Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality (NW396)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 13, Christiana, 2680
    Physical: Cnr Robyn & Dirkie Uys Streets, Christiana
    Tel: 053 441 2206
    Fax: 053 441 3735
    Web: www.lekwateemane.co.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 681km²
    Description: The Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality in the North West Province. It neighbours the following municipalities: Maquassi Hills, Mamusa, the Frances Baard District and Magareng. It is one of five municipalities in the district. Lekwa-Teemane was established on 6 December 2000.
     Christiana is an agricultural town situated on the banks of the Vaal River. The town was established in 1870, when diamonds were discovered in the river banks.
     Not far from Christiana is the agricultural town of Bloemhof. It was founded in 1864 and established on the farm owned by John Barclay, who survived the HMS Birkenhead shipwreck in 1852. The place became known as Bloemhof (flower court) because of the lovely gardens that were planted there by Barclay's daughter.

    Cities/Towns: Bloemhof, Christiana
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture and hunting (12.6%), transport (8%), finance and insurance (7.6%)
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 10, DA 3, F4SD 2, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Kagiso Palagangwe
    Other Members of Council: Kagiso Palagangwe (Mayor and Speaker), Elias Majikela (Whip), Mpho Pilane (Chairperson: Infrastructure, Development and Town Planning Portfolio Committee), Lydia Segola (Chairperson: Community Services and LED Portfolio Committee), Kgalalelo Majahe (Chairperson: Finance and Corporate Services Portfolio Committee)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Ndoda Mgengo
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Mpai Polori (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Oatile Letebele
    LED Officer: Pakiso Leshage
    Other Senior Management: Tebogo Lesie (Director: Community Services), Oatile Letebele (Director: Corporate Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 56 02553 248
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.6%31.8%
    Population 15 to 64 62.8%62.1%
    Population over 65 5.6%6.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 59.261.1
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 97.999.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.16%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a30.5%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a39.3%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 9.6%17.9%
    Matric 28.1%20.8%
    Higher education 4.8%5.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 16 49614 930
    Average household size 3.43.4
    Female headed households 35.6%35.4%
    Formal dwellings 93.3%79.2%
    Housing owned 72.7%53.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 87.1%86.8%
    Weekly refuse removal 85.9%73.5%
    Piped water inside dwelling 29.9%29.5%
    Electricity for lighting 94.1%86.1%

    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 opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates9 35212 53813 15211 887
    Service charges124 568114 395109 42385 150
    Investment revenue13278229247
    Transfers recognised - operational34 81541 72435 55447 375
    Other own revenue43 91465 57027 47347 145
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)212 663234 505185 831191 804
    Employee costs43 58748 24539 29237 975
    Remuneration of councillors4 3954 2544 4683 536
    Depreciation & asset impairment15 49828 31731 46429 063
    Finance charges521 146174461
    Materials and bulk purchases68 32660 04556 10154 101
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure85 155146 873102 800115 438
    Total Expenditure217 013288 881234 299240 574
    Surplus/(Deficit)(4 350)(54 376)(48 468)(48 770)
    Transfers recognised - capital33 84019 11516 28819 753
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions29 490(35 261)(32 180)(29 016)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year29 490(35 261)(32 180)(29 016)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure18 53722 60014 35911 106
    Transfers recognised - capital18 22621 57714 2898 932
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing---590
    Internally generated funds3111 024706 507
    Total sources of capital funds18 53722 60014 35916 028
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets92 70243 24759 29843 907
    Total non current assets681 991678 790690 688693 847
    Total current liabilities263 921231 983213 619204 107
    Total non current liabilities41 93734 75626 72618 143
    Community wealth/Equity468 835455 298509 641515 504
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating14 04020 77010 27022 479
    Net cash from (used) investing(17 713)(22 322)(14 358)(21 452)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(573)4 535(1 810)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(3 204)(389)(1 735)(2 181)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a56 37532 052-
    Irregular expendituren/a12 21714 62922 035
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a5 7733 7552 621
    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) 48 24539 29237 97546 385
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 2544 4683 5362 988
     
    Total Employee Positions 303313288304
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 6469634
    Total Vacancy Percentage 21.12%22.04%21.88%1.32%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5554
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1204
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1616160
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0110
    Community And Social Service Positions 101108101152
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1313210
    Finance And Administration Positions 88887360
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 3232160
    Electricity Positions 69117
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0340
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 00129
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0040
    Road Transport Positions 8787020
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 181800
    Sport And Recreation Positions 001010
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0030
    Waste Management Positions 003322
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0070
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 002720
    Vacant Water Positions 0070
    Other Positions 0000
    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/an/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    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 54217 54216 40613 706
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 17 54217 54214 70913 032
    Inside the yard 14 93014 93012 53413 000
    Less than 200m from yard 2 6122 6122 1750
    More than 200m from yard 00032
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 9005 9005 7935 800

    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 98214 98214 51014 163
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 9005 9005 7935 800

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    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 56217 56217 54212 566
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 13 99113 83012 57011 259
    Flush toilet - septic tank 800800800763
    Ventilated pit latrine 2 6122 6122 175228
    Bucket system 1393003000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 9005 9005 7935 800

    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 93014 93014 26711 476
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 9005 9005 7935 800

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

  • LINKS/RESOURCES

    Annual Reports
    Annual Report 2011/12

    Audited Financial Statements
    AFS 2014/15
    AFS 2011/12
    AFS 2010/11

    Integrated Development Plans
    IDP 2013/14
    IDP 2012/13

    MFMA Section 71 – Schedule C
    Schedule C 2014/15
    Schedule C 2013/14
    Schedule C 2012/13
    Schedule C 2011/12
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