Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality (DC39)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 21, Vryburg, 8600
    Physical: 50 Market Street, Vryburg, 8601
    Tel: 053 928 4700 / 053 927 0858
    Fax: 053 927 2401
    Web: www.drrsmompatidm.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 43 700km²
    Description: Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality (previously Bophirima District Municipality) is located in the North West province, and is bordered by Ngaka Modiri Molema and Dr Kenneth Kaunda in the north. In the south it is bordered by John Taolo Gaetsewe (previously Kgalagadi), which is a cross-boundary within the Northern Cape.
     It is one of four districts in the North West province, with poor rural areas, formerly situated in the former Bophuthatswana homeland. The district municipality covers the following local municipalities: Naledi, Greater Taung, Kagisano-Molopo, Mamusa, Lekwa-Teemane.
     With the population situated in more than 470 villages and towns dispersed in a 250km radius (approximately 50km north to south and 200km east to west), this district presents unique management and organisational challenges.

    Cities/Towns: Amalia, Bloemhof, Christiana, Piet Plessis, Pomfret, Pudimoe, Reivilo, Schweizer-Reneke, Stella, Taung, Vryburg
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (33.1%), agriculture (17.1%), finance (16.2%), trade (12.7%), transport (9%), manufacturing (4%), mining (3.2%), construction (3.2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 21, DA 4, COPE 1, UCDP 1
    Mayor: Mr C E Tladinyane
    Other Members of Council: N W Skalk (Speaker), M S Montshioagae (Chief Whip and MMC: Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture), K Sereko (MMC: Corporate Services and Special Programmes), M K Mojanaga (MMC: Budget and Treasury), F K Kgodumo (MMC: Engineering and Technical Services), S Moyakhe (MMC: Community Services), P Kgosieng (MMC: Planning)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Zebo Tshetlho
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Segomotso Phatudi
    Communications Officer: Segomoco Otsheleng
    LED Officer: Ms Masego Makhonofane
    Other Senior Management: Dorcas Dambuza (Corporate Services), Ellen Moncho (Manager: Executive Support), Walter Jood (Engineering and Technical Services), Phenyo Chwene (Acting Manager: Fire and Disaster), Masego Makhonofane (Senior Manager: EDTA), Victor Tlhabanelo (Senior Manager: Community Services), Joseph Motlhasedi (Manager: Communications)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 463 815
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 35.20%
    Population 15 to 64 58.40%
    Population over 65 6.40%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 71.30
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.00
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.75%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 35.80%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 46.00%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 21.40%
    Higher education 5.40%
    Matric 17.20%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 125 270
    Average household size 3.60
    Female headed households 43.30%
    Formal dwellings 85.70%
    Housing owned 58.60%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 32.20%
    Weekly refuse removal 26.90%
    Piped water inside dwelling 18.60%
    Electricity for lighting 82.20%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Qualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges----
    Investment revenue-2 5483 7812 806
    Transfers recognised - operational-249 794214 796201 115
    Other own revenue-8975301 086
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)-253 238219 572205 006
    Employee costs-84 57165 05662 146
    Remuneration of councillors-4 7205 2884 954
    Depreciation & asset impairment--35 413-
    Finance charges--1-
    Materials and bulk purchases-67 29450 81740 978
    Transfers and grants-56 35072 87830 349
    Other expenditure-86 967103 59677 301
    Total Expenditure-299 903333 049215 728
    Surplus/(Deficit)-(46 664)(113 477)(10 722)
    Transfers recognised - capital-89 429174 946291 733
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions-42 76561 469281 011
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year-42 76561 469281 011
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure-143 447n/a258 315
    Transfers recognised - capital254 339118 696n/a258 315
    Public contributions & donations--n/a-
    Borrowing--n/a-
    Internally generated funds-24 750n/a-
    Total sources of capital funds-143 447n/a258 315
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets-113 758175 827151 761
    Total non current assets-1 797 7551 688 8591 655 814
    Total current liabilities-171 600206 064132 718
    Total non current liabilities-18 66118 66114 188
    Community wealth/Equity-1 721 2521 639 9611 660 668
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating204 145(16 653)155 556271 896
    Net cash from (used) investing(204 145)-(121 615)(258 315)
    Net cash from (used) financing--33 941(379)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end57 99226 63180 66046 686
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure79 582148 48640 61987 023
    Irregular expenditure266 06562 23348 753331
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure----
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 UnauditedAFSS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) -84 57165 05662 146
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) -4 7205 2884 954
     
    Total Employee Positions 255220226205
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 30482946
    Total Vacancy Percentage 11.76%21.82%12.83%22.44%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 1010109
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 2210
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 29292719
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 4570
    Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Finance And Administration Positions 957218975
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0102125
    Electricity Positions 01300
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0500
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0400
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0200
    Health Positions 311600
    Vacant Health Positions 17700
    Public Safety Positions 5162039
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 01306
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 01400
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0400
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 390063
    Vacant Other Positions 70015

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 0000
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    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

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    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.

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