Dannhauser Local Municipality (KZN254)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X1011, Dannhauser, 3080
    Physical: 8 Church Street, Dannhauser
    Tel: 034 621 2666
    Fax: 034 621 3114
    Web: www.dannhauser.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 516km²
    Description: The Dannhauser Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Amajuba District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is the smallest of the three municipalities in the district, making up a quarter of its geographical area. The municipality is named after an old farming family that lived in the area.
     The town of Dannhauser is located midway between Durban and Johannesburg on the main railway line, about 8km off the national road between the two cities. It is surrounded by some of the largest coal-producing mines in KwaZulu-Natal. Numerous rivers flow through the municipal area, the most important being the Ngagane and uMzinyathi Rivers, and there are scenic landscapes in the western portion of the municipality.
     Dannhauser functions as a small rural service centre (providing commercial and service facilities, and agricultural industries and services). It is therefore not a large employment generator. Residents of the municipal area rely on the larger urban centres of Dundee and Newcastle for employment opportunities and higher order goods and services. Investment in commerce has growth prospects.

    Cities/Towns: Dannhauser, Hattingspruit
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining (30%), manufacturing (13.8%), services
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 14, IFP 8, DA 1, EFF 1, RLP 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mrs J Phakathi
    Other Members of Council: S Msibi (Deputy Mayor), M E Ngubeni (Speaker)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Bonginkosi Nkosi
    Chief Financial Officer: Mrs D Mohapi
    Communications Officer: Mrs S Narothum
    LED Officer: Mr P J Ndlovu (Manager: IDP)
    Other Senior Management: Mrs S Narothum (Manager: Corporate Services), Mr S Naidoo (Manager: Community Services), Mr M Nene (Manager: Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 105 341102 937
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 40.0%38.2%
    Population 15 to 64 56.0%56.7%
    Population over 65 4.0%5.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 78.576.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 89.990.0
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.52%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 5.5%9.0%
    Matric 31.7%25.4%
    Higher education 3.9%3.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 20 24220 580
    Average household size 5.24.7
    Female headed households 50.2%50.6%
    Formal dwellings 69.3%82.3%
    Housing owned 55.6%45.5%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 10.4%11.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 9.6%11.5%
    Piped water inside dwelling 13.8%19.5%
    Electricity for lighting 91.2%80.3%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates16 08913 50311 6678 693
    Service charges913928852826
    Investment revenue2 4601 4201 4101 048
    Transfers recognised - operational150 31279 72756 93049 712
    Other own revenue8 2538 21510 8012 328
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)178 028103 79381 66062 607
    Employee costs23 91220 11417 90414 698
    Remuneration of councillors6 2225 8454 8214 357
    Depreciation & asset impairment-26 01025 30523 006
    Finance charges----
    Materials and bulk purchases5 8916 0374 9073 681
    Transfers and grants--4 7463 317
    Other expenditure33 25950 44758 64227 648
    Total Expenditure69 284108 453116 32476 706
    Surplus/(Deficit)108 744(4 660)(34 664)(14 099)
    Transfers recognised - capital32 07420 42240 69722 196
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions140 81815 7626 0338 097
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year140 81815 7626 0338 097
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure43 24428 55434 680-
    Transfers recognised - capital26 95120 42233 241-
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds16 2948 1321 438-
    Total sources of capital funds43 24428 55434 680-
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets98 65142 10325 62839 572
    Total non current assets380 428349 161243 253245 607
    Total current liabilities18 90030 16615 39235 431
    Total non current liabilities3 254-3 92614 843
    Community wealth/Equity456 925361 097249 563234 904
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating10 19750 595(13 658)46 545
    Net cash from (used) investing-(49 632)(1 988)(26 819)
    Net cash from (used) financing-28573-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end10 19721 77820 44522 012
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a---
    Irregular expendituren/a2 07589417 140
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a--195
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 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) 20 11417 90414 69814 401
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 8454 8214 3574 344
     
    Total Employee Positions 134909399
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 0000
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 1121
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 4434
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0000
    Community And Social Service Positions 4433965
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Finance And Administration Positions 58232629
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0000
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 6660
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 2153170
    Vacant Other Positions 0000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 0000
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 3 8333 8333 8333 833
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7009003 0003 000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    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 3 0003 0001 8971 897
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 9890900

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

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