Chief Albert Luthuli Local Municipality (MP301)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 24, Carolina, 1185
    Physical: 28 Kerk Street, Carolina
    Tel: 017 843 4000
    Fax: 017 843 4001
    Web: www.albertluthuli.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 559km²
    Description: The Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Gert Sibande District in the Mpumalanga Province. It is one of seven municipalities in the district. The municipality is named after the great leader of the people and the movement, ANC Chief Albert Luthuli. Carolina is the seat of the municipality.
     The N17 cuts through the south-eastern part of the area, as well as other regional mobility routes, namely the R36, R33 and R38. The majority of rural settlements occur in the eastern part of the municipality, with access provided by the R541, N17 and various secondary routes.
     Other key features include forestry areas in the central and southern areas of the CALLM, a river system, and the Nooitgedacht and Vygeboom Dams, as well as the edge of a greater wetland region. Economic activities that are dominant spatially in the municipality include agriculture, forestry and mining. Retail and services are concentrated in Carolina and also in smaller centres such as Elukwatini and eManzana (previously Badplaas).

    Cities/Towns: Carolina, Ekulindeni, Empuluzi, eManzana
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, tourism, forestry, manufacturing
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 41, EFF 4, DA 2, APC 1, IFP 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Dan Nkosi
    Other Members of Council: M W Mngomezulu (Speaker), L L Sidu (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr V N Mpila
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr P J Nhlabathi
    Communications Officer: Mr D Nhlabathi
    LED Officer: Ms W M Mkhwanazi
    Other Senior Management: S F Mndebele (Director: Corporate Services), Z F Mkhwanazi (Director: Community Services), D Modimogale (Director: Technical Services), K B Makgopa (Director: Public Safety), T E Lukhele (Director: Planning and Development)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 187 629186 010
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.1%36.5%
    Population 15 to 64 60.3%58.2%
    Population over 65 5.7%5.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 65.971.7
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 89.188.2
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.20%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a35.4%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a45.1%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 15.5%19.9%
    Matric 31.8%27.0%
    Higher education 5.8%6.3%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 53 48047 705
    Average household size 3.53.8
    Female headed households 48.4%49.3%
    Formal dwellings 80.2%76.5%
    Housing owned 77.8%56.3%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 19.2%18.9%
    Weekly refuse removal 15.0%19.3%
    Piped water inside dwelling 11.6%22.6%
    Electricity for lighting 95.0%87.5%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates75 18654 58736 32529 131
    Service charges26 22635 14438 85230 707
    Investment revenue1 7162 2451 7661 238
    Transfers recognised - operational180 017354 449189 904181 979
    Other own revenue30 69238 86926 75438 128
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)313 837485 293293 600281 183
    Employee costs96 987136 065117 131105 908
    Remuneration of councillors10 24915 02914 11313 350
    Depreciation & asset impairment-40 98036 93060 886
    Finance charges-28014 855762
    Materials and bulk purchases36 88278 38468 34845 970
    Transfers and grants86---
    Other expenditure50 966134 325121 613131 984
    Total Expenditure195 170405 063372 990358 860
    Surplus/(Deficit)118 66780 230(79 390)(77 677)
    Transfers recognised - capital---111 382
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions118 66780 230(79 390)33 705
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year118 66780 230(79 390)33 705
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure98 487114 048147 493130 779
    Transfers recognised - capital85 269114 048147 493130 779
    Public contributions & donations13 218---
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds98 487114 048147 493130 779
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assetsn/a137 781126 630113 972
    Total non current assetsn/a976 823952 286810 522
    Total current liabilitiesn/a218 238203 844164 306
    Total non current liabilitiesn/a40 73540 42227 885
    Community wealth/Equityn/a855 631834 650732 304
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating157 402n/a(15 303)134 309
    Net cash from (used) investing(155 962)n/a1 343(117 227)
    Net cash from (used) financing-n/a(741)357
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end1 838n/a3 93318 634
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a24 77552 303-
    Irregular expendituren/a72 04659 18359 183
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a6 3585 0261 868
    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) 136 065117 131105 90895 98781 366
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 15 02914 11313 35012 60311 402
     
    Total Employee Positions 527518451479406
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 314314443
    Total Vacancy Percentage 5.88%8.30%3.10%9.19%0.74%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 88887
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 10000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2525242218
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 20651
    Community And Social Service Positions 88828363
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 02520
    Finance And Administration Positions 1331159111284
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 903110
    Electricity Positions 9118108
    Vacant Electricity Positions 22021
    Enviromental Protection Positions 3631000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 4155374025
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 014050
    Road Transport Positions 295274348
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 10041
    Sport And Recreation Positions 10000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 404419020
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 28000
    Waste Water Management Positions 91200121418
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 814000
    Water Positions 860130147115
    Vacant Water Positions 000150
    Other Positions 20161300
    Vacant Other Positions 63000

    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/a53.16n/a18.40
    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 47 70547 70548 50748 00748 703
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 47 20547 20547 20547 20647 902
    Inside the yard 33 51033 51033 51033 01032 902
    Less than 200m from yard 3 8493 8493 8493 84915 000
    More than 200m from yard 9 8469 8469 84610 3470
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 48 00047 20539 00033 6125 787

    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? YesYesYesYesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 49 42149 42149 24148 54148 541
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 18 47917 6587 0008 1365 787

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a000
    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 49 28249 28249 28248 31547 638
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 11 14711 14711 14710 6719 994
    Flush toilet - septic tank 79279279200
    Ventilated pit latrine 18 19618 19622 35822 35825 566
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 18 64718 64714 48514 48511 277
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 3064 2789 8009 0005 787

    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 12 85312 85312 8539 9967 800
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 3064 2789 0008 1366 856

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Furniture making project; E-learning project; Oshoek Cultural Village; Terra wind energy project.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Dundonald shopping complex; Chief Albert Luthuli city development; Carolina Truck Inn; construction of Joy Christian School.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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