Stellenbosch Local Municipality (WC024)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 17, Stellenbosch, 7599
    Physical: Plein Street, Stellenbosch
    Tel: 021 808 8111/0861 808 911
    Fax: 021 808 8026
    Web: www.stellenbosch.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 831km²
    Description: The Stellenbosch Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Cape Winelands District in the Western Cape Province. It is the smallest of the five municipalities in the district, making up only 4% of its geographical area.
     The major portion of the area is utilised for agriculture (mainly wine production). Stellenbosch Town is 50km to the east of Cape Town and is – after Cape Town – the oldest town in South Africa.
     The municipal area is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, many places of interest, wine farms, street cafes, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and excellent educational institutions.

    Cities/Towns: Franschhoek, Klapmuts, Pniel, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch Farms
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (27.1%), finance and business services (25.1%), manufacturing (23.5%), agriculture (10.1%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 30, ANC 8, EFF 2, ACDP 1, DNCA 1, PDM 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Mayor: Adv Gesie van Deventer
    Other Members of Council: Esther Groenewald (Portfolio: Corporate and Strategic Services), Donovan Joubert (Speaker), Aldridge Frazenburg (Portfolio: Community Development and Community Services), Paul Biscombe (Portfolio: Integrated Human Settlements and Property), Salie Pieters (Portfolio: Financial Services), Jan De Villiers (Portfolio: Infrastructure), Xoliswa Mdemka (Portfolio: Youth, Sports and Culture), Johannie Serdyn (Portfolio: Planning and Economic Development), Quintin Smit (Portfolio: Protection Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Richard Bosman (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Marius Wüst
    Communications Officer: Mr Vernon Bowers
    LED Officer: Mr Widmark Moses
    Other Senior Management: Dupre Lombaard (Planning and LED), Tabiso Mfeya (Human Settlements and Property Management), Willem Pretorius (Engineering Services), Gerald Esau (Community and Protection Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 173 197155 728
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 23.8%22.8%
    Population 15 to 64 72.1%72.3%
    Population over 65 4.1%4.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 38.738.4
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 96.795.7
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.42%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 1.5%2.9%
    Matric 27.8%23.9%
    Higher education 13.3%16.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 52 27443 417
    Average household size 3.33.3
    Female headed households 36.6%34.6%
    Formal dwellings 65.0%75.1%
    Housing owned 50.0%35.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 97.2%87.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 71.0%87.0%
    Piped water inside dwelling 66.7%72.4%
    Electricity for lighting 92.6%92.9%

    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 outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates286 281265 392249 181194 146
    Service charges749 939710 701628 356595 010
    Investment revenue52 50049 71340 18630 921
    Transfers recognised - operational116 263123 90982 28988 525
    Other own revenue86 791152 743137 056190 438
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 291 7741 302 4571 137 0681 099 041
    Employee costs378 306367 463313 819271 495
    Remuneration of councillors15 52015 84414 43113 817
    Depreciation & asset impairment152 832152 439158 374128 494
    Finance charges19 62720 39113 40911 343
    Materials and bulk purchases305 960324 777287 344269 097
    Transfers and grants7 8376 2165 5555 735
    Other expenditure268 735369 016357 862307 685
    Total Expenditure1 148 8151 256 1451 150 7941 007 665
    Surplus/(Deficit)142 95946 311(13 726)91 376
    Transfers recognised - capital-103 36057 30260 929
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions142 959149 67143 576152 304
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year142 959149 67143 576152 304
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure315 197347 967229 942174 319
    Transfers recognised - capital88 007103 32657 30250 347
    Public contributions & donations12 123-9710 611
    Borrowing-42 56657 433-
    Internally generated funds215 068202 075115 111113 361
    Total sources of capital funds315 197347 967229 942174 319
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets862 044880 752826 889706 086
    Total non current assets4 921 4444 606 2464 793 7614 706 155
    Total current liabilities303 959323 738325 027239 239
    Total non current liabilities470 495470 495379 531303 184
    Community wealth/Equity5 009 0344 692 7654 916 0924 869 818
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating294 026305 374292 925336 625
    Net cash from (used) investing(274 298)(825 473)(228 466)(284 403)
    Net cash from (used) financing(11 881)38 85540 04313 815
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end621 655128 187609 430504 928
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a4249 80621 896
    Irregular expendituren/a11 7081 5131 746
    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) 367 463313 819271 495243 491226 459
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 15 84414 43113 81712 36012 125
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 1741 1741 0391 1541 154
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 12012004950
    Total Vacancy Percentage 10.22%10.22%0.00%4.25%4.33%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77766
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 22012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 6969707272
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 66022
    Community And Social Service Positions 44441987777
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 11000
    Finance And Administration Positions 179179184189189
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 141401212
    Electricity Positions 7272626565
    Vacant Electricity Positions 1414011
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 149149184152152
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 55055
    Road Transport Positions 102102888989
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1717000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1581580147147
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 8801515
    Waste Management Positions 7373766565
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 1818011
    Waste Water Management Positions 00925757
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00011
    Water Positions 23523578132132
    Vacant Water Positions 2424077
    Other Positions 86860103103
    Vacant Other Positions 1111044

    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/a80.12n/a95.56
    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 46 86643 91834 75233 07428 612
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 45 96343 01533 84931 97727 515
    Inside the yard 37 90234 95418 94618 47717 380
    Less than 200m from yard 6 2316 23114 90313 50010 135
    More than 200m from yard 1 8301 830000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4865 7575 24212 59112 304

    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 40 35340 35331 38228 15126 429
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4865 7575 2424 78112 304

    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 43 33743 24221 09719 97319 233
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 37 89937 80418 75517 60816 888
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 7091 7091 1001 1001 100
    Ventilated pit latrine 209209000
    Bucket system 1 1371 1378010080
    Other 1 3591 359138138138
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4865 7575 24212 59112 304

    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 40 26438 82429 97129 66832 668
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 4865 7575 24212 59112 304

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Community Organisation Resource Centre; Stellenbosch Gotland Municipality Parternship; Stellenbosch Night Shelter; Youth Empowerment Action; @hearts; Youth Affairs; StellEmploy.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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