Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality (LIM334)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X01020, Phalaborwa, 1390
    Physical: Civic Centre, Nelson Mandela Drive, Phalaborwa
    Tel: 015 780 6300
    Fax: 015 781 0726
    Web: www.ba-phalaborwa.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 7 462km²
    Description: The Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality is a Category B municipality found in the Mopani District in the Limpopo Province. It is situated in the north-eastern part of Mopani, just less than 1km from the Kruger National Park border. It is the largest of five municipalities in the district, making up over a third of its geographical area.
     It is 220km from Polokwane (previously Pietersburg) and Mbombela (previously Nelspruit), and serves as a central gateway to the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park through the Giriyondo Border. It is an entry and exit point to the Mozambican side of the Xai-Xai beaches. The area has vast tourism and manufacturing investment opportunities.

    Cities/Towns: Gravelotte, Leydsdorp
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 26, EFF 6, DA 4, COPE 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Pule Josiah Shayi
    Other Members of Council: S L Mohlala, M M Malesa, S R De Beer, T Nkuna, M S Magomane, A N Mmola

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Dr S S Sebashe
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr T Mogano (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Mr Jonas Mahesu (Municipal Spokesperson)
    LED Officer: Mr M C Mashale
    Other Senior Management: Mr M I Moakamela (Director: Corporate Services), Mr H Zungu (Director: Community and Social Services), Mr K Mpharalala (Director: Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 168 937150 637
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.4%32.9%
    Population 15 to 64 65.2%63.2%
    Population over 65 3.4%3.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 53.358.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 95.294.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.61%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a37.4%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a50.2%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 12.9%14.6%
    Matric 30.6%23.3%
    Higher education 9.2%12.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 49 10041 115
    Average household size 3.43.6
    Female headed households 38.9%39.5%
    Formal dwellings 96.7%96.4%
    Housing owned 77.0%61.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 36.8%40.5%
    Weekly refuse removal 42.2%48.8%
    Piped water inside dwelling 30.6%37.1%
    Electricity for lighting 98.1%90.8%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates93 04565 59457 23960 257
    Service charges109 69299 01393 50479 414
    Investment revenue633277359332
    Transfers recognised - operational112 56487 63373 62665 471
    Other own revenue62 00253 89773 67250 508
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)377 937306 414298 400255 983
    Employee costs108 305123 09894 19293 712
    Remuneration of councillors14 21011 79010 4929 052
    Depreciation & asset impairment59 10960 12761 01069 182
    Finance charges1 165231128226
    Materials and bulk purchases73 84265 62667 50153 402
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure105 545189 28799 144172 461
    Total Expenditure362 176450 159332 466398 036
    Surplus/(Deficit)15 761(143 745)(34 066)(142 052)
    Transfers recognised - capital53 69938 76831 53732 895
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions69 461(104 977)(2 529)(109 157)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year69 461(104 977)(2 529)(109 157)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure56 23635 76049 56942 949
    Transfers recognised - capital48 22526 02628 43929 238
    Public contributions & donations--9 365-
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds8 0119 73411 76613 711
    Total sources of capital funds56 23635 76049 56942 949
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets627 268186 197284 87556 845
    Total non current assets920 426923 2981 051 5751 057 189
    Total current liabilities21 357368 045392 588373 494
    Total non current liabilities59 65659 65650 15733 736
    Community wealth/Equity1 466 681681 794893 704706 805
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating65 12357 36588 72643 315
    Net cash from (used) investing(64 560)(35 847)(102 469)(42 949)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(495)(6 131)(941)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end2 4143 246(17 807)2 066
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a46 515-12 587
    Irregular expendituren/a10 02416 98064 391
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a6 1061 534970
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 123 09894 19293 71292 800
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 11 79010 4929 0529 054
     
    Total Employee Positions 637649631479
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 22820918486
    Total Vacancy Percentage 35.79%32.20%29.16%17.95%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 4111
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 76737147
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2015133
    Community And Social Service Positions 1711311183
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1045360
    Finance And Administration Positions 13914113960
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 4744350
    Electricity Positions 51535116
    Vacant Electricity Positions 2325230
    Enviromental Protection Positions 80017
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 2000
    Health Positions 0009
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 20131312
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 5110
    Road Transport Positions 5355504
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1713100
    Sport And Recreation Positions 86000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 35000
    Waste Management Positions 75848423
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 171050
    Waste Water Management Positions 72767616
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 3137430
    Water Positions 00036
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 343530150
    Vacant Other Positions 17181782

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 0000
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 41 02139 61338 28637 345
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 9121 4213 7043 716

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 22 94122 55322 55322 553
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 1191 0293 8923 721

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

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