Amahlathi Local Municipality (EC124)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X4002, Stutterheim, 4930
    Physical: Cnr Maclean & Hill Streets, Stutterheim
    Tel: 043 683 5000
    Fax: 043 683 2970
    Web: www.amahlathi.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 4 820km²
    Description: The Amahlathi Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Amathole District of the Eastern Cape Province. It is bordered by the Chris Hani District to the north, Buffalo City Metro to the south, Mnquma and Great Kei to the east, and Raymond Mhlaba to the west. It is an administrative area, and one of six municipalities in the district.
     Amahlati is an isiXhosa name that means ‘a place where many trees are grouped together, a forest'. Forests are a key feature of the area.

    Cities/Towns: Cathcart, Kei Road, Keiskammahoek, Stutterheim
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (37%), finance (27%), manufacturing (18%), trade (10%), agriculture (4%), construction (2%), transport (2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 24, DA 3, EFF 3
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Pateka Qaba
    Other Members of Council: Nokuzola Mlahleki (Speaker), Xanti Mngxaso (Chief Whip), Nicholas Monti (Portfolio Head: Engineering Services), Nomakosazana Nongqayi (Portfolio Head: Budget and Treasury Office), Neliswa Busika (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), Thamsanqa Balindlela (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Xanti Mngxaso (Portfolio Head: Development and Planning)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Balisa King Socikwa
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Joyce Ntshinga
    Communications Officer: Ms Anathi Nyoka
    LED Officer: Mr Loyiso Simon
    Other Senior Management: Sandile Vara (Director: Community and Protection Services), Mthetho Quma (Director: Corporate Services), Buntu Ondala (Director: Development and Planning), Tembela Bacela (Director: Strategic Management Services), Sikhumbuzo Yoko (Acting Director: Engineering Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 101 826101 035
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.5%30.7%
    Population 15 to 64 63.3%60.9%
    Population over 65 5.2%8.4%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 58.064.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 93.291.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.18%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 5.4%10.0%
    Matric 20.2%13.9%
    Higher education 4.8%4.8%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 24 57728 357
    Average household size 4.13.5
    Female headed households 47.2%48.0%
    Formal dwellings 53.1%61.5%
    Housing owned 75.2%68.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 21.6%22.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 14.0%24.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 13.7%18.4%
    Electricity for lighting 92.0%87.3%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates15 8418 79512 5318 630
    Service charges42 27232 14227 53734 628
    Investment revenue9 4229 2456 6047 813
    Transfers recognised - operational131 522112 691109 97893 280
    Other own revenue7 8517 6596 1053 908
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)206 907170 533162 755195 690
    Employee costs75 49362 22556 32842 993
    Remuneration of councillors13 84912 90810 81610 783
    Depreciation & asset impairment32 72030 3002 52218 551
    Finance charges16 37022 59714 975262
    Materials and bulk purchases24 31327 59715 37017 459
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure76 27264 08048 14143 854
    Total Expenditure239 017219 707148 152133 903
    Surplus/(Deficit)(32 110)(49 175)14 60361 787
    Transfers recognised - capital34 61125 5766 72020 975
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions2 501(23 599)21 32382 762
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year2 501(23 599)21 32382 762
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure53 81935 59430 06587 091
    Transfers recognised - capital34 61125 39214 02421 867
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds19 20810 20216 04165 224
    Total sources of capital funds53 81935 59430 06587 091
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets123 534146 716164 867159 238
    Total non current assets480 323469 685464 150357 126
    Total current liabilities44 83351 72834 87217 648
    Total non current liabilities34 06644 50254 63418 768
    Community wealth/Equity524 958520 171539 511479 948
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating44 43045 37644 20869 665
    Net cash from (used) investing(36 025)(35 670)49 885(75 970)
    Net cash from (used) financing(31 608)(32 272)34 165(364)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end105 825129 029141 0686 679
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure23 46123 90778 6047 605
    Irregular expenditure36 86740 2897 1113 848
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure827653 4231 370
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedAFS

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 75 49362 22556 32842 99334 771
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 13 84912 90810 81610 7839 876
     
    Total Employee Positions 341386413281297
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 5311979
    Total Vacancy Percentage 1.47%0.78%2.66%3.20%26.60%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77775
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 10221
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 161613136
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 23170
    Community And Social Service Positions 31331367451
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 000020
    Finance And Administration Positions 9474505746
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 00008
    Electricity Positions 1010231015
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00405
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 3018382215
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 20005
    Road Transport Positions 9813560070
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 004020
    Sport And Recreation Positions 2020000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 3539399855
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 000010
    Waste Water Management Positions 000034
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 000010
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 0344700
    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/a0.00n/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    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 29 50529 50528 90928 70028 700
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 19 41814 65814 19714 19714 727

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    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 6 2446 2446 2446 2446 246
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9952 9952 8282 8282 534

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Sophumelele Women's Farming Ploughing Project; wattle eradication; rehabilitation of wetlands; cleaning campaign (EPWP); Mlungisi Bridge construction; CBD upgrade; Mlungisi Commercial Park; Woodhouse, Keiskammahoek and Zanyokwe Irrigation Scheme; Amabele Development Blueberries; Nokhaya Youth Cooperative.
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