Local Government

Western Cape Department Budget for 2015-16

Vision

An efficient and dynamic team that enables well governed Municipalities to deliver services to communities in a responsive, sustainable and integrated manner

Mission

To monitor, coordinate and support Municipalities to be effective in fulfilling their developmental mandate, and facilitate service delivery and disaster resilience through engagement with government spheres and social partners.

Core functions

The core functions and responsibilities of the Department are:

To support Municipalities with the development of legislation and legislative compliance.

  • To intervene where there is non-fulfilment of legislative, executive and or financial obligation;

  • To support and strengthen the capacity of Municipalities;

  • To monitor and support local government;

  • To regulate the performance of Municipalities in terms of their functions listed in Schedules 4 and 5 of the Constitution;

  • To increase the number of people with access to government services & opportunities;

  • To promote developmental local government; and

  • To coordinate effective disaster management in the Province

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Administration
Development and Planning
Local Governance
Traditional Institutional Management

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Administration
Development and Planning
Local Governance
Traditional Institutional Management

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Payments for financial assets -
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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