Ratlou Local Municipality (NW381)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X209, Madibogo, 2772
    Physical: Delareyville Road, Next to Setlagole Library, Stella
    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 22, UCDP 3, COPE 2, DA 1
    Mayor: Mr Phenyo Mance
    Other Members of Council: Matshidiso Mongala (Speaker), Galaletsang Boikanyo (Chairperson: MPAC), A Matebele (Infrastructure Portfolio), Peo Mokgosi (Finance Portfolio), Mkumalo (Health Portfolio), V Shomolekae (Corporate Services Portfolio)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Glen Lekomanyane
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Patience Leburu
    Communications Officer: Mr Lesley Muji
    LED Officer: Mr T Kopele
    Other Senior Management: G Mabilo (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'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates3 0533 107-
    Service charges---
    Investment revenue724--
    Transfers recognised - operational89 20970 604-
    Other own revenue34 6116 63369 848
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)127 59780 34569 848
    Employee costs36 36730 322-
    Remuneration of councillors8 6038 414-
    Depreciation & asset impairment-6 512-
    Finance charges-22-
    Materials and bulk purchases4 900--
    Transfers and grants---
    Other expenditure41 98240 43477 624
    Total Expenditure91 85285 70377 624
    Surplus/(Deficit)35 745(5 358)(7 776)
    Transfers recognised - capital38 79618 50015 004
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions74 54113 1427 228
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year74 54113 1427 228
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure40 965n/a25 166
    Transfers recognised - capital37 720n/a18 073
    Public contributions & donations3 245n/a7 093
    Borrowing-n/a-
    Internally generated funds-n/a-
    Total sources of capital funds40 965n/a25 166
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assetsn/a34 79337 400
    Total non current assetsn/a166 690144 399
    Total current liabilitiesn/a20 80114 830
    Total non current liabilitiesn/a1 199980
    Community wealth/Equityn/a179 484165 989
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating38 40320 53411 796
    Net cash from (used) investing(40 190)(28 295)(20 136)
    Net cash from (used) financing---
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end15 76217 07024 831
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a12 9068 107
    Irregular expendituren/a48 34122 994
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a2223
    SOURCES71 UnauditedAFSS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 36 36730 322
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 6038 414
     
    Total Employee Positions 148151
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 232
    Total Vacancy Percentage 1.35%21.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2219
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 23
    Community And Social Service Positions 059
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 022
    Finance And Administration Positions 10752
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 06
    Electricity Positions 10
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 60
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00
    Road Transport Positions 30
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Waste Management Positions 30
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00
    Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Water Positions 16
    Vacant Water Positions 00
    Other Positions 010
    Vacant Other Positions 01

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
    2012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 25 70125 701
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 25 67125 671
    Inside the yard 00
    Less than 200m from yard 7 7587 758
    More than 200m from yard 17 91317 913
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 25 67125 671

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 26 63926 639
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 5318 000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score 0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 22 82922 547
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 3245 040
    Ventilated pit latrine 21 48817 490
    Bucket system 00
    Other 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    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.
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