Bela-Bela Local Municipality (LIM366)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X1609, Bela-Bela, 0480
    Physical: Chris Hani Drive, Bela-Bela
    Tel: 014 736 8000
    Fax: 014 736 3288
    Web: www.belabela.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 406km²
    Description: The Bela-Bela Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Waterberg District in the Limpopo Province. The municipality shares borders with the Gauteng, Mpumalanga and North West Provinces. It also shares municipal borders with LIM 368 to the north and Thabazimbi to the west.
     Bela-Bela Central Business District (CBD) is directly linked with the major cities of Gauteng through the N1 National Route, which connects the area with Pretoria at the approximate distance of 100km, and with Johannesburg, which is approximately 170km from Bela-Bela CBD, as well as Polokwane (previously Pietersburg), which is approximately 200km away.
     The town, Bela-Bela (previously Warmbad), continues to be the central growth point of the municipal area, with potential for further economic growth and development. The tourism industry is the main driver of the local economy and by far the largest contributor to the district’s GDP.

    Cities/Towns: Bela-Bela, Pienaarsrivier
    Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 9, DA 5, EFF 2, BRA 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: M J Ngobeni
    Other Members of Council: R Zacharia Moeletsi (Speaker), Henrietta Ledwaba (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Morris Maluleka
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 76 29666 500
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 33.0%28.1%
    Population 15 to 64 61.8%66.0%
    Population over 65 5.3%5.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 61.951.6
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 104.4103.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 3.12%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a22.5%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a29.8%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.1%9.7%
    Matric 32.5%26.2%
    Higher education 9.4%9.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 21 35418 068
    Average household size 3.63.4
    Female headed households 39.3%37.5%
    Formal dwellings 89.7%86.3%
    Housing owned 52.5%43.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 64.9%69.7%
    Weekly refuse removal 62.2%64.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 27.8%41.9%
    Electricity for lighting 86.0%85.0%

    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 findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates46 33754 22953 06937 397
    Service charges142 035114 337115 763101 576
    Investment revenue9402 268782134
    Transfers recognised - operational67 20559 43064 58242 039
    Other own revenue22 53620 97849 45228 289
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)279 054251 242283 648209 435
    Employee costs103 69289 90375 95661 212
    Remuneration of councillors6 3265 9695 8014 703
    Depreciation & asset impairment30 87527 72728 88431 266
    Finance charges6 496-3 3103 004
    Materials and bulk purchases91 04486 74372 18064 405
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure113 438120 47885 33158 802
    Total Expenditure351 870330 820271 462223 391
    Surplus/(Deficit)(72 816)(79 578)12 186(13 956)
    Transfers recognised - capital37 04724 70115 83610 324
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(35 769)(54 877)28 022(3 632)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(35 769)(54 877)28 022(3 632)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure61 95833 83015 796-
    Transfers recognised - capital50 79220 12115 796-
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds11 16513 710--
    Total sources of capital funds61 95833 83015 796-
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets68 55654 52366 13821 196
    Total non current assets937 505719 256700 431724 818
    Total current liabilities170 98794 24334 50943 507
    Total non current liabilities81 77447 46162 20048 338
    Community wealth/Equity753 300632 074669 860654 169
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating112 55012 78728 022(3 632)
    Net cash from (used) investing(61 080)(26 600)--
    Net cash from (used) financing(3 401)(4 183)--
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end60 72512 65630 653(3 632)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure---30 876
    Irregular expenditure2 1303 4856 3526 688
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure8580118269
    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) 89 90375 95661 21261 212
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 9695 8014 7034 703
     
    Total Employee Positions 452441404382
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 67985132
    Total Vacancy Percentage 14.82%22.22%12.62%8.38%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 4430
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 26191616
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2621
    Community And Social Service Positions 3125858
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0144
    Finance And Administration Positions 103989285
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1720156
    Electricity Positions 42424040
    Vacant Electricity Positions 5543
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 24241313
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 4844
    Road Transport Positions 37423635
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 51221
    Sport And Recreation Positions 413311
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 2700
    Waste Management Positions 49474747
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 3942
    Waste Water Management Positions 49494746
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 3488
    Water Positions 41393434
    Vacant Water Positions 10933
    Other Positions 3130141
    Vacant Other Positions 121320

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a43.11n/a71.21
    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 18 51415 12614 31214 312
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 18 06817 43014 31214 312
    Inside the yard 14 92814 2909 2779 277
    Less than 200m from yard 3 1403 1405 0355 035
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 8453 5202 8582 773

    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 14 50414 35514 31214 312
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 3223 7414 6533 460

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0n/a0
    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 17 07417 06011 42212 229
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 14 92814 2908 99210 939
    Flush toilet - septic tank 875864524524
    Ventilated pit latrine 987760741741
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 086188025
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 3263 6313 4153 415

    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 16 61116 61116 61114 293
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 3633 6683 4603 460

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

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