Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality (KZN216)

Ezinqoleni Local Municipality was merged into Hibiscus Coast Local Municipality and renamed Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. The Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information displayed here only includes figures for Hibiscus Coast Local Municipality. View historical information for Ezinqoleni Local Municipality.

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 5, Port Shepstone, 4240
    Physical: 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone
    Tel: 039 688 2000
    Fax: 039 682 0327
    Web: www.hcm.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 839km²
    Description: The Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality (previously Hibiscus Coast Local Municipality) is a Category B municipality situated within the Ugu District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is the largest of four municipalities in the district, making up a third of its geographical area.
     It covers an area of approximately 90km of coastline comprising 21 beaches, and extends 30km inland, covering a vast, rural area under the leadership of six tribal authorities. It has its administrative seat in Port Shepstone and is the most concentrated economic hub within the district.
     Beaches of world-class quality are to be found along the entire seaboard, with Marina, Trafalgar, Lucien, Southport, Umzumbe and Ramsgate beaches recognised as full Blue Flag beaches. The coastline is dotted with numerous small towns, many of which serve as seasonal recreational hubs in areas such as Port Shepstone, Umtamvuna/Port Edward, Margate, Hibberdene and Impenjati/Southbroom.

    Cities/Towns: Hibberdene, Margate, Port Edward, Port Shepstone, Southbroom
    Main Economic Sectors: Finance and business services (21.5%), wholesale and retail (18.7%), general government services (13.3%), manufacturing (12.3%), agriculture and forestry (8.9%), transport and communication (8.9%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 47, DA 14, IFP 5, AIC 2, EFF 2, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Ms Nomusa Mqwebu
    Other Members of Council: Ronnie Nair (Deputy Mayor), Doctor Njoko (Speaker, and Planning, Building Control, Economic Development and Tourism Portfolio Committee), Gilbert Maphumulo (Chief Whip), Nokuthula Madlala (Community Services Portfolio Committee), Sipho Dlamalala (Human Settlements and Infrastructure Portfolio Committee), Mosley Lubunyana (Governance Portfolio Committee), Piet Rademeyer (Corporate Services Portfolio Committee)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Max Mbili
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Nolubabalo Gqola
    Communications Officer: Mr Simon April
    LED Officer: Philani Khambule
    Other Senior Management: Siyabonga Zama (HOD: Planning, Building Control, Economic Development and Tourism), Khethukuthula Zulu (HOD: Strategic Planning and Governance), Sibusiso Nzimande (HOD: Community Services), Sabatha Dlamini (HOD: Human Settlement and Infrastructure), Nelisiwe Thabatha (HOD: Corporate Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 348 533308 675
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.4%29.8%
    Population 15 to 64 61.0%63.2%
    Population over 65 4.7%7.0%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 64.058.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 91.288.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.76%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 5.1%8.3%
    Matric 35.7%26.7%
    Higher education 9.9%9.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 90 40983 644
    Average household size 3.93.5
    Female headed households 48.3%47.7%
    Formal dwellings 65.7%80.7%
    Housing owned 70.3%62.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 28.7%26.0%
    Weekly refuse removal 26.6%33.5%
    Piped water inside dwelling 29.9%35.9%
    Electricity for lighting 88.6%84.8%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Financially unqualified with findingsClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates320 741290 833278 659264 332
    Service charges148 845136 039127 014121 992
    Investment revenue3 8653 7835 50415 704
    Transfers recognised - operational217 497135 290169 19195 667
    Other own revenue145 59180 28443 72033 866
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)836 539646 229624 088531 561
    Employee costs325 031298 558279 836249 130
    Remuneration of councillors19 98419 37117 83716 417
    Depreciation & asset impairment57 06172 644-58 909
    Finance charges4 2535 2625 9106 517
    Materials and bulk purchases125 938126 127103 30163 982
    Transfers and grants5 520-5 7778 529
    Other expenditure292 143206 901179 624203 065
    Total Expenditure829 930728 863592 284606 549
    Surplus/(Deficit)6 609(82 634)31 804(74 988)
    Transfers recognised - capital-45 174-30 787
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---(6)
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions6 609(37 460)31 804(44 207)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year6 609(37 460)31 804(44 207)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure97 128106 34489 55170 624
    Transfers recognised - capital78 70470 87257 93347 170
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing---4 521
    Internally generated funds18 42435 47331 61818 934
    Total sources of capital funds97 128106 34489 55170 624
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets345 105298 417338 611275 272
    Total non current assets1 244 1531 239 0851 249 277850 094
    Total current liabilities227 973223 130181 354148 973
    Total non current liabilities128 097114 909113 893106 765
    Community wealth/Equity1 233 1891 199 4631 292 640869 629
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(1 267)20 28883 898(90 122)
    Net cash from (used) investing-83 153(79 154)54 033
    Net cash from (used) financing-(4 744)17 4039 007
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end82 346190 52522 146150 124
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure16 246--18 254
    Irregular expenditure1 1139654 50020 707
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure--99117
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 325 031298 558279 836249 130228 176
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 19 98419 37117 83716 41715 701
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 0601 1181 1141 1201 342
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 73846349
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.66%3.40%4.13%3.04%0.67%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 00002
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 3939393838
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 43111
    Community And Social Service Positions 133123123136409
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00253
    Finance And Administration Positions 126128211197194
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 08873
    Electricity Positions 2628282722
    Vacant Electricity Positions 02030
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00090
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 000012
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 179216226226203
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0131150
    Road Transport Positions 142147147114174
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 071210
    Sport And Recreation Positions 000087
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 212234333366152
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0212120
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 1961960044
    Vacant Other Positions 33000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 00000
    Inside the yard 00000
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 46 54146 46046 04645 63745 637
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 7841 8581 8771 9151 978

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00000
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 34 85934 85934 85934 85935 641
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 5781 3951 3871 8101 286

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Margate Airport; chicken abattoir at Kwa Xolo; Siyazenzela Project (Kwa Masinenge, Mkholombe and Louisiana); One Home One Garden in Tin Town; rock caves at Kwa Xolo; banana growing in Mpenjathi; Port Shepstone Prison; Thusong Centres (Bhomela, Kwa Xolo and Kwa Nzimakwe); crafters programme in Bhobhoyi; Port Shepstone intermodal facility; Solar Youth Development Project; Regional IT and Technology Hub Project.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Music City; technology hub; Port Shepstone Justice Park; Port Shepstone intermodal facility.
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