Bela-Bela Local Municipality (LIM366)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X1609, Bela-Bela, 0480
    Physical: Chris Hani Drive, Bela-Bela
    Tel: 014 736 8000
    Fax: 014 736 3288
    Web: www.belabela.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 406km²
    Description: The Bela-Bela Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Waterberg District in the Limpopo Province. The municipality shares borders with the Gauteng, Mpumalanga and North West Provinces. It also shares municipal borders with LIM 368 to the north and Thabazimbi to the west.
     Bela-Bela Central Business District (CBD) is directly linked with the major cities of Gauteng through the N1 National Route, which connects the area with Pretoria at the approximate distance of 100km, and with Johannesburg, which is approximately 170km from Bela-Bela CBD, as well as Polokwane (previously Pietersburg), which is approximately 200km away.
     The town, Bela-Bela (previously Warmbad), continues to be the central growth point of the municipal area, with potential for further economic growth and development. The tourism industry is the main driver of the local economy and by far the largest contributor to the district’s GDP.

    Cities/Towns: Bela-Bela, Pienaarsrivier
    Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 9, DA 5, EFF 2, BRA 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: M J Ngobeni
    Other Members of Council: R Zacharia Moeletsi (Speaker), Henrietta Ledwaba (Chief Whip)

  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 76 29666 500
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 33.0%28.1%
    Population 15 to 64 61.8%66.0%
    Population over 65 5.3%5.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 61.951.6
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 104.4103.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 3.12%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a22.5%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a29.8%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.1%9.7%
    Matric 32.5%26.2%
    Higher education 9.4%9.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 21 35418 068
    Average household size 3.63.4
    Female headed households 39.3%37.5%
    Formal dwellings 89.7%86.3%
    Housing owned 52.5%43.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 64.9%69.7%
    Weekly refuse removal 62.2%64.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 27.8%41.9%
    Electricity for lighting 86.0%85.0%

    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 rates52 37546 33754 22953 069
    Service charges121 181142 035114 337115 763
    Investment revenue1 4369402 268782
    Transfers recognised - operational51 85567 20559 43064 582
    Other own revenue24 26722 53620 97849 452
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)251 114279 054251 242283 648
    Employee costs91 452103 69289 90375 956
    Remuneration of councillors5 2186 3265 9695 801
    Depreciation & asset impairment14 64430 87527 72728 884
    Finance charges-6 496-3 310
    Materials and bulk purchases72 09791 04486 74372 180
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure56 469113 438120 47885 331
    Total Expenditure239 880351 870330 820271 462
    Surplus/(Deficit)11 234(72 816)(79 578)12 186
    Transfers recognised - capital8 43037 04724 70115 836
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions19 664(35 769)(54 877)28 022
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year19 664(35 769)(54 877)28 022
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure58 73061 95833 83015 796
    Transfers recognised - capital57 41450 79220 12115 796
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds1 31611 16513 710-
    Total sources of capital funds58 73061 95833 83015 796
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets61 93868 55654 52366 138
    Total non current assets1 006 977937 505719 256700 431
    Total current liabilities265 950170 98794 24334 509
    Total non current liabilities25 79681 77447 46162 200
    Community wealth/Equity777 168753 300632 074669 860
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating50 135112 55012 78728 022
    Net cash from (used) investing(75 131)(61 080)(26 600)-
    Net cash from (used) financing4 597(3 401)(4 183)-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(20 398)60 72512 65630 653
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a---
    Irregular expendituren/a2 1303 4856 352
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a8580118
    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) 103 69289 90375 95661 21261 212
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 3265 9695 8014 7034 703
     
    Total Employee Positions 499452441404382
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 12367985132
    Total Vacancy Percentage 24.65%14.82%22.22%12.62%8.38%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 66666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 34430
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2626191616
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 42621
    Community And Social Service Positions 33125858
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00144
    Finance And Administration Positions 121103989285
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 341720156
    Electricity Positions 5042424040
    Vacant Electricity Positions 95543
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 4024241313
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 164844
    Road Transport Positions 4637423635
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1851221
    Sport And Recreation Positions 37413311
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 32700
    Waste Management Positions 6249474747
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 143942
    Waste Water Management Positions 5249494746
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 33488
    Water Positions 3441393434
    Vacant Water Positions 910933
    Other Positions 223130141
    Vacant Other Positions 10121320

    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/a43.11n/a71.21
    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 21 35418 51415 12614 31214 312
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 20 93918 06817 43014 31214 312
    Inside the yard 14 92814 92814 2909 2779 277
    Less than 200m from yard 3 1403 1403 1405 0355 035
    More than 200m from yard 2 8710000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 6652 8453 5202 8582 773

    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 16 29914 50414 35514 31214 312
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 4723 3223 7414 6533 460

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a0n/a0
    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 17 59917 07417 06011 42212 229
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 14 92814 92814 2908 99210 939
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0875864524524
    Ventilated pit latrine 1 991987760741741
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 0086188025
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 6653 3263 6313 4153 415

    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 16 61116 61116 61116 61114 293
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 7953 3633 6683 4603 460

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

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