Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality (DC39)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 21, Vryburg, 8600
    Physical: 21 De Kock Street, Vryburg
    Tel: 053 927 2222
    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: C E Tladinyane
    Other Members of Council: N W Skalk (Speaker), K Sereko (MMC: Corporate Services and Special Programmes), M S Montshioagae (MMC: Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture), 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 (Communications Manager)
  • 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'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Disclaimer of audit opinionQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates---
    Service charges---
    Investment revenue2 5483 7812 806
    Transfers recognised - operational249 794214 796201 115
    Other own revenue8975301 086
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)253 238219 572205 006
    Employee costs84 57165 05662 146
    Remuneration of councillors4 7205 2884 954
    Depreciation & asset impairment-35 413-
    Finance charges-1-
    Materials and bulk purchases67 29450 81740 978
    Transfers and grants56 35072 87830 349
    Other expenditure86 967103 59677 301
    Total Expenditure299 903333 049215 728
    Surplus/(Deficit)(46 664)(113 477)(10 722)
    Transfers recognised - capital89 429174 946291 733
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions42 76561 469281 011
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year42 76561 469281 011
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure143 447n/a258 315
    Transfers recognised - capital118 696n/a258 315
    Public contributions & donations-n/a-
    Borrowing-n/a-
    Internally generated funds24 750n/a-
    Total sources of capital funds143 447n/a258 315
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets113 758175 827151 761
    Total non current assets1 797 7551 688 8591 655 814
    Total current liabilities171 600206 064132 718
    Total non current liabilities18 66118 66114 188
    Community wealth/Equity1 721 2521 639 9611 660 668
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(16 653)155 556271 896
    Net cash from (used) investing-(121 615)(258 315)
    Net cash from (used) financing-33 941(379)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end26 63180 66046 686
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a40 61987 023
    Irregular expendituren/a48 753331
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a--
    SOURCES71 UnauditedAFSS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 84 57165 056
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 7205 288
     
    Total Employee Positions 219205
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2246
    Total Vacancy Percentage 10.05%22.44%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 109
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 10
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2019
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 00
    Community And Social Service Positions 00
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00
    Finance And Administration Positions 18975
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 2125
    Electricity Positions 00
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 039
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 06
    Road Transport Positions 00
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Waste Management Positions 00
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00
    Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Water Positions 00
    Vacant Water Positions 00
    Other Positions 063
    Vacant Other Positions 015

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

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

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    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

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

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

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