Prince Albert Local Municipality (WC052)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X53, Prince Albert, 6930
    Physical: 33 Church Street, Prince Albert
    Tel: 023 541 1320
    Fax: 023 541 1321
    Web: www.pamun.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 8 153km²
    Description: The Prince Albert Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Central Karoo District in the Western Cape Province. It lies on the southern edge of the Great Karoo, a semi-desert region. It is the smallest of the three municipalities that make up the district, though it accounts for a quarter of its geographical area.
     The municipality provides services to Leeu Gamka, Prince Albert Road, Klaarstroom and Prince Albert, and is an area with diverse investment opportunities.

    Cities/Towns: Klaarstroom, Leeu Gamka, Prince Albert, Welgemoed
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 3, ANC 2, KGP 2
    Controlling Party: DA/KGP Coalition
    Mayor: Mr Goliath Lottering
    Other Members of Council: Mrs L K Jaquet (Deputy Mayor), Mr S Botes (Speaker), Miss M D Jaftha (Representative: Central Karoo District Municipality)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Heinrich Mettler
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr J D Neethling
    Communications Officer: Anneleen Vorster
    LED Officer: Anneleen Vorster
    Other Senior Management: Anneleen Vorster (Manager: Corporate and Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 14 27213 136
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 23.5%29.6%
    Population 15 to 64 69.0%64.0%
    Population over 65 7.5%6.4%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 44.956.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.897.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.89%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a19.4%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a25.4%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.8%9.1%
    Matric 23.7%16.9%
    Higher education 2.4%8.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 4 1833 578
    Average household size 3.43.6
    Female headed households 50.3%44.9%
    Formal dwellings 91.8%93.9%
    Housing owned 78.9%56.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 95.6%63.6%
    Weekly refuse removal 95.4%73.4%
    Piped water inside dwelling 70.9%69.7%
    Electricity for lighting 95.9%86.4%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates2 8732 7252 4622 1291 967
    Service charges20 60718 98917 54113 87613 185
    Investment revenue2 7701 622812542366
    Transfers recognised - operational48 37130 25740 21622 58115 924
    Other own revenue15 72810 4448 83814 6422 508
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)90 35064 03769 86953 77033 949
    Employee costs13 16712 99413 10710 88711 028
    Remuneration of councillors2 6042 5862 4112 3092 184
    Depreciation & asset impairment5 5802 3541 7444 1961 691
    Finance charges1 260863562397343
    Materials and bulk purchases7 4427 5256 6067 6308 095
    Transfers and grants-----
    Other expenditure41 20224 28045 10132 50416 177
    Total Expenditure71 25550 60269 53157 92439 517
    Surplus/(Deficit)19 09613 435338(4 155)(5 568)
    Transfers recognised - capital15 6828 85612 74520 2457 741
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions34 77722 29113 08316 0912 173
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year34 77722 29113 08316 0912 173
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure14 78232 34812 56720 4388 358
    Transfers recognised - capital14 78015 03912 34620 2457 741
    Public contributions & donations-16 976---
    Borrowing-74---
    Internally generated funds2258221193617
    Total sources of capital funds14 78232 34812 56720 4388 358
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets32 54632 50416 16314 3186 363
    Total non current assets130 292121 802101 78389 71075 362
    Total current liabilities12 94018 70112 44619 2129 177
    Total non current liabilities23 74923 99912 5644 5734 715
    Community wealth/Equity126 148111 60592 93580 24367 832
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating16 31941 72115 6747 2627 702
    Net cash from (used) investing(14 967)(26 083)(13 890)-(8 773)
    Net cash from (used) financing75(19)2-69
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end28 17526 74811 5409 7552 493
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-7523 9636 240
    Irregular expendituren/a7 7377 990--
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a--137450
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 12 99413 10710 88711 0289 108
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 2 5862 4112 3092 1842 071
     
    Total Employee Positions 107108899292
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 3940212423
    Total Vacancy Percentage 36.45%37.04%23.60%26.09%25.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 33333
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 23255
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 01143
    Community And Social Service Positions 66141414
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 22777
    Finance And Administration Positions 3232353535
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 22666
    Electricity Positions 44000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 44000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 99888
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 55111
    Road Transport Positions 00000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1010333
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 44000
    Waste Management Positions 1212777
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 66222
    Waste Water Management Positions 2121999
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 1010000
    Water Positions 66666
    Vacant Water Positions 33111
    Other Positions 00000
    Vacant Other Positions 00000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a34.18n/a70.09
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 2 5852 5852 3252 3252 325
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 2 5112 5112 2682 2682 268
    Inside the yard 2 5112 5112 2682 2682 268
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 9512 3182 3252 2682 268

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 2 5112 5112 3252 3252 325
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 951687783783783

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 2 5112 5112 3252 3252 325
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 2 1272 1271 9381 9381 938
    Flush toilet - septic tank 310310330330330
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 951687783783783

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 2 5112 5112 3252 3252 325
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 951687783783783

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Treintjiesrivier Farm Development; agri-dry fruit processing facility; solar park development; training facilities in each town.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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