Umzimvubu Local Municipality (EC442)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X9020, Mount Frere, 5090
    Physical: 813 Main Street, Mount Frere
    Tel: 039 255 8500
    Fax: 039 255 0167
    Web: www.umzimvubu.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 506km²
    Description: The Umzimvubu Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Alfred Nzo District in the north-western part of the Eastern Cape Province. It adjoins KwaZulu-Natal to the north, the OR Tambo District Municipality to the south and east, and Matatiele to the west. It is one of four municipalities in the district.
     The municipality is predominantly rural and the majority of the population reside in rural areas. The majority of land is covered by dispersed low-density traditional settlements, with the exception of some areas around the two urban centres. There has been a significant migration towards the towns over the years, which is attributable to a preference by residents to live close to transport routes and urban centres.

    Cities/Towns: Mount Frere, eMaxesibeni (Mount Ayliff)
    Main Economic Sectors: Government services (42.6%), trade (17.7%), finance and business services (13.9%), manufacturing (12.2%), transport and communication (8.7%), construction (2.2%), agriculture (2.1%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 41, DA 4, EFF 3, UDM 3, AIC 2
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Bulelwa Mabengu
    Other Members of Council: Sobane Mnukwa (Speaker), Ndanele Mdzinwa (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Tobela Nota
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 199 620191 775
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 36.6%38.3%
    Population 15 to 64 57.0%55.0%
    Population over 65 6.4%6.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 75.481.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 85.784.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.91%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.4%7.9%
    Matric 16.9%13.6%
    Higher education 5.9%6.2%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 51 53046 931
    Average household size 3.93.8
    Female headed households 56.2%58.7%
    Formal dwellings 45.2%37.7%
    Housing owned 78.4%61.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 5.1%5.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 4.3%7.1%
    Piped water inside dwelling 3.3%4.4%
    Electricity for lighting 64.5%45.2%

    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 outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates14 40112 0358 9468 468
    Service charges7151 4781 4271 326
    Investment revenue3 8604 8553 7053 173
    Transfers recognised - operational124 131177 254142 203156 655
    Other own revenue11 31013 22711 96116 493
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)154 417208 850168 241186 115
    Employee costs55 65555 31150 61345 599
    Remuneration of councillors15 56315 43714 62213 848
    Depreciation & asset impairment15 93230 46030 75730 206
    Finance charges-1 0942 5451 915
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants4 3873 9303 17417 340
    Other expenditure80 35483 830104 22257 875
    Total Expenditure171 892190 063205 933166 784
    Surplus/(Deficit)(17 474)18 787(37 692)19 331
    Transfers recognised - capital74 29877 58468 35960 373
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions56 82496 37130 66779 704
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year56 82496 37130 66779 704
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure118 44184 35484 593105 954
    Transfers recognised - capital105 95277 86468 11259 742
    Public contributions & donations---3 032
    Borrowing---43 180
    Internally generated funds12 4896 49016 481-
    Total sources of capital funds118 44184 35484 593105 954
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets67 14663 99844 89064 469
    Total non current assets573 641491 254439 187410 359
    Total current liabilities14 25416 62943 26734 742
    Total non current liabilities11 02111 02110 05239 996
    Community wealth/Equity615 512527 602430 757400 090
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating150 351132 03990 26473 881
    Net cash from (used) investing(127 751)(84 354)(83 617)(130 504)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(26 716)(23 872)49 651
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end68 82246 22025 25142 476
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a---
    Irregular expendituren/a--585
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a226--
    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) 55 31150 61345 59939 57333 919
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 15 43714 62213 84813 22013 113
     
    Total Employee Positions 334336337367373
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 5991816
    Total Vacancy Percentage 1.50%2.68%2.67%4.90%4.29%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00022
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2121212121
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 12220
    Community And Social Service Positions 1313136161
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 11133
    Finance And Administration Positions 9090909190
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 34422
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 2828281719
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00077
    Road Transport Positions 1919191819
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 156158159152156
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 02222
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 00000
    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? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 28 00028 00018 25618 25613 739
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 1872 0652 0651 2831 483

    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? 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 8 0008 0008 0008 0008 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 0862 0863 7593 75948

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Small Towns Revitalisation Strategy Projects; development of shopping malls in both towns; precinct plans that inform future development and close all economic leakages by making the towns a suitable place of work, study, stay and relaxation.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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