uMgungundlovu District Municipality (DC22)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 3235, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
    Physical: 242 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg
    Tel: 033 897 6700
    Fax: 033 342 5502
    Web: www.umdm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 9 513km²
    Description: The uMgungundlovu District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. The district is comprised of the following seven local municipalities, which are based in the accompanying towns: Impendle – Impendle, Mkhambathini – Camperdown, Mpofana – Mooi River, Msunduzi – Pietermaritzburg, Richmond – Richmond, uMngeni – Howick, and uMshwathi – New Hanover/Wartburg.
     The main city of the area is Pietermaritzburg, which is both the capital city and the legislative capital of KwaZulu-Natal. uMgungundlovu is a water services authority and also a water service provider that continually strives to maintain its Blue Drop and Green Drop Status.
     The district offers distinguished education facilities and is a retirement mecca for senior citizens. It also offers excellent sporting, commercial and health facilities. It is an important industrial, timber, dairy and agricultural hub that has a modern, sophisticated infrastructure with easy access to airports, the N3 arterial, and railway stations.

    Cities/Towns: Ashburton, Camperdown, Cool Air, Dalton, Hilton, Howick, Impendle, Mooi River, New Hanover, Pietermaritzburg, Richmond, Wartburg
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (25-30%), finance (15-20%), manufacturing (10-15%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (10-15%), wholesale and retail trade (10-15%), transport and storage (10%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 13, DA 3, EFF 1, IFP 1 (40% PR Seats)
    Mayor: Ms Thobekile Mamphumulo
    Other Members of Council: T R Zungu (Deputy Mayor), E M Dladla (Speaker), D A Ndlela (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr T L S Khuzwayo (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Snegugu Ncube
    Communications Officer: Ms Mbali Mwandla (Manager)
    LED Officer: Mr Sipho Ntuli (Manager)
    Other Senior Management: Mr E B Mbambo (Executive Manager: Technical Services), Mr R M J Baloyi (Executive Manager: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 1 095 8651 007 806
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 33.1%28.2%
    Population 15 to 64 62.8%66.5%
    Population over 65 4.1%5.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 59.250.4
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 93.291.5
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.90%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 5.9%8.1%
    Matric 36.9%29.7%
    Higher education 12.8%10.6%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 298 463270 763
    Average household size 3.73.5
    Female headed households 46.4%45.8%
    Formal dwellings 76.6%70.9%
    Housing owned 70.1%52.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 40.5%42.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 41.4%44.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 37.7%43.0%
    Electricity for lighting 92.4%86.5%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges125 438116 303132 685118 136
    Investment revenue17 01912 26010 4137 979
    Transfers recognised - operational441 938376 281348 651318 908
    Other own revenue23 18822 88822 37128 620
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)607 584527 733514 120473 643
    Employee costs181 062176 152157 176151 411
    Remuneration of councillors10 93710 8369 9449 466
    Depreciation & asset impairment55 71383 43356 33080 075
    Finance charges10 2532 4332 9761 919
    Materials and bulk purchases106 63776 61974 64665 326
    Transfers and grants---152 157
    Other expenditure309 629288 002262 332141 501
    Total Expenditure674 232637 476563 404601 856
    Surplus/(Deficit)(66 648)(109 743)(49 284)(128 213)
    Transfers recognised - capital270 672228 862184 442148 505
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions204 024119 119135 15820 292
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year204 024119 119135 15820 292
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure426 664210 443143 85077 953
    Transfers recognised - capital271 980169 345142 77477 276
    Public contributions & donations---677
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds154 68341 0981 076-
    Total sources of capital funds426 664210 443143 85077 953
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets558 786452 340408 090262 973
    Total non current assets1 117 853883 148793 856681 622
    Total current liabilities277 044264 578247 109146 225
    Total non current liabilities128 8542 3946 0219 954
    Community wealth/Equity1 270 7411 068 516948 816788 416
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating236 161133 343145 91186 785
    Net cash from (used) investing(290 479)(170 982)(160 396)(77 540)
    Net cash from (used) financing75 977(5 149)82 769(3 407)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end184 153162 494205 283136 999
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure----
    Irregular expenditure-1 017-26 715
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure1151 833172291
    SOURCES71 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) 181 062176 152157 176151 411130 233
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 10 93710 8369 9449 4667 161
     
    Total Employee Positions 726713534544519
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2712837081125
    Total Vacancy Percentage 37.33%39.69%13.11%14.89%24.08%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55545
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 11111
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 5454404043
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2526141418
    Community And Social Service Positions 3733292924
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1616121214
    Finance And Administration Positions 88888181104
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 2122191936
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 2323888
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 1010222
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 194185148148148
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 2336442
    Road Transport Positions 00000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 33222
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 22111
    Waste Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00000
    Waste Water Management Positions 55111
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 22000
    Water Positions 263263197197184
    Vacant Water Positions 141138171751
    Other Positions 545423340
    Vacant Other Positions 30300110

    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/a89.94n/a92.42
    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 65 88065 17065 17056 40954 818
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 65 88065 17065 17056 40954 818
    Inside the yard 40 69940 69940 69940 69939 108
    Less than 200m from yard 16 22515 51515 5156 7546 754
    More than 200m from yard 8 9568 9568 9568 9568 956
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 0971 45328415228 272

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    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 71 55470 84770 84749 72649 901
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 10 46910 46910 46910 46910 644
    Flush toilet - septic tank 7 5817 5817 5817 5817 581
    Ventilated pit latrine 53 50452 79752 79731 67631 676
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 0971 4532841520

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Industrial Economic Hubs – aligned with the district's comparative economic advantages, which consist of location, natural/geographical, infrastructure, manufacturing, institutional and human capital; aimed at stimulating localised investment and job creation.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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