Port St Johns Local Municipality (EC154)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 2, Port St Johns, 5120
    Physical: 257 Main Street, Port St Johns
    Tel: 047 564 1207
    Fax: 047 564 1206
    Web: www.psjmunicipality.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 291km²
    Description: The Port St Johns Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the OR Tambo District on the coast of the Indian Ocean in the largely rural province of the Eastern Cape. It is bounded by Lusikisiki in the north, Mthatha in the south, and Libode in the west. It is the smallest of the five municipalities in the district, making up 11% of its geographical area.
     It comprises coastal and inland areas that fall under the jurisdiction of the former Transkei. The seat of the municipality is in the main town of Port St Johns, which is known for its beautiful beaches and mountainous terrain, with hills, cliffs and sandy dunes.
     The municipality’s beautiful scenery, its natural vegetation and the pristine beaches referred to above are the main attractions for tourism. It has land for commercial use and an environmentally-friendly residential area. There are 1 053 types of plants and 164 plant families found around Port St Johns. This unique vegetation harbours rare bird species, providing evidence of the rich biodiversity in Port St Johns.

    Cities/Towns: Port St Johns
    Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 31, CI 3, DA 2, UDM 2, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Lindelwa Rolobile
    Other Members of Council: Thandisizwe Khukula (Speaker), Bulelwa nokhanda (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr M Sondaba (Acting)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 166 779156 136
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 42.7%42.5%
    Population 15 to 64 52.6%51.8%
    Population over 65 4.7%5.6%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 90.192.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 85.984.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.50%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a50.3%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a61.0%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 16.1%23.5%
    Matric 15.6%11.9%
    Higher education 3.4%3.9%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 33 95131 715
    Average household size 4.94.5
    Female headed households 59.3%60.1%
    Formal dwellings 36.9%24.6%
    Housing owned 83.6%72.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 1.0%1.9%
    Weekly refuse removal 0.5%3.1%
    Piped water inside dwelling 1.8%2.7%
    Electricity for lighting 82.1%67.8%

    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 opinionQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates7 2313 9626 6296 346
    Service charges567726709489
    Investment revenue1808862735
    Transfers recognised - operational91 23089 73688 26870 081
    Other own revenue3 0023 1762 76919 731
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)102 03098 40999 23797 381
    Employee costs49 27152 23236 47530 374
    Remuneration of councillors9 55410 1237 8598 808
    Depreciation & asset impairment-29 88528 99426 341
    Finance charges1511 7340-
    Materials and bulk purchases--32 351-
    Transfers and grants--3 8003 332
    Other expenditure63 87836 9797 11129 201
    Total Expenditure122 717140 953116 59098 056
    Surplus/(Deficit)(20 687)(42 544)(17 353)(675)
    Transfers recognised - capital(4)23 99932 4771 731
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(20 691)(18 545)15 1241 056
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(20 691)(18 545)15 1241 056
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure24 27838 507-n/a
    Transfers recognised - capital24 27838 507-n/a
    Public contributions & donations---n/a
    Borrowing---n/a
    Internally generated funds---n/a
    Total sources of capital funds24 27838 507-n/a
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets-37 16523 79223 310
    Total non current assets-354 467380 207352 897
    Total current liabilities-70 30237 19220 287
    Total non current liabilities-8 2589 649773
    Community wealth/Equity-313 071357 159355 146
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating31 71733 11238 50630 360
    Net cash from (used) investing(22 928)(29 522)(56 229)(18 908)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(8 647)--
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end11 5669 654(2 816)14 908
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a3 725--
    Irregular expendituren/a30 49662 0659 282
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a1 5219 5801 108
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedAFS

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 52 23236 47530 37426 332
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 10 1237 8598 8088 371
     
    Total Employee Positions 352285290288
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 14789109106
    Total Vacancy Percentage 41.76%31.23%37.59%36.81%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1112
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 8886
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 3384
    Community And Social Service Positions 0333
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0333
    Finance And Administration Positions 109999999
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 40484848
    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 66182323
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 4431818
    Road Transport Positions 89000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 39000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0111
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 6565065
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 16000
    Waste Water Management Positions 00650
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 9858585
    Vacant Other Positions 4313131

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/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? NoNoYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 10 0329 7219 7219 721
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 1124 1123 0313 031

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    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 798798866866
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 425425425425

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

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