Mnquma Local Municipality (EC122)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 36, Butterworth, 4960
    Physical: Cnr King & Mthatha Streets, Butterworth
    Tel: 047 401 2400
    Fax: 047 491 0195
    Web: www.mnquma.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 270km²
    Description: The Mnquma Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located in the south-eastern part of the Eastern Cape province. It falls under the jurisdiction of the Amathole District Municipality and comprises an amalgamation of the former Butterworth, Ngqamakhwe and Centane Transitional Regional Councils.
     The municipality shares borders with three other local municipalities, the Chris Hani District and the Indian Ocean. It is one of six municipalities in the Amathole District.

    Cities/Towns: Butterworth, Kentani, Ngqamakhwe
    Main Economic Sectors: Community (government) services (41%), wholesale and retail trade (18.5%), manufacturing (15.5%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 48, UDM 5, DA 3, EFF 3, AIC 1, COPE 1, PAC 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Thobeka Bikitsha
    Other Members of Council: Zibuthe Magnet Mnqwazi (Speaker), Zakhele Mkiva (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Sindile Tantsi
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 246 813245 526
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 33.0%34.2%
    Population 15 to 64 61.0%56.9%
    Population over 65 5.9%8.9%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 63.875.8
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 89.787.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.12%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 12.5%10.7%
    Matric 18.0%13.3%
    Higher education 7.4%7.8%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 63 51467 931
    Average household size 3.93.5
    Female headed households 53.5%54.5%
    Formal dwellings 52.7%49.1%
    Housing owned 75.6%66.5%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 14.2%14.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 18.1%16.0%
    Piped water inside dwelling 14.8%12.6%
    Electricity for lighting 81.4%62.4%

    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 rates23 46619 38411 71311 136
    Service charges1 9863 5913 4703 436
    Investment revenue6 1135 1164 4623 169
    Transfers recognised - operational344 725194 400169 877153 278
    Other own revenue19 22724 91410 68710 147
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)395 516247 405200 209181 166
    Employee costs172 810130 822101 59088 361
    Remuneration of councillors5 81922 14121 64420 206
    Depreciation & asset impairment15 700107 242-34 313
    Finance charges1 5597482 391-
    Materials and bulk purchases13 79117 69010 2097 799
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure50 61095 51945 13341 633
    Total Expenditure260 288374 161180 967192 312
    Surplus/(Deficit)135 228(126 757)19 242(11 145)
    Transfers recognised - capital15 37288 7428 47960 827
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions150 600(38 015)27 72149 681
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year150 600(38 015)27 72149 681
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure15 60390 5866 173-
    Transfers recognised - capital15 60390 5866 173-
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds15 60390 5866 173-
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets110 47480 149126 23486 085
    Total non current assets851 107829 464489 241310 377
    Total current liabilities326 72162 77372 06051 632
    Total non current liabilities7 6567 65932 31526 254
    Community wealth/Equity627 204839 180511 099318 575
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating49 61360 680(805)14 353
    Net cash from (used) investing(64 126)(90 176)(2 561)21
    Net cash from (used) financing(339)(248)--
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(14 851)61 179(3 366)14 374
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a83 5856 72244 985
    Irregular expendituren/a110 73876 46973 964
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a47146-
    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) 130 822101 59088 36180 069
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 22 14121 64420 206-
     
    Total Employee Positions 636624489461
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1045160
    Total Vacancy Percentage 16.35%0.80%3.27%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 7556
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 34343448
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 6500
    Community And Social Service Positions 29134381
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 52030
    Finance And Administration Positions 177210140146
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 34010
    Electricity Positions 0440
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 0936278
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0030
    Road Transport Positions 0418752
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0070
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 01838087
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0020
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 127203943
    Vacant Other Positions 12000

    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/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? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 45 24942 41242 41242 194
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 6 7686 8007 87212 271

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/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? 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 5 6865 6815 6819 100
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

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

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