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 Disclaimer of audit opinionQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates68 10665 59457 23960 257
    Service charges108 15199 01393 50479 414
    Investment revenue638277359332
    Transfers recognised - operational112 38887 63373 62665 471
    Other own revenue168 17453 89773 67250 508
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)457 458306 414298 400255 983
    Employee costs118 246123 09894 19293 712
    Remuneration of councillors13 24311 79010 4929 052
    Depreciation & asset impairment62 98760 12761 01069 182
    Finance charges1 215231128226
    Materials and bulk purchases74 56065 62667 50153 402
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure166 457189 28799 144172 461
    Total Expenditure436 709450 159332 466398 036
    Surplus/(Deficit)20 748(143 745)(34 066)(142 052)
    Transfers recognised - capital55 49938 76831 53732 895
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions76 247(104 977)(2 529)(109 157)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year76 247(104 977)(2 529)(109 157)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure52 36835 76049 56942 949
    Transfers recognised - capital40 42526 02628 43929 238
    Public contributions & donations--9 365-
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds11 9439 73411 76613 711
    Total sources of capital funds52 36835 76049 56942 949
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets556 048186 197284 87556 845
    Total non current assets927 373923 2981 051 5751 057 189
    Total current liabilities123 386368 045392 588373 494
    Total non current liabilities215 05059 65650 15733 736
    Community wealth/Equity1 144 985681 794893 704706 805
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating68 20657 36588 72643 315
    Net cash from (used) investing(52 368)(35 847)(102 469)(42 949)
    Net cash from (used) financing(8 015)(495)(6 131)(941)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end11 0693 246(17 807)2 066
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure13 48946 515-12 587
    Irregular expenditure11710 02416 98064 391
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure1 1796 1061 534970
    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) 118 246123 09894 19293 71292 800
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 13 24311 79010 4929 0529 054
     
    Total Employee Positions 688637649631479
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 27722820918486
    Total Vacancy Percentage 40.26%35.79%32.20%29.16%17.95%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 66666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 24111
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 8576737147
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 202015133
    Community And Social Service Positions 1111711311183
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 561045360
    Finance And Administration Positions 14413914113960
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 564744350
    Electricity Positions 5351535116
    Vacant Electricity Positions 262325230
    Enviromental Protection Positions 080017
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 02000
    Health Positions 00009
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 1320131312
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 35110
    Road Transport Positions 565355504
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 191713100
    Sport And Recreation Positions 086000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 035000
    Waste Management Positions 8775848423
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 21171050
    Waste Water Management Positions 10272767616
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 613137430
    Water Positions 000036
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 31343530150
    Vacant Other Positions 1317181782

    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? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    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? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 41 02141 02139 61338 28637 345
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 9123 9121 4213 7043 716

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    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 22 94122 94122 55322 55322 553
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 1191 1191 0293 8923 721

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

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