Capricorn District Municipality (DC35)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 4100, Polokwane, 0700
    Physical: 41 Biccard Street, Polokwane
    Tel: 015 294 1000
    Fax: 015 291 4297
    Web: www.cdm.org.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 21 705km²
    Description: The Capricorn District Municipality is a Category C municipality situated in the Limpopo Province. The municipality is situated as a stopover between Gauteng and the northern areas of Limpopo, and between the north-western areas and the Kruger National Park. It forms a gateway to Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
     It consists of the following four local municipalities: Blouberg, Lepelle-Nkumpi, Molemole and Polokwane. It derives its name from the Tropic of Capricorn, along which it is situated.
     Limpopo's capital, Polokwane (previously Pietersburg), lies in the heart of the Capricorn region. The district has an internal airport, and is linked to Gauteng by one of the best stretches of the N1 in South Africa. It has the third-largest district economy in the province, and is predominantly rural in nature.

    Cities/Towns: Alldays, Dendron, Morebeng (Soekmekaar), Polokwane, Zebediela
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (30.9%), finance (27.6%), trade (14%), transport (13.2%), manufacturing (4.3%), construction (3.3%), agriculture (3.1%), electricity (2.9%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 14, EFF 6, DA 2 (40% PR Seats)
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr John Mpe
    Other Members of Council: Nakedi Lekganyane (Speaker), Calvin Masoga (Chief Whip), Mushaisane Boloka (Finance), Elizabeth Kgatla (Corporate Services), Monile Ntsoane (Sport, Arts and Culture), Jara Masubelele (Strategic Executive Management Services), Monica Mogale (Infrastructure), Betty Kgare (Community Services), Chuene Malebana (Development Planning and Environmental Management Services), Samson Selamolela (LED)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Ms Thuso Nemugumoni (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Naazim Essa
    Communications Officer: Mr Jabu Masondo
    Other Senior Management: Ali Said (Manager: Infrastructure), Motlatso Manthata (Manager: Corporate Services), Mavis Matlala (Executive Management), Nokuthula Mazibuko (Manager: DPEMS), Isaac Motsuki (Manager: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 1 330 4361 261 463
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 33.6%33.6%
    Population 15 to 64 60.6%59.9%
    Population over 65 5.8%6.6%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 65.067.0
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 88.787.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.21%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a37.2%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a47.4%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 12.4%13.2%
    Matric 29.9%24.9%
    Higher education 11.4%13.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 378 301342 838
    Average household size 3.53.6
    Female headed households 49.1%49.9%
    Formal dwellings 93.2%92.0%
    Housing owned 69.8%58.1%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 30.2%26.6%
    Weekly refuse removal 30.4%29.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 19.5%23.3%
    Electricity for lighting 95.2%87.4%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges42 63444 30036 03329 333
    Investment revenue23 25821 43920 15417 954
    Transfers recognised - operational481 525468 949412 767382 166
    Other own revenue1 97614 81021 13034 479
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)549 393549 497490 083463 932
    Employee costs244 861215 377198 396176 961
    Remuneration of councillors11 70011 40510 9009 094
    Depreciation & asset impairment46 61546 22643 26271 472
    Finance charges164358511-
    Materials and bulk purchases42 96946 78449 93144 311
    Transfers and grants---800
    Other expenditure261 262261 281231 085232 531
    Total Expenditure607 571581 431534 085535 169
    Surplus/(Deficit)(58 178)(31 933)(44 002)(71 236)
    Transfers recognised - capital320 349351 726216 200287 991
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions262 171319 793172 198216 755
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year262 171319 793172 198216 755
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure335 195372 3451 837 735251 477
    Transfers recognised - capital335 195372 1571 837 735251 477
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing-188--
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds335 195372 3451 837 735251 477
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets329 289336 131345 153298 740
    Total non current assets2 081 7561 793 2001 498 1741 539 569
    Total current liabilities183 254227 405259 597226 300
    Total non current liabilities28 43929 44625 98014 126
    Community wealth/Equity2 199 3521 872 4801 557 7491 597 883
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating302 587319 259240 711238 948
    Net cash from (used) investing(334 359)(372 078)(201 007)(251 477)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 006)(1 440)(1 371)-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end205 550238 328292 587248 764
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a56 311-18 059
    Irregular expendituren/a929 50422 979
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a2041397
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 215 377198 396176 961155 042
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 11 40510 9009 0948 302
     
    Total Employee Positions 595687598639
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 3957093
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.50%13.83%11.71%14.55%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6677
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 3101
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 30303147
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 00115
    Community And Social Service Positions 11121319
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0080
    Finance And Administration Positions 132120172154
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 022403
    Electricity Positions 0502
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0001
    Enviromental Protection Positions 19436
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0013
    Health Positions 0262432
    Vacant Health Positions 0207
    Public Safety Positions 0867194
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 021710
    Road Transport Positions 0105
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0002
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0403
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0201
    Waste Management Positions 23928800
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 02900
    Waste Water Management Positions 03200
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 01000
    Water Positions 00259279
    Vacant Water Positions 001349
    Other Positions 586401
    Vacant Other Positions 0801

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a70.87n/a71.99
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 138 051136 801118 958114 611
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 133 204131 979114 611114 611
    Inside the yard 21 97521 47510 00010 000
    Less than 200m from yard 107 729106 49099 48799 487
    More than 200m from yard 3 5004 0145 1245 124
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 36 42285 00085 000105 749

    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/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 86 53184 74681 74679 154
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 10 00010 00010 00010 000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 75 29573 51070 51069 154
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 16 13330 17830 17830 178

    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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