John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality (DC45)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 1480, Kuruman, 8460
    Physical: 4 Federale Mynbou Street, Kuruman
    Tel: 053 712 8700
    Fax: 053 712 2502
    Web: http://taologaetsewe.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 27 283km²
    Description: The John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality (previously Kgalagadi) is a Category C municipality located in the north of the Northern Cape Province, bordering Botswana in the west. It comprises the three local municipalities of Gamagara, Ga-Segonyana and Joe Morolong, and 186 towns and settlements, of which the majority (80%) are villages.
     The boundaries of this district were demarcated in 2006 to include the once north-western part of Joe Morolong and Olifantshoek, along with its surrounds, into the Gamagara Local Municipality.
     It has an established rail network from Sishen South and between Black Rock and Dibeng. It is characterised by a mixture of land uses, of which agriculture and mining are dominant. The district holds potential as a viable tourist destination and has numerous growth opportunities in the industrial sector.

    Cities/Towns: Bankhara-Bodulong, Deben, Hotazel, Kathu, Kuruman, Mothibistad, Olifantshoek, Santoy, Van Zylsrus
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, retail
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 5, EFF 2, DA 1 (40% PR Seats)
    Mayor: Ms Sofia Mosikatsi
    Other Members of Council: Florence Masilabele (Chairperson: Community Development Services), Goitsemang Assegaai (Chairperson: Planning and Development), Edwin Hantise (Chairperson: Finance, Corporate and Planning), Gloria Monaki (Chairperson: Infrastructure and Basic Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Moses Eilerd (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Galaletsang Moroane
    Communications Officer: Dineo Leserwane
    LED Officer: Mr Klaas Teise (Director: Planning and Development)
    Other Senior Management: Tlhomelang Matlhare (Director: Community Development Services), Gerrie van der Westhuizen (Acting Director: Corporate Services), M W Molusi (Director: Basic Services), Gerrie van der Westhuizen (IDP/PMS Manager)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 242 264224 799
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.9%34.0%
    Population 15 to 64 63.3%61.2%
    Population over 65 4.8%4.8%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 57.963.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 96.594.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.70%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a29.7%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a37.2%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 9.8%14.6%
    Matric 25.5%20.5%
    Higher education 6.8%8.4%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 72 31061 331
    Average household size 3.43.5
    Female headed households 40.6%43.1%
    Formal dwellings 80.6%76.6%
    Housing owned 76.1%55.1%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 27.3%26.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 24.0%26.0%
    Piped water inside dwelling 19.2%22.6%
    Electricity for lighting 86.3%87.0%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges----
    Investment revenue2 2522 7182 7891 848
    Transfers recognised - operational19 99371 07367 30560 785
    Other own revenue66 4857 1968 4523 913
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)88 73080 98878 54666 546
    Employee costs53 78249 09750 17443 164
    Remuneration of councillors4 5424 7673 9043 747
    Depreciation & asset impairment-1 8482 9762 969
    Finance charges2142 6831 9871 738
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants11 904--5
    Other expenditure31 59932 79724 76117 104
    Total Expenditure102 04191 19283 80268 727
    Surplus/(Deficit)(13 311)(10 204)(5 256)(2 181)
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(13 311)(10 204)(5 256)(2 181)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(13 311)(10 204)(5 256)(2 181)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure1 7767 5183 1701 294
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds1 7767 5183 1701 294
    Total sources of capital funds1 7767 5183 1701 294
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets29 99532 89044 35940 824
    Total non current assets74 88879 45185 69885 779
    Total current liabilities17 64419 22616 12315 864
    Total non current liabilities7 50426 12427 01323 336
    Community wealth/Equity79 73466 99186 92187 402
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(13 178)(9 271)2845 993
    Net cash from (used) investing-(7 518)(2 911)(1 138)
    Net cash from (used) financing-59(371)(35)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(13 178)17 88834 66137 659
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure9 2731 5155 05815 993
    Irregular expenditure2 4949 7784048
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure2524981 037988
    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) 53 78249 09750 17443 16436 916
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 5424 7673 9043 7473 567
     
    Total Employee Positions 158131115127109
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2521121319
    Total Vacancy Percentage 15.82%16.03%10.43%10.24%17.43%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 67777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 10002
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 11001311
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 50012
    Community And Social Service Positions 201827260
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 02660
    Finance And Administration Positions 10083767672
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 15126615
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00004
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 00050
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00000
    Road Transport Positions 00003
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00000
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 21235012
    Vacant Other Positions 47000

    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/an/an/an/a
    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? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 00000
    Inside the yard 00000
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    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? NoNoNoNoNo
    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? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00000
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Solid Waste Services
    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? 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

    Meat and vegetable agro-processing; rural tourism development; land acquisition for economic development; mining cluster beneficiation; regional marketing; poultry production.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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