Inxuba Yethemba Local Municipality (EC131)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 24, Cradock, 5880
    Physical: 1 J A Calata Street, Cradock
    Tel: 048 801 5000
    Fax: 048 881 1421
    Web: www.iym.co.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 11 663km²
    Description: The Inxuba Yethemba Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Chris Hani District in the Eastern Cape Province. It is approximately 240km north of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality. It is one of six municipalities in the district, making up a third of its geographical area.
     Cradock consists of the suburb of Cradock, and the Lingelihle and Michausdal communities, whilst Middelburg has the suburb of Middelburg, with the Kwanonzame Lusaka and Midros communities. The two urban centres of Cradock and Middelburg are fairly similar, with well-developed CBDs and fair infrastructure. A lot still needs to be done in the former previously disadvantaged communities.
     The rural areas of both towns are mostly commercial farms, with small settlements in the rural areas of Fish River Mortimer and Rosmead. The N10 National Road, which is the vital economic link between Port Elizabeth and the north, runs through Cradock and skirts Middelburg.

    Cities/Towns: Cradock, Middelburg, Mount Zebra National Park
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (58.9%), finance (13.8%), trade (7.5%), transport (5.9%), agriculture (5.4%), construction (4.2%), manufacturing (3.6%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 11, DA 7
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Raymond Zenzile Shweni
    Other Members of Council: Maria Nortje (Speaker), Thembisile Bobo (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Mzwandile Tantsi
    Chief Financial Officer: Renthia Crouse
    Communications Officer: Mr Sonwabise Panziso
    LED Officer: Mr Lulamile Jojiyasi
    Other Senior Management: B T Sigenu (Manager: Corporate Services), Renthia Crouse (Acting Manager: Finance), N Majiba (Manager: Community Services), M Siphunzi (Acting Manager: Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 70 49365 560
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.5%29.1%
    Population 15 to 64 61.1%64.6%
    Population over 65 4.4%6.2%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 63.754.7
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 90.293.5
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.65%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a25.7%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a33.2%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 6.2%10.7%
    Matric 25.0%20.0%
    Higher education 6.3%8.8%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 18 28218 463
    Average household size 3.93.4
    Female headed households 42.3%40.9%
    Formal dwellings 98.4%97.0%
    Housing owned 50.3%46.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 90.3%87.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 74.1%83.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 61.1%68.2%
    Electricity for lighting 96.0%95.6%

    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 rates32 915-21 90322 586
    Service charges90 431134 266127 94888 076
    Investment revenue84-6 5326 748
    Transfers recognised - operational18 24249 88753 072-
    Other own revenue15 43517 1876 3735 534
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)157 106201 340215 829122 945
    Employee costs56 46765 30467 56159 363
    Remuneration of councillors3 7156 5486 294-
    Depreciation & asset impairment-30 9892 239-
    Finance charges-2 251--
    Materials and bulk purchases42 40061 33349 49547 561
    Transfers and grants8 608-31 1706 532
    Other expenditure17 63071 73199 31523 849
    Total Expenditure128 819238 157256 074137 305
    Surplus/(Deficit)28 287(36 816)(40 245)(14 360)
    Transfers recognised - capital70040 7531 86317 264
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions28 9873 937(38 382)2 903
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year28 9873 937(38 382)2 903
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure17 8130136 91617 148
    Transfers recognised - capital17 813016 85513 317
    Public contributions & donations--120 052-
    Borrowing--9-
    Internally generated funds---3 831
    Total sources of capital funds17 8130136 91617 148
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets18 59757 40368933 361
    Total non current assets25 464693 985663 476694 743
    Total current liabilities11 365168 15159 45860 675
    Total non current liabilities22 48526040 42365 958
    Community wealth/Equity10 212582 977564 284601 472
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(54 222)1 084(39 125)47 665
    Net cash from (used) investing(5 177)-(39 370)(27 739)
    Net cash from (used) financing(4 021)(429)(946)(978)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(63 420)26 287(84 124)14 265
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a19 078--
    Irregular expendituren/a1 32518 77215 819
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a1 093281422
    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) 65 30467 56159 36353 285
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 5486 294-5 464
     
    Total Employee Positions 435460574430
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 90101047
    Total Vacancy Percentage 20.69%21.96%0.00%10.93%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 7666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 14141414
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0000
    Community And Social Service Positions 18914346174
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 583508
    Finance And Administration Positions 10383113112
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1115020
    Electricity Positions 2839220
    Vacant Electricity Positions 4600
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 010100
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 47068124
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 110019
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 076500
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 02400
    Waste Water Management Positions 046310
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 01300
    Water Positions 043830
    Vacant Water Positions 0800
    Other Positions 4701310
    Vacant Other Positions 6000

    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/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 016 37916 04515 611
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 015 92515 59115 099
    Inside the yard 015 92515 48514 993
    Less than 200m from yard 008585
    More than 200m from yard 002121
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 011 58811 08811 088

    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 15 81115 81115 81111 088
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 9 3608 8238 80011 088

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/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 015 56115 56115 175
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 014 78914 78914 403
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0159159159
    Ventilated pit latrine 0777
    Bucket system 0220220220
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 011 58811 08811 088

    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 16 00016 00015 20013 882
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 9 36011 58811 08811 088

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Refurbishment of Cradock town hall; upgrading of Phithi Stadium; upgrading of Lingelihle access road; Inxuba Yethemba storm water master plan; Cradock hawkers facility and taxi rank; upgrading of Gala Street; upgrading of Manana Street.
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