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: The Fezile Dabi District Municipality is a Category C municipality, formerly known as the Northern Free State District Municipality, situated in the north of the Free State. It is bordered by the North West, Gauteng and Mpumalanga Provinces to the north, Thabo Mofutsanyana District to the south, and Lejweleputswa District to the west.
     The municipality is the smallest district in the province, making up 16% of its geographical area. It consists of four local municipalities: Moqhaka, Metsimaholo, Ngwathe and Mafube.
     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 8, DA 3, EFF 2 (40% PR Seats)
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: A M Oliphant
    Other Members of Council: Sello Matena (Speaker), V de Beer (Finance), P Modikoe (Corporate Support Services), V de Beer (Acting Community, Health and Environmental Services), J Mareka (LED and Tourism), M Moshodi (Social Development)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Ms Lindi Molibeli
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Gcobani Mashiyi
    Communications Officer: Mr Thomas Nopheche
    LED Officer: Mrs Vicky Moloi (Director: LED and Tourism)
    Other Senior Management: Adv Andile Mini (Director: Corporate Services), Nonhlanhla Baleni (Director: Community Health and Environmental Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 494 777488 036
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.5%28.1%
    Population 15 to 64 67.5%65.8%
    Population over 65 7.0%6.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 48.151.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 98.998.6
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.31%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a33.9%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a44.4%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 6.7%7.3%
    Matric 31.4%27.5%
    Higher education 7.8%9.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 172 370144 980
    Average household size 2.93.2
    Female headed households 39.5%38.6%
    Formal dwellings 85.6%83.3%
    Housing owned 71.3%60.4%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 80.9%78.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 82.6%81.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 48.3%56.7%
    Electricity for lighting 92.3%89.8%

    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 findingsQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges-38--
    Investment revenue3 5738 0448 5719 420
    Transfers recognised - operational109 720145 192138 695134 627
    Other own revenue(7 483)1 2862 9171 469
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)105 809154 561150 183145 517
    Employee costs74 38380 29470 60965 916
    Remuneration of councillors6 3136 5775 9835 965
    Depreciation & asset impairment-3 8463 6973 815
    Finance charges-1 0113762 923
    Materials and bulk purchases-1 565--
    Transfers and grants3 26328 08514 42913 785
    Other expenditure57 93262 91668 91950 263
    Total Expenditure141 890184 293164 012142 667
    Surplus/(Deficit)(36 081)(29 732)(13 830)2 850
    Transfers recognised - capital9 951---
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(26 130)(29 732)(13 830)2 850
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(26 130)(29 732)(13 830)2 850
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure4 0402 1403 8443 808
    Transfers recognised - capital11---
    Public contributions & donations(108)---
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds4 1372 1403 8443 808
    Total sources of capital funds4 0402 1403 8443 808
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets30 132111 444142 807170 190
    Total non current assets-30 57131 89333 191
    Total current liabilities1 51729 38030 87330 784
    Total non current liabilities10017 09115 16530 158
    Community wealth/Equity28 51595 545128 663142 440
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating334(23 562)(518)(23 313)
    Net cash from (used) investing(3 859)(2 511)(3 648)(7 101)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(2 645)(17 782)-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end106 219109 743138 463160 411
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a---
    Irregular expendituren/a-4 4331 151
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a292012
    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) 80 29470 60965 91656 907
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 5775 9835 9655 415
     
    Total Employee Positions 214162154154
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 27161112
    Total Vacancy Percentage 12.62%9.88%7.14%7.79%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6566
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1011
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 31201616
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2201
    Community And Social Service Positions 12121111
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0022
    Finance And Administration Positions 112707272
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 8311
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 26282828
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 9555
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 24241717
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 6611
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 3344
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 1011
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 0000
    Vacant Other Positions 0000

    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/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? 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
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a0
    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? 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
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    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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