Overberg District Municipality (DC3)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X22, Bredasdorp, 7280
    Physical: 26 Long Street, Bredasdorp
    Tel: 028 425 1157
    Fax: 028 425 1014
    Web: www.odm.org.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 12 241km²
    Description: The Overberg District Municipality is a Category C municipality situated in the Western Cape Province, just over Sir Lowry's Pass to the southernmost tip of Africa. The adjacent municipalities are the Cape Winelands District to the north, Eden District to the east and City of Cape Town to the west. It is also bounded by the Indian Ocean to the south-west and Atlantic Ocean to the west.
     The municipality is the smallest district in the province, making up only 9% of its geographical area. The following local municipalities form part of the Overberg region: Theewaterskloof, Swellendam, Overstrand and Cape Agulhas. The seat of the municipality is Bredasdorp.

    Cities/Towns: Agulhas, Arniston, Barrydale, Betty's Bay, Birkenhead, Bot River, Bredasdorp, Buffeljagsrivier, Caledon/Myddleton, De Kelders, Elim, Fishershaven, Franskraal, Gans Bay, Genadendal, Grabouw, Greyton, Hawston, Hermanus, Infanta, Kleinmond, Klipdale, Malagas, Napier, Onrus, Pearly Beach, Pringle Bay, Protem, Riviersonderend, Rooi-Els, Sand Bay, Stanford, Struis Bay, Suiderstrand, Suurbraak, Swellendam, Theewaterskloof, Van Dyks Bay, Vermont, Villiersdorp
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance, insurance, real estate and business services (25.1%), manufacturing (16.3%), wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation (13.7%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (12.1%), general government (10.5%), construction (8.5%), transport, storage and communication (8.3%), community, social and personal services (4.2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 6, ANC 3 (40% PR Seats)
    Controlling Party: DA
    Mayor: A Franken
    Other Members of Council: A Klaas (Deputy Mayor), L de Bruyn (Speaker), C Lamprecht (Finance), M Koch (Community Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr D Beretti
    Chief Financial Officer: Dr J Tesselaar (Director: Management Services)
    Communications Officer: Ms V Zeeman (IDP/Communication)
    LED Officer: D Lambrechts (LED, Tourism, Resorts and EPWP)
    Other Senior Management: W Crafford (Office of the Municipal Manager), F Coetzee (Senior Internal Auditor), G Spangenberg (Senior Officer: Human Resources), R du Toit (Manager: Municipal Health), R Geldenhuys (Manager: Protection Services), M Dunn (Officer: Performance Management), F Kotzé (Manager: Environmental Management), A Van Eeden (Manager: Roads), D Kapot Witbooi (Acting Manager: Supply Chain Management), A Riddles (Chief Risk Officer / Shared Services), A Thompson (Senior Admin Officer)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 286 786258 176
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 26.1%24.1%
    Population 15 to 64 66.2%67.6%
    Population over 65 7.7%8.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 51.047.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 100.1100.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.39%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a17.0%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a22.9%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 3.2%4.0%
    Matric 27.7%23.0%
    Higher education 9.7%11.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 91 83577 196
    Average household size 3.13.1
    Female headed households 31.9%30.7%
    Formal dwellings 81.8%81.9%
    Housing owned 50.5%51.0%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 86.7%74.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 87.1%83.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 78.6%76.1%
    Electricity for lighting 93.9%91.2%

    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 outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges651446658646
    Investment revenue1 9472 1881 7131 290
    Transfers recognised - operational127 976130 327108 23551 010
    Other own revenue27 26530 85017 67367 020
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)157 839163 811128 278119 966
    Employee costs90 21277 18870 98560 750
    Remuneration of councillors5 2675 1834 9965 734
    Depreciation & asset impairment2 9882 7272 3491 970
    Finance charges4637 0835 950431
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants-17170-
    Other expenditure65 52470 66045 57952 939
    Total Expenditure164 453162 859130 029121 823
    Surplus/(Deficit)(6 615)952(1 750)(1 858)
    Transfers recognised - capital-160--
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(6 615)1 113(1 750)(1 858)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(6 615)1 113(1 750)(1 858)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure6 6443 5761 7452 119
    Transfers recognised - capital2 823---
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing2 1002 522--
    Internally generated funds1 7201 0541 7452 119
    Total sources of capital funds6 6443 5761 7452 119
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets34 10629 54717 79117 790
    Total non current assets82 56278 82979 68442 334
    Total current liabilities16 91024 07916 19519 844
    Total non current liabilities89 29779 36077 44363 972
    Community wealth/Equity10 4604 9373 836(23 692)
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(1 280)5 8782 1763 231
    Net cash from (used) investing12 1372 672(1 745)12
    Net cash from (used) financing-(533)(782)(1 021)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end32 0138 01714 35914 710
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a1 718109-
    Irregular expendituren/a92057 7732 801
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a2-0
    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) 77 18870 98560 75052 27650 864
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 1834 9965 7343 9794 205
     
    Total Employee Positions 509488361404375
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 3215941086
    Total Vacancy Percentage 6.29%32.58%1.11%26.73%1.60%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 53333
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 01122
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2313121212
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 40360
    Community And Social Service Positions 293838450
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 520220
    Finance And Administration Positions 7346524028
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 615051
    Electricity Positions 380000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 20000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 616332
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 24000
    Health Positions 053212123
    Vacant Health Positions 033002
    Public Safety Positions 49100619782
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0590581
    Road Transport Positions 37185171183166
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 5230150
    Sport And Recreation Positions 37440023
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 022000
    Waste Management Positions 990000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 50000
    Waste Water Management Positions 580000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 30000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 000036
    Vacant Other Positions 00000

    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

    EPWP – job creation initiative across all departments.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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