Gert Sibande District Municipality (DC30)
PO Box 1748, Ermelo, 2350Physical:
Cnr Joubert & Oosthuise Streets, ErmeloTel:
017 801 7000Fax:
017 801 1207Web: www.gsibande.gov.za
Gert Sibande District Municipality is located in the Mpumalanga province and is comprised of seven local municipalities: Govan Mbeki, Chief Albert Luthuli, Msukaligwa, Dipaleseng, Mkhondo, Lekwa and Isaka Seme. It is bordered by Ekurhuleni Metro to the west and Sedibeng District Municipality to the south-west (both in the Gauteng province), northern Free State and Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality to the south-east (both in the Free State province), Ehlanzeni District Municipality to the north-east and Nkangala District Municipality to the north (both in Mpumalanga province), Amajuba and Zululand District Municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal province to the south-east, and Swaziland to the east. It is the largest of the three districts in Mpumalanga province.
Amersfoort, Amsterdam, Balfour, Bethal, Breyten, Carolina, Charl Cilliers, Chrissiesmeer, Davel, Ekulindeni, Embalenhle, Empuluzi, Ermelo, Evander, Greylingstad, Grootvlei, Kinross, Leandra, Lothair, Morgenzon, Perdekop, Secunda, Standerton, Trichardt, Volksrust, Wakkerstroom, eManzana (Badplaas), eMkhondo (Piet Retief)Main Economic Sectors:
Mining, manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, services
1 043 194Households:
273 490Population Growth:
1.48% p.a. Unemployment Rate:
Political ManagementComposition of Council:
ANC 37, DA 10, VF+ 1Mayor:
Mr M P NhlabathiOther Members of Council:
E S Dhlamini (Speaker), T A Mnisi (Chief Whip), F N Maboa-Boltman (MMC: Finance), F M Nyembe (MMC: Planning and Economic Development), J Nkosi (MMC: Corporate Services), N Zuma (MMC: Community and Social Services), M Magagula (MMC: Infrastructure and Technical Services), A Maboea (MMC: Human Settlement and Disaster Management)
Administrative ManagementMunicipal Manager:
Mr C A HabileChief Financial Officer:
Anil SinghCommunications Officer:
Zakhele ShibaLED Officer:
Mr Silas NkonyaneOther Senior Management:
M Kunene (General Manager: Community and Social Services), S Zikalala (General Manager: Planning and Economic Development), S Vilane (General Manager: Infrastructure and Technical Services), C Mkhwanazi (Acting General Manager: Human Settlement and Disaster Management), M Dlamini (General Manager: Corporate Services)
|Audit Outcome ||Financially unqualified with findings||Clean audit outcome|
|Total Net Assets||303 038||302 043|
|Surplus/Deficit for the Year||1 198||48 684|
|Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities||62 901||43 711|
|Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure||33 648||-|
Tenders are published on the municipal website and the notice boards of the district and local municipalities, as well as in national and local newspapers.
LED ActivitiesKey Projects:
Gert Sibande Biodiesel Plant; GSDM Fresh Produce Market; N2/17 corridor development; Mkhondo Hydro Power Station; wood furniture manufacturing industry benefaction; tourism development/promotion agency; wool manufacturing industrial park; petrochemical industrial park; farming support programmes; establishment and support of cooperatives within GSDM.
Links/ResourcesMunicipal TendersMunicipal VacanciesAnnual Report 2011/12
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