Intsika Yethu Local Municipality (EC135)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X1251, Cofimvaba, 5380
    Physical: 201 Main Street, Cofimvaba
    Tel: 047 874 8700
    Fax: 047 874 0010/0237
    Web: www.intsikayethu.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 711km²
    Description: The Intsika Yethu Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape Province. It is bordered by Sakhisizwe to the north, the Amathole District to the south, Engcobo to the east, and Emalahleni and Enoch Mgijima to the west.
     The municipality is one of six municipalities in the district, accounting for 8% of its geographical area. Intsika Yethu is an isiXhosa name meaning ‘our pillars'.

    Cities/Towns: Cofimvaba, Tsomo
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (52%), trade (14.8%), agriculture (14.6%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 35, EFF 3, UDM 2, DA 1, PAC 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Jongumzi Cengani
    Other Members of Council: Khanyiswa Mdleleni (Speaker), Myolisi Toni (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Zamuxolo Shasha
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 152 159151 587
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 40.2%36.2%
    Population 15 to 64 52.3%53.7%
    Population over 65 7.4%10.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 91.186.1
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 93.389.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.09%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 12.4%13.7%
    Matric 15.9%9.9%
    Higher education 4.5%5.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 35 85141 979
    Average household size 4.23.5
    Female headed households 53.9%54.5%
    Formal dwellings 27.4%33.7%
    Housing owned 92.1%71.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 0.8%2.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 0.5%2.8%
    Piped water inside dwelling 2.4%2.4%
    Electricity for lighting 86.6%64.2%

    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 findingsQualified audit opinionAdverse audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates2 5973 3273 1818 987
    Service charges7365886 2944 258
    Investment revenue1 0582 1931 85642
    Transfers recognised - operational56 321122 680192 520167 227
    Other own revenue88 7447 4254 0175 240
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)149 457136 213207 869185 754
    Employee costs61 12478 30091 74475 975
    Remuneration of councillors9 32513 0289 6089 159
    Depreciation & asset impairment-30 07032 857146 040
    Finance charges1538-492
    Materials and bulk purchases--6 665599
    Transfers and grants623301-5 424
    Other expenditure87 11061 56158 63652 298
    Total Expenditure158 182183 798199 509289 986
    Surplus/(Deficit)(8 726)(47 584)8 360(104 232)
    Transfers recognised - capital9 28644 830--
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions560(2 755)8 360(104 232)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year560(2 755)8 360(104 232)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure22 90066 712-78 113
    Transfers recognised - capital22 90066 552-22 933
    Public contributions & donations---55 181
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds-160--
    Total sources of capital funds22 90066 712-78 113
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets64 01862 44079 70925 662
    Total non current assets566 818523 341510 717544 981
    Total current liabilities15 98441 87243 77835 235
    Total non current liabilities7 6467 6467 9728 298
    Community wealth/Equity607 206536 264538 676527 111
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(389)38 222360 5131 441
    Net cash from (used) investing-(51 214)47 221(211)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(822)-(367)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(15)1 690415 7437 722
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a19 56847 61234 492
    Irregular expendituren/a55 79518 16312 034
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a173197236
    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) 78 30091 74475 97541 490
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 13 0289 6089 15910 877
     
    Total Employee Positions 481457504459
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 12310382139
    Total Vacancy Percentage 25.57%22.54%16.27%30.28%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 37131313
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 9000
    Community And Social Service Positions 3611092107
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 13256
    Finance And Administration Positions 176152139197
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 474719101
    Electricity Positions 73210
    Vacant Electricity Positions 2260
    Enviromental Protection Positions 70190
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 1030
    Health Positions 0500
    Vacant Health Positions 0400
    Public Safety Positions 5416160
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 9350
    Road Transport Positions 5269490
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 819100
    Sport And Recreation Positions 02960
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0210
    Waste Management Positions 3034680
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 141160
    Waste Water Management Positions 00190
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0060
    Water Positions 002272
    Vacant Water Positions 00719
    Other Positions 76203464
    Vacant Other Positions 20121413

    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? NoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 029 88427 47827 478
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 029 88427 47827 478
    Inside the yard 05 5703 8363 836
    Less than 200m from yard 020 13916 72816 728
    More than 200m from yard 04 1756 9146 914
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 07 7427 7655 857

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 26 80525 98820 98818 183
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 1896 0005 8573 879

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 025 63125 43025 430
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0930918918
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0364373373
    Ventilated pit latrine 09 1419 1249 124
    Bucket system 012113 12113 121
    Other 014 9251 8941 894
    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 1 9961 9961 4561 396
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 247000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Lubisi Development Centre; Bolana Potato Project; Ncorha Dairy.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Integrated Energy Centre.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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