Lejweleputswa District Municipality (DC18)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 2163, Welkom, 9460
    Physical: Cnr Jan Hofmeyer & Tempest Streets, Welkom
    Tel: 057 353 3094/5/8/9
    Fax: 057 353 3382/057 391 8911
    Web: www.lejwe.co.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 31 930km²
    Description: The Lejweleputswa District Municipality is a Category C municipality situated in the north-western part of the Free State. It borders the North West Province to the north, Fezile Dabi and Thabo Mofutsanyana to the north-east and east respectively, Mangaung and Xhariep to the south, and the Northern Cape Province to the west.
     The district makes up almost a third of the province, and consists of the following five local municipalities, with approximately 18 towns distributed throughout: Masilonyana, Tokologo, Tswelopele, Matjhabeng and Nala.
     It is accessible from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Klerksdorp and Kimberley along the N1, one of the country's main national roads.

    Cities/Towns: Allanridge, Boshof, Bothaville, Brandfort, Bultfontein, Dealesville, Hennenman, Hertzogville, Hoopstad, Odendaalsrus, Soutpan, Theunissen, Ventersburg, Verkeerdevlei, Virginia, Welkom, Wesselsbron, Winburg
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining (31%), construction, transport, electricity, trade
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 10, DA 3, EFF 2 (40% PR Seats)
    Mayor: Sebenzile Ngangelizwe
    Other Members of Council: P P Maleka, S J Mabitla, M S Sehloho, M J Meli, M M T Matlabe, M J Pereko, M L Tlhone

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Ms Palesa Kaota
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr P K Pitso
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 646 920624 746
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 26.5%28.9%
    Population 15 to 64 68.4%66.1%
    Population over 65 5.1%5.0%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 46.251.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 100.097.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.79%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.6%6.5%
    Matric 30.3%25.1%
    Higher education 7.4%7.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 217 911182 247
    Average household size 3.03.2
    Female headed households 39.4%39.8%
    Formal dwellings 83.2%79.1%
    Housing owned 69.7%58.5%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 81.7%75.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 72.1%79.8%
    Piped water inside dwelling 43.5%47.7%
    Electricity for lighting 94.0%90.9%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges----
    Investment revenue5 1763 7422 8192 425
    Transfers recognised - operational115 631108 518103 760100 362
    Other own revenue1 0329652 2651 264
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)121 838113 226108 844104 051
    Employee costs66 03062 53860 74046 085
    Remuneration of councillors9 0429 2948 7138 121
    Depreciation & asset impairment4 3956 5053 3187 277
    Finance charges3 5522 3212 5832 841
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants4 4743 5494 0634 450
    Other expenditure29 13325 51525 36931 854
    Total Expenditure116 626109 721104 787100 629
    Surplus/(Deficit)5 2123 5054 0573 423
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions5 2123 5054 0573 423
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year5 2123 5054 0573 423
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure7579302 3542 727
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds7579302 3542 727
    Total sources of capital funds7579302 3542 727
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets70 71659 28149 60941 539
    Total non current assets63 02266 82072 55876 843
    Total current liabilities16 15314 05412 95510 268
    Total non current liabilities21 92420 04920 70120 545
    Community wealth/Equity95 66191 99888 51187 569
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating14 65513 0592 27011 033
    Net cash from (used) investing(289)(11 888)(2 199)(9 373)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2 146)(1 566)(1 585)(1 793)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end30 29018 06918 46714 982
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure---228
    Irregular expenditure6801 5575 26320 716
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure--4887
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 66 03062 53860 74046 08543 239
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 9 0429 2948 7138 1216 490
     
    Total Employee Positions 142144150139117
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 111202
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.70%0.69%8.00%0.00%1.71%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55554
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00002
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2020202016
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 11000
    Community And Social Service Positions 2612151515
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00000
    Finance And Administration Positions 8095858368
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 00000
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 1112211614
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00800
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 00000
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00000
    Road Transport Positions 00400
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00400
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00000
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 00000
    Vacant Other Positions 00000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/a0.000.00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 00000
    Inside the yard 00000
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00000
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

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

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