Stellenbosch Local Municipality (WC024)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 17, Stellenbosch, 7599
    Physical: Plein Street, Stellenbosch
    Tel: 021 808 8111/0861 808 911
    Fax: 021 808 8026
    Web: www.stellenbosch.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 831km²
    Description: The Stellenbosch Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Cape Winelands District in the Western Cape Province. It is the smallest of the five municipalities in the district, making up only 4% of its geographical area.
     The major portion of the area is utilised for agriculture (mainly wine production). Stellenbosch Town is 50km to the east of Cape Town and is – after Cape Town – the oldest town in South Africa.
     The municipal area is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, many places of interest, wine farms, street cafes, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and excellent educational institutions.

    Cities/Towns: Franschhoek, Klapmuts, Pniel, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch Farms
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (27.1%), finance and business services (25.1%), manufacturing (23.5%), agriculture (10.1%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 30, ANC 8, EFF 2, ACDP 1, DNCA 1, PDM 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Mayor: Adv Gesie van Deventer
    Other Members of Council: Esther Groenewald (Portfolio: Corporate and Strategic Services), Donovan Joubert (Speaker), Aldridge Frazenburg (Portfolio: Community Development and Community Services), Paul Biscombe (Portfolio: Integrated Human Settlements and Property), Salie Pieters (Portfolio: Financial Services), Jan De Villiers (Portfolio: Infrastructure), Xoliswa Mdemka (Portfolio: Youth, Sports and Culture), Johannie Serdyn (Portfolio: Planning and Economic Development), Quintin Smit (Portfolio: Protection Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Richard Bosman (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Marius Wüst
    Communications Officer: Mr Vernon Bowers
    LED Officer: Mr Widmark Moses
    Other Senior Management: Dupre Lombaard (Planning and LED), Tabiso Mfeya (Human Settlements and Property Management), Willem Pretorius (Engineering Services), Gerald Esau (Community and Protection Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 173 197155 728
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 23.8%22.8%
    Population 15 to 64 72.1%72.3%
    Population over 65 4.1%4.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 38.738.4
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 96.795.7
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.42%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 1.5%2.9%
    Matric 27.8%23.9%
    Higher education 13.3%16.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 52 27443 417
    Average household size 3.33.3
    Female headed households 36.6%34.6%
    Formal dwellings 65.0%75.1%
    Housing owned 50.0%35.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 97.2%87.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 71.0%87.0%
    Piped water inside dwelling 66.7%72.4%
    Electricity for lighting 92.6%92.9%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property ratesn/a249 181194 146205 935
    Service chargesn/a628 356595 010530 936
    Investment revenuen/a40 18630 92124 835
    Transfers recognised - operationaln/a82 28988 52599 223
    Other own revenuen/a137 056190 43875 069
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)n/a1 137 0681 099 041935 998
    Employee costsn/a313 819271 495243 491
    Remuneration of councillorsn/a14 43113 81712 360
    Depreciation & asset impairmentn/a158 374128 494135 783
    Finance chargesn/a13 40911 3438 451
    Materials and bulk purchasesn/a287 344269 097255 338
    Transfers and grantsn/a5 5555 7354 742
    Other expendituren/a357 862307 685266 569
    Total Expendituren/a1 150 7941 007 665926 735
    Surplus/(Deficit)n/a(13 726)91 3769 264
    Transfers recognised - capitaln/a57 30260 92977 695
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assetsn/a---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributionsn/a43 576152 30486 958
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associaten/a---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the yearn/a43 576152 30486 958
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expendituren/a229 942174 319175 639
    Transfers recognised - capitaln/a57 30250 34763 945
    Public contributions & donationsn/a9710 61112 901
    Borrowingn/a57 433-25 478
    Internally generated fundsn/a115 111113 36173 315
    Total sources of capital fundsn/a229 942174 319175 639
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets880 752826 889706 086587 547
    Total non current assets4 606 2464 793 7614 706 1554 670 400
    Total current liabilities323 738325 027239 239210 041
    Total non current liabilities470 495379 531303 184330 418
    Community wealth/Equity4 692 7654 916 0924 869 8184 717 488
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(174 626)292 925336 625235 164
    Net cash from (used) investing(345 473)(228 466)(284 403)(190 970)
    Net cash from (used) financing38 85540 04313 81517 996
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end128 187609 430504 928438 892
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure4249 80621 89643 478
    Irregular expenditure11 7081 5131 74613 122
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure----
    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) n/a313 819271 495243 491226 459
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) n/a14 43113 81712 36012 125
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 1741 1741 0391 1541 154
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 12012004950
    Total Vacancy Percentage 10.22%10.22%0.00%4.25%4.33%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77766
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 22012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 6969707272
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 66022
    Community And Social Service Positions 44441987777
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 11000
    Finance And Administration Positions 179179184189189
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 141401212
    Electricity Positions 7272626565
    Vacant Electricity Positions 1414011
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 149149184152152
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 55055
    Road Transport Positions 102102888989
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1717000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1581580147147
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 8801515
    Waste Management Positions 7373766565
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 1818011
    Waste Water Management Positions 00925757
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00011
    Water Positions 23523578132132
    Vacant Water Positions 2424077
    Other Positions 86860103103
    Vacant Other Positions 1111044

    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/a80.12n/a95.56
    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 46 86643 91834 75233 07428 612
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 45 96343 01533 84931 97727 515
    Inside the yard 37 90234 95418 94618 47717 380
    Less than 200m from yard 6 2316 23114 90313 50010 135
    More than 200m from yard 1 8301 830000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4865 7575 24212 59112 304

    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 40 35340 35331 38228 15126 429
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4865 7575 2424 78112 304

    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 43 33743 24221 09719 97319 233
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 37 89937 80418 75517 60816 888
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 7091 7091 1001 1001 100
    Ventilated pit latrine 209209000
    Bucket system 1 1371 1378010080
    Other 1 3591 359138138138
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4865 7575 24212 59112 304

    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 40 26438 82429 97129 66832 668
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4865 7575 24212 59112 304

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Community Organisation Resource Centre; Stellenbosch Gotland Municipality Parternship; Stellenbosch Night Shelter; Youth Empowerment Action; @hearts; Youth Affairs; StellEmploy.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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