Great Kei Local Municipality (EC123)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X2, Komga, 4950
    Physical: 17 Main Street, Komga, 4950
    Tel: 043 831 5700
    Fax: 043 831 1306
    Web: www.greatkeilm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 736km²
    Description: The Great Kei Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Amathole District in the Eastern Cape Province amidst the three former industrial towns of Butterworth, King William's Town and East London.
     It is bounded by Stutterheim in the north, the Wild Coast in the south-east, the Great Kei River in the east, and Buffalo City in the west. It is the smallest of the six municipalities in the district.
     Regional access is obtained through the district via the N2 National Route from East London to Butterworth. It is mainly a tourist destination, though the film industry has also shown keen interest in the area. It is also historically famous for its agricultural sector and cultural heritage.

    Cities/Towns: Amatola Coastal, Kei Mouth, Komga, Morgan Bay
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services, agriculture
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 9, DA 2, EFF 1, INDEPENDENT 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Loyiso Tshetsha
    Other Members of Council: Luleka Ndabambi (Chief Whip), N Kansthashe (Municipal Transformation and Institutional Development Committee), W Ndoro (MPAC), N Mevana (Financial Viability and Sustainability Committee), T Gqomoroshe (Service Delivery and Infrastructure Development Committee), L Mhlontlo (Local Economic Development Committee), N Mgema (Good Governance and Public Participation Committee)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mrs Ivy Sikhulu-Nqwena
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr L Mosala
    Communications Officer: Mrs A Shumana
    LED Officer: Ms L Dziba
    Other Senior Management: Mr M Gila (Acting Director: Technical, Infrastructure and Community Services), Mr B Douglas (Acting Director: Corporate Services), L Juju (Acting General Manager)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 31 69230 832
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 27.4%28.4%
    Population 15 to 64 66.4%62.0%
    Population over 65 6.2%9.6%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 50.661.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 92.492.3
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.63%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.6%18.7%
    Matric 19.1%15.4%
    Higher education 4.4%5.2%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 8 7748 073
    Average household size 3.63.3
    Female headed households 45.0%44.6%
    Formal dwellings 66.6%68.5%
    Housing owned 83.0%60.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 19.5%12.0%
    Weekly refuse removal 26.7%42.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 8.1%17.4%
    Electricity for lighting 75.8%78.3%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionAdverse audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates24 11517 00017 19416 45512 638
    Service charges11 9925 4856 4445 8696 788
    Investment revenue1778962761 0881 491
    Transfers recognised - operational29 50848 78742 63737 57534 698
    Other own revenue13 4008 5397 7007 1055 064
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)79 19280 70874 25268 09260 679
    Employee costs47 01742 57031 76631 98127 214
    Remuneration of councillors4 1573 9933 7593 2022 994
    Depreciation & asset impairment-25 26731 35521 74418 521
    Finance charges4971 2381 3672 355651
    Materials and bulk purchases6 1577 9547 2625 3996 644
    Transfers and grants-----
    Other expenditure24 69628 51437 78936 09629 272
    Total Expenditure82 525109 537113 298100 77885 295
    Surplus/(Deficit)(3 332)(28 829)(39 046)(32 686)(24 615)
    Transfers recognised - capital16 60333 06512 81521 79614 594
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions13 2714 236(26 231)(10 890)(10 021)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year13 2714 236(26 231)(10 890)(10 021)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure12 99434 3729 994324 879422 931
    Transfers recognised - capital11 97931 2265 005145 832137 525
    Public contributions & donations---179 047285 406
    Borrowing-----
    Internally generated funds1 0153 1464 989--
    Total sources of capital funds12 99434 3729 994324 879422 931
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets27 79513 58327 48544 548165 156
    Total non current assets78 241374 871319 172324 685422 931
    Total current liabilities5 44726 31944 44219 68826 934
    Total non current liabilities(9 612)18 77913 49615 6089 124
    Community wealth/Equity110 201343 357288 720333 937552 029
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating12 58911 19934 52815 44317 126
    Net cash from (used) investing(14 094)(29 559)(9 994)(29 919)(27 847)
    Net cash from (used) financing(475)(488)(4 288)-(292)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end602 15620 8562 16616 641
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a6 10623 2159 92510 021
    Irregular expendituren/a5 2975 1242 32914 012
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a38100755585
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 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) 42 57031 76631 98127 21418 874
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 3 9933 7593 2022 9942 847
     
    Total Employee Positions 144165178159138
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 524303415
    Total Vacancy Percentage 3.47%14.55%16.85%21.38%10.87%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 45556
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 12313
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1414786
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 47002
    Community And Social Service Positions 4130453
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 09000
    Finance And Administration Positions 4759717458
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0223309
    Electricity Positions 55144
    Vacant Electricity Positions 01111
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 1316055
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 02000
    Road Transport Positions 123266
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 01320
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 565162530
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00000
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    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/an/an/an/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 3 9943 4963 4963 4333 433
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 0552 3322 0631 0451 045

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/an/a0
    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 4 3003 9943 6693 6693 669
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 31918115000

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

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