Frances Baard District Municipality (DC9)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X6088, Kimberley, 8300
    Physical: 51 Drakensberg Avenue, Carters Glen, Kimberley
    Tel: 053 838 0911
    Fax: 053 861 1538
    Web: www.francesbaard.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 12 836km²
    Description: The Frances Baard District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the far eastern portion of the Northern Cape Province. It shares its northern borders with the North West Province and its eastern border with the Free State Province. The municipality is the smallest district in the Northern Cape, making up only 3% of its geographical area. However, it accommodates the largest proportion of the province's population.
     It comprises the four local municipalities of Dikgatlong, Magareng, Phokwane and Sol Plaatje. Kimberley, which is where the district municipality is located, is less than 500km away from Johannesburg in the north, less than 1 000km away from Cape Town in the south, and less than 800km away from the Port of Durban in the east.

    Cities/Towns: Barkly West, Delportshoop, Hartswater, Jan Kempdorp, Kimberley, Pampierstat, Ritchie, Warrenton, Windsorton
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (28%), finance (22%), trade (15%), transport (12%), mining (10%), agriculture (4%), manufacturing (4%), construction (3%), electricity (2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 7, DA 3, EFF 1 (40% PR Seats)
    Mayor: Ms Buyiswa Ximba
    Other Members of Council: M B Silingile (Speaker), K C Mothibi (Chairperson: Finance Committee), E M Mathe (Chairperson: Policy and Institutional Development Committee), M E Mokgatlhanyane (Chairperson: Infrastructure Development Committee), L N Shushu (Chairperson: Planning and Development), M E Motsamai (Chairperson: Social Development Committee)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Ms Z M Bogatsu
    Communications Officer: Ms Gerline Roman
    LED Officer: Mr Basil Louw
    Other Senior Management: Freddy Netshivhodza (Acting HOD: Planning and Development), Peet van der Walt (HOD: Infrastructure Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 387 741382 086
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 28.3%29.6%
    Population 15 to 64 63.5%64.9%
    Population over 65 8.2%5.5%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 57.554.1
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 98.394.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.33%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a34.0%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a43.9%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.1%10.6%
    Matric 30.0%26.7%
    Higher education 9.1%8.4%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 113 33095 929
    Average household size 3.43.8
    Female headed households 41.5%39.8%
    Formal dwellings 83.7%82.0%
    Housing owned 72.8%58.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 78.4%77.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 69.3%74.3%
    Piped water inside dwelling 48.4%52.0%
    Electricity for lighting 90.2%83.3%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges----
    Investment revenue(4 908)7 8666 8825 841
    Transfers recognised - operational112 570110 413102 39595 053
    Other own revenue1 1442 7791 1241 184
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)108 806121 058110 402102 078
    Employee costs48 36152 74447 11341 012
    Remuneration of councillors5 9505 9885 6915 424
    Depreciation & asset impairment4 5063 9613 7694 050
    Finance charges6742 3972 3812 300
    Materials and bulk purchases4 8893 5213 2543 376
    Transfers and grants33 58354 62137 27633 666
    Other expenditure20 07414 32313 38512 582
    Total Expenditure118 037137 555112 869102 411
    Surplus/(Deficit)(9 232)(16 497)(2 467)(333)
    Transfers recognised - capital(395)---
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(9 626)(16 497)(2 467)(333)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(9 626)(16 497)(2 467)(333)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure7 0825 5822 1252 553
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds7 0825 5822 1252 553
    Total sources of capital funds7 0825 5822 1252 553
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets48 13077 47697 16496 192
    Total non current assets64 64561 61753 25956 583
    Total current liabilities8 75522 96122 57915 921
    Total non current liabilities29 89432 37533 37933 232
    Community wealth/Equity74 12683 75794 465103 623
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(16 971)(11 670)4 0828 832
    Net cash from (used) investing(7 007)(4 782)(2 927)(3 017)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 993)(1 785)(1 607)(1 445)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end43 30369 24687 48387 934
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a6-696
    Irregular expendituren/a329-585
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a4259117
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 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) 52 74447 11341 01239 42333 909
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 9885 6915 4245 1604 595
     
    Total Employee Positions 191183152184182
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 22293100
    Total Vacancy Percentage 11.52%15.85%20.39%0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 11100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2018181919
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 05500
    Community And Social Service Positions 00400
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00000
    Finance And Administration Positions 98771038280
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1052400
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00333
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 001044
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00100
    Road Transport Positions 00000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00000
    Waste Water Management Positions 55000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 01000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 637897171
    Vacant Other Positions 1117000

    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

    Training of SMMEs in New Venture Creation NQF 4 and Business Management; training of graduates on local economic development and entrepreneurship; support and strengthening of SMMEs (Small Business Week, direct support with machinery, and exhibitions for SMMEs); establishment of business support centre for Magareng and Phokwane; support to Ritchie incubation hub; establishment of an oil processing plant in Phokwane, Dikgatlong Bio-Mass project; development and support of small-scale miners.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Establishment of oil processing plant in Phokwane Municipality; management and operation of a manufacturing hub/incubation in Sol Plaatje Municipality; mineral beneficiation and processing; development of mining tourism and meat processing; vegetable, fruit and field crop processing.
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