Polokwane Local Municipality (LIM354)

Part of Aganang Local Municipality was merged into Polokwane Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. The Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information displayed here only includes figures for Polokwane Local Municipality. View historical information for Aganang Local Municipality.

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 111, Polokwane, 0700
    Physical: Cnr Landdros Mare & Bodenstein Streets, Polokwane
    Tel: 015 290 2000/1
    Fax: 015 290 2218
    Web: www.polokwane.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 766km²
    Description: The Polokwane Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Capricorn District in the Limpopo Province. It is one of four municipalities in the district, making up just under a quarter of its geographical area.
     It is a city with more than a century of phenomenal growth and prosperity. Polokwane Municipality accounts for 3% of the total surface area of Limpopo, however, over 10% of the population of Limpopo resides within its boundaries. The municipality serves as the economic hub of Limpopo, and has the highest population density in the Capricorn District. It shares its name with the city of Polokwane (previously Pietersburg). In February 2002, the city was renamed Polokwane – a northern Sesotho word that means ‘place of safety'.
     The municipal spatial pattern reflects that of the historic apartheid city model, characterised by segregated settlement. At the centre of the area is the Polokwane economic hub, which comprises the central business district, industrial area, and a range of social services and well-established formal urban areas servicing the more affluent residents of Polokwane. Situated on the outskirts in several clusters are less formal settlement areas, which are experiencing enormous influx from rural urban migration trends.
     These areas are in dire need of upgraded services and infrastructure, both social and engineering, and are struggling to cope with the informal influx of more and more people who want access to an improved quality and standard of living.

    Cities/Towns: Polokwane
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (32.1%), finance (21.5%), wholesale and retail trade (18.3%), transport (11.7%), manufacturing (4.8%), mining (4.2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 50, EFF 27, DA 10, COPE 1, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Ms T P Nkadimeng
    Other Members of Council: Mr Mariri Ralefatane (Speaker), M K Teffo (Chief Whip), R C Molepo (Chairperson: Finance and LED), Mr Haffis Shaik (Chairperson: Land Use Management and Spatial Planning Development), Ms Francina Kubyana (Roads, Transport and Storm Water), Ms Jennifer Malope (Chairperson: Waste and Environment), Ms Reinet Setati (Admin and Governance), Ms Eunice Maraba (Chairperson: Community Safety), Ms Josephine Maja (Chairperson: Sport and Special Focus), M S Mashabela (Chairperson: Energy), Mr Tshepo Nkwe (Chairperson: Housing), Mr William Kganyago (Chairperson: Technical Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Dikgape Makobe
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Nazim Essa (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Matshidiso Mothapo
    LED Officer: Ms Moipone Segoa
    Other Senior Management: Mr J Manyama (Human Resource Management)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 797 127728 633
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 30.7%31.1%
    Population 15 to 64 64.4%63.2%
    Population over 65 4.9%5.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 55.458.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 92.891.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.04%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 9.2%7.6%
    Matric 33.9%28.4%
    Higher education 13.6%15.4%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 239 116203 605
    Average household size 3.33.4
    Female headed households 44.9%46.2%
    Formal dwellings 93.4%90.2%
    Housing owned 67.3%55.2%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 40.4%36.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 38.8%38.9%
    Piped water inside dwelling 26.3%30.4%
    Electricity for lighting 94.4%84.4%

    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 findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates348 448281 024255 730285 392
    Service charges1 245 3411 086 881927 229884 984
    Investment revenue28 54527 59335 72130 547
    Transfers recognised - operational877 964616 433547 555516 199
    Other own revenue159 615247 725216 038215 827
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)2 659 9132 259 6551 982 2731 932 949
    Employee costs625 532598 399525 233456 579
    Remuneration of councillors32 16527 15525 40624 043
    Depreciation & asset impairment180 000477 164552 487449 693
    Finance charges20 72634 57940 50326 317
    Materials and bulk purchases1 010 486947 800838 565735 094
    Transfers and grants15 50017 1802406 940
    Other expenditure620 890723 077669 032620 921
    Total Expenditure2 505 2982 825 3532 651 4662 319 586
    Surplus/(Deficit)154 615(565 698)(669 193)(386 637)
    Transfers recognised - capital544 502473 585555 235350 188
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions699 118(92 113)(113 958)(36 449)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year699 118(92 113)(113 958)(36 449)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure815 422588 456609 048370 729
    Transfers recognised - capital569 508473 585558 032353 822
    Public contributions & donations-3 343--
    Borrowing143 573---
    Internally generated funds102 342111 52851 01616 907
    Total sources of capital funds815 422588 456609 048370 729
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets1 183 033514 089774 686887 929
    Total non current assets10 380 0229 431 7689 433 1178 068 371
    Total current liabilities1 034 854584 920724 637724 644
    Total non current liabilities624 938460 702504 489503 575
    Community wealth/Equity9 903 2638 900 2358 978 6777 728 081
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating621 390237 732476 404654 916
    Net cash from (used) investing(815 792)(481 022)(524 621)(359 328)
    Net cash from (used) financing126 2156 650(51 210)(35 091)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end18 01386 225324 393312 558
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a287 155519 042370 784
    Irregular expendituren/a274 331297 56897 322
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a-1 603-
    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) 598 399525 233456 579412 055399 033
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 27 15525 40624 04321 92220 615
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 9573 0162 9113 1391 763
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2331 5301 6161 6335
    Total Vacancy Percentage 11.91%50.73%55.51%52.02%0.28%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 99997
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 41000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 13213212512571
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 343138525
    Community And Social Service Positions 86104109232308
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 63938790
    Finance And Administration Positions 287288243170124
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 398779760
    Electricity Positions 120133118130123
    Vacant Electricity Positions 134538380
    Enviromental Protection Positions 128377380394196
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 132642582420
    Health Positions 687013
    Vacant Health Positions 11100
    Public Safety Positions 31458557654938
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 353383523130
    Road Transport Positions 106167171172111
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 59893980
    Sport And Recreation Positions 157188191134121
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 168491400
    Waste Management Positions 146367366368156
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 82592662600
    Waste Water Management Positions 17515515016568
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 136282970
    Water Positions 119301310244158
    Vacant Water Positions 20133210920
    Other Positions 172202156447269
    Vacant Other Positions 2688702460

    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/a92.48n/a86.52
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoYesYesYesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 192 278190 516190 516178 757175 945
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 188 520186 739186 739174 980175 945
    Inside the yard 111 51491 56791 56791 56788 138
    Less than 200m from yard 58 15374 94174 94174 36878 762
    More than 200m from yard 18 85320 23120 2319 0459 045
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 13 40022 13023 11326 941115 082

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 161 124159 928158 073153 219152 490
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 28 40022 13023 11326 49127 000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoYesYesYesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 204 912189 930189 930186 166136 014
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 78 01968 55468 07464 31054 081
    Flush toilet - septic tank 3 9123 9123 9123 9122 231
    Ventilated pit latrine 23 96320 88521 18618 5250
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 95 26092 81592 99495 65579 357
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 13 40022 13023 11326 94161 403

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 100 309100 309100 309100 30991 502
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 13 40022 13023 11326 94191 338

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

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