Mossel Bay Local Municipality (WC043)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X29, Mossel Bay, 6500
    Physical: 101 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay
    Tel: 044 606 5000
    Fax: 044 606 5062
    Web: www.mosselbay.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 011km²
    Description: The Mossel Bay Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Eden District in the Western Cape Province. It is bordered by the municipalities of Oudtshoorn to the north, George to the east, and Langeberg to the west. Its northern boundary is the Outeniqua Mountains and its western boundary the Gouritz River. To the east it stretches to the Maalgate River. The municipality is one of seven in the district.
     The Eden District Municipality fulfils a coordinating function in the area, although each of the local municipalities remains autonomous. Mossel Bay Local Municipality is situated on the N2 approximately halfway between the coastal cities of Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

    Cities/Towns: Boggoms Bay, Brandwacht, Friemersheim, Groot Brakrivier, Herbertsdale, Mossel Bay, Vlees Bay
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 17, ANC 7, ACDP 1, ICOSA 1, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Mayor: Mr H Levendal (Executive Mayor)
    Other Members of Council: D Kotzé (Deputy Executive Mayor, and Corporate Services and Governance), P Terblanche (Speaker), A Dellemijn (Technical Services), C Bayman (Planning and Integrated Services), V Fortuin (Social Services), N Booisen (Community Services) M de Klerk (Financial Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Harry Hill (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Mr Harry Hill
    LED Officer: Haylene Claassen
    Other Senior Management: Edward Jantjies (Corporate Services), Dick Naidoo (Technical Services), Elize Nel (Community Services), Carel Venter (Director: Planning and Integrated Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 94 13589 430
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 22.7%23.1%
    Population 15 to 64 66.5%66.8%
    Population over 65 10.8%10.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 50.449.7
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.695.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.17%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a22.9%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a29.9%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.6%2.9%
    Matric 37.6%31.9%
    Higher education 10.0%13.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 31 76628 025
    Average household size 3.03.0
    Female headed households 36.0%33.9%
    Formal dwellings 88.2%85.9%
    Housing owned 76.8%60.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 91.1%83.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 87.2%92.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 82.4%77.9%
    Electricity for lighting 94.3%93.8%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates104 63395 24090 02484 30579 607
    Service charges587 062545 995506 461485 232482 138
    Investment revenue34 86328 18720 16813 96812 789
    Transfers recognised - operational117 41386 52487 66498 29563 838
    Other own revenue54 56461 69362 126138 02451 634
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)898 536817 639766 443819 824690 006
    Employee costs226 715228 749209 059201 346167 127
    Remuneration of councillors9 4449 7139 1948 6828 074
    Depreciation & asset impairment57 00565 58659 77352 28245 328
    Finance charges2 8136 2372 7762 6793 053
    Materials and bulk purchases256 871265 051227 933204 338190 901
    Transfers and grants1 1431 1641 1291 0054 764
    Other expenditure186 242215 294213 918221 479251 998
    Total Expenditure740 233791 794723 782691 810671 245
    Surplus/(Deficit)158 30225 84542 662128 01418 761
    Transfers recognised - capital35 63953 80439 18238 23950 815
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets7997 5971 829--
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions194 74087 24683 672166 25369 576
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year194 74087 24683 672166 25369 576
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure131 376147 023121 510114 282117 410
    Transfers recognised - capital36 17353 80339 20933 61148 581
    Public contributions & donations2 5608 5722 81712 5221 178
    Borrowing6 5844 797305822699
    Internally generated funds86 05979 85279 17967 32666 951
    Total sources of capital funds131 376147 023121 510114 282117 410
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets527 803447 462421 712356 168289 879
    Total non current assets2 542 4552 454 1012 084 8312 001 4701 745 350
    Total current liabilities144 438168 534181 842150 194131 438
    Total non current liabilities219 651222 120169 747165 746225 889
    Community wealth/Equity2 706 1682 510 9092 154 9542 041 6981 677 902
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating210 128157 129197 087148 353142 166
    Net cash from (used) investing(143 909)(140 458)(120 669)(113 646)(130 889)
    Net cash from (used) financing(526)3 386(1 002)831(451)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end405 004339 310319 252243 836208 300
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a4221-132
    Irregular expendituren/a2172 280-25
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a----
    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) 228 749209 059201 346167 127156 289
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 9 7139 1948 6828 0747 754
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 061983938930895
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 10847614752
    Total Vacancy Percentage 10.18%4.78%6.50%5.05%5.81%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 11010
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2822262323
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 22200
    Community And Social Service Positions 6272666176
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 20422
    Finance And Administration Positions 243135192215155
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 76618911
    Electricity Positions 6460687564
    Vacant Electricity Positions 654116
    Enviromental Protection Positions 33311
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00022
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 89961049754
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 3710116
    Road Transport Positions 1149610843123
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 23025
    Sport And Recreation Positions 20111108107147
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 12237
    Waste Management Positions 8691989889
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 34817
    Waste Water Management Positions 4351408055
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 24206
    Water Positions 87861185982
    Vacant Water Positions 461152
    Other Positions 21515306217
    Vacant Other Positions 67020

    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/a78.76n/a95.68
    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 37 65036 79835 60432 84932 790
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 35 22834 31033 50731 46631 444
    Inside the yard 35 15631 88831 08529 98129 959
    Less than 200m from yard 722 4222 4221 4851 485
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 28 42034 31027 53027 32619 855

    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 32 16531 29131 08530 92536 938
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 32 16531 29120 50925 90126 183

    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 36 86236 86234 25434 09631 038
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 26 62326 62326 10625 67122 298
    Flush toilet - septic tank 5 2855 2855 2335 1915 167
    Ventilated pit latrine 303030300
    Bucket system 1371371371372 400
    Other 2 2852 28583740
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 11 3125 3315 3995 4705 930

    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 32 64232 64231 38929 78429 497
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 43 6726 4976 4476 5286 983

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Business hives in disadvantaged areas (small business development); access to town (Bayside Market stalls); Goodshed Indoor Flea Market; Entrepreneurs' Cleaning Project; Business One Stop – business support services (business registration; CIDB and other compliance applications; business advice and counselling; referral agent to SEDA, DTI, NYDA, etc; SMME support); graduate internship at Mossel Bay Municipality; worm farms and food production.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Recycling initiatives (recovery of useful materials); Niche Organic Agricultural Development; Manufacturing Incubator Development; Alternative Green Energy Development; Niche Tourism Events.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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