Overstrand Local Municipality (WC032)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 20, Hermanus, 7200
    Physical: Overstrand Civic Centre, Magnolia Street, Hermanus
    Tel: 028 313 8000
    Fax: 028 312 1894
    Web: www.overstrand.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 708km²
    Description: The Overstrand Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Overberg District in the Western Cape Province. It borders the Indian Ocean in the south, having a vast stretch of coastline. It is the smallest of four municipalities in the district, making up 14% of its geographical area. The seat of Overstrand is Hermanus.
     Ultimately, its unique offerings of the ultimate experience in land-based whale watching and shark cage diving, pristine Blue Flag beaches, excellent wine industry, and top-class restaurants and accommodation make it an attractive tourist destination with a variety of activities.

    Cities/Towns: Betty's Bay, Birkenhead, De Kelders, Fishershaven, Franskraal, Gans Bay, Hawston, Hermanus, Kleinmond, Onrus, Pearly Beach, Pringle Bay, Rooi-Els, Sand Bay, Stanford, Van Dyks Bay, Vermont
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance and business services (23.2%), wholesale (21.2%), manufacturing (15.3%), transport, storage and communication (12.7%), commercial services
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 16, ANC 8, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Mayor: Mr Rudolph Smith
    Other Members of Council: Dudley Coetzee (Deputy Executive Mayor and Finance), Anton Coetsee (Speaker), David Botha (Infrastructure and Planning), Riana de Coning (Management Services), Andrew Komani (Community Services), Elnora Gillion (Economic Development and Tourism), Arnie Africa (Protection Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Coenie Groenewald
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Santie Reyneke-Naudé
    Communications Officer: Ms Noluthando Zweni (Manager: Communication)
    LED Officer: Mr Xolile Khosi (Manager: LED)
    Other Senior Management: Ms Desireé Arrison (Director: Management Services), Mr Stephen Müller (Director: Infrastructure and Planning), Mr Roderick Williams (Director: Community Services), Mr Solomzi Madikane (Director: Economic Development and Tourism), Mr Neville Michaels (Director: Protection Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 93 40780 358
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 24.0%21.5%
    Population 15 to 64 64.1%65.6%
    Population over 65 11.9%12.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 56.052.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 98.197.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 3.42%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.3%2.4%
    Matric 29.4%27.3%
    Higher education 15.6%15.7%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 35 71827 983
    Average household size 2.62.6
    Female headed households 33.8%32.3%
    Formal dwellings 79.0%80.1%
    Housing owned 52.7%53.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 86.3%67.8%
    Weekly refuse removal 94.0%91.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 77.6%75.8%
    Electricity for lighting 95.7%90.4%

    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 rates197 463165 119153 617135 633
    Service charges618 670573 195520 392479 253
    Investment revenue23 48012 2098 1446 352
    Transfers recognised - operational115 007103 62960 47367 835
    Other own revenue79 50480 02463 29559 844
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 034 125934 177805 921748 917
    Employee costs301 264273 115267 019260 645
    Remuneration of councillors9 2058 5668 1047 933
    Depreciation & asset impairment129 896123 514106 44599 361
    Finance charges39 84146 20743 44739 927
    Materials and bulk purchases278 019214 224184 319170 650
    Transfers and grants56 10351 09048 65938 749
    Other expenditure231 566226 415253 271214 757
    Total Expenditure1 045 895943 132911 264832 022
    Surplus/(Deficit)(11 771)(8 956)(105 343)(83 104)
    Transfers recognised - capital34 71160 65155 49838 090
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions22 94151 696(49 845)(45 015)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year22 94151 696(49 845)(45 015)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure83 29795 253108 490119 972
    Transfers recognised - capital33 21160 65155 73434 207
    Public contributions & donations1 4408966071 199
    Borrowing35 83927 18939 01270 634
    Internally generated funds12 8066 51613 13813 933
    Total sources of capital funds83 29795 253108 490119 972
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets402 156311 815224 444175 465
    Total non current assets3 702 3253 741 1683 305 4503 302 111
    Total current liabilities172 989169 019155 138148 801
    Total non current liabilities633 431611 666602 191520 970
    Community wealth/Equity3 298 0603 272 2982 772 5652 807 805
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating178 332160 636119 47876 616
    Net cash from (used) investing(89 575)(99 338)(101 315)(130 368)
    Net cash from (used) financing(3 723)8 49623 66632 764
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end259 814174 781104 98763 158
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-3 71518 021
    Irregular expendituren/a-1475 334
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a56116
    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) 273 115267 019260 645231 527207 938
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 5668 1047 9337 0846 717
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 1151 1751 1031 0991 092
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 8089827569
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.17%7.57%7.43%6.82%6.32%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77677
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 5157575651
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 28862
    Community And Social Service Positions 203202202191198
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 338310
    Finance And Administration Positions 254256249246236
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 3324211719
    Electricity Positions 6667677072
    Vacant Electricity Positions 71012107
    Enviromental Protection Positions 97709
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 22001
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 110110505252
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 83315
    Road Transport Positions 134134130136133
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 896810
    Sport And Recreation Positions 4238384537
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 530110
    Waste Management Positions 135136136143140
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 23262
    Waste Water Management Positions 5598989095
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 491017
    Water Positions 4963636362
    Vacant Water Positions 61512126
    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/a90.79n/a96.82
    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 28 85828 46028 35727 82627 672
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 26 41726 01925 91625 40625 300
    Inside the yard 26 41726 01925 91625 40625 300
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 5126 9236 54325 40625 300

    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? YesNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 23 73623 73623 59422 70722 707
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 5126 9436 5436 4235 852

    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 30 75129 87829 35729 17128 987
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 22 56819 11817 75817 75817 346
    Flush toilet - septic tank 6 1388 7159 5549 4349 662
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 5126 9436 5436 4235 852

    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 27 71327 71327 34527 34532 265
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 5126 9436 5436 4235 852

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Business advice and support: cooperative business training and business plan writing, contractor development, mentorship programmes, sewing project (Kleinmond); skills and capacity development: EPWP programmes (17 projects grant and municipality funded), Vukuphile Programme; Overstrand Baking Project; Afrimat Driving Project; response to youth: NYDA EDP training and facilitation of needs; tourism growth and development: Tourism Ambassador Programme.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Stoney Point Project; creative and cultural activities (from IDP): entertainment facilities (family activities and youth activities).
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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