Lesedi Local Municipality (GT423)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 201, Heidelberg, 1438
    Physical: Cnr HF Verwoerd & Louw Streets, Heidelberg
    Tel: 016 492 0049
    Web: www.lesedilm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 484km²
    Description: The Lesedi Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the Sedibeng District in the Gauteng Province. It is one of three municipalities in the district, making up over a third of its geographical area.
     It can be described primarily as a rural, agricultural area. It is situated approximately 56km south-east of Johannesburg and is traversed by two national roads (the N17 and the N3), which creates future economic development potential.
     Devon/Impumelelo, situated on the eastern edge of the municipal area abutting the N17 freeway on the north, is a significant rural settlement, while Vischkuil/Endicott, lying east of Springs and abutting Provincial Route R29, is a smaller rural centre.
     The major urban concentration is located in Heidelberg/Ratanda, situated along the N3 freeway where it intersects with Provincial Route R42, east of the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve.

    Cities/Towns: Devon, Heidelberg, Nigel, Vischkuil
    Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing (38.8%), community services (29.4%), financial services (18.6%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 16, DA 6, EFF 3, VF PLUS 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Lerato Maloka
    Other Members of Council: Mluleki Nkosi (Speaker), Mzwakhe Motsonyana (Chief Whip), Mapule Motsepe (MMC: Service Delivery), Kate Rakitla (MMC: Community Services), Thembi Ramothibe (MMC: Finance and Administration), Themba Motsepe (LED)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Isaac Rampedi (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Paul Mpele
    Communications Officer: Mr Arthur Thokoane
    LED Officer: Ms Thami Gorati
    Other Senior Management: Khongi Molohlanye (Coporate and Legal), Cynthia Mokoena (Community Services), Isaac Rampedi (Infrastructure Services), Jabu Mara (Local Economic Development and Planning)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 112 47299 520
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 25.8%26.0%
    Population 15 to 64 67.6%68.6%
    Population over 65 6.5%5.4%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 47.945.8
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 109.1106.5
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.78%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a25.9%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a33.8%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 5.4%7.4%
    Matric 31.9%28.4%
    Higher education 10.6%11.2%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 39 29429 668
    Average household size 2.93.2
    Female headed households 32.3%31.3%
    Formal dwellings 88.3%85.5%
    Housing owned 56.7%55.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 83.6%84.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 81.6%83.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 55.7%52.3%
    Electricity for lighting 92.6%89.9%

    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 findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates96 10689 84184 45962 27858 417
    Service charges442 938399 395333 887316 031296 967
    Investment revenue2 2001 8121 0391 4721 064
    Transfers recognised - operational100 09394 45584 71979 43573 193
    Other own revenue30 55669 00464 81917 0718 860
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)671 894654 507568 923476 286438 500
    Employee costs126 793142 132128 403100 17892 694
    Remuneration of councillors10 0309 2238 4337 8407 345
    Depreciation & asset impairment-43 50941 68836 91236 092
    Finance charges5 55114 45811 4786 9736 983
    Materials and bulk purchases289 170276 717241 850215 741210 124
    Transfers and grants4 970----
    Other expenditure79 341203 450166 431138 368134 764
    Total Expenditure515 856689 488598 283506 011488 001
    Surplus/(Deficit)156 038(34 980)(29 360)(29 725)(49 501)
    Transfers recognised - capital18 17335 38058 16434 07920 317
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions174 21140028 8034 354(29 185)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year174 21140028 8034 354(29 185)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure28 61532 25455 01937 15436 520
    Transfers recognised - capital26 29927 26952 19828 07520 383
    Public contributions & donations-----
    Borrowing-----
    Internally generated funds2 3164 9852 8219 07916 136
    Total sources of capital funds28 61532 25455 01937 15436 520
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets309 651121 703118 17681 29064 691
    Total non current assets843 711815 339818 046795 234945 821
    Total current liabilities227 158158 357195 884112 628107 064
    Total non current liabilities121 594121 59466 74269 59970 393
    Community wealth/Equity804 611657 092673 597694 298833 056
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating25 15230 50868 57034 63950 870
    Net cash from (used) investing(28 509)(31 431)(55 019)(38 227)(36 517)
    Net cash from (used) financing(1 242)(3 063)(2 823)(2 596)(6 512)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end10 38914 98918 9768 24814 432
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a70 60551 566--
    Irregular expendituren/a42 70770 4073 1912 834
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a5 0103 2871 477280
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 142 132128 403100 17892 69491 133
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 9 2238 4337 8407 3457 034
     
    Total Employee Positions 814895839586601
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 117861481515
    Total Vacancy Percentage 14.37%9.61%17.64%2.56%2.50%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 66566
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 01012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 272019912
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 61334
    Community And Social Service Positions 2410857184126
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 311252
    Finance And Administration Positions 1571361793257
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 31233811
    Electricity Positions 6558584261
    Vacant Electricity Positions 16101411
    Enviromental Protection Positions 143014800
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 190200
    Health Positions 871089
    Vacant Health Positions 10000
    Public Safety Positions 7572762162
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 10102100
    Road Transport Positions 97128784358
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 10262201
    Sport And Recreation Positions 15341498
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 18101
    Waste Management Positions 92112774650
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 71102
    Waste Water Management Positions 2225182331
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 30410
    Water Positions 5448345450
    Vacant Water Positions 80020
    Other Positions 291416610971
    Vacant Other Positions 253011

    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/a87.75n/a92.92
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 39 01834 72330 12525 28721 678
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 37 79232 23127 63321 55321 116
    Inside the yard 34 40329 74225 42721 55321 116
    Less than 200m from yard 3 3892 4891 57500
    More than 200m from yard 0063100
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 4104 3392 31415 67217 768

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 26 40226 40225 42724 39323 578
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 4104 3392 31415 67223 578

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 39 29230 16626 20825 28721 678
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 33 82823 91823 08521 20014 729
    Flush toilet - septic tank 7159691 802140113
    Ventilated pit latrine 3 3892 403316155155
    Bucket system 00585858
    Other 134134000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 4104 3392 31415 6724 651

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 32 73927 42427 03821 88721 678
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 3764 3392 31415 6724 651

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    National multi-project pipeline; township establishment; retail development in the zone of opportunity; mixed development in Obed Nkosi Township; Devon Tannery.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Heidelberg Ext 24 industrial township; Heidelberg ext 25; zone of opportunity area north of Bergsig; Rensburg ext 2.
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