Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality (LIM471)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 111, Marble Hall, 0450
    Physical: 13 Ficus Street, Marble Hall
    Tel: 013 261 8400
    Fax: 013 261 2985
    Web: www.ephraimmogalelm.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 011km²
    Description: The Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Sekhukhune District in the Limpopo Province. It is the smallest of the four municipalities in the district. It was established after the 2000 local election, with the amalgamation of Marble Hall, part of Moutse (West) Transitional Local Council (TLC), Leeuwfontein, a portion of Hlogotlou/Lepelle Transitional Rural Council (TRC), Greater Nebo North TRC, a portion of Naboomspruit/Roedtan Thusang TLC, and Springbokvlakte TLC.
     The municipality was a cross-border between the Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces. After the 2006 municipal elections the municipality was incorporated into the Limpopo Province. The municipality is at the border of the two above-mentioned provinces. It is about 160km from Pretoria and about 190km from Polokwane (previously Pietersburg).
     The amalgamation of parts of eight former TLCs also resulted in the establishment of the Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality, with 14 wards, which was increased to 16 wards during the 2011 local government elections. It has one town and two R293 towns, and 75 villages.
     The municipality was providing water to Marble Hall, Leeuwfontein and Zamenkomst, which was later transferred to the Sekhukhune District Municipality (SDM). Currently, the municipality is licensed to provide electricity to Marble Hall town, and other areas are provided for by Eskom. The municipality also provides solid waste to Marble Hall, Leeuwfontein and Elandskraal, while the SDM provides water and sanitation to all other areas. The municipality is battling with a huge backlog in terms of water provision, sanitation and road construction.
     The average annual rainfall is about 634mm. Marble Hall boasts a pleasant climate, with an average maximum winter temperature of 23°C and an average maximum summer temperature of 29°C.

    Cities/Towns: Marble Hall, Schuinsdraai Nature Reserve
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, tourism, construction, trade, transport, finance
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 20, EFF 7, DA 3, INDEPENDENT 1, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Ms Constance Ramadimetja Kupa
    Other Members of Council: Mr Molaudi Mothogwane (Speaker), Ms Lorraine Modisha (Chief Whip), Ms Mmakoma Johannah Motsepe (Exco Member), Mr George Nthaudi Makanyane (Exco Member), Ms Rebecca Mmatawane Lentsoane (Exco Member), Mr Mphoke Lawrence Makola (Exco Member), Ms Magalane Gladys Phefadi (Exco Member)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Ms M M Mathebela
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms K A Ramosibi
    Communications Officer: Mr Matome Lemekoana
    LED Officer: Mr S Uwane
    Other Senior Management: Mr Mantaneng Phaahla (Director: Community Services), Mahubila E Radingwana (Director: Infrastructure Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 127 168123 648
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 32.9%35.5%
    Population 15 to 64 61.4%57.6%
    Population over 65 5.6%6.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 62.873.7
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 89.188.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.64%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a41.4%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a48.8%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 17.2%22.7%
    Matric 22.5%18.8%
    Higher education 4.7%5.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 33 93632 284
    Average household size 3.73.8
    Female headed households 51.8%51.3%
    Formal dwellings 90.5%93.2%
    Housing owned 62.3%43.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 8.2%9.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 17.3%10.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 5.3%12.3%
    Electricity for lighting 95.1%89.6%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates29 79825 77227 56312 252
    Service charges49 00040 76541 44038 607
    Investment revenue4 6772 464-5 433
    Transfers recognised - operational121 28794 71279 09976 140
    Other own revenue12 55923 43322 7896 700
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)217 321187 146170 891139 131
    Employee costs57 17153 15044 25441 721
    Remuneration of councillors10 63310 3439 4059 740
    Depreciation & asset impairment41 86640 722-37 802
    Finance charges3762 042--
    Materials and bulk purchases35 14231 45419 02926 569
    Transfers and grants6 4531 588-825
    Other expenditure48 90339 57448 90737 573
    Total Expenditure200 543178 874121 595154 231
    Surplus/(Deficit)16 7778 27349 296(15 101)
    Transfers recognised - capital46 98331 58423 12727 406
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions63 76039 85772 42312 306
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year63 76039 85772 42312 306
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure64 98046 50839 906776 725
    Transfers recognised - capital46 30931 58421 298-
    Public contributions & donations18 671-18 608776 725
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds-14 924--
    Total sources of capital funds64 98046 50839 906776 725
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets163 982106 43644 60643 453
    Total non current assets861 965911 14214 322884 425
    Total current liabilities54 58549 0883 01336 919
    Total non current liabilities27 86830 208--
    Community wealth/Equity943 494938 28155 915890 958
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating115 56478 89849 90751 911
    Net cash from (used) investing(81 338)(45 203)-(35 052)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 782)(1 574)-(2 716)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end113 24981 86749 90732 430
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-61 06135 346
    Irregular expendituren/a-33 28365 830
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a3622714
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 UnauditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 53 15044 25441 72138 497
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 10 3439 4059 7408 867
     
    Total Employee Positions 239242240238
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 40281936
    Total Vacancy Percentage 16.74%11.57%7.92%15.13%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6665
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 2240
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 16141610
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 4322
    Community And Social Service Positions 38433333
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0002
    Finance And Administration Positions 79648080
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1371313
    Electricity Positions 13121111
    Vacant Electricity Positions 5203
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 26261212
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 3201
    Road Transport Positions 40435555
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1310011
    Sport And Recreation Positions 2222
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 19252525
    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 0700
    Vacant Other Positions 0200

    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? YesYesYesYes
    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? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 35 65234 59134 59134 571
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 4501 8971 5001 450

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    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? 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 5 9195 6194 5264 526
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 5623 5623 5624 339

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Organic farming project to establish 10 farms with cooperatives and create 190 permanent jobs; two cooperatives launched – women and youth.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Ecotourism investment opportunities, Flag Boshielo Dam; conservancy from Schuinsdraai Nature Reserve to neighbouring game farms; establishment of logistic hub; reinstatement of railway line.
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