uMngeni Local Municipality (KZN222)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 5, Howick, 3290
    Physical: Cnr Dicks & Somme Streets, Howick
    Tel: 033 239 9284
    Fax: 033 330 4183
    Web: www.umngeni.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 567km²
    Description: The uMngeni Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the uMgungundlovu District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is one of the seven municipalities that make up the district. It comprises the former Transitional Local Council areas of Howick and Hilton, the Worlds View area, and a substantial amount of farm land. The municipal area has its offices in Howick.
     A series of spectacular waterfalls surround the area, which is about 29km north-west of Pietermaritzburg. At the centre of this system, nestling on the banks of the uMngeni River in the heart of the Natal Midlands, is the beautiful town of Howick and its pride, the 94m-high Howick Falls.

    Cities/Towns: Hilton, Howick
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (36.9%), wholesale/retail (24.6%), business / real estate (15.3%), manufacturing (9.7%)
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 13, DA 10
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: R S Sokhela
    Other Members of Council: N Buthelezi (Deputy Mayor), Ms T G Dlamini (Speaker)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Ms G Gumbi-Masilela (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr S Gwala
    Communications Officer: Mbali Mwandla
    LED Officer: Sfiso Ngcobo
    Other Senior Management: Eric Svensson (General Manager: Technical Services), Steve Simpson (General Manager: Planning and Development), B Mpanza (General Manager: Community Services), Sandile Buthelezi (General Manager: Corporate Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 109 86793 858
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 29.6%24.5%
    Population 15 to 64 63.9%67.3%
    Population over 65 6.4%8.2%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 56.448.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 93.493.6
    Population Growth
    Per annum 3.58%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 4.1%6.3%
    Matric 36.2%28.7%
    Higher education 16.2%14.4%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 37 94330 639
    Average household size 2.92.8
    Female headed households 44.8%42.9%
    Formal dwellings 86.7%85.2%
    Housing owned 65.2%46.5%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 50.9%54.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 66.6%67.1%
    Piped water inside dwelling 61.5%66.7%
    Electricity for lighting 88.4%85.5%

    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 rates162 198126 096117 669104 770
    Service charges65 00857 76856 46156 527
    Investment revenue3 7812 7411 8492 455
    Transfers recognised - operational54 23247 72848 26540 598
    Other own revenue18 42236 46133 15913 302
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)303 641270 793257 403217 652
    Employee costs83 69783 39765 27175 195
    Remuneration of councillors7 2376 1195 7455 465
    Depreciation & asset impairment11 23241 82537 60444 141
    Finance charges3 2674 3034 2975 992
    Materials and bulk purchases86 39572 28665 89360 662
    Transfers and grants2 820-10 8674 946
    Other expenditure88 32791 56493 42548 755
    Total Expenditure282 975299 494283 101245 155
    Surplus/(Deficit)20 666(28 701)(25 698)(27 503)
    Transfers recognised - capital6 85255 24928 12825 923
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions27 51826 5482 430(1 580)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year27 51826 5482 430(1 580)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure17 85554 99638 34226 858
    Transfers recognised - capital7 19154 37728 04226 858
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds10 66462010 300-
    Total sources of capital funds17 85554 99638 34226 858
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets137 60794 615109 695108 913
    Total non current assets800 356799 617780 724805 913
    Total current liabilities25 40148 77856 69654 480
    Total non current liabilities67 33978 40171 33571 723
    Community wealth/Equity845 222767 053762 387788 622
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating35 08179 01049 07131 903
    Net cash from (used) investing(17 132)(62 886)(35 713)(25 863)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2 421)(2 524)(2 407)(2 319)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end40 64322 2768 676(2 275)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a68 69061 015-
    Irregular expendituren/a25 04414 0533 845
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a1 328553317
    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) 83 39765 27175 19573 267
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 1195 7455 4655 168
     
    Total Employee Positions 457455489389
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 10710815454
    Total Vacancy Percentage 23.41%23.74%31.49%13.88%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5569
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1233
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 27252732
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1022
    Community And Social Service Positions 48483837
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 4448
    Finance And Administration Positions 12212212292
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 19192512
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00114
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0002
    Health Positions 00115
    Vacant Health Positions 0001
    Public Safety Positions 23232319
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 8871
    Road Transport Positions 56565645
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 1414155
    Sport And Recreation Positions 55589
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 11112
    Waste Management Positions 33333337
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 910118
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 1381381770
    Vacant Other Positions 5050860

    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? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 28 96523 21921 12821 128
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 6371 99017 09110 924

    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 20 92718 95014 49314 493
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 3344 26913 04110 924

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

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