Overberg District Municipality (DC3)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X22, Bredasdorp, 7280
    Physical: 26 Long Street, Bredasdorp
    Tel: 028 425 1157
    Fax: 028 425 1014
    Web: www.odm.org.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 12 241km²
    Description: The Overberg District Municipality is a Category C municipality situated in the Western Cape Province, just over Sir Lowry's Pass to the southernmost tip of Africa. The adjacent municipalities are the Cape Winelands District to the north, Eden District to the east and City of Cape Town to the west. It is also bounded by the Indian Ocean to the south-west and Atlantic Ocean to the west.
     The municipality is the smallest district in the province, making up only 9% of its geographical area. The following local municipalities form part of the Overberg region: Theewaterskloof, Swellendam, Overstrand and Cape Agulhas. The seat of the municipality is Bredasdorp.

    Cities/Towns: Agulhas, Arniston, Barrydale, Betty's Bay, Birkenhead, Bot River, Bredasdorp, Buffeljagsrivier, Caledon/Myddleton, De Kelders, Elim, Fishershaven, Franskraal, Gans Bay, Genadendal, Grabouw, Greyton, Hawston, Hermanus, Infanta, Kleinmond, Klipdale, Malagas, Napier, Onrus, Pearly Beach, Pringle Bay, Protem, Riviersonderend, Rooi-Els, Sand Bay, Stanford, Struis Bay, Suiderstrand, Suurbraak, Swellendam, Theewaterskloof, Van Dyks Bay, Vermont, Villiersdorp
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance, insurance, real estate and business services (25.1%), manufacturing (16.3%), wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation (13.7%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (12.1%), general government (10.5%), construction (8.5%), transport, storage and communication (8.3%), community, social and personal services (4.2%)
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 6, ANC 3 (40% PR Seats)
    Mayor: A Franken
    Other Members of Council: A Klaas (Deputy Mayor), L de Bruyn (Speaker), C Lamprecht (Finance), M Opperman (Community Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr D Beretti
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr J Tesselaar (Director: Management Services)
    Communications Officer: Ms Thea Nefdt
    LED Officer: Ms V Zeeman (IDP/LED Manager)
    Other Senior Management: D Lambrechts (Office of the Municipal Manager), F Coetzee (Senior Internal Auditor), G Spangenberg (Senior Officer: Human Resources), R du Toit (Manager: Municipal Health), R Geldenhuys (Manager: Protection Services), S Pekeur (Manager: Resorts), M Dunn (Officer: Performance Management), F Kotzé (Manager: Environmental Management), A Van Eeden (Manager: Roads), D Kapot Witbooi (Acting Manager: Supply Chain Management), A Riddles (Chief Risk Officer / Shared Services), A Thompson (Senior Admin Officer)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 286 786258 176
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 26.1%24.1%
    Population 15 to 64 66.2%67.6%
    Population over 65 7.7%8.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 51.047.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 100.1100.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.39%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a17.0%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a22.9%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 3.2%4.0%
    Matric 27.7%23.0%
    Higher education 9.7%11.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 91 83577 196
    Average household size 3.13.1
    Female headed households 31.9%30.7%
    Formal dwellings 81.8%81.9%
    Housing owned 50.5%51.0%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 86.7%74.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 87.1%83.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 78.6%76.1%
    Electricity for lighting 93.9%91.2%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges446658646621
    Investment revenue2 1881 7131 290485
    Transfers recognised - operational130 327108 23551 01088 328
    Other own revenue30 85017 67367 02020 142
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)163 811128 278119 966109 576
    Employee costs77 18870 98560 75052 276
    Remuneration of councillors5 1834 9965 7343 979
    Depreciation & asset impairment2 7272 3491 9702 447
    Finance charges7 0835 9504311 392
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants17170-2 031
    Other expenditure70 66045 57952 93945 490
    Total Expenditure162 859130 029121 823107 616
    Surplus/(Deficit)952(1 750)(1 858)1 960
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions952(1 750)(1 858)1 960
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year952(1 750)(1 858)1 960
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure3 5571 7452 1191 445
    Transfers recognised - capital---140
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing2 522--822
    Internally generated funds1 0361 7452 119484
    Total sources of capital funds3 5571 7452 1191 445
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets29 54717 79117 79017 208
    Total non current assets78 82979 68442 33442 215
    Total current liabilities24 07916 19519 84420 417
    Total non current liabilities79 36077 44363 97260 322
    Community wealth/Equity4 9373 836(23 692)(21 317)
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating5 8782 1763 23114 484
    Net cash from (used) investing2 672(1 745)12617
    Net cash from (used) financing(533)(782)(1 021)(646)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end8 01714 35914 71014 456
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure1 718109-140
    Irregular expenditure92057 7732 801-
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure2-0-
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 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) 70 98560 75052 27650 864
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 9965 7343 9794 205
     
    Total Employee Positions 488361404375
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 15941086
    Total Vacancy Percentage 32.58%1.11%26.73%1.60%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 3333
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1122
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 13121212
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0360
    Community And Social Service Positions 3838450
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 20220
    Finance And Administration Positions 46524028
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 15051
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 6332
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 4000
    Health Positions 53212123
    Vacant Health Positions 33002
    Public Safety Positions 100619782
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 590581
    Road Transport Positions 185171183166
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 230150
    Sport And Recreation Positions 440023
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 22000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 00036
    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/a00
    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

    EPWP – job creation initiative across all departments.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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