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
    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 Financially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates162 203126 096117 669104 770
    Service charges62 48757 76856 46156 527
    Investment revenue3 6342 7411 8492 455
    Transfers recognised - operational51 94147 72848 26540 598
    Other own revenue18 46136 46133 15913 302
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)298 727270 793257 403217 652
    Employee costs87 43783 39765 27175 195
    Remuneration of councillors7 2376 1195 7455 465
    Depreciation & asset impairment42 80541 82537 60444 141
    Finance charges3 4424 3034 2975 992
    Materials and bulk purchases83 79272 28665 89360 662
    Transfers and grants8 788-10 8674 946
    Other expenditure106 90491 56493 42548 755
    Total Expenditure340 404299 494283 101245 155
    Surplus/(Deficit)(41 677)(28 701)(25 698)(27 503)
    Transfers recognised - capital19 15555 24928 12825 923
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(22 522)26 5482 430(1 580)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(22 522)26 5482 430(1 580)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure19 01054 99638 34226 858
    Transfers recognised - capital15 60854 37728 04226 858
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds3 40262010 300-
    Total sources of capital funds19 01054 99638 34226 858
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets105 45994 615109 695108 913
    Total non current assets775 958799 617780 724805 913
    Total current liabilities42 92248 77856 69654 480
    Total non current liabilities82 27178 40171 33571 723
    Community wealth/Equity756 225767 053762 387788 622
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating24 82279 01049 07131 903
    Net cash from (used) investing(23 497)(62 886)(35 713)(25 863)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2 632)(2 524)(2 407)(2 319)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end6 79622 2768 676(2 275)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure39 87668 69061 015-
    Irregular expenditure1 28125 04414 0533 845
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure461 328553317
    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) 87 43783 39765 27175 19573 267
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 7 2376 1195 7455 4655 168
     
    Total Employee Positions 504457455489389
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 5510710815454
    Total Vacancy Percentage 10.91%23.41%23.74%31.49%13.88%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 45569
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 01233
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2627252732
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 01022
    Community And Social Service Positions 4848483837
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 44448
    Finance And Administration Positions 12212212212292
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1919192512
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 000114
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00002
    Health Positions 000115
    Vacant Health Positions 00001
    Public Safety Positions 2323232319
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 88871
    Road Transport Positions 5656565645
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 141414155
    Sport And Recreation Positions 555589
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 111112
    Waste Management Positions 3433333337
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 9910118
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 1861381381770
    Vacant Other Positions 05050860

    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? YesYesYesYesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 28 96528 96523 21921 12821 128
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 7036 6371 99017 09110 924

    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 22 04220 92718 95014 49314 493
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 5 7035 3344 26913 04110 924

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

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