Phokwane Local Municipality (NC094)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X3, Hartswater, 8570
    Physical: 24 Hertzog Street, Hartswater
    Tel: 053 474 9700
    Fax: 053 474 1768
    Web: www.phokwane.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 834km²
    Description: The Phokwane Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Frances Baard District in the Northern Cape Province. It is the smallest of the four municipalities in the district, making up 6% of its geographical area.
     The municipality is situated 125km along the N18 to Vryburg. The administrative seat of the municipality is Hartswater. The majority of inhabitants are found in the peri-urban areas of the municipality. In terms of agriculture, Phokwane exports grape, citrus and olive products.
     The municipality is named after Queen Phokwane, the wife of Kgosi Galeshewe of the Barolong boo Ra-Tlhaping tribe. Phokwane is nestled in the lush green delta of the Hartswater region and boasts the second-largest irrigation scheme in the Southern Hemisphere, namely the Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme.

    Cities/Towns: Hartswater, Jan Kempdorp, Pampierstat
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, community development, retail, private household, informal
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 3, EFF 3, AIC 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mrs Keosentsemang Maria Kalman
    Other Members of Council: Mr Horatius Modiakgotla (Speaker), Shadrack Thube (Chief Whip and Chairperson: Technical Services), Stoffel Mokale (Chairperson: Finance Subcommittee), Anna Moremong (Chairperson: Corporate Services), Crocket Adams (Chairperson: Community Services), Keosentsemang Maria Kalman (Chairperson: Exco)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Zithulele Nikani (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mrs H Basson (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Ms Kgalalelo Letshabo
    Other Senior Management: Mr Zithulele Nikani (Director: Planning and Operations), Mr Richard Sengani (Director: Human Settlement and Infrastructure)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 60 16863 000
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.3%32.3%
    Population 15 to 64 60.0%61.9%
    Population over 65 8.6%5.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 66.661.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 96.293.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum -1.05%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a37.6%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a48.3%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 13.6%17.7%
    Matric 24.1%21.9%
    Higher education 6.0%6.6%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 19 59717 544
    Average household size 3.13.6
    Female headed households 40.4%38.0%
    Formal dwellings 82.1%83.8%
    Housing owned 77.3%58.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 65.1%68.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 58.5%60.8%
    Piped water inside dwelling 33.1%37.9%
    Electricity for lighting 90.7%82.3%

    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 rates17 30916 9599 9467 776
    Service charges121 389107 70181 38283 072
    Investment revenue4881 3312 4422 335
    Transfers recognised - operational75 48482 64670 49081 944
    Other own revenue21 55317 71715 94515 690
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)236 223226 355180 205190 817
    Employee costs62 37058 43749 42542 642
    Remuneration of councillors4 8415 4615 1874 814
    Depreciation & asset impairment-90 30337 8857 379
    Finance charges--1 2861 244
    Materials and bulk purchases60 21168 25260 96868 125
    Transfers and grants-37 57513 1883 189
    Other expenditure48 93790 57085 39543 789
    Total Expenditure176 359350 598253 333171 182
    Surplus/(Deficit)59 864(124 243)(73 128)19 635
    Transfers recognised - capital--40 85444 461
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-46 441--
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions59 864(77 802)(32 274)64 097
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year59 864(77 802)(32 274)64 097
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure45 94256 19737 21955 006
    Transfers recognised - capital46 50546 32031 86754 496
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds1 2119 8785 352510
    Total sources of capital funds47 71656 19737 21955 006
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets-100 109130 615100 389
    Total non current assets-635 6711 021 625301 426
    Total current liabilities-53 64055 63138 211
    Total non current liabilities-26 95014 49116 829
    Community wealth/Equity-655 1911 082 118346 774
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating78 84227 19522 32260 770
    Net cash from (used) investing(47 707)(56 145)(37 640)(55 006)
    Net cash from (used) financing(44)(63)1 8083 799
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end86 3494 06333 07746 588
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a134 96062 61514 135
    Irregular expendituren/a41 21049 710
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a366178222
    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) 58 43749 42542 64237 846
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 4615 1874 8144 911
     
    Total Employee Positions 428477369353
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1041344290
    Total Vacancy Percentage 24.30%28.09%11.38%25.50%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 3213
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1214159
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0320
    Community And Social Service Positions 121073956
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 030013
    Finance And Administration Positions 110122118107
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 2436528
    Electricity Positions 18161416
    Vacant Electricity Positions 4403
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0120
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 1000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 25372923
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 09105
    Road Transport Positions 52323826
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 14736
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00150
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0050
    Waste Management Positions 60544442
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 321598
    Waste Water Management Positions 27482022
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 514511
    Water Positions 85412944
    Vacant Water Positions 1314212
    Other Positions 20013
    Vacant Other Positions 9001

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a71.28n/a60.16
    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 17 75517 74514 44314 443
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 17 19317 18313 88113 881
    Inside the yard 13 86213 85211 91211 912
    Less than 200m from yard 2 3802 3801 9691 969
    More than 200m from yard 95195100
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 7141 8081 8702 756

    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 46814 44814 44314 443
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2291 8082 9242 756

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a000
    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 15 12014 54414 44314 443
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 12 40011 96412 25013 426
    Flush toilet - septic tank 404308455455
    Ventilated pit latrine 8908538530
    Bucket system 8248243230
    Other 403300
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 6311 8082 9242 756

    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 14 44314 44314 44314 443
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2831 8082 9242 756

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

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