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

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 270km²
    Description: Mnquma Local Municipality is located in the south-eastern part of the Eastern Cape province. This Category B municipality falls under the jurisdiction of the Amathole District Municipality and comprises an amalgamation of the former Butterworth, Ngqamakhwe (previously Ngqamakwe) and Centane Transitional Regional Councils.
     Mnquma Local Municipality shares borders with three other local municipalities: Mbhashe, Intsika Yethu and Great Kei. It also includes a number of previously administered rural areas.

    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 47, COPE 7, UDM 4, DA 2, ACDP 1, PAC 1
    Mayor: Mr Baba Ganjana
    Other Members of Council: Nomnikelo Magadla (Speaker), Zibuthe Mnqwazi (Chief Whip), Ndyebo Skelenge (Portfolio Head: Communication), Thobeka Bikitsha (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Luxolo Mgandela (Portfolio Head: Strategic Management), Zukile Sogayise (Portfolio Head: Budget and Treasury Office), Nokwanda Sheleni (Portfolio Head: Water and Sanitation), Luckman Ntshebe (Portfolio Head: Infrastructure Planning and Development), Timothy Madikane (LED)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Sindile Tantsi
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Lubabalo Manjingolo (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Ms Akhona Shumane-Cakata
    LED Officer: Mr Mpumelelo Mapazi
    Other Senior Management: Ms Luleka Nonyongo (Director: Strategic Management), Mr Zamile Plata (Director: Community Services), Ms Dunyiswa Mrwetyana (Director: Corporate Services), Mr Khulile Clock (Director: Infrastructure Planning and Development)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 252 390
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.30%
    Population 15 to 64 56.70%
    Population over 65 9.00%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 76.30
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 87.60
    Population Growth
    Per annum -1.17%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 44.20%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 55.70%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 11.40%
    Higher education 8.00%
    Matric 13.40%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 69 732
    Average household size 3.50
    Female headed households 54.60%
    Formal dwellings 48.30%
    Housing owned 66.40%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 13.80%
    Weekly refuse removal 15.60%
    Piped water inside dwelling 12.30%
    Electricity for lighting 61.40%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002014/152013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME Qualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates19 38411 71311 13610 712
    Service charges3 5913 4703 4363 404
    Investment revenue5 1164 4623 1692 800
    Transfers recognised - operational194 400169 877153 278135 532
    Other own revenue24 91410 68710 1479 305
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)247 405200 209181 166161 753
    Employee costs130 822101 59088 36180 069
    Remuneration of councillors22 14121 64420 206-
    Depreciation & asset impairment107 242-34 31337 139
    Finance charges7482 391-2 336
    Materials and bulk purchases17 69010 2097 7996 354
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure95 51945 13341 63341 433
    Total Expenditure374 161180 967192 312167 331
    Surplus/(Deficit)(126 757)19 242(11 145)(5 578)
    Transfers recognised - capital90 5868 47960 8271 657
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(38 015)27 72149 681(3 921)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(38 015)27 72149 681(3 921)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure90 5866 173-3 886
    Transfers recognised - capital41 0416 173-3 886
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds90 5866 173-3 886
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets80 149126 23486 08561 467
    Total non current assets829 464489 241310 377301 693
    Total current liabilities62 77372 06051 63233 619
    Total non current liabilities7 65932 31526 25420 233
    Community wealth/Equity839 180511 099318 575309 308
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating60 680(805)14 353396 801
    Net cash from (used) investing(90 176)(2 561)2157
    Net cash from (used) financing(248)---
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end61 179(3 366)14 374396 858
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure83 5856 72244 98515 383
    Irregular expenditure110 73876 46973 964630
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure47146-430
    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) 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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