Great Kei Local Municipality (EC123)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X2, Komga, 4950
    Physical: 17 Main Street, Komga, 4950
    Tel: 043 831 5700
    Fax: 043 831 1306
    Web: www.greatkeilm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 736km²
    Description: The Great Kei Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Amathole District in the Eastern Cape Province amidst the three former industrial towns of Butterworth, King William's Town and East London.
     It is bounded by Stutterheim in the north, the Wild Coast in the south-east, the Great Kei River in the east, and Buffalo City in the west. It is the smallest of the six municipalities in the district.
     Regional access is obtained through the district via the N2 National Route from East London to Butterworth. It is mainly a tourist destination, though the film industry has also shown keen interest in the area. It is also historically famous for its agricultural sector and cultural heritage.

    Cities/Towns: Amatola Coastal, Kei Mouth, Komga, Morgan Bay
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services, agriculture
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 9, DA 2, EFF 1, INDEPENDENT 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Loyiso Tshetsha
    Other Members of Council: Luleka Ndabambi (Chief Whip), N Kansthashe (Municipal Transformation and Institutional Development Committee), W Ndoro (MPAC), N Mevana (Financial Viability and Sustainability Committee), T Gqomoroshe (Service Delivery and Infrastructure Development Committee), L Mhlontlo (Local Economic Development Committee), N Mgema (Good Governance and Public Participation Committee)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mrs Ivy Sikhulu-Nqwena
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr L Mosala
    Communications Officer: Mrs A Shumana
    LED Officer: Ms L Dziba
    Other Senior Management: Mr M Gila (Acting Director: Technical, Infrastructure and Community Services), Mr B Douglas (Acting Director: Corporate Services), L Juju (Acting General Manager)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 31 69230 832
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 27.4%28.4%
    Population 15 to 64 66.4%62.0%
    Population over 65 6.2%9.6%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 50.661.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 92.492.3
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.63%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.6%18.7%
    Matric 19.1%15.4%
    Higher education 4.4%5.2%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 8 7748 073
    Average household size 3.63.3
    Female headed households 45.0%44.6%
    Formal dwellings 66.6%68.5%
    Housing owned 83.0%60.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 19.5%12.0%
    Weekly refuse removal 26.7%42.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 8.1%17.4%
    Electricity for lighting 75.8%78.3%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionAdverse audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates19 64617 19416 45512 638
    Service charges9 7166 4445 8696 788
    Investment revenue4352761 0881 491
    Transfers recognised - operational46 35342 63737 57534 698
    Other own revenue6 2197 7007 1055 064
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)82 36974 25268 09260 679
    Employee costs41 00931 76631 98127 214
    Remuneration of councillors3 9893 7593 2022 994
    Depreciation & asset impairment-31 35521 74418 521
    Finance charges4971 3672 355651
    Materials and bulk purchases7 0617 2625 3996 644
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure25 12037 78936 09629 272
    Total Expenditure77 676113 298100 77885 295
    Surplus/(Deficit)4 692(39 046)(32 686)(24 615)
    Transfers recognised - capital29 53112 81521 79614 594
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions34 224(26 231)(10 890)(10 021)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year34 224(26 231)(10 890)(10 021)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure30 4099 994324 879422 931
    Transfers recognised - capital27 6015 005145 832137 525
    Public contributions & donations--179 047285 406
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds2 8084 989--
    Total sources of capital funds30 4099 994324 879422 931
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets(12 378)27 48544 548165 156
    Total non current assets75 694319 172324 685422 931
    Total current liabilities22 20944 44219 68826 934
    Total non current liabilities(9 266)13 49615 6089 124
    Community wealth/Equity50 373288 720333 937552 029
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating14 40434 52815 44317 126
    Net cash from (used) investing(30 736)(9 994)(29 919)(27 847)
    Net cash from (used) financing(317)(4 288)-(292)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(15 657)20 8562 16616 641
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a23 2159 92510 021
    Irregular expendituren/a5 1242 32914 012
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a100755585
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 31 76631 98127 21418 874
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 3 7593 2022 9942 847
     
    Total Employee Positions 161178159138
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 20303415
    Total Vacancy Percentage 12.42%16.85%21.38%10.87%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5556
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 2313
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 10786
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 3002
    Community And Social Service Positions 130453
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 9000
    Finance And Administration Positions 59717458
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 223309
    Electricity Positions 5144
    Vacant Electricity Positions 1111
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 16055
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 2000
    Road Transport Positions 23266
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1320
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 5162530
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 0000
    Vacant Other Positions 0000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 0000
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 3 4963 4963 4333 433
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 3322 0631 0451 045

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 3 9943 6693 6693 669
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 18115000

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

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