Setsoto Local Municipality (FS191)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 116, Ficksburg, 9730
    Physical: 27 Voortrekker Street, Ficksburg
    Tel: 051 933 9300
    Fax: 051 933 9309
    Web: www.setsoto.co.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 966km²
    Description: The Setsoto Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the eastern Free State Province within the Thabo Mofutsanyana District. It is bordered by the Fezile Dabi District in the north, the Kingdom of Lesotho in the south, Dihlabeng in the east, and Lejweleputswa District in the west. It is one of the six municipalities that make up the district, accounting for 17% of its geographical area.
     The municipality was established in terms of Section 14 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 and was published in Provincial Gazette No. 184 dated 28 September 2000.

    Cities/Towns: Clocolan, Ficksburg, Marquard, Senekal
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance, insurance, real estate and business (21.21%), manufacturing (17.62%), wholesale and retail trade (13.07%), agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing (11.83%), government services (11.45%), community, social and personal services (11.31%), transport, storage and communication (6.79%), electricity, gas and water (3.5%), construction (2.17%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 21, DA 5, EFF 3, UFC 3, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Nthateng Maoke
    Other Members of Council: Mr Krog Sexton Mokhuoane (Speaker)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Tsepiso Ramakarane
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Gabriel Banda
    Communications Officer: Mr Moroesi Gaba
    LED Officer: Mr Edwin Fokane
    Other Senior Management: Mr M Ntheli (Director: Development Planning and Social Security), Mr T Masejane (Director: Corporate), Mr T Zondi (Director: Engineering)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 117 362112 038
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 30.5%32.1%
    Population 15 to 64 63.9%62.0%
    Population over 65 5.7%5.8%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 56.661.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 89.487.7
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.06%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.2%8.6%
    Matric 27.6%22.5%
    Higher education 8.9%6.6%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 37 24633 496
    Average household size 3.23.3
    Female headed households 47.2%46.5%
    Formal dwellings 76.6%70.1%
    Housing owned 59.0%62.2%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 64.1%56.7%
    Weekly refuse removal 58.3%55.3%
    Piped water inside dwelling 15.2%31.3%
    Electricity for lighting 92.5%88.7%

    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 findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates41 09032 14733 44133 195
    Service charges146 817137 434110 346101 730
    Investment revenue1 9342 4582 9032 312
    Transfers recognised - operational177 652174 065168 448168 858
    Other own revenue43 95133 00840 01433 873
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)411 444379 112355 152339 967
    Employee costs169 776154 017133 615128 148
    Remuneration of councillors10 3559 8849 40511 082
    Depreciation & asset impairment215 928261 822202 689213 475
    Finance charges9479191 0411 265
    Materials and bulk purchases53 29353 59452 56248 437
    Transfers and grants2 5012 6073 8778 133
    Other expenditure175 440133 820151 776148 941
    Total Expenditure628 240616 663554 966559 480
    Surplus/(Deficit)(216 796)(237 552)(199 814)(219 513)
    Transfers recognised - capital90 08476 531102 500104 515
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(126 712)(161 020)(97 313)(114 997)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(126 712)(161 020)(97 313)(114 997)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure94 33976 19588 07071 217
    Transfers recognised - capital81 60169 03078 33270 347
    Public contributions & donations12 583-9 738870
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds1557 165--
    Total sources of capital funds94 33976 19588 07071 217
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets156 610176 553152 376126 361
    Total non current assets3 307 1633 290 5623 554 6693 666 100
    Total current liabilities78 04857 90776 54069 825
    Total non current liabilities72 01267 25964 50467 512
    Community wealth/Equity3 313 7133 341 9493 566 0013 655 124
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating100 18468 22090 229103 533
    Net cash from (used) investing(99 603)(76 638)(93 396)(91 343)
    Net cash from (used) financing(627)(478)(1 123)(2 093)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end3 6563 70212 59816 887
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure237 530286 685147 033154 181
    Irregular expenditure2 18833 45074 74468 023
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure13213532211
    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) 169 776154 017133 615128 14891 547
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 10 3559 8849 40511 0828 020
     
    Total Employee Positions 766713722694654
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 4329331969
    Total Vacancy Percentage 5.61%4.07%4.57%2.74%10.55%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 180181614
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 20225
    Community And Social Service Positions 8484413757
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00000
    Finance And Administration Positions 1751631405088
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 120121023
    Electricity Positions 6969162720
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00005
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00040
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00010
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 5551484619
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00004
    Road Transport Positions 16166983101
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 161457661
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 50110
    Waste Management Positions 979317466275
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 7012017
    Waste Water Management Positions 12311110010036
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 140404
    Water Positions 5352537438
    Vacant Water Positions 30019
    Other Positions 555538200
    Vacant Other Positions 029230

    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/a42.21n/a89.00
    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 34 68734 68734 05533 03029 838
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 33 14833 14832 51631 49128 730
    Inside the yard 30 90330 52629 05728 03527 881
    Less than 200m from yard 1 6841 7351 7351 732849
    More than 200m from yard 5618871 7241 7240
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 5855 8174 71726 49628 730

    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 32 24131 94131 94130 05230 052
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 5855 8174 7176 12427 534

    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 33 68733 68731 88831 47429 847
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 20 74320 74319 63519 07619 076
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 1101 1101 1101 4820
    Ventilated pit latrine 1 5621 5621 5621 5621 602
    Bucket system 6 4966 4966 4968 0618 061
    Other 2 6682 6681 9771850
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 5855 8174 71700

    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 34 68734 68734 68733 68729 596
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 5855 8174 71700

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Senekal Textile Project; sandstone mining; Setsoto Agri Village.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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