Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality (DC19)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X10, Witsieshoek, 9870
    Physical: Old Parliament Building, 1 Mampoi Street, Phuthaditjhaba
    Tel: 058 718 1089/36
    Fax: 058 718 1034
    Web: www.thabomofutsanyana.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 33 269km²
    Description: Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the eastern Free State province, and borders on Lesotho and KwaZulu-Natal. It is named after Edwin Thabo Mofutsanyana, a stalwart of the communist party. It comprises six local municipalities: Setsoto, Dihlabeng, Nketoana, Maluti-A-Phofung, Phumelela and Mantsopa. The N3 and N5 National Roads pass through the district, and the famous Golden Gate is found in the area on the slopes of the Drakensberg Mountains. Despite all the socio-economic challenges facing this district, the area has huge potential for tourism development because of its scenic beauty and its rich cultural heritage.
    Cities/Towns: Arlington, Bethlehem, Clarens, Clocolan, Excelsior, Ficksburg, Fouriesburg, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Harrismith, Hobhouse, Kestell, Ladybrand, Lindley, Marquard, Memel, Paul Roux, Petrus Steyn, Phuthaditjhaba, Reitz, Rosendal, Senekal, Thaba Patchoa, Tweespruit, Vrede, Warden
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 33, DA 4, DPSA 3, COPE 2, ACDP 1
    Mayor: Malefu Vilakazi
    Other Members of Council: M Maduna (Speaker), M Radebe (Chief Whip), M Mamba (Finance), P Mavundla (Infrastructure and Transport), S Visagie (LED and Tourism), J Radebe (Women, Children, and Disabilities), G Mokotso (Community Services), C Makhoba (Agriculture and Rural Development), S Motaung (IDP), M Motloung (Chairperson: Municipal Public Accounts Committee)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Bennet Molotsi
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr H Lebusa
    Communications Officer: Matefu Mokoena
    Other Senior Management: Samuel Khote (Director: Corporate Services), Takatso Lebenya (Director: Community Services), Bernard Mphahlele (Manager: Infrastructure Development)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 736 238
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.90%
    Population 15 to 64 62.60%
    Population over 65 5.50%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 59.60
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 87.30
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.61%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 35.10%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 45.80%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 9.10%
    Higher education 8.10%
    Matric 24.80%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 217 884
    Average household size 3.30
    Female headed households 46.50%
    Formal dwellings 77.30%
    Housing owned 62.70%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 48.90%
    Weekly refuse removal 49.20%
    Piped water inside dwelling 33.60%
    Electricity for lighting 87.20%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates---
    Service charges---
    Investment revenue2 4732 5192 099
    Transfers recognised - operational83 14280 63094 082
    Other own revenue12022384
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)85 73583 37296 265
    Employee costs41 10035 33027 734
    Remuneration of councillors8 9967 0927 592
    Depreciation & asset impairment-1 1811 698
    Finance charges4324932
    Materials and bulk purchases967925-
    Transfers and grants20 15624 88813 557
    Other expenditure23 10716 67720 550
    Total Expenditure94 37086 34271 162
    Surplus/(Deficit)(8 634)(2 971)25 103
    Transfers recognised - capital-2 772-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(8 634)(198)25 103
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(8 634)(198)25 103
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure3 566-2 128
    Transfers recognised - capital2 747-2 128
    Public contributions & donations---
    Borrowing---
    Internally generated funds819--
    Total sources of capital funds3 566-2 128
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets28 24945 28344 633
    Total non current assets-1 9662 881
    Total current liabilities16 54528 40427 424
    Total non current liabilities-1 942142
    Community wealth/Equity11 70416 90319 948
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(15 471)2 47626 879
    Net cash from (used) investing-(106)(2 030)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(591)(561)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(15 471)43 31441 536
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a--
    Irregular expendituren/a2 5963 141
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a-60
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 41 10035 330
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 9967 092
     
    Total Employee Positions 127116
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 363
    Total Vacancy Percentage 28.35%2.59%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 44
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 21
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1614
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 32
    Community And Social Service Positions 317
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00
    Finance And Administration Positions 5975
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 140
    Electricity Positions 00
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 230
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 70
    Health Positions 00
    Vacant Health Positions 00
    Public Safety Positions 10
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00
    Road Transport Positions 30
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 10
    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 176
    Vacant Other Positions 100

    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? 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
    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/a0
    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
    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.

  • 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
    IDP 2011/12

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