Hantam Local Municipality (NC065)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X14, Calvinia, 8190
    Physical: Hope Street, Calvinia
    Tel: 027 341 8500
    Fax: 027 341 8501
    Web: www.hantam.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 36 128km²
    Description: The Hantam Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Namakwa District in the Northern Cape Province. It is the largest municipality of six in the district, making up a third of its geographical area. It has its centre in Calvinia, which is approximately 400km from Cape Town, Springbok, Upington and Beaufort West. A 1 250m tarred runway, very close to Calvinia, is used by many visitors to this beautiful part of the Northern Cape. Numerous government departments are also situated in Calvinia.
     The municipality provides work for more than 140 permanent employees. Seventy percent of the population live and work in the towns. Farming is the main contributor to the economy, namely sheep, wool and lucerne, as well as rooibos tea.
     The Hantam Municipality is well known for its wide open spaces, stunning mountain ranges, and nature reserves filled with an incredible array of plants and bulbs that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

    Cities/Towns: Brandvlei, Calvinia, Loeriesfontein, Middelpos, Nieuwoudtville, Onderste Doorns
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 5, DA 4
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Roger N Swartz
    Other Members of Council: Mr Roger N Swartz (Mayor and LED), Mr K Alexander (Chairperson: Institutional, Finance and Social Development), Mr A J E Claassen (Social Development), Mrs G Gous (Chairperson: Social Development), Mr H de Wee (Chairperson: Infrastructure and Institutional), Mrs J E Steenkamp (Finance), Mr F J Sterkse (Infrastructure and LLF), Mrs H C Steenkamp (Institutional), Mrs G Opperman (Infrastructure)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr J R van Wyk (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr J Langner (Acting Director: Finance)
    LED Officer: Mr Frans Beukes
    Other Senior Management: Mr Riaan van Wyk (Director: Community Services), Ms G M J Lock (Acting Director: Corporate Services), Mr Sandla Tsengiwe (Director: Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 21 54021 684
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 24.2%27.4%
    Population 15 to 64 66.9%64.3%
    Population over 65 8.9%8.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 49.655.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 101.9100.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.15%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 9.9%13.9%
    Matric 24.7%18.2%
    Higher education 8.0%7.7%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 6 8946 392
    Average household size 3.13.2
    Female headed households 34.1%33.4%
    Formal dwellings 94.8%96.9%
    Housing owned 67.6%53.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 78.3%53.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 76.2%72.0%
    Piped water inside dwelling 65.7%59.8%
    Electricity for lighting 80.9%76.3%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Qualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates6 8896 2135 6794 820
    Service charges38 71434 00130 83829 778
    Investment revenue505458440222
    Transfers recognised - operational25 35025 33628 38423 816
    Other own revenue5 9303 8413 5233 937
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)77 38869 84968 86462 573
    Employee costs32 01329 04825 30923 380
    Remuneration of councillors2 5702 4902 3722 221
    Depreciation & asset impairment6 3904 3843 7765 276
    Finance charges2 7351 5921 3391 250
    Materials and bulk purchases23 11816 71217 82016 321
    Transfers and grants226165246273
    Other expenditure20 45628 52621 09716 256
    Total Expenditure87 50882 91771 96064 977
    Surplus/(Deficit)(10 120)(13 068)(3 096)(2 404)
    Transfers recognised - capital17 17520 72725 16712 338
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions7 0557 65922 0719 933
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year7 0557 65922 0719 933
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure15 89222 37625 38213 121
    Transfers recognised - capital15 52220 24025 05213 024
    Public contributions & donations---44
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds3692 13632953
    Total sources of capital funds15 89222 37625 38213 121
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets20 65316 80920 02921 453
    Total non current assets186 883138 703121 093100 213
    Total current liabilities26 28718 88314 57618 277
    Total non current liabilities36 74219 04616 62214 245
    Community wealth/Equity144 507117 584109 92489 144
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating13 85923 81328 39314 216
    Net cash from (used) investing(15 892)(22 184)(25 553)(10 317)
    Net cash from (used) financing(432)(654)(210)(617)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end8693 334(2 359)4 989
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure2 3852 2682 027774
    Irregular expenditure4 5498 1871 4276 082
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure80688692
    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) 32 01329 04825 30923 38021 619
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 2 5702 4902 3722 2212 062
     
    Total Employee Positions 196167147140146
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1681126
    Total Vacancy Percentage 8.16%4.79%7.48%1.43%4.11%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 30120
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 10000
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 00000
    Community And Social Service Positions 201419197
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00000
    Finance And Administration Positions 4226161617
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 22001
    Electricity Positions 77555
    Vacant Electricity Positions 10100
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 1510660
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00000
    Road Transport Positions 2929212121
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 21100
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1010000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 3232645762
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 24805
    Waste Water Management Positions 1010333
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 30000
    Water Positions 2222888
    Vacant Water Positions 31000
    Other Positions 320018
    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/a82.41n/a81.64
    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 7 8787 8784 6554 6204 380
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 7 8787 8784 6554 6204 380
    Inside the yard 7 8787 8784 6554 6204 380
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 4522 2451 8391 226952

    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? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 5 5445 5444 7024 5624 534
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 2992 2131 8391 226952

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    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 5285 4285 3685 2684 961
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 1 9051 8051 8051 8051 498
    Flush toilet - septic tank 2 8722 8722 8722 8722 872
    Ventilated pit latrine 521521521521521
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 130130707070
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 4522 2451 8391 226952

    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 4285 4285 3685 2684 961
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 4522 2131 8391 226952

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Rooibos tea facility; Flowerbulb Project in Nieuwoudtville.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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