Pixley Ka Seme District Municipality (DC7)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X1012, De Aar, 7000
    Physical: Culvert Road, De Aar
    Tel: 053 631 0891
    Fax: 053 631 2529
    Web: www.pksdm.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 103 410km²
    Description: The Pixley Ka Seme District Municipality is a Category C municipality situated in the south-east of the Northern Cape Province. It shares its borders with three other provinces, namely the Free State to the east, the Eastern Cape to the south-east, and the Western Cape to the south-west. It is the second-largest district of the five in the province, but makes up almost a third of its geographical area.
     The district is comprised of eight local municipalities: Ubuntu, Umsobomvu, Emthanjeni, Kareeberg, Renosterberg, Thembelihle, Siyathemba and Siyancuma. Its main town is De Aar. Traffic flows through the region, linking the major industrial areas of the country.
     The area has a low rainfall, while the largest river in South Africa flows through it. Two of the major dams in South Africa, the Vanderkloof and Gariep Dams, are situated on the borders of the district municipality.

    Cities/Towns: Britstown, Burgerville, Campbell, Carnarvon, Colesberg, Copperton, De Aar, Douglas, Griekwastad, Griesenkraal, Hanover, Hopetown, Hutchinson, Loxton, Marydale, Niekerkshoop, Norvalspont, Noupoort, Petrusville, Philipstown, Prieska, Richmond, Riet River, Schmidtsdrif, Strydenburg, Van der Kloof, Vanwyksvlei, Victoria West, Vosburg
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance and business services (22.5%), manufacturing (17.4%), trade and accommodation (15.4%), government services (12.9%), transport and communication (11.3%), mining (6.8%), community and social services (5.6%), construction (3.3%), agriculture (2.7%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 6, EFF 1
    Mayor: Ms Miriam Kibi
    Other Members of Council: Nombulelo Hermans (Speaker), Rhoode Itumeleng (Corporate and Legal Services), Lulamile G Nkumbi (Finance), Thandi Sintu (Economic and Social Development), Jacobus Grobbelaar, Handré Marais, April Matebus

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Rodney Pieterse
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr B F James
    Communications Officer: Ms Beatrice Bosch
    LED Officer: Mr Sindisile Madyo
    Other Senior Management: Mr T A Loko (Senior Manager: Corporate Services), Mr H P Greeff (Senior Manager: Infrastructure, Housing, Planning and Development)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 195 595186 351
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.8%31.6%
    Population 15 to 64 68.2%62.4%
    Population over 65 6.0%6.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 46.760.4
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 99.697.6
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.10%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a28.3%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a35.4%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 11.9%14.6%
    Matric 24.0%20.5%
    Higher education 5.4%6.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 56 30949 193
    Average household size 3.53.7
    Female headed households 36.8%36.9%
    Formal dwellings 89.0%86.3%
    Housing owned 61.1%52.0%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 72.6%65.7%
    Weekly refuse removal 74.2%72.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 45.1%47.0%
    Electricity for lighting 89.8%85.1%

    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 revenue483356737487
    Transfers recognised - operational23 22737 57942 68535 775
    Other own revenue7 4063 7975 0334 084
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)31 11641 73248 45540 347
    Employee costs22 35725 54423 98221 888
    Remuneration of councillors3 7273 5433 3363 178
    Depreciation & asset impairment-2 2482 1282 042
    Finance charges-1 2481 2831 497
    Materials and bulk purchases167301399420
    Transfers and grants-1 3537 6354 789
    Other expenditure15 15411 39911 36110 274
    Total Expenditure41 40545 63650 12444 088
    Surplus/(Deficit)(10 290)(3 904)(1 669)(3 742)
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(10 290)(3 904)(1 669)(3 742)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(10 290)(3 904)(1 669)(3 742)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure1 1052 6041 345225
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Public contributions & donations1 1052 6041 345-
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds---225
    Total sources of capital funds1 1052 6041 345225
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets7228984 78515 890
    Total non current assets12 59714 65215 73815 684
    Total current liabilities9 9019 70710 38818 633
    Total non current liabilities14 48016 08416 75018 755
    Community wealth/Equity(11 062)(10 242)(6 614)(5 815)
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating1 876(6 446)(9 892)6 774
    Net cash from (used) investing(688)(1 975)(1 345)(224)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 163)(768)(663)(812)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end550(5 605)3 58415 466
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure--1 729661
    Irregular expenditure2 5671 97423 0924 580
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure-24822989
    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) 22 35725 54423 98221 88820 856
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 3 7273 5433 3363 1783 054
     
    Total Employee Positions 3893629810485
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1164721220
    Total Vacancy Percentage 29.82%12.98%21.43%21.15%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 10110
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2118766
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 40110
    Community And Social Service Positions 5034000
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1711000
    Finance And Administration Positions 4852869357
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 7719200
    Electricity Positions 1715000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 63000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 2821000
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 65000
    Road Transport Positions 6759000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 285000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 3233000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 56000
    Waste Management Positions 5048000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 142000
    Waste Water Management Positions 3233000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 73000
    Water Positions 3927000
    Vacant Water Positions 212000
    Other Positions 0170017
    Vacant Other Positions 03000

    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/a40.70
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 21 40920 666000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 20 57419 831000
    Inside the yard 17 69516 952000
    Less than 200m from yard 2 8792 879000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2102 021000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 18 56518 215000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2102 021000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 21 32020 837000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 14 52714 527000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 484484000
    Ventilated pit latrine 4 9704 895000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 5930000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2102 021000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 14 33614 336000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2102 021000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Alternative and renewable energy projects in the different municipalities.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Mining (uranium and diamond deposits); rail revitalisation.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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