Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality (NW396)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 13, Christiana, 2680
    Physical: Cnr Robyn & Dirkie Uys Streets, Christiana
    Tel: 053 441 2206
    Fax: 053 441 3735
    Web: www.lekwateemane.co.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 681km²
    Description: The Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality in the North West Province. It neighbours the following municipalities: Maquassi Hills, Mamusa, the Frances Baard District and Magareng. It is one of five municipalities in the district. Lekwa-Teemane was established on 6 December 2000.
     Christiana is an agricultural town situated on the banks of the Vaal River. The town was established in 1870, when diamonds were discovered in the river banks.
     Not far from Christiana is the agricultural town of Bloemhof. It was founded in 1864 and established on the farm owned by John Barclay, who survived the HMS Birkenhead shipwreck in 1852. The place became known as Bloemhof (flower court) because of the lovely gardens that were planted there by Barclay's daughter.

    Cities/Towns: Bloemhof, Christiana
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture and hunting (12.6%), transport (8%), finance and insurance (7.6%)
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 10, DA 3, F4SD 2, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Kagiso Palagangwe
    Other Members of Council: Kagiso Palagangwe (Mayor and Speaker), Elias Majikela (Whip), Mpho Pilane (Chairperson: Infrastructure, Development and Town Planning Portfolio Committee), Lydia Segola (Chairperson: Community Services and LED Portfolio Committee), Kgalalelo Majahe (Chairperson: Finance and Corporate Services Portfolio Committee)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Ndoda Mgengo
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Mpai Polori (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Oatile Letebele
    LED Officer: Pakiso Leshage
    Other Senior Management: Tebogo Lesie (Director: Community Services), Oatile Letebele (Director: Corporate Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 56 02553 248
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.6%31.8%
    Population 15 to 64 62.8%62.1%
    Population over 65 5.6%6.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 59.261.1
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 97.999.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.16%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a30.5%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a39.3%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 9.6%17.9%
    Matric 28.1%20.8%
    Higher education 4.8%5.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 16 49614 930
    Average household size 3.43.4
    Female headed households 35.6%35.4%
    Formal dwellings 93.3%79.2%
    Housing owned 72.7%53.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 87.1%86.8%
    Weekly refuse removal 85.9%73.5%
    Piped water inside dwelling 29.9%29.5%
    Electricity for lighting 94.1%86.1%

    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 rates11 98812 53813 15211 887
    Service charges117 401114 395109 42385 150
    Investment revenue299278229247
    Transfers recognised - operational44 41141 72435 55447 375
    Other own revenue49 68765 57027 47347 145
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)223 786234 505185 831191 804
    Employee costs44 76048 24539 29237 975
    Remuneration of councillors4 3944 2544 4683 536
    Depreciation & asset impairment17 96028 31731 46429 063
    Finance charges1 4181 146174461
    Materials and bulk purchases68 19560 04556 10154 101
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure117 045146 873102 800115 438
    Total Expenditure253 773288 881234 299240 574
    Surplus/(Deficit)(29 987)(54 376)(48 468)(48 770)
    Transfers recognised - capital18 73719 11516 28819 753
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(11 250)(35 261)(32 180)(29 016)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(11 250)(35 261)(32 180)(29 016)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure17 64722 60014 35911 106
    Transfers recognised - capital17 33621 57714 2898 932
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing---590
    Internally generated funds3111 024706 507
    Total sources of capital funds17 64722 60014 35916 028
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets27 58543 24759 29843 907
    Total non current assets377 206678 790690 688693 847
    Total current liabilities258 068231 983213 619204 107
    Total non current liabilities35 26334 75626 72618 143
    Community wealth/Equity111 460455 298509 641515 504
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating20 02520 77010 27022 479
    Net cash from (used) investing(19 914)(22 322)(14 358)(21 452)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(573)4 535(1 810)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(278)(389)(1 735)(2 181)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure-56 37532 052-
    Irregular expenditure1 56812 21714 62922 035
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure5 7495 7733 7552 621
    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) 44 76048 24539 29237 97546 385
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 3944 2544 4683 5362 988
     
    Total Employee Positions 301303313288304
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 676469634
    Total Vacancy Percentage 22.26%21.12%22.04%21.88%1.32%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55554
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 11204
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 151616160
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 00110
    Community And Social Service Positions 97101108101152
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 131313210
    Finance And Administration Positions 8888887360
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 323232160
    Electricity Positions 969117
    Vacant Electricity Positions 30340
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 000129
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00040
    Road Transport Positions 878787020
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 18181800
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0001010
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00030
    Waste Management Positions 0003322
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00070
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 0002720
    Vacant Water Positions 00070
    Other Positions 00000
    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? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 17 54217 54217 54216 40613 706
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 17 54217 54217 54214 70913 032
    Inside the yard 17 54214 93014 93012 53413 000
    Less than 200m from yard 02 6122 6122 1750
    More than 200m from yard 000032
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 5005 9005 9005 7935 800

    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 17 00014 98214 98214 51014 163
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 5005 9005 9005 7935 800

    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? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 17 56217 56217 56217 54212 566
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 16 64913 99113 83012 57011 259
    Flush toilet - septic tank 800800800800763
    Ventilated pit latrine 02 6122 6122 175228
    Bucket system 931393003000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 5005 9005 9005 7935 800

    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 17 54214 93014 93014 26711 476
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 5005 9005 9005 7935 800

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

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