Sundays River Valley Local Municipality (EC106)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 47, Kirkwood, 6120
    Physical: 31 Middle Street, Kirkwood, 6120
    Tel: 042 230 7700/0077
    Fax: 042 230 1799
    Web: www.srvm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 994km²
    Description: The Sundays River Valley Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Sarah Baartman District in the Eastern Cape Province. It is approximately 50km from the Coega Industrial Zone in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro. It is one of seven municipalities in the district.
     The valley is characterised by harsh climate conditions, with summer temperatures rising in excess of 40°C. Rainfall is spread over the year and is between 250-500mm per annum. The valley is also characterised by wide, fertile flood plains and is associated with low-lying land and steep, less fertile slopes. The area outside the Sundays River Valley includes the Paterson area, the coastal belt, and the west of Alexandria.
     The municipality boasts ecotourism and agricultural potential. The Addo Elephant National Park and citrus production are two important economic drivers in the Sundays River Valley Municipality.

    Cities/Towns: Addo, Kirkwood, Paterson
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services, trade, finance, agriculture, transport, construction
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 11, DA 4, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mrs Nombulelo Bixa
    Other Members of Council: Mrs Nombulelo Bixa (Mayor and Portfolio Head: Finance and Administration), Simphiwe Happyboy Rune (Speaker), Frans Adams (Chief Whip), P R Blouw (Portfolio Head: Community Services), F Dancy (Portfolio Head: Engineering Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Lonwabo Ngoqo
    Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Nkosazana Ponco
    Communications Officer: Ms Vuyiseka Aviwe Mboxela
    LED Officer: Mr Tembile Dlamini
    Other Senior Management: Thembekile Machelesi (Director: Corporate Services), Howard Sikwesa (Director: Community Services), Phumlani Mbulawa (Director: Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 59 79354 504
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 29.1%26.7%
    Population 15 to 64 66.5%68.0%
    Population over 65 4.3%5.2%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 50.347.0
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 108.7103.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.10%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a15.0%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a18.8%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 5.8%8.8%
    Matric 15.5%15.2%
    Higher education 1.5%3.8%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 17 22114 749
    Average household size 3.53.5
    Female headed households 34.8%34.9%
    Formal dwellings 84.2%84.6%
    Housing owned 30.5%44.3%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 65.0%53.5%
    Weekly refuse removal 61.6%61.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 30.9%32.3%
    Electricity for lighting 89.6%79.8%

    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 rates13 80028 88913 93313 051
    Service charges24 93455 18145 23338 645
    Investment revenue840470549288
    Transfers recognised - operational41 69053 88150 32742 607
    Other own revenue11 60632 71812 7157 362
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)92 871171 139122 756101 953
    Employee costs42 31541 13237 66731 949
    Remuneration of councillors9 6645 3695 5194 930
    Depreciation & asset impairment-28 98919 310267
    Finance charges1 0092 8493282 720
    Materials and bulk purchases28 53323 61226 55118 117
    Transfers and grants757-8 04311 200
    Other expenditure46 40483 62761 91933 361
    Total Expenditure128 682185 576159 337102 543
    Surplus/(Deficit)(35 812)(14 438)(36 580)(590)
    Transfers recognised - capital36 61636 37722 39024 065
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions80421 939(14 190)23 474
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year80421 939(14 190)23 474
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure36 58843 42115 13945 944
    Transfers recognised - capital34 45733 95018 17042 362
    Public contributions & donations--(6 476)-
    Borrowing5662 5823 1332 375
    Internally generated funds1 5646 8893141 207
    Total sources of capital funds36 58843 42115 13945 944
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets262 14043 68817 80945 100
    Total non current assets549 606517 424395 711383 936
    Total current liabilities24 75850 53738 27445 894
    Total non current liabilities261 20438 99917 28811 776
    Community wealth/Equity525 783471 577357 957371 366
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating40 58067 38816 264237
    Net cash from (used) investing(40 080)(43 069)(15 139)(1 200)
    Net cash from (used) financing(750)(4 368)(416)437
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end36220 5126 9991 120
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a11 29764 800n/a
    Irregular expendituren/a72 363112 986n/a
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a692496n/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) 41 13237 66731 94928 123
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 3695 5194 9303 800
     
    Total Employee Positions 214191174197
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 450631
    Total Vacancy Percentage 21.03%0.00%3.45%15.74%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 3004
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0000
    Community And Social Service Positions 1770015
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 4005
    Finance And Administration Positions 48315459
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 7006
    Electricity Positions 2123
    Vacant Electricity Positions 1003
    Enviromental Protection Positions 2002
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 2002320
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1022
    Road Transport Positions 36200
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 18000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 7091
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0040
    Waste Management Positions 16473561
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00014
    Waste Water Management Positions 39144614
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 14000
    Water Positions 1112013
    Vacant Water Positions 0001
    Other Positions 8900
    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/a35.96n/a25.37
    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 12 72414 74914 74912 070
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 12 38511 78714 71311 731
    Inside the yard 11 16110 56114 71311 161
    Less than 200m from yard 6766760570
    More than 200m from yard 54855000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 5602 9022 9682 836

    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 13 45213 16712 99512 127
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 5881 4084 1683 142

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/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 11 50410 5769 9688 382
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 6 9366 5922 7582 758
    Flush toilet - septic tank 772867
    Ventilated pit latrine 1101102 090110
    Bucket system 1 1601 0608511 060
    Other 2 9522 4683 9834 108
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 2731 2732 9684 809

    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 11 64711 50011 50011 161
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 8352 0712 9683 585

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

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