Cape Winelands District Municipality (DC2)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 100, Stellenbosch, 7599
    Physical: 46 Alexander Street, Stellenbosch
    Tel: 086 126 5263
    Fax: 023 342 8442
    Web: www.capewinelands.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 21 473km²
    Description: The Cape Winelands District Municipality (CWDM) is a Category C municipality situated in the Western Cape Province next to the Cape Metropolitan area. It was formerly known as the Boland District Municipality.
     CWDM is a landlocked area in between the West Coast and Overberg coastal districts. The district includes five local municipalities, namely: Drakenstein, Stellenbosch, Witzenberg, Breede Valley and Langeberg.
     The area is one of the 'pearls' of South Africa's rural and small-town subregions, but disparate with a relatively high and diverse level of development. It’s a superb wine-producing area, and indeed the best known in South Africa. The magnificent mountain ranges around Stellenbosch and Franschhoek provide ideal microclimates for the vines.

    Cities/Towns: Ashton, Bonnievale, Ceres, De Doorns, Die Dorp Op Die Berg, Franschhoek, Gouda, Klapmuts, McGregor, Montagu, Paarl, Pniel, Prince Alfred Hamlet, Rawsonville, Robertson, Saron, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch Farms, Touws River, Tulbagh, Wellington, Wolseley, Worcester
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance and business services (23.9%), manufacturing (19.6%), wholesale and retail trade (15.2%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (13.1%), transport and communication (9%), construction (4.5%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 11, ANC 5, EFF 1 (40% PR Seats)
    Controlling Party: DA
    Mayor: Dr H von Schlicht (Executive Mayor)
    Other Members of Council: D Swart (Executive Deputy Mayor), C Meyer (Speaker), L Landu (Chief Whip), A Florence (Tourism and Sport), J D F van Zyl (Financial Administration, Income, Debt Collection, Expenditure, Procurement, Budgetary Control, Management Account, Asset Management and System Administration), P C Ramokhabi (Strategic Services, Human Resource, Management, Communications, Admin Support and Corporate Services - Labour Forum and Training Committee), G J Carinus (Public Transport, Planning and Regional Projects, Tech Support Services, Building Maintenance, Roads, Information Technology, Mechanical Workshop and Capital Expenditure), J J du Plessis (Spatial Planning, Working for Water, Local Economic Development, IDP, Risk and Performance Management), D Swart (Disabled, Early Child Skills, HIV/AIDS, Families and Children, and Agripark), L W Niehaus (Fire Services, Disaster Management and Municipal Health)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr M Mgajo
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms F A Du Raan-Groenewald (Financial and Strategic Support Services)
    Communications Officer: Ms R Kellies
    LED Officer: Ms G M Daniels
    Other Senior Management: F van Eck (Technical Services), C V Schroeder (Community Development and Planning Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 866 001787 486
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 26.6%25.8%
    Population 15 to 64 68.9%69.0%
    Population over 65 4.4%5.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 45.144.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 98.397.2
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.16%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.5%4.2%
    Matric 30.0%23.5%
    Higher education 9.0%10.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 235 906198 258
    Average household size 3.73.7
    Female headed households 34.2%33.2%
    Formal dwellings 81.0%82.3%
    Housing owned 48.7%41.2%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 93.5%86.7%
    Weekly refuse removal 81.8%79.9%
    Piped water inside dwelling 77.3%75.9%
    Electricity for lighting 94.1%92.8%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates-----
    Service charges6312 503487142288
    Investment revenue51 69043 01435 34227 78224 451
    Transfers recognised - operational232 112223 779221 524218 857214 258
    Other own revenue106 575117 33793 23887 33171 174
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)391 008386 633350 591334 112310 172
    Employee costs166 772155 554155 153135 931135 184
    Remuneration of councillors10 32210 77910 2229 6519 811
    Depreciation & asset impairment10 7089 8868 6465 8847 243
    Finance charges-2834323
    Materials and bulk purchases-----
    Transfers and grants-----
    Other expenditure166 145164 631137 693155 285133 486
    Total Expenditure353 947340 852311 722307 093285 746
    Surplus/(Deficit)37 06045 78138 86927 01824 425
    Transfers recognised - capital-----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions37 06045 78138 86927 01824 425
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year37 06045 78138 86927 01824 425
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure10 6794 7734 9035 51510 717
    Transfers recognised - capital6224194881 3411 056
    Public contributions & donations-----
    Borrowing-157--
    Internally generated funds10 0574 3394 4074 1749 660
    Total sources of capital funds10 6794 7734 9035 51510 717
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets614 879595 161523 682473 008438 532
    Total non current assets237 083227 679240 392201 640211 712
    Total current liabilities20 95444 34733 83239 62944 555
    Total non current liabilities151 744149 727150 026144 418140 264
    Community wealth/Equity679 265628 767580 217490 600465 426
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating32 82670 63851 72333 93741 702
    Net cash from (used) investing(10 680)(4 744)(4 619)(5 575)(8 405)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(28)(110)(131)-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end592 131569 984504 118457 124428 987
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a---2 532
    Irregular expendituren/a--1689 207
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a---51
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 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) 155 554155 153135 931135 184135 811
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 10 77910 2229 6519 8119 336
     
    Total Employee Positions 674668523606599
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2392366610264
    Total Vacancy Percentage 35.46%35.33%12.62%16.83%10.68%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 44777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00331
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 4949485656
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 693136
    Community And Social Service Positions 1611192424
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 81232
    Finance And Administration Positions 109106114118119
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 151551311
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 5047464646
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 51043
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 7675819583
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1215141010
    Road Transport Positions 360361208255259
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 191192395631
    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 1015055
    Vacant Other Positions 23000

    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

    CWDM Investment Attraction, Retention and Opportunities Programme (Business Retention Expansion Programme for tourism sector), developing tourism mobile apps for local tourism associations, Trade Exhibition Programme, investor facilitation, and DEDAT/CWDM Municipal Red Tape Reduction Programme; seed funding programmes for SMMEs and emerging and small farmers; CWDM Business Training and Mentorship Programme – developed to assist the SMMEs and small farmers that were receiving seed funding from the municipality through provision of business training and one-to-one mentorship); CWDM Information and Knowledge Management Programme – sector studies, economic intelligence reports generated from Global Insight Regional Explorer database, LED management system, and coordination of gathering tourism information; CWDM Tourism Marketing Programme – Tourism Exhibition Programme, Media/Tour Operator Educational Programme, Tourism Events Programme, Mayoral Awards Programme, and Tourism Month Pr

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Strong agricultural value-adding, which has enormous growth potential; manufacturing sector – has become one of the major contributors to the Cape Winelands economy; tourism – remains a constantly growing industry, i.e. tourism routes, adventure, sports tourism and disability friendly; green economy and renewable energy; agri-processing; industrial development; property development.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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