Umdoni Local Municipality (KZN212)

Part of Vulamehlo Local Municipality was merged into Umdoni Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. The Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information displayed here does not include Vulamehlo Local Municipality. View historic information for Vulamehlo Local Municipality.

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 19, Scottburgh, 4180
    Physical: Cnr Bram Fischer & Williamson Streets, Scottburgh
    Tel: 039 976 1202 / 039 978 4313
    Fax: 039 976 2194/2020
    Web: www.umdoni.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 238km²
    Description: The Umdoni Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Ugu District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is the smallest of four municipalities in the district, accounting for just under a quarter of its geographical area. It is made up of 10 wards, most of which are rural areas.
     The municipality can be divided into three major land uses, being commercial agriculture, traditional authority areas and coastal urban nodes. The coastline stretches approximately 40km. The town of Scottburgh is approximately 50km from the city of Durban and 65km from Port Shepstone.

    Cities/Towns: Pennington, Scottburgh/Umzinto North
    Main Economic Sectors: Commercial agriculture
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 23, DA 7, IFP 3, AIC 1, ALJAMA 1, AM4C 1, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: T W Dube
    Other Members of Council: S T Khathi (Deputy Mayor), S S I Khwela (Speaker)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Xolani Luthuli
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms T Mhlongo
    LED Officer: Mrs Canesia Vezi (General Manager: Planning and Development)
    Other Senior Management: Linda Harisingh (Manager: Office of the Municipal Manager), Lindiwe Shange (General Manager: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 144 551130 413
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 36.4%31.2%
    Population 15 to 64 58.7%61.6%
    Population over 65 4.9%7.2%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 70.262.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 92.990.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.34%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 10.6%15.1%
    Matric 32.6%25.6%
    Higher education 7.5%5.7%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 35 43334 191
    Average household size 4.13.6
    Female headed households 47.8%47.2%
    Formal dwellings 63.0%56.6%
    Housing owned 69.4%56.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 23.5%23.8%
    Weekly refuse removal 20.8%35.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 23.5%28.9%
    Electricity for lighting 80.2%60.6%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates69 96068 99164 96763 661
    Service charges8 1367 1977 3657 217
    Investment revenue715 8485 0464 763
    Transfers recognised - operational60 67848 20040 07257 114
    Other own revenue19 24715 55618 55317 191
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)158 092145 793136 003149 946
    Employee costs67 44961 65058 35554 927
    Remuneration of councillors2 5486 2965 6885 313
    Depreciation & asset impairment-29 41729 84821 395
    Finance charges49027324
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants3 7283 676-4 576
    Other expenditure60 72963 85756 93660 447
    Total Expenditure134 944165 169150 829146 662
    Surplus/(Deficit)23 148(19 376)(14 826)3 284
    Transfers recognised - capital-21 37835 150-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions23 1482 00320 3233 284
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year23 1482 00320 3233 284
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure44 06327 21733 99329 896
    Transfers recognised - capital24 27512 98129 51922 871
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing-5 863626-
    Internally generated funds19 7898 3733 8487 025
    Total sources of capital funds44 06327 21733 99329 896
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets151 105145 834121 826127 857
    Total non current assets533 584518 115523 536537 696
    Total current liabilities45 00250 51538 39854 166
    Total non current liabilities31 94533 21124 83230 643
    Community wealth/Equity607 742580 224582 133580 744
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating23 24353 99128 09810 727
    Net cash from (used) investing(51 972)(27 245)(32 118)(29 896)
    Net cash from (used) financing30 759-(118)(15)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end6 33391 81865 07286 132
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-2 5099 392
    Irregular expendituren/a6 22716 43628 720
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a134--
    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) 61 65058 35554 92753 360
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 2965 6885 3135 027
     
    Total Employee Positions 361456379414
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 49751819
    Total Vacancy Percentage 13.57%16.45%4.75%4.59%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6866
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1210
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 14172016
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2050
    Community And Social Service Positions 215664444
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 26024
    Finance And Administration Positions 41515349
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 10457
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 2605061
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 11601
    Health Positions 00010
    Vacant Health Positions 0003
    Public Safety Positions 14774335
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 21811
    Road Transport Positions 47666972
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 4002
    Sport And Recreation Positions 021221
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0011
    Waste Management Positions 0916258
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 02900
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 22182042
    Vacant Other Positions 3630

    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? 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? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 2 8632 8632 8562 856
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 2091 3701 8161 259

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    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 13 00013 00012 00012 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 8991 1571 816554

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    EPWP Programme through recycling of waste and working for the coast by environmental affairs; Umdoni Scottburgh Beachfront Development; Crooks Brothers Development; private development underway.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Potential to capitalise on targeted spillover from the major initiatives planned for Durban, such as the Dube Trade Port; development of the Park Rynie Precinct Plan (Park Rynie Industrial Park) will create investments through the Umdoni Scottburgh Beachfront Development Project, which is currently underway; arable land suitable for agriculture and plantations, and production of organic food.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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