Khai-Ma Local Municipality (NC067)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 108, Pofadder, 8890
    Physical: New Street, Pofadder
    Tel: 054 933 1000
    Fax: 054 933 0252

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 16 628km²
    Description: The Khai-Ma Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Namakwa District in the Northern Cape Province. It is one of the six municipalities that make up the district, accounting for 12% of its geographical area. It was established in terms of section of Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998. The municipality is situated between 29°08’08,7S and 19°23’27,1E.
     The seat, Pofadder, is situated about 220km west of Upington and 165km east of Springbok. Farming settlements are: Dwagga Soutpan, Vrugbaar, Raap-en-Skraap and Klein Pella.

    Cities/Towns: Aggeneys, Pella, Pofadder
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture; tourism; community, social and personal services
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 4, DA 2, COPE 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: P van Heerden
    Other Members of Council: P van Heerden (Mayor and Speaker), Estelle Cloete (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Obakeng J Isaacs
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Pieter van der Merwe
    Communications Officer: Mr Alfredo Green
    LED Officer: Mr Jullian Nortje (Economic Development Officer)
    Other Senior Management: Edward Vries (Senior Administation Officer and Corporate Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 12 33312 446
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 22.2%25.9%
    Population 15 to 64 71.6%68.6%
    Population over 65 6.2%5.5%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 39.645.7
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 111.8111.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.21%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.8%3.8%
    Matric 22.2%18.0%
    Higher education 5.2%5.2%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 4 0793 787
    Average household size 3.03.2
    Female headed households 33.7%34.1%
    Formal dwellings 92.4%86.1%
    Housing owned 64.5%46.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 60.3%69.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 84.9%75.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 65.3%45.5%
    Electricity for lighting 87.6%89.8%

    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 rates3 2043 0002 8102 433
    Service charges16 15713 86612 94611 224
    Investment revenue313183367299
    Transfers recognised - operational18 04619 69625 30020 833
    Other own revenue2 7462 8355 2381 851
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)40 46739 58146 66136 640
    Employee costs12 61411 77211 14710 081
    Remuneration of councillors2 0421 7231 7361 736
    Depreciation & asset impairment3 0142 5951 9202 161
    Finance charges1 354824796501
    Materials and bulk purchases11 0639 8549 3747 372
    Transfers and grants50835911 6527 906
    Other expenditure20 70716 66926 48810 811
    Total Expenditure51 30143 79663 11340 569
    Surplus/(Deficit)(10 834)(4 215)(16 452)(3 928)
    Transfers recognised - capital6 00415 57110 8374 474
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(4 830)11 356(5 615)546
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(4 830)11 356(5 615)546
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure5 82718 75011 4014 593
    Transfers recognised - capital4 19017 61510 2633 338
    Public contributions & donations1 5658521 0971 236
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds712834119
    Total sources of capital funds5 82718 75011 4014 593
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets6 2787 26214 85513 704
    Total non current assets113 899110 91093 14466 654
    Total current liabilities23 67917 96220 25617 837
    Total non current liabilities9 5838 1787 7187 468
    Community wealth/Equity86 91492 03380 02455 053
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating5 27210 61011 7841 653
    Net cash from (used) investing(4 531)(17 626)(10 361)(4 591)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2)(14)(7)(11)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end1 5317907 8206 404
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure3 9931 79518 9122 665
    Irregular expenditure832--5 231
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure6281481 21366
    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) 11 77211 14710 0818 035
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 1 7231 7361 7361 587
     
    Total Employee Positions 9810010163
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2331
    Total Vacancy Percentage 2.04%3.00%2.97%1.59%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 3332
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 2331
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1110
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0000
    Community And Social Service Positions 25252612
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Finance And Administration Positions 15151514
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0000
    Electricity Positions 1111
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 0000
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 3333
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 3333
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 10101010
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 1717178
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 2022229
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 0001
    Vacant Other Positions 0000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a76.53n/a53.11
    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 2 3112 2292 2142 131
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 2 3112 2292 2142 131
    Inside the yard 2 2722 2292 2142 131
    Less than 200m from yard 21000
    More than 200m from yard 18000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 7201 7161 6961 636

    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 2 3112 1051 9331 847
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 4801 7161 6961 636

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    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 2 3112 2392 2142 131
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 1 594401396396
    Flush toilet - septic tank 6901 6011 5981 515
    Ventilated pit latrine 0227220220
    Bucket system 27000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 7201 7161 6961 636

    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 2 3112 2292 2142 131
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 7201 7161 6961 636

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Development of a guest farm in Coboop; establishment of an information tourism centre and museum in Pofadder and Pella; upgrading of walking trails in Pofadder and Onseepkans; development of a camping site at Diep-en-Deur.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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