Ditsobotla Local Municipality (NW384)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 7, Litchtenburg, 2740
    Physical: Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive & Transvaal Street, Litchtenburg
    Tel: 018 633 3800
    Fax: 018 632 5247
    Web: www.ditsobotla.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 6 465km²
    Description: The Ditsobotla Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Ngaka Modiri Molema District in the North West Province. It is one of the five municipalities in the district, making up almost a quarter of its geographical area. The seat of the local municipality is Lichtenburg. The municipality was established through the amalgamation of the former Lichtenburg, Coligny and Biesiesvlei Transitional Councils.
     Its main attractions are cultural, heritage and agricultural museums; the burning vlei – a unique vlei consisting of the thick layers of subterranean peat that burnt for years, creating a rare natural phenomenon; the Lichtenburg Game Breeding Centre; Eufees and Duch Roode Dams, situated between the CBD and Burgersdorp; and Molopo Oog/Wondergat.

    Cities/Towns: Biesiesvlei, Coligny, Lichtenburg
    Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing (38.5%), agriculture (16.5%), wholesale and retail (7.4%)
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration.
    Composition of Council: ANC 25, DA 7, EFF 5, ACDP 1, F4SD 1, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: D T Buthelezi
    Other Members of Council: M E Mmota (Speaker)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr M Juta (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Tsie Tsie (Acting)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 181 865166 952
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 27.0%32.6%
    Population 15 to 64 68.3%61.9%
    Population over 65 4.8%5.5%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 46.561.6
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 105.6101.6
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.94%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 8.9%14.4%
    Matric 25.4%20.3%
    Higher education 5.9%6.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 54 15443 885
    Average household size 3.43.7
    Female headed households 33.5%35.6%
    Formal dwellings 80.5%74.6%
    Housing owned 64.2%51.5%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 55.0%44.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 36.5%38.1%
    Piped water inside dwelling 31.8%35.2%
    Electricity for lighting 88.1%74.6%

    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 opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates37 09237 29525 95937 114
    Service charges245 962178 616174 366148 512
    Investment revenue10-160482
    Transfers recognised - operational91 019104 39574 23893 730
    Other own revenue31 05231 10825 19516 361
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)405 135351 415299 917296 198
    Employee costs148 078151 385144 556138 409
    Remuneration of councillors10 66413 21510 8725 040
    Depreciation & asset impairment2 66564 22561 45832 531
    Finance charges6 1345 6977 110-
    Materials and bulk purchases121 387129 0913 243113 969
    Transfers and grants16 481-3 308(10 494)
    Other expenditure49 157168 652153 40063 288
    Total Expenditure354 566532 264383 947342 743
    Surplus/(Deficit)50 569(180 849)(84 030)(46 545)
    Transfers recognised - capital54 87518 40322 599-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions105 444(162 446)(61 431)(46 545)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year105 444(162 446)(61 431)(46 545)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure47 84134 237230685 143
    Transfers recognised - capital47 84134 237--
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds--230685 143
    Total sources of capital funds47 84134 237230685 143
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assetsn/a123 305655 680311 737
    Total non current assetsn/a987 8751 768 722805 333
    Total current liabilitiesn/a352 793779 824329 353
    Total non current liabilitiesn/a28 26648 3422 364
    Community wealth/Equityn/a730 1201 596 236785 352
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(19 369)25 559(95 440)(78 474)
    Net cash from (used) investing(46 921)(34 237)9 744(166 892)
    Net cash from (used) financing--(2 145)-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(65 708)64 032(323 950)(236 460)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a44 42921 26474 960
    Irregular expendituren/a2 6851 64218 656
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a4 2979 171592
    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) 151 385144 556138 409120 590183 028
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 13 21510 8725 0409 82720 183
     
    Total Employee Positions 625651651450693
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 86518449237
    Total Vacancy Percentage 13.76%7.83%12.90%10.89%34.20%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 67665
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 31120
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2020222219
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 42447
    Community And Social Service Positions 140112111110111
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 161111526
    Finance And Administration Positions 8168686568
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 466421
    Electricity Positions 4646464146
    Vacant Electricity Positions 3527251922
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00003
    Vacant Health Positions 00001
    Public Safety Positions 62595952105
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 999232
    Road Transport Positions 00000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 560000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 3686864886
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 1005326
    Waste Water Management Positions 012012042120
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 007061
    Water Positions 6996964396
    Vacant Water Positions 5011026
    Other Positions 10937372134
    Vacant Other Positions 055015

    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/a0.00n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 51 22846 47046 47044 17744 177
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 51 22846 47046 47044 17744 177
    Inside the yard 32 79432 01132 01130 14330 143
    Less than 200m from yard 18 4340000
    More than 200m from yard 014 45914 45914 03414 034
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 0604 3584 3586 1803 238

    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? YesNoNoNoYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 47 87347 22444 17744 17744 177
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 0602 1602 1604 0681 581

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a0n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 33 94233 94233 94229 21529 215
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 14 83014 83014 83010 99710 997
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 6501 6501 650928928
    Ventilated pit latrine 14 96214 96214 96214 96214 962
    Bucket system 2 5002 5002 5002 3280
    Other 00002 328
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 0604 3584 3584 0683 238

    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 30 14330 14330 14330 14330 143
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 0604 3584 3584 0683 238

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

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