Lesedi Local Municipality (GT423)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 201, Heidelberg, 1438
    Physical: Cnr HF Verwoerd & Louw Streets, Heidelberg
    Tel: 016 492 0049
    Web: www.lesedilm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 484km²
    Description: The Lesedi Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Sedibeng District in the Gauteng Province. It is one of three municipalities in the district, making up over a third of its geographical area.
     It can be described primarily as a rural, agricultural area. It is situated approximately 56km south-east of Johannesburg and is traversed by two national roads (the N17 and the N3), which creates future economic development potential.
     Devon/Impumelelo, situated on the eastern edge of the municipal area abutting the N17 freeway on the north, is a significant rural settlement, while Vischkuil/Endicott, lying east of Springs and abutting Provincial Route R29, is a smaller rural centre.
     The major urban concentration is located in Heidelberg/Ratanda, situated along the N3 freeway where it intersects with Provincial Route R42, east of the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve.

    Cities/Towns: Devon, Heidelberg, Nigel, Vischkuil
    Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing (38.8%), community services (29.4%), financial services (18.6%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 16, DA 6, EFF 3, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Lerato Maloka
    Other Members of Council: Mluleki Nkosi (Speaker), Mzwakhe Motsonyana (Chief Whip), Mapule Motsepe (MMC: Service Delivery), Kate Rakitla (MMC: Community Services), Thembi Ramothibe (MMC: Finance and Administration), Themba Motsepe (LED)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Isaac Rampedi (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Paul Mpele
    Communications Officer: Mr Arthur Thokoane
    LED Officer: Ms Thami Gorati
    Other Senior Management: Khongi Molohlanye (Coporate and Legal), Cynthia Mokoena (Community Services), Isaac Rampedi (Infrastructure Services), Jabu Mara (Local Economic Development and Planning)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 112 47299 520
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.8%26.0%
    Population 15 to 64 67.6%68.6%
    Population over 65 6.5%5.4%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 47.945.8
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 109.1106.5
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.78%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a25.9%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a33.8%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 5.4%7.4%
    Matric 31.9%28.4%
    Higher education 10.6%11.2%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 39 29429 668
    Average household size 2.93.2
    Female headed households 32.3%31.3%
    Formal dwellings 88.3%85.5%
    Housing owned 56.7%55.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 83.6%84.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 81.6%83.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 55.7%52.3%
    Electricity for lighting 92.6%89.9%

    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 rates89 84184 45962 27858 417
    Service charges401 492333 887316 031296 967
    Investment revenue1 4631 0391 4721 064
    Transfers recognised - operational93 69084 71979 43573 193
    Other own revenue24 99064 81917 0718 860
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)611 475568 923476 286438 500
    Employee costs138 143128 403100 17892 694
    Remuneration of councillors9 1618 4337 8407 345
    Depreciation & asset impairment-41 68836 91236 092
    Finance charges5 37111 4786 9736 983
    Materials and bulk purchases262 762241 850215 741210 124
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure87 673166 431138 368134 764
    Total Expenditure503 109598 283506 011488 001
    Surplus/(Deficit)108 366(29 360)(29 725)(49 501)
    Transfers recognised - capital31 61458 16434 07920 317
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions139 98028 8034 354(29 185)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year139 98028 8034 354(29 185)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure29 24155 01937 15436 520
    Transfers recognised - capital23 28652 19828 07520 383
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds5 9552 8219 07916 136
    Total sources of capital funds29 24155 01937 15436 520
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets214 627118 17681 29064 691
    Total non current assets845 107818 046795 234945 821
    Total current liabilities179 719195 884112 628107 064
    Total non current liabilities66 74266 74269 59970 393
    Community wealth/Equity813 274673 597694 298833 056
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating38 13668 57034 63950 870
    Net cash from (used) investing(40 421)(55 019)(38 227)(36 517)
    Net cash from (used) financing(3 790)(2 823)(2 596)(6 512)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(6 075)18 9768 24814 432
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a51 566--
    Irregular expendituren/a70 4073 1912 834
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a3 2871 477280
    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) 128 403100 17892 69491 133
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 4337 8407 3457 034
     
    Total Employee Positions 895839586601
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 861481515
    Total Vacancy Percentage 9.61%17.64%2.56%2.50%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6566
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2019912
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1334
    Community And Social Service Positions 10857184126
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 11252
    Finance And Administration Positions 1361793257
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 233811
    Electricity Positions 58584261
    Vacant Electricity Positions 101411
    Enviromental Protection Positions 014800
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0200
    Health Positions 71089
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 72762162
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 102100
    Road Transport Positions 128784358
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 262201
    Sport And Recreation Positions 341498
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 8101
    Waste Management Positions 112774650
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 1102
    Waste Water Management Positions 25182331
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0410
    Water Positions 48345450
    Vacant Water Positions 0020
    Other Positions 1416610971
    Vacant Other Positions 53011

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a87.75n/a92.92
    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 34 72330 12525 28721 678
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 32 23127 63321 55321 116
    Inside the yard 29 74225 42721 55321 116
    Less than 200m from yard 2 4891 57500
    More than 200m from yard 063100
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 3392 31415 67217 768

    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 40225 42724 39323 578
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 3392 31415 67223 578

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a0
    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 30 16626 20825 28721 678
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 23 91823 08521 20014 729
    Flush toilet - septic tank 9691 802140113
    Ventilated pit latrine 2 403316155155
    Bucket system 0585858
    Other 134000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 3392 31415 6724 651

    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 27 42427 03821 88721 678
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 3392 31415 6724 651

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    National multi-project pipeline; township establishment; retail development in the zone of opportunity; mixed development in Obed Nkosi Township; Devon Tannery.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Heidelberg Ext 24 industrial township; Heidelberg ext 25; zone of opportunity area north of Bergsig; Rensburg ext 2.
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