65323 734
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 25 43822 60522 46721 548
    Inside the yard 24 87822 35522 21721 038
    Less than 200m from yard 560250250510
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 7277 2757 0067 006

    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 26 83323 66222 04723 089
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 7276 6297 0067 006

    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 27 22024 82124 65323 961
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 24 69320 40020 25222 233
    Flush toilet - septic tank 745705685685
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 01 5001 5001 043
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 7275 4627 0067 006

    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 22 46822 46822 32622 326
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 7277 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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