Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality (DC39)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 21, Vryburg, 8600
    Physical: 50 Market Street, Vryburg, 8601
    Tel: 053 928 4700 / 053 927 0858
    Fax: 053 927 2401
    Web: www.rsmompatidm.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 43 700km²
    Description: The Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality (previously Bophirima District Municipality) is a Category C municipality located in the North West Province. It is bordered by Ngaka Modiri Molema and Dr Kenneth Kaunda in the north, and John Taolo Gaetsewe in the south, which is a cross-boundary within the Northern Cape. It is the largest district in the province, making up almost half of its geographical area.
     The district municipality comprises five local municipalities: Naledi, Greater Taung, Kagisano-Molopo, Mamusa and Lekwa-Teemane. It is one of four districts in the province, with poor rural areas, formerly situated in the former Bophuthatswana homeland.
     With the population situated in more than 470 villages and towns dispersed in a 250km radius (approximately 50km north to south and 200km east to west), this district presents unique management and organisational challenges.

    Cities/Towns: Amalia, Bloemhof, Christiana, Piet Plessis, Pomfret, Pudimoe, Reivilo, Schweizer-Reneke, Stella, Taung, Vryburg
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (33.1%), agriculture (17.1%), finance (16.2%), trade (12.7%), transport (9%), manufacturing (4%), mining (3.2%), construction (3.2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 9, EFF 2, DA 1, F4SD 1 (40% PR Seats)
    Mayor: Ms Boitumelo Lesego Mahlangu
    Other Members of Council: L V Maogwe (Speaker), K Mamapula (MMC: Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture), B Setlhabetsi (MMC: Corporate Services), G Kgabo (MMC: Engineering and Technical Services), O R Modise (MMC: Community Services), M K I Olifant (MMC: Planning and Development), L V Molefe (MMC: Finance), O P Moirwagale (MPAC Chairperson)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Zebo Tshetlho
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms Segomotso Phatudi
    Communications Officer: Segomoco Otsheleng
    LED Officer: Ms Masego Makhonofane
    Other Senior Management: Dorcas Dambuza (Corporate Services), Ellen Moncho (Manager: Executive Support), Walter Jood (Engineering and Technical Services), Phenyo Chwene (Acting Manager: Fire and Disaster), Masego Makhonofane (Senior Manager: EDTA), Victor Tlhabanelo (Senior Manager: Community Services), Joseph Motlhasedi (Manager: Communications)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 459 357463 815
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 33.8%35.2%
    Population 15 to 64 60.2%58.4%
    Population over 65 6.0%6.4%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 66.171.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 92.894.0
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.22%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a35.8%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a46.0%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 15.5%21.4%
    Matric 22.7%17.2%
    Higher education 4.6%5.4%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 127 103125 270
    Average household size 3.63.6
    Female headed households 43.5%43.3%
    Formal dwellings 89.9%85.7%
    Housing owned 72.6%58.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 34.6%32.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 32.7%26.9%
    Piped water inside dwelling 14.3%18.6%
    Electricity for lighting 87.6%82.2%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates-----
    Service charges-----
    Investment revenue13 3926 6435 0252 5483 781
    Transfers recognised - operational289 835295 414236 078249 794214 796
    Other own revenue6451 433794897530
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)303 872303 491241 896253 238219 572
    Employee costs106 882102 661105 30484 57165 056
    Remuneration of councillors6 4006 1775 8754 7205 288
    Depreciation & asset impairment-37 21548 920-35 413
    Finance charges-2 86218 570-1
    Materials and bulk purchases69 906136 07466 95167 29450 817
    Transfers and grants29 54553 16342 50856 35072 878
    Other expenditure53 50076 73760 23286 967103 596
    Total Expenditure266 234414 890348 360299 903333 049
    Surplus/(Deficit)37 638(111 399)(106 464)(46 664)(113 477)
    Transfers recognised - capital294 333220 822233 93189 429174 946
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions331 971109 422127 46642 76561 469
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year331 971109 422127 46642 76561 469
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure177 651194 536196 953143 447n/a
    Transfers recognised - capital176 390194 536196 945118 696n/a
    Public contributions & donations----n/a
    Borrowing----n/a
    Internally generated funds1 261-824 750n/a
    Total sources of capital funds177 651194 536196 953143 447n/a
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets235 543111 754133 340113 758175 827
    Total non current assets2 066 5881 969 8221 799 0351 797 7551 688 859
    Total current liabilities220 008163 058150 763171 600206 064
    Total non current liabilities104 036107 875150 96618 66118 661
    Community wealth/Equity1 978 0871 810 6441 630 6461 721 2521 639 961
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating357 581193 726193 879(16 653)155 556
    Net cash from (used) investing(301 175)(194 519)(196 953)-(121 615)
    Net cash from (used) financing(16 989)(7 200)(1 200)-33 941
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end85 11545 69953 72226 63180 660
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a43 02879 582148 48640 619
    Irregular expendituren/a200 092266 06562 23348 753
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a34---
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 UnauditedAFS

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 102 661105 30484 57165 05662 146
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 1775 8754 7205 2884 954
     
    Total Employee Positions 276255220226205
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 7430482946
    Total Vacancy Percentage 26.81%11.76%21.82%12.83%22.44%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 101010109
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 22210
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2929292719
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 44570
    Community And Social Service Positions 9451000
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 350000
    Finance And Administration Positions 131957218975
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 310102125
    Electricity Positions 001300
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00500
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00400
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00200
    Health Positions 0311600
    Vacant Health Positions 017700
    Public Safety Positions 0062039
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 001306
    Road Transport Positions 30000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 20000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 101400
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00400
    Waste Management Positions 10000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00000
    Waste Water Management Positions 10000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 60000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 0390063
    Vacant Other Positions 070015

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a30.140.0052.94
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 00000
    Inside the yard 00000
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00000
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

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

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