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Mid-year performance report

The Frances Baard District Municipality (FBDM) has allocated 38% of its operational budget towards supporting its local municipalities to provide quality services to the communities in the district. We are mid-term into the 2016/17 financial year and the following are highlights of the implementation of our service delivery targets:  We allocated R25m towards our […]

INAUGURATION OF NEW MAYOR AND COUNCIL

Cllr. Buyiswa Ximba was inaugurated as the new executive mayor of the Frances Baard District Municipality at a Council meeting today (29 August 2016). In her acceptance speech the Executive Mayor said that the district municipality will work hard to ensure that there is service delivery. She emphasised the importance of all members of Council […]

BUDGET SPEECH 2016 – 2017

Honourable Speaker, Honourable MECs, Honourable Mayors and Speakers of our local municipalities, Honourable Councillors, Municipal Managers, Partners in local government, Members of the media, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, Mr Speaker, Today marks the fifth year in office for the current Council, and what a remarkable journey it has been! Indeed, this budget today is […]

Tourism Indaba 2016!

Tourism Indaba 2016 kicked off at 9:00 this morning at the Durban International Convention Centre. If you are in the vicinity please come and visit us on the Frances Baard District stand: DEC1B05. The team from the district municipality and the four local municipalities namely Dikgatlong, Magareng, Phokwane and Sol Plaatje are on duty and […]

MEDIA RELEASE 2015/16 FINANCIAL YEAR – 3RD QUARTER..

2015/16 FINANCIAL YEAR – 3RD QUARTER PROGRESS MADE During its meeting on Wednesday, 23/03/2016, the Council of the Frances Baard District Municipality (FBDM) adopted the draft annual budget for 2016/17 and the draft district integrated development plan (IDP), review of 2015/16 and planning of 2016/17. The district municipality is well on track with the implementation […]

MEDIA RELEASE 2015/16 FINANCIAL YEAR BUDGET

In her budget speech to Council today the Executive Mayor, Councillor Khadi Moloi, reflected on the key achievements of the municipality thus far. She said that all projects planned for this year is well on track and will be completed successfully. She reiterated that the district municipality continues to support its local municipalities in ensuring […]

2015/2016 Budget Speech

  Honourable Speaker, Honourable MECs, Honourable Mayors and Speakers of our local municipalities, Honourable Councillors, Municipal Managers, Partners in local government, Members of the media, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen,   Mr Speaker,   I have the honour to present the fourth budget of our five year term of office, which is coming to an […]

BUDGET 2013/14

The budget of the district municipality consists of two main revenue streams i.e. government grants and interest earned on external investments. 71 positions on the organogram are directly and / or indirectly involved in support to local municipalities to the estimated amount of R15,19m or 28,83% of the total employee related costs budget.