Matjhabeng Local Municipality (FS184)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 708, Welkom, 9460
    Physical: 319 Stateway, Welkom
    Tel: 057 391 3611
    Fax: 057 357 4393
    Web: www.matjhabeng.fs.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 155km²
    Description: The Matjhabeng Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Lejweleputswa District in the Free State. It is bound by Nala to the north, Masilonyana to the south, Tswelopele to the east and Moqhaka to the west. It is one of five municipalities in the district. Matjhabeng represents the hub of mining activity in the Free State Province.
     There is one formal land-based protected area in the municipality, being the Willem Pretorius Nature Reserve. There are no Ramsar sites. Grassland is the one biome in the Matjhabeng Municipality. Seven vegetation types are found, namely Bloemfontein Karroid Shrubland, Central Free State Grassland, Highveld Alluvial Vegetation, Highveld Salt Pans, Vaal-Vet Sandy Grassland, Western Free State Clay Grassland and Winburg Grassy Shrubland.
     There is one endangered ecosystem, covering 11% of the Matjhabeng Municipality. This is the Vaal-Vet Sandy Grassland. There is only one water management area, namely the Middle Vaal. Five rivers run through the municipality, including the Koolspruit, Sand, Sandspruit and Vet. Wetlands cover 5.5% of the Matjhabeng Municipality.

    Cities/Towns: Allanridge, Hennenman, Odendaalsrus, Ventersburg, Virginia, Welkom
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining, manufacturing
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 46, DA 16, EFF 6, COPE 1, INDEPENDENT 1, UFC 1, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Nkosinjani Wilson Speelman

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mothusi Frank Lepheana
    Communications Officer: Mr Modise Mahlatsane
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 429 113407 020
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.0%27.3%
    Population 15 to 64 70.2%68.1%
    Population over 65 4.8%4.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 42.446.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 101.298.3
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.20%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 3.0%4.4%
    Matric 33.8%27.2%
    Higher education 7.9%8.3%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 149 163123 382
    Average household size 2.93.1
    Female headed households 39.3%39.8%
    Formal dwellings 84.5%78.5%
    Housing owned 71.5%58.5%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 84.6%81.0%
    Weekly refuse removal 72.7%86.1%
    Piped water inside dwelling 53.3%54.8%
    Electricity for lighting 94.7%91.1%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates259 906192 549192 977176 827
    Service charges1 092 579942 577854 689782 911
    Investment revenue2 1284 3526 3037 590
    Transfers recognised - operational402 886419 259428 512438 089
    Other own revenue310 115154 301162 543140 757
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)2 067 6141 713 0381 645 0241 546 174
    Employee costs584 603550 429482 974435 167
    Remuneration of councillors29 02225 44924 68222 703
    Depreciation & asset impairment-260 346274 936260 464
    Finance charges9 185174 860-89 435
    Materials and bulk purchases372 165772 142703 053635 560
    Transfers and grants17 014-29 457-
    Other expenditure319 360420 232471 209608 603
    Total Expenditure1 331 3482 203 4581 986 3112 051 932
    Surplus/(Deficit)736 266(490 419)(341 287)(505 758)
    Transfers recognised - capital118 251167 088189 130165 319
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions854 517(323 331)(152 157)(340 439)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year854 517(323 331)(152 157)(340 439)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure94 684165 317189 130165 319
    Transfers recognised - capital84 599165 317168 130165 319
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds10 085-21 000-
    Total sources of capital funds94 684165 317189 130165 319
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets1 478 2591 293 482906 219884 556
    Total non current assets5 844 5335 796 0735 731 2026 006 909
    Total current liabilities1 894 4242 231 5771 648 0201 209 867
    Total non current liabilities375 987398 799340 608289 035
    Community wealth/Equity5 052 3814 459 1804 648 7925 392 563
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating211 727150 427(152 157)(251 005)
    Net cash from (used) investing(94 684)(152 852)--
    Net cash from (used) financing---(89 435)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end117 043(54)(138 605)(398 260)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a443 304453 240830 094
    Irregular expendituren/a226 05485 12696 171
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a151 822103 39823 998
    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) 550 429482 974435 167462 381
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 25 44924 68222 70319 999
     
    Total Employee Positions 2 3793 7043 6532 131
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 01 6571 6041
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%44.74%43.91%0.05%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6655
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0001
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 38605151
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 01220
    Community And Social Service Positions 771122512
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 035140
    Finance And Administration Positions 397457321340
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 05100
    Electricity Positions 8117817884
    Vacant Electricity Positions 096970
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 461460460285
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 01811820
    Road Transport Positions 16842600
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 032900
    Sport And Recreation Positions 461741741422
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 03373490
    Waste Management Positions 327495495365
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 01471530
    Waste Water Management Positions 106334334121
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 02182130
    Water Positions 14420520585
    Vacant Water Positions 01231300
    Other Positions 113230838361
    Vacant Other Positions 01284640

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a93.60n/a94.72
    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 100 37996 92596 92596 925
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 97 42193 35593 35593 355
    Inside the yard 90 95185 35284 85584 855
    Less than 200m from yard 3 9675 5007 0007 000
    More than 200m from yard 2 5032 5031 5001 500
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 19 09019 54425 18620 677

    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? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 91 18591 18590 89790 068
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 19 09019 54425 18620 677

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    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 86 47486 47485 70385 703
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 80 73480 73480 10180 101
    Flush toilet - septic tank 32323232
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 2 7502 7502 0002 000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 19 09019 54425 18620 677

    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 112 480112 480107 00088 714
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 19 09019 54425 18620 677

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

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