Ulundi Local Municipality (KZN266)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X17, Ulundi, 3838
    Physical: BA 81, Prince Mangosuthu Street, Ulundi
    Tel: 035 874 5100
    Fax: 035 870 1164
    Web: www.ulundi.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 250km²
    Description: The Ulundi Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the northern part of the KwaZulu-Natal Province within the Zululand District. It is one of the five municipalities in the district, making up almost a quarter of its geographical area. Ulundi is the power hub of central Zululand. It is rich in cultural, historical and wildlife experiences.
     The Ulundi Museum is just a few minutes from the centre of town, and the R700 leads to the Ondini Cultural Reserve. In addition, the eMakhosini Ophathe Park lies only 10km out of town, and the Hluhluwe/Mfolozi Game Park is accessible through the new Cengeni Gate a mere 35km away.

    Cities/Towns: Ulundi
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, commercial, retail
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: IFP 35, ANC 11, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: IFP
    Mayor: W M Ntshangase
    Other Members of Council: T G Madela (Deputy Mayor), N J Manana (Speaker)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: P S A Buthelezi / N G Zulu
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr J H Mhlongo
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 205 762188 317
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 41.1%40.2%
    Population 15 to 64 54.9%55.2%
    Population over 65 4.0%4.6%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 82.081.1
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 84.582.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.01%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a49.4%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a61.8%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 14.9%20.6%
    Matric 34.3%29.9%
    Higher education 8.2%5.9%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 38 55335 198
    Average household size 5.35.1
    Female headed households 58.9%58.8%
    Formal dwellings 53.2%65.2%
    Housing owned 88.7%53.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 18.1%19.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 16.2%19.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 15.7%22.2%
    Electricity for lighting 85.7%73.4%

    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 findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates58 08155 86043 16727 593
    Service charges65 64882 05462 91248 255
    Investment revenue3 956825533209
    Transfers recognised - operational133 145106 37687 47787 130
    Other own revenue49 09112 47716 49125 463
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)309 922257 592210 581188 650
    Employee costs102 91381 54373 64768 492
    Remuneration of councillors14 05713 48712 06010 859
    Depreciation & asset impairment40 332107 97357 75065 900
    Finance charges6 1946716-
    Materials and bulk purchases62 25254 51451 76249 249
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure129 63198 63576 11678 165
    Total Expenditure355 379356 824271 341272 665
    Surplus/(Deficit)(45 457)(99 233)(60 760)(84 014)
    Transfers recognised - capital48 95749 88530 38134 700
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions3 500(49 347)(30 379)(49 314)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year3 500(49 347)(30 379)(49 314)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure44 93663 672-29 946
    Transfers recognised - capital40 47349 885-29 946
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds4 46313 787--
    Total sources of capital funds44 93663 672-29 946
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets45 39666 41062 75017 923
    Total non current assets469 419488 135538 063692 083
    Total current liabilities120 503114 586105 79778 727
    Total non current liabilities9 1283 3173 4153 238
    Community wealth/Equity385 184436 643491 601628 041
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating46 44640 08929 76628 401
    Net cash from (used) investing(48 324)(45 421)(22 636)(27 753)
    Net cash from (used) financing10262514(23)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end2 3784 2469 3171 672
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure1 99246 39420 4892 327
    Irregular expenditure-2 80622 90417 694
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure9 7927 5709 1152 025
    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) 102 91381 54373 64768 492-
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 14 05713 48712 06010 859-
     
    Total Employee Positions 301346363375424
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 6264965065
    Total Vacancy Percentage 20.60%18.50%26.45%13.33%15.33%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 66666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 12000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 3633323126
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1081071
    Community And Social Service Positions 3939756161
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 232066
    Finance And Administration Positions 93929265151
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 182629425
    Electricity Positions 4239466262
    Vacant Electricity Positions 99132020
    Enviromental Protection Positions 1313011
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 30000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 2872753434
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 18112488
    Road Transport Positions 2829373434
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00055
    Sport And Recreation Positions 38022
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 04000
    Waste Management Positions 9904747
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 11000
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 460320
    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/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? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 22 02821 97821 70020 61720 245
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 289242198189134

    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? 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 5 8095 8095 7907 3478 395
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 92242198189114

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

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