Matjhabeng Local Municipality (FS184)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 708, Welkom, 9460
    Physical: 319 Stateway, Welkom
    Tel: 057 391 3359
    Fax: 057 357 4393
    Web: www.matjhabeng.fs.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 155km²
    Description: Matjhabeng Local Municipality is situated in the Lejweleputswa District Municipality in the Free State. It is bound by the Nala Local Municipality to the north, Masilonyana Local Municipality to the south, Tswelopele Local Municipality to the east and Moqhaka Local Municipality to the west. Matjhabeng represents the hub of mining activity in the Free State province. There is one formal land-based protected area in the municipality, being the Willem Pretorius Nature Reserve. There are no Ramsar sites. Grassland is the one biome in the Matjhabeng Municipality. Seven vegetation types are found, namely Bloemfontein Karroid Shrubland, Central Free State Grassland, Highveld Alluvial Vegetation, Highveld Salt Pans, Vaal-Vet Sandy Grassland, Western Free State Clay Grassland and Winburg Grassy Shrubland. There is one endangered ecosystem, covering 11% of the Matjhabeng Municipality. This is the Vaal-Vet Sandy Grassland. There is only one water management area, namely the Middle Vaal. Five rivers run through the municipality, including the Koolspruit, Sand, Sandspruit and Vet. Wetlands cover 5.5% of the Matjhabeng Municipality.
    Cities/Towns: Allanridge, Hennenman, Odendaalsrus, Ventersburg, Virginia, Welkom
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining, manufacturing
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 52, DA 16, COPE 3, FF+ 1
    Mayor: Mr Sebenzile Ngangelizwe
    Other Members of Council: B Stofile (Speaker), M J Sephiri (Chief Whip), T D Khalipha (MMC: Policy and Monitoring), D Kotzee (MMC: Community Services), M A Mbana (MMC: Finance), K J Menyatso (MMC: Technical Services), M S Mfebe (MMC: Corporate Services), M L Radebe (MMC: Social Services), N W Speelman (MMC: Public Safety), F E Taliwe (MMC: Human Settlements), M L Thlone (MMC: Special Programmes)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Adv Lepheane
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms L Williams (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Mr Modise Mahlatsane
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 406 461
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 27.30%
    Population 15 to 64 68.10%
    Population over 65 4.70%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 46.90
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 98.30
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.04%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 37.00%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 49.70%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.60%
    Higher education 9.00%
    Matric 28.00%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 123 195
    Average household size 3.10
    Female headed households 39.80%
    Formal dwellings 78.50%
    Housing owned 58.50%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 81.10%
    Weekly refuse removal 86.30%
    Piped water inside dwelling 54.80%
    Electricity for lighting 91.10%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates216 331176 827152 938
    Service charges914 387782 911737 670
    Investment revenue1 8717 5907 420
    Transfers recognised - operational386 348438 089405 560
    Other own revenue299 397140 757121 329
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 818 3341 546 1741 424 917
    Employee costs467 219435 167462 381
    Remuneration of councillors25 97122 70319 999
    Depreciation & asset impairment-260 464359 832
    Finance charges-89 43585 039
    Materials and bulk purchases335 052635 560556 991
    Transfers and grants---
    Other expenditure352 106608 603587 173
    Total Expenditure1 180 3482 051 9322 071 415
    Surplus/(Deficit)637 987(505 758)(646 498)
    Transfers recognised - capital198 765165 319164 629
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions836 752(340 439)(481 869)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year836 752(340 439)(481 869)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure200 576165 319346 356
    Transfers recognised - capital200 576165 319346 356
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing---
    Internally generated funds---
    Total sources of capital funds200 576165 319346 356
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets1 087 315884 556894 068
    Total non current assets6 042 7406 006 9095 152 488
    Total current liabilities985 5291 209 867976 939
    Total non current liabilities116 586289 035311 909
    Community wealth/Equity6 027 9395 392 5634 757 708
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating314 191(251 005)208 982
    Net cash from (used) investing(203 317)-(194 061)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(89 435)(5 536)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end209 417(398 260)44 665
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a830 0941 075 759
    Irregular expendituren/a96 171160 377
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a23 99876 392
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 467 219435 167
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 25 97122 703
     
    Total Employee Positions 3 6532 131
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1 6041
    Total Vacancy Percentage 43.91%0.05%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 01
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 5151
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 20
    Community And Social Service Positions 2512
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 140
    Finance And Administration Positions 321340
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 00
    Electricity Positions 17884
    Vacant Electricity Positions 970
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 460285
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1820
    Road Transport Positions 00
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 741422
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 3490
    Waste Management Positions 495365
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 1530
    Waste Water Management Positions 334121
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 2130
    Water Positions 20585
    Vacant Water Positions 1300
    Other Positions 838361
    Vacant Other Positions 4640

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
    2012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    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 96 92596 925
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 93 35593 355
    Inside the yard 84 85584 855
    Less than 200m from yard 7 0007 000
    More than 200m from yard 1 5001 500
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 25 18620 677

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 90 89790 068
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 25 18620 677

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    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 85 70385 703
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 80 10180 101
    Flush toilet - septic tank 3232
    Ventilated pit latrine 00
    Bucket system 2 0002 000
    Other 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 25 18620 677

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    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 107 00088 714
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 25 18620 677

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

  • LINKS/RESOURCES

    Annual Reports
    Annual Report 2012/13
    Annual Report 2011/12

    Audited Financial Statements
    AFS 2012/13
    AFS 2011/12
    AFS 2010/11

    Integrated Development Plans
    IDP 2012/13

    MFMA Section 71 – Schedule C
    Schedule C 2013/14
    Schedule C 2012/13
    Schedule C 2011/12
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