Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality (LIM333)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 24, Tzaneen, 0850
    Physical: 38 Agatha Street, Civic Centre Building, Tzaneen, 0850
    Tel: 015 307 8000
    Fax: 015 307 8049
    Web: www.greatertzaneen.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 243km²
    Description: The Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the eastern quadrant of the Limpopo Province within the Mopani District. It is bordered by Greater Letaba to the north, Lepelle-Nkumpi to the south, Ba-Phalaborwa and Maruleng to the east, and Polokwane to the west. It is one of the five municipalities in the district. It contains 125 rural villages, with almost 80% of households residing in these villages.
     The Phalaborwa SDI transverses the area, while one of the major road links between Gauteng and the Kruger National Park also passes through the area. It is characterised by extensive and intensive farming activities and considerable untapped tourism potential.

    Cities/Towns: Haenertsburg, Tzaneen
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (31.7%), finance (23.8%), trade (10.2%), agriculture (7.6%), manufacturing (3.7%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 52, EFF 8, DA 7, APC 1, COPE 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Maripe Mangena
    Other Members of Council: Dikeledi Mmetle (Speaker), Cromwell Nhemo (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Republic Monakedi
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Modjadji Mankgabe
    Communications Officer: Mr Neville Ndlaba (Acting)
    LED Officer: Mr Freddy Rammalo
    Other Senior Management: Pierre van den Heever (Director: Electrical Engineering), Dikeledi Makoti (Director: Engineering Services), Elias Mugari (Director: Corporate Services), John Nkuna (Director: Planning and Economic Development), Obby Mkhombo (Director: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 416 146389 623
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 29.6%31.9%
    Population 15 to 64 66.0%62.4%
    Population over 65 4.4%5.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 51.560.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 91.387.0
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.50%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 13.2%18.6%
    Matric 26.8%21.9%
    Higher education 8.0%8.4%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 122 776108 705
    Average household size 3.43.5
    Female headed households 45.9%47.8%
    Formal dwellings 88.8%92.4%
    Housing owned 64.9%57.4%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 12.8%15.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 13.5%14.8%
    Piped water inside dwelling 11.9%16.1%
    Electricity for lighting 93.6%86.2%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates79 33379 46671 11665 276
    Service charges433 782406 981362 004356 168
    Investment revenue5 4282 4142 1813 901
    Transfers recognised - operational326 650263 072243 423220 476
    Other own revenue80 64756 84364 72540 428
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)925 840808 776743 449686 250
    Employee costs156 107248 180250 365127 801
    Remuneration of councillors21 03520 07819 03117 561
    Depreciation & asset impairment-117 955108 129105 230
    Finance charges8 70110 48611 78716 331
    Materials and bulk purchases258 714267 856239 064233 343
    Transfers and grants50 18219 71232 29123 481
    Other expenditure268 796180 063154 961235 928
    Total Expenditure763 534864 331815 629759 675
    Surplus/(Deficit)162 306(55 555)(72 180)(73 426)
    Transfers recognised - capital90 63181 046223 93962 640
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions252 93725 492151 759(10 786)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year252 93725 492151 759(10 786)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure146 166138 661380 67394 133
    Transfers recognised - capital120 80581 04665 47262 639
    Public contributions & donations--175 105-
    Borrowing---7 684
    Internally generated funds25 36157 615140 09623 809
    Total sources of capital funds146 166138 661380 67394 133
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets-350 990335 096301 082
    Total non current assets-1 868 4921 880 7711 745 926
    Total current liabilities-271 898253 629206 730
    Total non current liabilities-174 564174 991180 756
    Community wealth/Equity-1 773 0201 787 2471 659 522
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating125 915157 780135 84259 937
    Net cash from (used) investing(157 516)(139 785)(108 879)(77 905)
    Net cash from (used) financing48 185(13 969)(14 394)(21 434)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end44 98828 40524 37810 876
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a25 38727 651n/a
    Irregular expendituren/a62 44533 329n/a
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a1 3202 109n/a
    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) 248 180250 365127 80197 737
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 20 07819 03117 56116 655
     
    Total Employee Positions 645732712743
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 71718797
    Total Vacancy Percentage 11.01%9.70%12.22%13.06%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 7777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1112
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 28283227
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2173
    Community And Social Service Positions 98987688
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1815115
    Finance And Administration Positions 114989652
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 11558
    Electricity Positions 109146148153
    Vacant Electricity Positions 7404747
    Enviromental Protection Positions 22222222
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 2000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 17202021
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0111
    Road Transport Positions 47434573
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 10115
    Sport And Recreation Positions 6333
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 3000
    Waste Management Positions 10810890104
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 8222
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 89928996
    Vacant Water Positions 95512
    Other Positions 0678497
    Vacant Other Positions 00172

    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/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 89 12689 12688 84387 790
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 3285 5562 3442 321

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/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? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 40 70711 98510 7759 109
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 2179822 3442 321

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Cooperatives support and marketing in arts and crafts sector; small business support centre and advice; tourism promotion and funding.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Retail development; small-scale commercial airport; Makgoba Tree Plantation.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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