Waterberg District Municipality (DC36)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X1018, Modimolle, 0510
    Physical: Harry Gwala Street, Modimolle
    Tel: 014 718 3300
    Fax: 014 717 3886
    Web: www.waterberg.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 44 913km²
    Description: The Waterberg District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the western part of the Limpopo Province. It is strategically located in sharing its borders with Capricorn District Municipality in the north and Sekhukhune District Municipality in the east. The south-western boundary abuts the North West, while the Gauteng Province lies on the south-eastern side.
     The municipality is the biggest district in the province, making up just more than a third of its geographical area. It shares its five-border control points with Botswana, namely Groblersbrug, Stockpoort, Derdepoort, Zanzibar and Platjan. It is comprised of five local municipalities: Bela-Bela, Lephalale, Lim 368, Mogalakwena and Thabazimbi.
     The region, as we know it today, is more than three million years old. With its great variety of wildlife, birds and scenic splendour. It is one of South Africa's prime ecotourism destinations.

    Cities/Towns: Amandelbult Mine Town, Bela-Bela, Lephalale, Modimolle, Mokopane (previously Potgietersrus), Mookgophong (Naboomspruit), Pienaarsrivier, Thabazimbi, Vaalwater
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 19, EFF 8, DA 7, FF+ 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr S M Mataboge
    Other Members of Council: N S Montane (MPAC Chairperson), K S Lamola (Speaker), M A Tsebe (Chief Whip), M R Boloka (Social Development), T A Mashamaite (Budget and Treasury), R M Radebe (Infrastructure Development), F Hlungwane (Transformation and Administration), M P Sebatjane (Planning and Economic Development), K R Mokwena (Special Projects), N S Monyamane (Community Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Mpheta Samuel Mabotja
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Gledwin Tloubatla
    Communications Officer: Pat Malete
    LED Officer: Leonard Sole (Planning and Economic Development)
    Other Senior Management: Peter Makondo (Manager: Executive Support), Mabora Mampa (Social Development and Community Services), Regina Makgata (Infrastructure Development), Feziwe Nogilana-Raphela (Corporate Support and Shared Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 745 758679 336
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.4%29.9%
    Population 15 to 64 60.5%64.3%
    Population over 65 5.1%5.8%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 65.455.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 104.7102.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.12%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a28.1%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a35.5%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.1%12.4%
    Matric 27.6%23.2%
    Higher education 9.0%9.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 211 471179 866
    Average household size 3.53.4
    Female headed households 40.9%42.7%
    Formal dwellings 85.0%87.0%
    Housing owned 63.6%47.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 43.8%43.6%
    Weekly refuse removal 44.4%44.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 24.4%30.7%
    Electricity for lighting 86.1%86.7%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges1 0471 2551 9891 671
    Investment revenue9 8359 8106 9526 117
    Transfers recognised - operational128 915167 866104 085101 326
    Other own revenue514498412 067
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)139 848179 381113 868111 180
    Employee costs58 79364 09064 90258 611
    Remuneration of councillors5 5356 8376 3475 992
    Depreciation & asset impairment1 0447 8416 8176 005
    Finance charges----
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants36 45453 7239 13123 327
    Other expenditure22 78432 59534 12332 276
    Total Expenditure124 610165 087121 321126 211
    Surplus/(Deficit)15 23814 294(7 453)(15 031)
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions15 23814 294(7 453)(15 031)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year15 23814 294(7 453)(15 031)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expendituren/a-2 8336 990
    Transfers recognised - capitaln/a---
    Public contributions & donationsn/a---
    Borrowingn/a---
    Internally generated fundsn/a-2 8336 990
    Total sources of capital fundsn/a-2 8336 990
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets170 164173 234116 17296 175
    Total non current assets60 22761 48263 41664 099
    Total current liabilities85 84068 86429 87910 350
    Total non current liabilities24 73323 34323 52718 954
    Community wealth/Equity119 818142 510126 182130 970
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(11 134)14 29425 827(6 585)
    Net cash from (used) investing--(5 204)(14 964)
    Net cash from (used) financing----
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end104 295129 72383 05962 436
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-26-
    Irregular expendituren/a8 3344 451-
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a2812
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 UnauditedS71 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) 64 09064 90258 61150 87144 737
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 8376 3475 9925 4734 979
     
    Total Employee Positions 138137135155140
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 911988
    Total Vacancy Percentage 6.52%8.03%6.67%5.16%5.71%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 01202
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1616161519
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 12104
    Community And Social Service Positions 3030304112
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 02120
    Finance And Administration Positions 4946444533
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 63331
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 000030
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00001
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 11101100
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 10000
    Road Transport Positions 12100
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 01000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 00000
    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 2426264739
    Vacant Other Positions 12230

    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? 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
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    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? 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
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Lephalale Agricultural Corridor; development of Makapan Valley World Heritage Site; resuscitation of Waterberg Economic Development Agency; Waterberg Biosphere Reserve and Meander; Vaalwater beautification.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Agricultural Fresh Produce Market; conferencing and hospitality facilities.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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