Umzumbe Local Municipality (KZN213)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 561, Hibberdene, 4220
    Physical: Sipofu Road, Mathulini MPCC, Mthwalume, 4186
    Tel: 039 972 0005
    Fax: 039 972 0099
    Web: www.umzumbe.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 259km²
    Description: The Umzumbe Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located along the coastal strip of the Indian Ocean between uMthwalume and Mfazazana. It is one of four municipalities in the district, making up a quarter of its geographical area.
     Umzumbe Municipality is highly active in the areas of tourism, heritage and agricultural produce. The dramatic scenery of the municipality includes picturesque mountains, winding rivers and well-cultivated forests, offering sound ecotourism.
     Umzumbe Municipality boasts numerous development opportunities, available to people of Umzumbe and to outside investors. The municipality has placed tourism at the top of the agenda. There are currently two tourism sites that are open to the public, namely the Ntelezi Msani Memorial Project and Isivivane sikaShaka Tourism Site. The seashore offers a wealth of opportunities for people interested in, among others, fishing, leisure, and water sports.

    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture and tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 30, IFP 6, APC 1, DA 1, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr S R Ngcobo
    Other Members of Council: S R Ngcobo (Mayor, Finance and Exco), M P L Zungu (Deputy Mayor and Infrastructure), M Shozi (Speaker), J P Mntambo (Municipal Public Accounts Committee), M Z Luthuli (LED and Planning), P Zamisa (Social and Community Services), N Y Mweshe (Corporate), M S Mdletshe (Youth Committee), Inkosi R S Shinga (Traditional Leadership), Inkosi B S Cele (Traditional Leadership), Inkosi N W Mbhele (Traditional Leadership), Inkosi C S Gumede, Inkosi Z E Ngcobo (Traditional Leadership), Inkosi Z R Qwabe (Traditional Leadership), Inkosi B Radebe (Traditional Leadership)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Ms Nokuthula Mgijima
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Kush Audan
    Communications Officer: Mr Trevor Khanyile
    LED Officer: Mr Mfanafuthi Ngwabe
    Other Senior Management: Mr Bongani Nyuswa (Director: Corporate Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 151 676153 407
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 42.4%37.1%
    Population 15 to 64 53.3%56.3%
    Population over 65 4.2%6.6%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 87.577.6
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 91.786.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.26%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 10.7%17.5%
    Matric 27.6%20.2%
    Higher education 4.2%3.7%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 28 13233 446
    Average household size 5.44.4
    Female headed households 55.1%56.5%
    Formal dwellings 44.5%48.5%
    Housing owned 76.2%76.1%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 1.2%2.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 0.1%1.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 1.6%5.3%
    Electricity for lighting 70.0%47.5%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates5 7884 9764 9773 101
    Service charges3---
    Investment revenue7 0566 4304 5043 465
    Transfers recognised - operational73 320124 50785 47893 602
    Other own revenue2 4171 99744510 971
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)88 583137 91095 404111 139
    Employee costs36 04532 94526 53922 381
    Remuneration of councillors13 60312 18411 38710 828
    Depreciation & asset impairment-15 84511 1988 429
    Finance charges1-37-
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure64 17254 95949 29833 012
    Total Expenditure113 821115 93398 45974 650
    Surplus/(Deficit)(25 238)21 977(3 054)36 490
    Transfers recognised - capital56 81854 546-29 908
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions31 58076 523(3 054)66 398
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year31 58076 523(3 054)66 398
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure73 20975 18347 76948 381
    Transfers recognised - capital73 20975 18347 76948 381
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds73 20975 18347 76948 381
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets150 471122 46799 76580 624
    Total non current assets327 453252 720195 050165 721
    Total current liabilities54 24523 69922 38723 312
    Total non current liabilities651642--
    Community wealth/Equity423 028350 846272 428223 034
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating98 43293 95855 90526 134
    Net cash from (used) investing(46 489)(75 330)(41 676)-
    Net cash from (used) financing----
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end51 943110 41391 78677 557
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a---
    Irregular expendituren/a-19 40811 567
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a166941
    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) 32 94526 53922 38118 950
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 12 18411 38710 8289 080
     
    Total Employee Positions 1181187895
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2522523
    Total Vacancy Percentage 21.19%18.64%6.41%24.21%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 4555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 20191515
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2200
    Community And Social Service Positions 52911
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1000
    Finance And Administration Positions 67894954
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1519517
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 1100
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 2200
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0100
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    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 190010
    Vacant Other Positions 7006

    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? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 19 07918 43217 10916 562
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 0004 0004 1430

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    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? YesYesNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 1 00040000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 00040000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Umzumbe Waste Management Project.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Ntelezi Msani Heritage Project, which recognises Poll Tax Prisoners; Isivivane seNkosi uShaka, which traces the footsteps of the last expedition before his assassination.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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