Fezile Dabi District Municipality (DC20)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 10, Sasolburg, 1947
    Physical: John Vorster Road, Sasolburg
    Tel: 016 970 8600
    Fax: 016 970 8733
    Web: www.feziledabi.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 20 668km²
    Description: Fezile Dabi District Municipality is a Category C municipality established in terms of the Free State Provincial Notice 113 of 28 September 2000. It was formerly known as the Northern Free State District Municipality and consists of four local municipalities: Moqhaka, Metsimaholo, Ngwathe and Mafube.
     It is estimated that this area's population represents approximately 17% of the total population of the Free State. The extent of this district makes up about 27% of the total area of the Free State province. The main attraction site, the Vredefort Dome, being the third-largest meteorite site in the world, is located within the district.

    Cities/Towns: Cornelia, Deneysville, Edenville, Frankfort, Heilbron, Koppies, Kragbron, Kroonstad, Oranjeville, Parys, Renovaal, Sasolburg, Steynsrus, Tweeling, Vierfontein, Viljoenskroon, Villiers, Vredefort
    Main Economic Sectors: Trade (22%), community services (20%), manufacturing (13%), households (13%), agriculture (12%), finance (7%), construction (6%), transport (5%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 23, DA 8, COPE 1
    Mayor: Mr M P Moshodi
    Other Members of Council: Girtz Nketu (Speaker), Eric Notsi (Chief Whip and MMC: Finance), Anna Olifant (MMC: Corporate Support Services), Victoria De Beer (MMC: Community Health and Environmental Services), Lucy Hlapane (MMC: Project Management and Public Works), Guza (MMC: Sports and Social Development), Kau Khumalo (MMC: LED and Tourism)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Ms Lindi Molibeli
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Gcobani Mashiyi
    Communications Officer: Mr Thomas Nopheche
    LED Officer: Mrs Vicky Moloi
    Other Senior Management: Adv Mini (Director: Corporate Support Services), Victoria Moloi (Director: LED and Tourism), Nonhlanhla Baleni (Director: Community Health and Environmental Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 488 036
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 28.10%
    Population 15 to 64 65.80%
    Population over 65 6.10%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 51.90
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 98.60
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.61%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 33.90%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 44.40%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.30%
    Higher education 9.00%
    Matric 27.50%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 144 980
    Average household size 3.20
    Female headed households 38.60%
    Formal dwellings 83.30%
    Housing owned 60.40%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 78.20%
    Weekly refuse removal 81.70%
    Piped water inside dwelling 56.70%
    Electricity for lighting 89.80%

    Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges----
    Investment revenue7 1308 5719 42010 467
    Transfers recognised - operational60 695138 695134 627129 393
    Other own revenue(3 494)2 9171 4692 545
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)64 331150 183145 517142 405
    Employee costs77 66170 60965 91656 907
    Remuneration of councillors6 2355 9835 9655 415
    Depreciation & asset impairment12 9973 6973 8153 634
    Finance charges(53 345)3762 9233 488
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants34 34614 42913 7858 473
    Other expenditure89 84968 91950 26357 119
    Total Expenditure167 743164 012142 667135 036
    Surplus/(Deficit)(103 412)(13 830)2 8507 368
    Transfers recognised - capital74 508---
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(28 904)(13 830)2 8507 368
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(28 904)(13 830)2 8507 368
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure3953 8443 8082 611
    Transfers recognised - capital----
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds3953 8443 8082 611
    Total sources of capital funds3953 8443 8082 611
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets25 273142 807170 190195 342
    Total non current assets-31 89333 19123 076
    Total current liabilities36330 87330 78460 734
    Total non current liabilities15515 16530 15832 758
    Community wealth/Equity24 756128 663142 440124 926
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(63 970)(518)(23 313)(7 419)
    Net cash from (used) investing(427)(3 648)(7 101)(2 668)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(17 782)-(5 287)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end75 079138 463160 411190 825
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a--273
    Irregular expendituren/a4 4331 1514 253
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a20125
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 70 609465 916456 9074
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 9835 9655 415
     
    Total Employee Positions 162154154
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 161112
    Total Vacancy Percentage 9.88%7.14%7.79%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 566
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 011
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 201616
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 201
    Community And Social Service Positions 121111
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 022
    Finance And Administration Positions 707272
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 311
    Electricity Positions 000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 282828
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 555
    Health Positions 000
    Vacant Health Positions 000
    Public Safety Positions 241717
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 611
    Road Transport Positions 000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 344
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 011
    Waste Management Positions 000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 000
    Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 000
    Water Positions 000
    Vacant Water Positions 000
    Other Positions 000
    Vacant Other Positions 000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 000
    Inside the yard 000
    Less than 200m from yard 000
    More than 200m from yard 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 000
    Ventilated pit latrine 000
    Bucket system 000
    Other 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Vegetable Production Hydroponics Project in Koppies – regarded as a mitigation strategy to create rural employment for women and youth, and will be implemented on a full-scale business development model in order to realise the expected commercial viability.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Agriculture development – enhancement of the agro-processing industry through conversion of primary agricultural raw products into consumable commodities, establishment of agricultural parks, and establishment of viable inland fish farming enterprises; tourism development – establishment of craft centres, flea markets, and the development of multipurpose information centres.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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