Umzimvubu Local Municipality (EC442)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X9020, Mount Frere, 5090
    Physical: 813 Main Street, Mount Frere
    Tel: 039 255 8500
    Fax: 039 255 0167
    Web: www.umzimvubu.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 506km²
    Description: The Umzimvubu Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Alfred Nzo District in the north-western part of the Eastern Cape Province. It adjoins KwaZulu-Natal to the north, the OR Tambo District Municipality to the south and east, and Matatiele to the west. It is one of four municipalities in the district.
     The municipality is predominantly rural and the majority of the population reside in rural areas. The majority of land is covered by dispersed low-density traditional settlements, with the exception of some areas around the two urban centres. There has been a significant migration towards the towns over the years, which is attributable to a preference by residents to live close to transport routes and urban centres.

    Cities/Towns: Mount Frere, eMaxesibeni (Mount Ayliff)
    Main Economic Sectors: Government services (42.6%), trade (17.7%), finance and business services (13.9%), manufacturing (12.2%), transport and communication (8.7%), construction (2.2%), agriculture (2.1%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 41, DA 4, EFF 3, UDM 3, AIC 2
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Bulelwa Mabengu
    Other Members of Council: Sobane Mnukwa (Speaker), Ndanele Mdzinwa (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Tobela Nota
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 199 620191 775
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 36.6%38.3%
    Population 15 to 64 57.0%55.0%
    Population over 65 6.4%6.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 75.481.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 85.784.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.91%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.4%7.9%
    Matric 16.9%13.6%
    Higher education 5.9%6.2%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 51 53046 931
    Average household size 3.93.8
    Female headed households 56.2%58.7%
    Formal dwellings 45.2%37.7%
    Housing owned 78.4%61.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 5.1%5.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 4.3%7.1%
    Piped water inside dwelling 3.3%4.4%
    Electricity for lighting 64.5%45.2%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates22 9558 9468 46810 756
    Service charges1 4771 4271 3262 117
    Investment revenue4 7173 7053 1732 251
    Transfers recognised - operational14 984142 203156 655106 199
    Other own revenue10 32711 96116 4938 281
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)54 461168 241186 115129 604
    Employee costs56 05050 61345 59939 573
    Remuneration of councillors15 93314 62213 84813 220
    Depreciation & asset impairment-30 75730 20632 018
    Finance charges362 5451 915972
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants3 4173 17417 34031 104
    Other expenditure66 794104 22257 87565 247
    Total Expenditure142 231205 933166 784182 134
    Surplus/(Deficit)(87 770)(37 692)19 331(52 530)
    Transfers recognised - capital102 13868 35960 37357 682
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions14 36730 66779 7045 152
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year14 36730 66779 7045 152
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure61 58584 593105 95438 388
    Transfers recognised - capital61 58568 11259 74238 388
    Public contributions & donations--3 032-
    Borrowing--43 180-
    Internally generated funds-16 481--
    Total sources of capital funds61 58584 593105 95438 388
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets101 46144 89064 46954 696
    Total non current assets499 056439 187410 359243 851
    Total current liabilities59 70643 26734 74237 864
    Total non current liabilities(16 732)10 05239 99610 578
    Community wealth/Equity557 542430 757400 090250 105
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating173 98690 26473 88165 446
    Net cash from (used) investing(51 792)(83 617)(130 504)(50 175)
    Net cash from (used) financing(37 610)(23 872)49 651(319)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end109 83525 25142 47649 512
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a--3 524
    Irregular expendituren/a-585586
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a--81
    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) 50 61345 59939 57333 919
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 14 62213 84813 22013 113
     
    Total Employee Positions 336337367373
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 991816
    Total Vacancy Percentage 2.68%2.67%4.90%4.29%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 7777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0022
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 21212121
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2220
    Community And Social Service Positions 13136161
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 1133
    Finance And Administration Positions 90909190
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 4422
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 28281719
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0077
    Road Transport Positions 19191819
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 158159152156
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 2222
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    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? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 0000
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 28 00018 25618 25613 739
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 0652 0651 2831 483

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    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 8 0008 0008 0008 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 0863 7593 75948

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Small Towns Revitalisation Strategy Projects; development of shopping malls in both towns; precinct plans that inform future development and close all economic leakages by making the towns a suitable place of work, study, stay and relaxation.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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