Ditsobotla Local Municipality (NW384)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 7, Litchtenburg, 2740
    Physical: Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive & Transvaal Street, Litchtenburg
    Tel: 018 633 3800
    Fax: 018 632 5247
    Web: www.ditsobotla.co.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 6 465km²
    Description: The Ditsobotla Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Ngaka Modiri Molema District in the North West Province. It is one of the five municipalities in the district, making up almost a quarter of its geographical area. The seat of the local municipality is Lichtenburg. The municipality was established through the amalgamation of the former Lichtenburg, Coligny and Biesiesvlei Transitional Councils.
     Its main attractions are cultural, heritage and agricultural museums; the burning vlei – a unique vlei consisting of the thick layers of subterranean peat that burnt for years, creating a rare natural phenomenon; the Lichtenburg Game Breeding Centre; Eufees and Duch Roode Dams, situated between the CBD and Burgersdorp; and Molopo Oog/Wondergat.

    Cities/Towns: Biesiesvlei, Coligny, Lichtenburg
    Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing (38.5%), agriculture (16.5%), wholesale and retail (7.4%)
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration.
    Composition of Council: ANC 25, DA 7, EFF 5, ACDP 1, F4SD 1, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: D T Buthelezi
    Other Members of Council: M E Mmota (Speaker)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr M Juta (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Tsie Tsie (Acting)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 181 865166 952
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 27.0%32.6%
    Population 15 to 64 68.3%61.9%
    Population over 65 4.8%5.5%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 46.561.6
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 105.6101.6
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.94%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 8.9%14.4%
    Matric 25.4%20.3%
    Higher education 5.9%6.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 54 15443 885
    Average household size 3.43.7
    Female headed households 33.5%35.6%
    Formal dwellings 80.5%74.6%
    Housing owned 64.2%51.5%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 55.0%44.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 36.5%38.1%
    Piped water inside dwelling 31.8%35.2%
    Electricity for lighting 88.1%74.6%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Qualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates37 29525 95937 114131 661
    Service charges178 616174 366148 512209 146
    Investment revenue-160482514
    Transfers recognised - operational104 39574 23893 730123 438
    Other own revenue31 10825 19516 3615 019
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)351 415299 917296 198469 778
    Employee costs151 385144 556138 409120 590
    Remuneration of councillors13 21510 8725 0409 827
    Depreciation & asset impairment64 22561 45832 5318 871
    Finance charges5 6977 110--
    Materials and bulk purchases129 0913 243113 969100 618
    Transfers and grants-3 308(10 494)6 447
    Other expenditure168 652153 40063 288185 030
    Total Expenditure532 264383 947342 743431 383
    Surplus/(Deficit)(180 849)(84 030)(46 545)38 395
    Transfers recognised - capital18 40322 599--
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(162 446)(61 431)(46 545)38 395
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(162 446)(61 431)(46 545)38 395
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure34 237230685 14335 010
    Transfers recognised - capital34 237--31 597
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds-230685 1433 413
    Total sources of capital funds34 237230685 14335 010
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets123 305655 680311 737217 923
    Total non current assets987 8751 768 722805 333151 872
    Total current liabilities352 793779 824329 353158 469
    Total non current liabilities28 26648 3422 36437 329
    Community wealth/Equity730 1201 596 236785 352173 997
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating25 559(95 440)(78 474)(7 941)
    Net cash from (used) investing(34 237)9 744(166 892)(31 597)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(2 145)--
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end64 032(323 950)(236 460)(8 906)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure44 42921 26474 9605 469
    Irregular expenditure2 6851 64218 656-
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure4 2979 1715923 754
    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) 151 385144 556138 409120 590183 028
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 13 21510 8725 0409 82720 183
     
    Total Employee Positions 625651651450693
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 86518449237
    Total Vacancy Percentage 13.76%7.83%12.90%10.89%34.20%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 67665
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 31120
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2020222219
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 42447
    Community And Social Service Positions 140112111110111
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 161111526
    Finance And Administration Positions 8168686568
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 466421
    Electricity Positions 4646464146
    Vacant Electricity Positions 3527251922
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00003
    Vacant Health Positions 00001
    Public Safety Positions 62595952105
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 999232
    Road Transport Positions 00000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 560000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 3686864886
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 1005326
    Waste Water Management Positions 012012042120
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 007061
    Water Positions 6996964396
    Vacant Water Positions 5011026
    Other Positions 10937372134
    Vacant Other Positions 055015

    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/a0.00n/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 51 22846 47046 47044 17744 177
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 51 22846 47046 47044 17744 177
    Inside the yard 32 79432 01132 01130 14330 143
    Less than 200m from yard 18 4340000
    More than 200m from yard 014 45914 45914 03414 034
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 0604 3584 3586 1803 238

    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? YesNoNoNoYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 47 87347 22444 17744 17744 177
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 0602 1602 1604 0681 581

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a0n/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 33 94233 94233 94229 21529 215
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 14 83014 83014 83010 99710 997
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 6501 6501 650928928
    Ventilated pit latrine 14 96214 96214 96214 96214 962
    Bucket system 2 5002 5002 5002 3280
    Other 00002 328
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 0604 3584 3584 0683 238

    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 30 14330 14330 14330 14330 143
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 0604 3584 3584 0683 238

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

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