Central Karoo District Municipality (DC5)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X560, Beaufort West, 6970
    Physical: 63 Donkin Street, Beaufort West
    Tel: 023 449 1000
    Fax: 023 415 1253
    Web: www.skdm.co.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 38 854km²
    Description: The Central Karoo District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the Western Cape Province. It is bordered by the Pixley Ka Seme District Municipality in the north, Namakwa District Municipality in the north-west, Eden District Municipality in the south, Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the east and Cape Winelands District Municipality in the west.
     Central Karoo is the largest district in the province, making up a third of its geographical area. It is comprised of three local municipalities: Laingsburg, Prince Albert and Beaufort West. The seat of the district is Beaufort West.

    Cities/Towns: Beaufort West, Klaarstroom, Laingsburg, Leeu Gamka, Matjiesfontein, Merweville, Murraysburg, Nelspoort, Prince Albert, Welgemoed
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (47%), finance and business services (22%), community services (19%), construction (7%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 3, ANC 2, KGP 1 (40% PR Seats)
    Controlling Party: DA/KDF/KGP/KOP Coalition
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Noel Constable
    Other Members of Council: Ms M Jaftha (Deputy Mayor), Mr I J Windvogel (Speaker), Dr A L Rabie (Full-Time Councillor)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Stefanus Jooste
    LED Officer: Mr Stefanus Jooste
    Other Senior Management: J Jonkers (Acting Senior Manager: Corporate Services), J H Theron (Director: Technical Services), G L Van Zyl (Manager: Human Resources), A Koopman (Senior Manager: Engineering Services), J Jonkers (Manager: Regional Tourism), Mrs L Strümpher (Accountant), Mr H Rust (Head: Disaster Management), Mr G E van Zyl (Manager: Municipal Health Services), Mrs R van Tonder (Records Manager), Ms A Cedras (Senior Buyer/Stores)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 74 24771 011
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.4%30.5%
    Population 15 to 64 67.4%63.3%
    Population over 65 7.2%6.2%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 48.358.0
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 93.895.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.01%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a23.1%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a30.9%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 5.8%10.1%
    Matric 29.5%21.5%
    Higher education 3.2%7.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 21 98019 076
    Average household size 3.43.6
    Female headed households 40.8%38.2%
    Formal dwellings 97.8%97.0%
    Housing owned 68.1%56.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 93.7%77.6%
    Weekly refuse removal 90.8%78.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 73.8%77.2%
    Electricity for lighting 95.1%89.4%

    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 findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges----
    Investment revenue48444617899
    Transfers recognised - operational28 98526 98921 12847 355
    Other own revenue49 14740 78538 7954 239
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)78 61668 22160 10151 693
    Employee costs10 27426 3127 9407 802
    Remuneration of councillors3 1793 0742 9783 214
    Depreciation & asset impairment-849340613
    Finance charges-7437041 036
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure64 55935 14245 33439 984
    Total Expenditure78 01166 12057 29652 649
    Surplus/(Deficit)6052 1012 805(956)
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions6052 1012 805(956)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year6052 1012 805(956)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure5531939768
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds5531939768
    Total sources of capital funds5531939768
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets4 8359 9466 4845 012
    Total non current assets14 40913 78512 46111 432
    Total current liabilities7 86111 1019 98911 363
    Total non current liabilities16 88916 88915 29914 238
    Community wealth/Equity(5 506)(4 259)(6 343)(9 157)
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(6 539)3 3202 6862 357
    Net cash from (used) investing(55)(912)91(150)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(51)(52)(56)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end3 6066 9134 5561 887
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-4 564491
    Irregular expendituren/a434642 813
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a13--
    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) 26 3127 9407 8029 316
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 3 0742 9783 2142 820
     
    Total Employee Positions 144135134151
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 13987
    Total Vacancy Percentage 9.03%6.67%5.97%4.64%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 4444
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1110
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 8894
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0000
    Community And Social Service Positions 0114
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0001
    Finance And Administration Positions 18181529
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1103
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 2240
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 4445
    Vacant Health Positions 1100
    Public Safety Positions 0001
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 1089897101
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 10673
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0003
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 0000
    Vacant Other Positions 0000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/an/a
    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
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 0000
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    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? 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
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    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.

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Pomegranate Project; Essential Oils Project; Chicken Farming and Lucerne Planting Project; establishment of Youth and Women Cooperative; revival of Hydroponic Tunnels Project.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Freight village and inland port; establishment of cold storage; PPP with Score and Pep Stores; Lesotho Highlands Water Project; tourism gateway; correctional facility.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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