Ratlou Local Municipality (NW381)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X209, Madibogo, 2772
    Physical: R507 Delareyville Road, Next to Setlagole Library, Setlagole Village
    Tel: 018 330 7000
    Fax: 018 330 7047
    Web: www.ratlou.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 4 884km²
    Description: Ratlou Local Municipality (previously Setla-Kgobi Local Municipality) is one of the local municipalities under the jurisdiction of the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in the North West province. It shares its borders with three other municipalities and the Republic of Botswana. The municipality is divided into 14 wards.
     Owing to its nature as a rural municipality, Ratlou does not have large economic centres within its jurisdiction. Most government services are conducted from various centres that are mainly located in Setlagole.

    Cities/Towns: Disaneng, Kraaipan, Madibogo, Setlagole
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 20, EFF 3, DA 2, F4SD 2, UCDP 1 (2016 LGE)
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Ms Tebogo Modise
    Other Members of Council: Matahleho Margaret Dala (Speaker), Keemeteng Francisco Ntwe (Chairperson: MPAC), Lerato Godi (Infrastructure and Technical Services Portfolio), Oabile Seabelo (Corporate Services and Finance Portfolio), David Seitshiro (Community Services and LED Portfolio), Kesentseng Mokone (Town Planning Development Portfolio)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Glen Lekomanyane
    Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Patience Lekgetho
    Communications Officer: Ms Shallot Setlhaku
    LED Officer: Mr T Kopele
    Other Senior Management: Mr P More (Acting Director: Technical Services), T Kopele (Director: Town Planning and Development)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 107 339
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 38.70%
    Population 15 to 64 53.90%
    Population over 65 7.40%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 85.60
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 91.60
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.11%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 43.90%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 52.40%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 28.90%
    Higher education 3.10%
    Matric 11.20%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 26 889
    Average household size 3.90
    Female headed households 49.50%
    Formal dwellings 89.90%
    Housing owned 54.10%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 1.80%
    Weekly refuse removal 0.80%
    Piped water inside dwelling 5.20%
    Electricity for lighting 83.70%

    Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates4 82938 1699 7393 107
    Service charges----
    Investment revenue2 0941 6261 362-
    Transfers recognised - operational107 23288 56375 67770 604
    Other own revenue10 9557 7579 4786 633
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)125 110136 11496 25680 345
    Employee costs46 27441 64836 49430 322
    Remuneration of councillors9 2769 3128 6038 414
    Depreciation & asset impairment-8 7077 2386 512
    Finance charges-144-22
    Materials and bulk purchases6 6104 4414 567-
    Transfers and grants1 268---
    Other expenditure42 17848 76238 32640 434
    Total Expenditure105 606113 01395 22885 703
    Surplus/(Deficit)19 50423 1021 028(5 358)
    Transfers recognised - capital64 81133 28238 79618 500
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions84 31556 38339 82413 142
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year84 31556 38339 82413 142
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure73 50740 931211 850n/a
    Transfers recognised - capital27 36923 332-n/a
    Public contributions & donations--211 850n/a
    Borrowing24 571--n/a
    Internally generated funds16 81417 599-n/a
    Total sources of capital funds68 75340 931211 850n/a
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets-95 61763 07834 793
    Total non current assets-233 914202 203166 690
    Total current liabilities-18 33937 94320 801
    Total non current liabilities-9751 4491 199
    Community wealth/Equity-310 217225 889179 484
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating67 32139 53857 80820 534
    Net cash from (used) investing(74 745)(40 430)(47 295)(28 295)
    Net cash from (used) financing36 300---
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end58 72926 69027 58317 070
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a2 6025 09812 906
    Irregular expendituren/a8 32820 87048 341
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a1255322
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedAFS

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 41 64836 49430 322-
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 9 3128 6038 414-
     
    Total Employee Positions 176168148151
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 81232
    Total Vacancy Percentage 4.55%0.60%1.35%21.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 2100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 22212219
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1023
    Community And Social Service Positions 5246059
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 10022
    Finance And Administration Positions 424210752
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1006
    Electricity Positions 3010
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 4660
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 13030
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 3030
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0016
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 3248010
    Vacant Other Positions 3001

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 26 91925 70125 70125 701
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 26 88925 67125 67125 671
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 4 2694 2697 7587 758
    More than 200m from yard 22 62021 40217 91317 913
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00025 671

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 27 05026 63926 63926 639
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8 4144 0712 5318 000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 22 82922 82922 82922 547
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 3241 3241 3245 040
    Ventilated pit latrine 21 48821 48821 48817 490
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Redevelopment of Setlogole commercial hub; comprehensive rural development programme in Ward 1.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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