Amahlathi Local Municipality (EC124)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X4002, Stutterheim, 4930
    Physical: Cnr Maclean & Hill Streets, Stutterheim
    Tel: 043 683 5000
    Fax: 043 683 2970
    Web: www.amahlathi.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 4 820km²
    Description: The Amahlathi Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Amathole District of the Eastern Cape Province. It is bordered by the Chris Hani District to the north, Buffalo City Metro to the south, Mnquma and Great Kei to the east, and Raymond Mhlaba to the west. It is an administrative area, and one of six municipalities in the district.
     Amahlati is an isiXhosa name that means ‘a place where many trees are grouped together, a forest'. Forests are a key feature of the area.

    Cities/Towns: Cathcart, Kei Road, Keiskammahoek, Stutterheim
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (37%), finance (27%), manufacturing (18%), trade (10%), agriculture (4%), construction (2%), transport (2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 24, DA 3, EFF 3
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Pateka Qaba
    Other Members of Council: Nokuzola Mlahleki (Speaker), Xanti Mngxaso (Chief Whip), Nicholas Monti (Portfolio Head: Engineering Services), Nomakosazana Nongqayi (Portfolio Head: Budget and Treasury Office), Neliswa Busika (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), Thamsanqa Balindlela (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Xanti Mngxaso (Portfolio Head: Development and Planning)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Balisa King Socikwa
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Joyce Ntshinga
    Communications Officer: Ms Anathi Nyoka
    LED Officer: Mr Loyiso Simon
    Other Senior Management: Sandile Vara (Director: Community and Protection Services), Mthetho Quma (Director: Corporate Services), Buntu Ondala (Director: Development and Planning), Tembela Bacela (Director: Strategic Management Services), Sikhumbuzo Yoko (Acting Director: Engineering Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 101 826101 035
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.5%30.7%
    Population 15 to 64 63.3%60.9%
    Population over 65 5.2%8.4%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 58.064.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 93.291.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.18%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 5.4%10.0%
    Matric 20.2%13.9%
    Higher education 4.8%4.8%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 24 57728 357
    Average household size 4.13.5
    Female headed households 47.2%48.0%
    Formal dwellings 53.1%61.5%
    Housing owned 75.2%68.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 21.6%22.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 14.0%24.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 13.7%18.4%
    Electricity for lighting 92.0%87.3%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates14 20115 8418 79512 531
    Service charges68 91342 27232 14227 537
    Investment revenue7 2949 4229 2456 604
    Transfers recognised - operational125 111131 522112 691109 978
    Other own revenue12 3297 8517 6596 105
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)227 848206 907170 533162 755
    Employee costs113 67575 49362 22556 328
    Remuneration of councillors11 56313 84912 90810 816
    Depreciation & asset impairment36 36332 72030 3002 522
    Finance charges6 29616 37022 59714 975
    Materials and bulk purchases26 16524 31327 59715 370
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure67 83976 27264 08048 141
    Total Expenditure261 900239 017219 707148 152
    Surplus/(Deficit)(34 052)(32 110)(49 175)14 603
    Transfers recognised - capital15 71434 61125 5766 720
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(18 338)2 501(23 599)21 323
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(18 338)2 501(23 599)21 323
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure33 94453 81935 59430 065
    Transfers recognised - capital21 15534 61125 39214 024
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds12 79019 20810 20216 041
    Total sources of capital funds33 94453 81935 59430 065
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets156 865123 534146 716164 867
    Total non current assets474 612480 323469 685464 150
    Total current liabilities72 29844 83351 72834 872
    Total non current liabilities33 98334 06644 50254 634
    Community wealth/Equity525 197524 958520 171539 511
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(14 679)44 43045 37644 208
    Net cash from (used) investing(37 030)(36 025)(35 670)49 885
    Net cash from (used) financing-(31 608)(32 272)34 165
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end54 117105 825129 029141 068
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a23 46123 90778 604
    Irregular expendituren/a36 86740 2897 111
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a827653 423
    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) 75 49362 22556 32842 99334 771
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 13 84912 90810 81610 7839 876
     
    Total Employee Positions 341386413281297
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 5311979
    Total Vacancy Percentage 1.47%0.78%2.66%3.20%26.60%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77775
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 10221
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 161613136
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 23170
    Community And Social Service Positions 31331367451
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 000020
    Finance And Administration Positions 9474505746
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 00008
    Electricity Positions 1010231015
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00405
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 3018382215
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 20005
    Road Transport Positions 9813560070
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 004020
    Sport And Recreation Positions 2020000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 3539399855
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 000010
    Waste Water Management Positions 000034
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 000010
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 0344700
    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/an/a0.00n/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 00000
    Inside the yard 00000
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    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? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 29 50529 50528 90928 70028 700
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 19 41814 65814 19714 19714 727

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00000
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    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 6 2446 2446 2446 2446 246
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9952 9952 8282 8282 534

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Sophumelele Women's Farming Ploughing Project; wattle eradication; rehabilitation of wetlands; cleaning campaign (EPWP); Mlungisi Bridge construction; CBD upgrade; Mlungisi Commercial Park; Woodhouse, Keiskammahoek and Zanyokwe Irrigation Scheme; Amabele Development Blueberries; Nokhaya Youth Cooperative.
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