Randfontein Local Municipality (GT482)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 218, Randfontein, 1760
    Physical: Cnr Surtherland & Pollock Streets, Randfontein
    Tel: 011 411 0000
    Fax: 011 693 1736
    Web: www.randfontein.gov.za
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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 475km²
    Description: Randfontein Local Municipality falls within the borders of the West Rand District Municipality as one of its three local municipalities and is part of the Gauteng province. It is characterised by high levels of unemployment and poverty and low levels of education and income. The location of the Randfontein Local Municipality is adjacent to the North West province and that makes it prone to immigration from this province.
    Cities/Towns: Randfontein
    Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing, trade, government services, mining, agriculture
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 27, DA 16, COPE 1
    Mayor: Ms Sylvia Thebenare
    Other Members of Council: Mzikayifane Khumalo (Speaker), Yaqub Legoete (Council Whip), Mathidiso Kimane (Waste and Environment), Patricia Matuwane (Social Services), Martha Grobler (Finance), Arthur Sampson (Infrastructure), Xolisa Ntsepo (Corporate Support Services), Brenda Mahuma (Public Safety), Sipho Matakane (Development Planning)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Larry Steyn (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Samuel Kgatla
    Communications Officer: Mr Phillip Montshiwa
    LED Officer: Tshidiso Mooketsi
    Other Senior Management: Kenny Mampondo (Acting Director: Public Safety), Bongani Nkambule (Director: Infrastructure), Thami Matshego (Director: Social Services), Castro Mosina (Acting Director: Corporate Support Services), Joshua Moloi (Director: Development Planning)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 149 286
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 24.90%
    Population 15 to 64 70.20%
    Population over 65 4.90%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 42.40
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 100.70
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.47%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 27.10%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 35.80%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.00%
    Higher education 11.70%
    Matric 32.10%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 43 299
    Average household size 3.00
    Female headed households 33.60%
    Formal dwellings 80.00%
    Housing owned 46.60%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 79.30%
    Weekly refuse removal 78.80%
    Piped water inside dwelling 61.90%
    Electricity for lighting 84.50%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates106 00878 44365 093
    Service charges500 350469 867423 715
    Investment revenue13 7062 8961 333
    Transfers recognised - operational96 037109 342133 441
    Other own revenue60 98764 34555 466
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)777 088724 894679 048
    Employee costs210 438192 691182 982
    Remuneration of councillors14 04813 74712 790
    Depreciation & asset impairment39 156108 185107 826
    Finance charges18 07617 87913 937
    Materials and bulk purchases294 949292 648271 455
    Transfers and grants420420400
    Other expenditure137 851173 940137 353
    Total Expenditure714 937799 510726 742
    Surplus/(Deficit)62 151(74 616)(47 694)
    Transfers recognised - capital-27 776-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions62 151(46 840)(47 694)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year62 151(46 840)(47 694)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure72 29957 774125 724
    Transfers recognised - capital33 19934 03735 816
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing--51 180
    Internally generated funds39 10023 73738 729
    Total sources of capital funds72 29957 774125 724
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets148 250131 341132 546
    Total non current assets2 920 5072 719 7902 669 068
    Total current liabilities222 257226 802237 038
    Total non current liabilities71 89188 41591 902
    Community wealth/Equity2 774 6092 535 9142 472 673
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating75 703133 0421 250 903
    Net cash from (used) investing(66 600)(56 283)(126 544)
    Net cash from (used) financing1 358(22 580)(36 518)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end58 46454 4251 085 009
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a31 03521 933
    Irregular expendituren/a36 04417 540
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a8 6204 224
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 210 438192 691
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 14 04813 747
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 0091 058
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 200204
    Total Vacancy Percentage 19.82%19.28%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 57
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 4750
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 138
    Community And Social Service Positions 11115
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 101
    Finance And Administration Positions 23994
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 615
    Electricity Positions 101101
    Vacant Electricity Positions 4143
    Enviromental Protection Positions 08
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 01
    Health Positions 1818
    Vacant Health Positions 11
    Public Safety Positions 110110
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1719
    Road Transport Positions 4848
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1414
    Sport And Recreation Positions 6161
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 1313
    Waste Management Positions 65132
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 123
    Waste Water Management Positions 065
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 012
    Water Positions 4141
    Vacant Water Positions 1112
    Other Positions 163308
    Vacant Other Positions 6262

    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 32 87529 789
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 30 49528 301
    Inside the yard 30 49528 301
    Less than 200m from yard 00
    More than 200m from yard 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 30 49522 144

    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 32 20728 301
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 32 20722 144

    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 32 87529 789
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 30 49528 301
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 00
    Other 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 30 4956 700

    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 29 81429 789
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 29 8146 700

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Shared industrial production facility; small business development centre; Elandsfontein Agricultural Farm; Badirile Hydroponic Tunnels for vegetable production and nursery.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Retail and industrial development; office park development; fresh produce market; tourism development (Riebeck Lake Development).
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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