Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality (NMA)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 116, Port Elizabeth, 6000
    Physical: City Hall, Vuyisile Mini Square, Govan Mbeki Avenue, Nelson Mandela Bay
    Tel: 041 506 1911
    Fax: 041 506 2422
    Web: www.nelsonmandelabay.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 959km²
    Description: The Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality is a Category A municipality, established on 5 December 2000. Nelson Mandela Bay was the first city in South Africa to establish a fully integrated democratic local authority and the only city in the world named after Nelson Mandela, who was born and spent his formative years in the Eastern Cape.
     Nelson Mandela Bay is a major seaport and automotive manufacturing centre located on the south-eastern coast of Africa. It is the economic powerhouse of the Eastern Cape Province and one of eight metropolitan areas in South Africa. Its boundaries are formed by Cassie Mountain View in the north, Cape Recife in the south, Sundays River Mouth in the east, and Van Stadens River Mouth in the west.
     The city is a holiday hot spot for both national and international tourists. The predominant languages spoken are English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.
    Cities/Towns: Bethelsdorp, Bloemendal, Blue Horizon Bay, Clarendon Marine, Despatch, KwaNobuhle, Motherwell, Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage
    Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing (25%), community services (23%), finance (23%), trade (13%), transport (13%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: DA 57, ANC 50, EFF 6, UDM 2, ACDP 1, AIC 1, COPE 1, PA 1, UFEC 1
    Controlling Party: DA/UDM/COPE/ACDP Coalition
    Mayor: Mr Athol Trollip (Executive Mayor)
    Other Members of Council: Mongameli Bobani (Deputy Mayor and Public Health), Jonathan Lawack (Speaker), Werner Senekal (Chief Whip), Retief Odendaal (Budget and Treasury), John Best (Safety and Security), Siyasanga Sijadu (Youth, Sport and Culture), Rano Kayser (Roads and Transport), Dean Biddulph (Corporate Services), Annette Lovemore (Infrastructure and Engineering, Electricity and Energy), Nqaba Bhanga (Human Settlements), Andrew Whitfield (Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture), Lance Grootboom (Municipal Public Accounts Committee), Shirley Sauls (Constituency Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Johann Mettler (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Trevor Harper
    Communications Officer: Mr Mzobanzi Jikazana
    LED Officer: Mr Anele Qaba
    Other Senior Management: Kristoff Adelbert (Chief of Staff), Mzwake Clay (Chief Operating Officer), Vuyo Zitumane (Acting Executive Director: Corporate Services), Luthando Mabhoza (Acting Executive Director: Human Settlements), Dr Walter Shaidi (Executive Director: Infrastructure and Engineering), Andile Tolom (Executive Director: Public Health), Peter Neilson (Acting Executive Director: Electricity and Energy), Linda Mti (Executive Director: Safety and Security), Noxolo Nqwazi (Executive Director: Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 1 263 0511 152 115
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 30.6%25.5%
    Population 15 to 64 63.6%68.5%
    Population over 65 5.9%6.0%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 57.346.0
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 96.092.3
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.09%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a36.6%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a47.3%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.6%3.0%
    Matric 34.9%30.5%
    Higher education 11.1%12.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 368 520324 292
    Average household size 3.43.4
    Female headed households 41.6%40.6%
    Formal dwellings 92.5%87.2%
    Housing owned 68.4%61.4%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 90.5%87.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 84.8%82.9%
    Piped water inside dwelling 77.3%74.1%
    Electricity for lighting 95.4%90.5%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates1 519 4471 332 1351 205 5261 058 523
    Service charges4 645 9434 051 9153 810 9433 633 275
    Investment revenue113 43183 29483 22268 224
    Transfers recognised - operational1 148 9401 481 9991 300 0581 270 307
    Other own revenue1 354 1061 229 9401 074 1991 026 409
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)8 781 8678 179 2847 473 9487 056 738
    Employee costs2 342 7552 176 0751 761 4211 723 762
    Remuneration of councillors62 19658 16155 57253 010
    Depreciation & asset impairment1 095 359901 8581 385 795774 430
    Finance charges166 492206 793190 855201 167
    Materials and bulk purchases3 223 2733 010 0822 741 3312 658 115
    Transfers and grants24 82525 69119 73119 714
    Other expenditure1 861 3051 813 3681 221 3901 667 345
    Total Expenditure8 776 2048 192 0297 376 0967 097 542
    Surplus/(Deficit)5 663(12 746)97 852(40 804)
    Transfers recognised - capital777 512784 2041 027 014895 330
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions783 176771 4581 124 866854 526
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year783 176771 4581 124 866854 526
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure1 351 9001 436 1071 575 5791 195 870
    Transfers recognised - capital777 512784 2041 026 454895 330
    Public contributions & donations47 74756 85431 9874 410
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds526 641595 049517 139296 130
    Total sources of capital funds1 351 9001 436 1071 575 5791 195 870
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets3 488 6603 236 7003 199 9912 640 083
    Total non current assets14 816 17714 031 98113 459 72113 186 843
    Total current liabilities2 263 0282 166 1352 268 4722 320 118
    Total non current liabilities3 311 7753 171 5893 194 9773 326 729
    Community wealth/Equity12 730 03411 930 95711 196 26410 180 079
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating1 892 5771 385 0021 787 4421 720 314
    Net cash from (used) investing(1 621 817)(1 435 786)(1 661 126)(1 257 817)
    Net cash from (used) financing(104 093)(111 777)(99 101)(96 595)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end1 612 5051 445 5361 608 0971 580 882
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a34 403743 929270 778
    Irregular expendituren/a1 348 3391 052 3771 844 113
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a422 58610 6412 619
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 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) 2 176 0751 761 4211 723 7621 858 809
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 58 16155 57253 01049 919
     
