Breede Valley Local Municipality (WC025)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X3046, Worcester, 6849
    Physical: 30 Baring Street, Worcester
    Tel: 023 348 2600
    Fax: 023 347 3671
    Web: www.bvm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 834km²
    Description: The Breede Valley Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape Province. It is bordered by Witzenberg in the north, Langeberg in the south, the Central Karoo District in the east, and Drakenstein and Stellenbosch in the west. It is one of five municipalities in the district.
     The most striking feature of the Breede Valley is its scenic beauty consisting of majestic mountains, fertile valleys, vineyards and vast plains, covered with indigenous semi-desert vegetation.

    Cities/Towns: De Doorns, Rawsonville, Touws River, Worcester
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (28.8%), community services (21.9%), finance (20.2%), manufacturing (11.3%), trade (7.7%), transport (6.1%), construction (2.7%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 22, ANC 12, BO 4, EFF 1, PDM 1, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Mayor: Ms Antoinette Steyn
    Other Members of Council: John Levendal (Deputy Mayor), Neil Mecuur (Speaker), Sammy Goedeman (Chief Whip), Wouter Meiring (Finance and Human Resources), George Stalmeester (Technical Services), Magaret Sampson (Community Safety and Security), Joyce Mei (Community Development), Frank van Zyl (Strategic Support Services), Eileen Sheldon (Human Settlements), Reggie Farao (Sport and Recreation), Julian Kritzinger (Local Economic Development, Tourism, and Arts and Culture)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: David McThomas (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Rod Ontong (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Johan Botha
    LED Officer: Colin January
    Other Senior Management: R Esau (Director: Strategic Support Services), Eddie Delport (Technical Services), Johnathan Marthinus (Director: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 176 578166 825
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 29.0%27.8%
    Population 15 to 64 66.4%66.9%
    Population over 65 4.7%5.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 50.749.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.394.5
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.29%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a14.4%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a20.2%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.6%4.9%
    Matric 33.3%24.9%
    Higher education 5.6%8.3%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 47 56942 527
    Average household size 3.73.7
    Female headed households 37.0%35.3%
    Formal dwellings 77.7%77.9%
    Housing owned 42.3%40.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 87.3%83.5%
    Weekly refuse removal 77.7%75.3%
    Piped water inside dwelling 70.8%69.3%
    Electricity for lighting 92.1%88.3%

    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 outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates120 571104 56694 99288 604
    Service charges472 873474 857435 222403 769
    Investment revenue17 17310 91910 5929 428
    Transfers recognised - operational118 480116 148160 117117 722
    Other own revenue59 045111 57762 919103 860
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)788 142818 067763 841723 383
    Employee costs243 387230 802207 949198 842
    Remuneration of councillors15 61915 30914 51113 693
    Depreciation & asset impairment91 58988 15975 90968 660
    Finance charges25 58624 30125 94628 638
    Materials and bulk purchases306 922305 103285 329254 292
    Transfers and grants310280195132
    Other expenditure178 079204 867166 295182 559
    Total Expenditure861 492868 821776 134746 816
    Surplus/(Deficit)(73 350)(50 754)(12 293)(23 432)
    Transfers recognised - capital-40 04958 34989 986
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(73 350)(10 705)46 05666 553
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(73 350)(10 705)46 05666 553
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure97 08083 57075 896127 825
    Transfers recognised - capital52 31738 08158 14776 127
    Public contributions & donations--20213 859
    Borrowing27 32323 2972 22124 422
    Internally generated funds17 44022 19315 32613 417
    Total sources of capital funds97 08083 57075 896127 825
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets302 813296 287249 459294 723
    Total non current assets1 975 6671 965 2961 977 2001 930 499
    Total current liabilities134 911141 088153 790192 358
    Total non current liabilities474 843464 071413 880407 772
    Community wealth/Equity1 668 7261 656 4251 658 9901 625 092
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating115 47375 40264 265161 627
    Net cash from (used) investing(97 113)(130 648)(13 412)(173 152)
    Net cash from (used) financing(23 003)35 738(26 096)(28 290)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end162 98887 423106 93182 174
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a26 04210644 774
    Irregular expendituren/a2 72592-
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a---
    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) 230 802207 949198 842188 609175 657
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 15 30914 51113 69312 82311 957
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 0039881 030937974
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1421661546678
    Total Vacancy Percentage 14.16%16.80%14.95%7.04%8.01%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 20020
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 3529252020
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 59852
    Community And Social Service Positions 5992814858
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0111026
    Finance And Administration Positions 210257272203212
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 4640321310
    Electricity Positions 5960627274
    Vacant Electricity Positions 8201025
    Enviromental Protection Positions 2416166666
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 22157
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 10094977960
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 132221101
    Road Transport Positions 5871865454
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1092655
    Sport And Recreation Positions 3432361717
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 32322
    Waste Management Positions 1061071109299
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 171912310
    Waste Water Management Positions 1971251217483
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 16188013
    Water Positions 4237487673
    Vacant Water Positions 1151455
    Other Positions 746371131153
    Vacant Other Positions 9991212

    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/a89.16n/a89.02
    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 27 99325 71529 34328 43527 693
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 26 35824 35424 35426 52225 780
    Inside the yard 26 35823 36923 36920 54720 547
    Less than 200m from yard 0004 9893 464
    More than 200m from yard 09859859861 769
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 9967 5937 0957 0616 507

    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? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 25 50925 04924 33324 12726 913
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 99610 0499 2087 0616 507

    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? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 25 03724 41523 92723 63121 617
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 19 60719 29018 48618 21717 864
    Flush toilet - septic tank 890100100185
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 3 8003 8003 8003 4402 185
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 9967 5937 0957 0616 507

    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 19 67819 55818 68923 11920 069
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 9967 5937 0957 0616 507

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Regional Socio-Economic Programme (RSEP) projects for safer communities; recycling at the source project.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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