Saldanha Bay Local Municipality (WC014)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X12, Vredenburg, 7380
    Physical: 12 Main Road, Vredenburg, 7380
    Tel: 022 701 7000
    Fax: 022 715 1518
    Web: www.sbm.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 015km²
    Description: The Saldanha Bay Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located in the West Coast District, approximately 140km north of Cape Town, in the Western Cape Province.
     The municipality is bordered in the north by Bergrivier, in the south by the West Coast National Park, which forms part of the West Coast District Management Area, in the east by Swartland, and in the north by Bergrivier. It is the smallest of the five municipalities that make up the district, accounting for 6% of its geographical area.

    Cities/Towns: Hopefield, Jacobs Bay, Langebaan, Paternoster, Saldanha, St Helena Bay, Vredenburg
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance, insurance, real estate and business services (31.7%), general government (17.7%), manufacturing (13.3%), wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation (10.1%), transport, storage and communication (9.3%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (7.9%), community, social and personal services (5.1%), construction (3.3%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 17, ANC 8, EFF 1, SRA-SIA 1
    Controlling Party: DA
    Mayor: Mr Marius Koen
    Other Members of Council: E Vaughan (Deputy Mayor, and Mayoral Committee: Corporate Services and Public Safety), O Daniels (Speaker), S Mohale (Mayoral Committee: Community and Operational Services), D Venter (Mayoral Committee: Financial Services), E Steyn (Mayoral Committee: Economic Development and Tourism Support), A Kruger (Mayoral Committee: Engineering and Planning Services), S van Tura (Mayoral Committee: Strategic Services and Human Settlements)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr L A Scheepers
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr S Vorster
    Communications Officer: Ms E Julius
    LED Officer: Mr C Barends
    Other Senior Management: J Marais (Director: Community and Operational Services), G Smith (Director: Engineering and Planning Services), P Mbaliswana (Director: Corporate Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 111 17399 193
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.6%25.3%
    Population 15 to 64 69.0%69.5%
    Population over 65 5.5%5.2%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 45.044.0
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 100.099.2
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.59%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a23.4%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a30.4%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.5%2.4%
    Matric 30.0%28.4%
    Higher education 6.3%9.3%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 35 55028 835
    Average household size 3.13.2
    Female headed households 32.9%30.4%
    Formal dwellings 74.8%81.7%
    Housing owned 72.4%62.1%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 82.6%92.5%
    Weekly refuse removal 86.5%96.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 74.8%80.2%
    Electricity for lighting 85.9%97.0%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Clean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates173 088153 615148 225134 574
    Service charges497 431441 929414 361376 097
    Investment revenue33 54929 06624 50426 989
    Transfers recognised - operational66 41556 17646 90275 607
    Other own revenue105 37745 78534 59236 473
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)875 861726 572668 584649 739
    Employee costs265 460242 794217 132198 346
    Remuneration of councillors9 0938 6428 2927 867
    Depreciation & asset impairment119 806108 96989 85090 623
    Finance charges19 46515 77913 90711 239
    Materials and bulk purchases269 219235 982222 878202 083
    Transfers and grants2 2152 1102 1321 897
    Other expenditure148 101116 601121 243153 633
    Total Expenditure833 359730 878675 434665 689
    Surplus/(Deficit)42 502(4 306)(6 850)(15 949)
    Transfers recognised - capital63 69538 96243 93547 230
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets--(558)(90)
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions106 19734 65636 52831 191
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year106 19734 65636 52831 191
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure166 205225 741146 129138 972
    Transfers recognised - capital56 95037 31043 81447 230
    Public contributions & donations27 31711 1935 77890
    Borrowing23 6299705156 349
    Internally generated funds58 309176 26996 02385 303
    Total sources of capital funds166 205225 741146 129138 972
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets644 932505 016540 794572 598
    Total non current assets2 353 7482 195 2362 068 2261 997 843
    Total current liabilities175 436145 006141 324128 785
    Total non current liabilities274 079226 744182 674175 623
    Community wealth/Equity2 549 1652 328 5032 285 0222 266 033
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating204 663171 172143 98569 556
    Net cash from (used) investing(252 948)(185 723)(144 718)(131 413)
    Net cash from (used) financing41 156(10 277)(11 091)(11 545)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end69 142395 599420 428425 633
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure-391--
    Irregular expenditure661 47731 02336 434
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure311463 67558
    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) 242 794217 132198 346175 340
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 6428 2927 8677 581
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 0481 0941 0191 050
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 83977365
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.92%8.87%7.16%6.19%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5557
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0021
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 35444423
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 3551
    Community And Social Service Positions 831957180
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 521412
    Finance And Administration Positions 237230249267
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 20162518
    Electricity Positions 55767573
    Vacant Electricity Positions 4856
    Enviromental Protection Positions 2211
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0100
    Health Positions 2020
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 30412530
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1300
    Road Transport Positions 190180168200
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1981011
    Sport And Recreation Positions 12218131103
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 4060
    Waste Management Positions 108105125106
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 8359
    Waste Water Management Positions 75807058
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 81153
    Water Positions 46473346
    Vacant Water Positions 2223
    Other Positions 58712056
    Vacant Other Positions 91941

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a69.38n/a95.40
    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 27 22024 82124 65323 734
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 25 43822 60522 46721 548
    Inside the yard 24 87822 35522 21721 038
    Less than 200m from yard 560250250510
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 7277 2757 0067 006

    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? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 26 83323 66222 04723 089
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 7276 6297 0067 006

    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 27 22024 82124 65323 961
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 24 69320 40020 25222 233
    Flush toilet - septic tank 745705685685
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 01 5001 5001 043
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 7275 4627 0067 006

    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 22 46822 46822 32622 326
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 7277 2747 0067 006

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Oil and gas; tourism; aquaculture; steel fabrication.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) in Saldanha – catalyst to expand the potential of the harbour to launch the oil and gas cluster; Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) – infrastructure projects at Saldanha Bay worth billions of local investments to improve its ability to serve offshore oil and gas industry; import and storage of natural gas – offers prospects of low-cost heating energy to all local manufacturers, and confirmed gas fields offshore; establishment of renewable energy projects – also create downstream opportunities.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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