Mhlontlo Local Municipality (EC156)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 31, Qumbu, 5180
    Physical: 96 LG Mabindla Avenue, Qumbu
    Tel: 047 553 7000
    Fax: 047 553 0189
    Web: www.mhlontlolm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 826km²
    Description: The Mhlontlo Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the OR Tambo District in the Eastern Cape Province. The municipality lies on the north-east side of the Eastern Cape provincial border alongside the N2 route between Mthatha and Mt Frere, and the R396 between Tsolo and Maclear.
     It is bordered by the Umzimvubu Local Municipality to the north, King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality to the south, Nyandeni Local Municipality to the east, and Elundini Local Municipality to the west. It is one of the five municipalities in the district, making up a quarter of its geographical area.

    Cities/Towns: Qumbu, Tsolo
    Main Economic Sectors: Wholesale and retail trade (10.8%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (3.3%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 40, UDM 3, CI 2, DA 2, EFF 2, INDEPENDENT 2
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Nompumelelo Dywili
    Other Members of Council: Mbulelo Jara (Speaker), Nozolile Mvanyashe (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Sibongile Goodman Sotshongaye
    Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Nomaphelo Boti
    Communications Officer: Mr Sisa Mpehle
    LED Officer: Mr Zwelixolile Zipete (Director: LED Planning and Rural Development)
    Other Senior Management: Mpilo Yilo (Director: Community Services), Lizo Matiwane (Director: Corporate Services), Mr Thando Mase (Director: Infrastructure Development)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 189 176190 751
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 38.8%38.3%
    Population 15 to 64 55.1%54.4%
    Population over 65 6.1%7.2%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 81.683.7
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 88.786.7
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.19%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 11.5%14.6%
    Matric 14.8%12.3%
    Higher education 3.3%4.7%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 41 39544 080
    Average household size 4.64.1
    Female headed households 57.1%56.9%
    Formal dwellings 41.5%34.3%
    Housing owned 83.9%54.3%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 2.0%2.9%
    Weekly refuse removal 1.8%4.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 1.0%4.0%
    Electricity for lighting 83.9%72.4%

    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 findingsQualified audit opinionAdverse audit opinionAdverse audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates32 0199 0787 6087 270
    Service charges1 158573568566
    Investment revenue3 5591 2111 4132 314
    Transfers recognised - operational182 184138 046126 675109 996
    Other own revenue4 9834 4134 0723 558
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)223 903153 322140 336123 703
    Employee costs76 44468 07960 98151 307
    Remuneration of councillors16 57315 14513 63113 316
    Depreciation & asset impairment97 70815 22915 78010 844
    Finance charges-234--
    Materials and bulk purchases-1 881--
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure94 29457 09692 13061 493
    Total Expenditure285 019157 664182 522136 961
    Surplus/(Deficit)(61 117)(4 342)(42 186)(13 257)
    Transfers recognised - capital38 27852 71233 29024 670
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(22 839)48 370(8 896)11 413
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(22 839)48 370(8 896)11 413
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure48 91046 79241 79620 554
    Transfers recognised - capital48 91046 79241 79620 554
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds48 91046 79241 79620 554
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets52 23531 72312 61443 346
    Total non current assets657 292187 245154 920127 245
    Total current liabilities20 94920 76427 56422 995
    Total non current liabilities5 6845 1854 3455 032
    Community wealth/Equity682 894193 019135 626142 564
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating58 57159 79210 71041 027
    Net cash from (used) investing(48 022)(46 790)(43 840)(19 957)
    Net cash from (used) financing----
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end25 92615 3772 00935 141
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure18 24110 27219 48121 492
    Irregular expenditure51 8741 062113 57062 771
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure5764467188
    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) 76 44468 07960 98151 30747 836
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 16 57315 14513 63113 316-
     
    Total Employee Positions 254290328204196
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 8392105142
    Total Vacancy Percentage 32.68%31.72%32.01%6.86%1.02%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77776
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 11100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 161215157
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 52572
    Community And Social Service Positions 104113796026
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 42392100
    Finance And Administration Positions 65601468280
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 13154620
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00001
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 021181214
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 09600
    Road Transport Positions 3438000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1214000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00101
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00100
    Waste Management Positions 010024
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00000
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 2838622837
    Vacant Other Positions 10122550

    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? 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? NoNoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 46 76646 43146 30746 30746 307
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 3804 4324 60000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/an/a0
    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 2 5912 5911 4121 4121 418
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 26326592800

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Mhlontlo Nature Reserve; Mhlontlo Waste Recycling; Mhlontlo Tourism Programme (MTOURP); cooperative development centres.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Development of sportsfields; construction of surfaced roads in towns; revitalisation of Qumbu and Tsolo Towns; economic infrastructure development.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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