    Total Employee Positions 8 1697 3766 9408 519
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1 6131 68601 099
    Total Vacancy Percentage 19.75%22.86%0.00%12.90%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 11113913
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 4717192134
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1000
    Community And Social Service Positions 710665505285
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 17015400
    Finance And Administration Positions 2 2641 9711 6101 387
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 4413940159
    Electricity Positions 8341 182629765
    Vacant Electricity Positions 1905490146
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 1 39201 1671 777
    Vacant Health Positions 25500194
    Public Safety Positions 1 0971 1071 0251 160
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1431370119
    Road Transport Positions 000347
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 000685
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 000119
    Waste Management Positions 043800
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 09100
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 1 8141 8311 5000
    Vacant Water Positions 41236000
    Other Positions 003731 966
    Vacant Other Positions 000362

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a72.43n/a90.04
    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 334 275334 850324 292321 570
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 324 292324 292324 292321 570
    Inside the yard 299 416294 863292 602283 570
    Less than 200m from yard 24 87629 42931 69038 000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 76 27274 15183 66086 172

    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 314 398314 398311 488306 476
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 67 17465 08263 29564 150

    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 334 275334 077316 647320 980
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 280 036275 483267 065276 850
    Flush toilet - septic tank 2 1402 1402 1402 127
    Ventilated pit latrine 17 24017 24017 24019 503
    Bucket system 24 87629 42930 20222 500
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 76 37174 28383 66086 172

    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? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 317 206317 206300 398288 262
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 67 21466 87683 66086 172

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Vision 2020: including Njoli Square Development – revitalisation of Uitenhage CBD; North End Coastal Development; International Convention Centre; Urban Agriculture Project; development of cultural centre.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Automotive and components manufacturing; wool, mohair, textiles, clothing and leather; medicines; electronics; ICT; chlorine and petrochemical cluster; logistics; robotics; energy; agribusiness; world-class infrastructure for investment at the iconic Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) and deep-water port of Ngqura.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES

 

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