Langeberg Local Municipality (WC026)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X2, Ashton, 6715
    Physical: 28 Main Street, Ashton
    Tel: 023 615 8000
    Fax: 023 615 1563
    Web: www.langeberg.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 4 518km²
    Description: The Langeberg Local Municipality (previously Breede River/Winelands Local Municipality) is a Category B municipality located within the Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape Province.
     The municipality is bordered by Breede Valley in the north and west and by the Overberg District in the south and east. It is one of the five municipalities that make up the district, accounting for almost a quarter of its geographical area.

    Cities/Towns: Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor, Montagu, Robertson
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing; manufacturing; community, social and personal services; finance, insurance, real estate and business services (altogether almost 60%), finance, insurance, real estate and business services (17.17%), wholesale and retail (10.79%)
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 12, ANC 6, COPE 1, EFF 1, ICOSA 1, LIP 1, PDM 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Mayor: H M Jansen
    Other Members of Council: G D Joubert (Deputy Mayor, and Strategy and Social Development Portfolio), S W Van Eeden (Speaker), E M J Scheffers (Mayco and Finance Portfolio), D B Janse (Mayco and Corporate Services Portfolio), J D Burger (Mayco and Engineering Services Portfolio), S W Strauss (Mayco)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Soyisile Mokweni
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr B Brown
    Communications Officer: Mr Matthew Sheldon
    LED Officer: Mr P Salman
    Other Senior Management: A W J Everson (Director: Corporate Services), C O Matthys (Director: Strategy and Social Development), I Van Der Westhuizen (Director: Engineering Services), E C Liebenberg (Director: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 105 48397 724
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 29.4%28.4%
    Population 15 to 64 65.4%65.5%
    Population over 65 5.2%6.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 52.952.6
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 97.796.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.74%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a11.3%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a15.1%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 3.9%6.0%
    Matric 24.8%21.5%
    Higher education 5.5%6.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 28 40125 125
    Average household size 3.73.7
    Female headed households 31.6%31.1%
    Formal dwellings 89.3%90.7%
    Housing owned 49.4%46.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 89.8%83.0%
    Weekly refuse removal 79.3%71.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 83.4%80.3%
    Electricity for lighting 96.3%94.2%

    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 outcomeClean audit outcomeClean audit outcome
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates43 16440 22434 81432 678
    Service charges389 990375 229334 215294 331
    Investment revenue5 9314 3923 2222 844
    Transfers recognised - operational99 17975 81882 90675 245
    Other own revenue29 58659 70751 08631 989
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)567 849555 369506 242437 086
    Employee costs155 768146 027138 554129 208
    Remuneration of councillors8 4968 7408 3317 714
    Depreciation & asset impairment20 16831 48834 12520 171
    Finance charges7 10911 4299 3487 570
    Materials and bulk purchases242 758242 032213 946184 970
    Transfers and grants133749120-
    Other expenditure124 019107 245111 56691 369
    Total Expenditure558 450547 710515 991441 002
    Surplus/(Deficit)9 4007 659(9 748)(3 916)
    Transfers recognised - capital24 23646 34822 67225 282
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions33 63654 00712 92421 366
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year33 63654 00712 92421 366
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure46 63274 39554 33552 538
    Transfers recognised - capital24 33046 34822 95725 281
    Public contributions & donations-721 804-
    Borrowing-1 842--
    Internally generated funds22 30126 13329 57527 257
    Total sources of capital funds46 63274 39554 33552 538
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets140 964170 265146 243125 056
    Total non current assets648 568625 993584 761532 110
    Total current liabilities57 044111 58696 50772 676
    Total non current liabilities143 813129 647133 56489 234
    Community wealth/Equity588 675555 025500 934495 256
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating54 69593 15074 86345 983
    Net cash from (used) investing(40 410)(68 695)(50 137)(52 681)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2 255)(3 478)(3 289)(3 387)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end115 640103 61082 63461 197
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a21 18919 19411 061
    Irregular expendituren/a482--
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a24-466
    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) 146 027138 554129 208118 438108 729
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 7408 3317 7147 0996 420
     
    Total Employee Positions 762754734742723
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 5359535150
    Total Vacancy Percentage 6.96%7.82%7.22%6.87%6.92%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 66566
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 01002
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 3333333330
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 118641
    Community And Social Service Positions 3756604966
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 24014
    Finance And Administration Positions 133121113122116
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 9871111
    Electricity Positions 6367666262
    Vacant Electricity Positions 12533
    Enviromental Protection Positions 77807300
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 21400
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 6964626130
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 104960
    Road Transport Positions 9194906934
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 361021
    Sport And Recreation Positions 382121202
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 34500
    Waste Management Positions 85448310684
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 13312
    Waste Water Management Positions 4642474745
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 10443
    Water Positions 5298404445
    Vacant Water Positions 59003
    Other Positions 322841123203
    Vacant Other Positions 5901920

    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/a72.30n/a51.62
    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 10916 60516 19416 10416 074
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 15 47915 00014 63714 58414 487
    Inside the yard 15 24414 76514 35614 28214 077
    Less than 200m from yard 235235281302410
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 7577 4286 6336 2296 875

    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 17 83717 75817 02219 37118 007
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 2157 4957 1686 6357 129

    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 16 19016 06215 86615 76915 624
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 15 43814 76514 35615 13815 303
    Flush toilet - septic tank 2348901 1222793
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 7406 9106 7536 3556 951

    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 15 10615 07414 87615 17014 987
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 7496 9176 7626 3666 964

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Business incubator programmes.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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