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 revenue9 1762 5483 7812 806
    Transfers recognised - operational606 453249 794214 796201 115
    Other own revenue5728975301 086
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)616 201253 238219 572205 006
    Employee costs185 70084 57165 05662 146
    Remuneration of councillors14 4184 7205 2884 954
    Depreciation & asset impairment1 350-35 413-
    Finance charges--1-
    Materials and bulk purchases57 14367 29450 81740 978
    Transfers and grants72 63256 35072 87830 349
    Other expenditure157 79986 967103 59677 301
    Total Expenditure489 042299 903333 049215 728
    Surplus/(Deficit)127 159(46 664)(113 477)(10 722)
    Transfers recognised - capital282 79989 429174 946291 733
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions409 95742 76561 469281 011
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year409 95742 76561 469281 011
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure254 506143 447n/a258 315
    Transfers recognised - capital254 339118 696n/a258 315
    Public contributions & donations--n/a-
    Borrowing--n/a-
    Internally generated funds16724 750n/a-
    Total sources of capital funds254 506143 447n/a258 315
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets118 541113 758175 827151 761
    Total non current assets1 809 0871 797 7551 688 8591 655 814
    Total current liabilities141 806171 600206 064132 718
    Total non current liabilities27 87218 66118 66114 188
    Community wealth/Equity1 757 9511 721 2521 639 9611 660 668
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating261 225(16 653)155 556271 896
    Net cash from (used) investing(284 340)-(121 615)(258 315)
    Net cash from (used) financing--33 941(379)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end3 51626 63180 66046 686
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure79 582148 48640 61987 023
    Irregular expenditure266 06562 23348 753331
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure----
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 UnauditedAFSS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 84 571465 056462 1464
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 7205 2884 954
     
    Total Employee Positions 221226205
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 492946
    Total Vacancy Percentage 22.17%12.83%22.44%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 9109
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 110
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 312719
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 770
    Community And Social Service Positions 000
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 000
    Finance And Administration Positions 7218975
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 102125
    Electricity Positions 1300
    Vacant Electricity Positions 500
    Enviromental Protection Positions 400
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 200
    Health Positions 1600
    Vacant Health Positions 700
    Public Safety Positions 62039
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1306
    Road Transport Positions 000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1400
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 400
    Waste Management Positions 000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 000
    Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Water Positions 000
    Vacant Water Positions 000
    Other Positions 0063
    Vacant Other Positions 0015

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 000
    Inside the yard 000
    Less than 200m from yard 000
    More than 200m from yard 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

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

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 000
    Ventilated pit latrine 000
    Bucket system 000
    Other 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

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

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