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Emadlangeni LM. Dannhauser LM. Newcastle LM. Amajuba Growth & Development Summit 7 – 8 March 2013 “Partnering for Growth”. AMAJUBA DISTRICT LOCATION. POSITIONING THE LOCAL AGENDA . KZN Provincial Priorities Job Creation Job Creation Human Resource Development

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Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

Emadlangeni LM

Dannhauser LM

Newcastle LM

Amajuba Growth & Development Summit

7 – 8 March 2013

“Partnering for Growth”


Amajuba district location

AMAJUBA DISTRICT LOCATION


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

POSITIONING THE LOCAL AGENDA

  • KZN Provincial Priorities

  • Job Creation

  • Job Creation

  • Human Resource Development

  • Human and Community Development

  • Strategic Infrastructure

  • Response to Climate Change

  • Governance & Policy

  • Spatial Equity

  • Millennium Development Goals

  • Eradicate poverty

  • Universal primary education

  • Promote gender equality

  • Reduce child mortality rates

  • Improve maternal health

  • Combat HIV/AIDS & diseases

  • Environmental sustainability

  • Global partnership

  • Key National Priorities

  • Job Creation

  • Rural Development

  • Education

  • Crime Prevention

  • Health

Amajuba District Municipality


Objects of local government

OBJECTS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • Section 152 of the Constitution deals with the objectives of local government. It indicates that the objectives of local government are:

  • Provide democratic and accountable government to local communities;

  • To ensure the provision of service to communities in a sustainable manner;

  • To promote social and economic development;

  • To promote a safe and healthy environment; and

  • To encourage the involvement of communities and community organizations in the matters of local government.


Amajuba district demographics

AMAJUBA DISTRICT DEMOGRAPHICS


Amajuba district demographics1

AMAJUBA DISTRICT DEMOGRAPHICS


Amajuba district demographics2

AMAJUBA DISTRICT DEMOGRAPHICS


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

  • ANALYSIS

INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

  • COMPILING EXISTING DATA

  • COMMUNITY CONSULTATION

  • AGREEING ON PRIORITY ISSUES

  • STRATEGIES

  • AGREE ON VISION

  • APPLY POLICY GUIDELINES

  • AGREEING ON STRATEGIES

  • FORMALISATION OF PROJECTS PROPOSED

  • PROJECTS

  • INTEGRATION

  • SCREENING PROJECTS

  • ADJUSTING PROJECTS

  • AGREEING ON PROJECT PROPOSALS

  • APPROVAL

  • INVITE COMMENTS

  • ACCOMMODATE COMMENTS

  • ADOPT IDP


Community services

COMMUNITY SERVICES


Functions and responsibilities of the department

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT

  • Disaster Management

  • Municipal Health Services / Environmental Health

  • Social Development with the under mentioned sections:

    • Sports and Recreation

    • Arts, Culture and Heritage

    • Youth Development

    • Senior Citizens, Gender , Children and Disability Programmes

  • Thusong Service Centres

  • Amajuba Sports Complex

  • Cemetery and Crematoria

  • Regulate Public Passenger Transport


Social development programs

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

DISASTER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

MUNICIPAL HEALTH SERVICES (MHS)

  • Section 32 of the National Health Act, 2003 (Act 61 of 2003) defines Municipal Health Services in terms of nine key components:

  • Water Quality Monitoring

  • Food Control

  • Monitoring Waste Management

  • Health Surveillance of Premise

  • Environmental Pollution Control

  • Surveillance and Prevention of Communicable Diseases

  • Vector Control

  • Disposal of the Dead

  • Chemical Safety


Municipal health services mhs c ont

MUNICIPAL HEALTH SERVICES (MHS)cont.

Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs) are uniquely charged with the execution of MHS using various legal prescripts among which are the following:• Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act 56 of 1974)• National Health Act, 2003 (Act 61 of 2003)• Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectant Act, 1972 (Act 54 of 1972)• Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act 51 of 1977)• Municipal by-laws


Technical services

TECHNICAL SERVICES


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

  • WATER SERVICES

    • WATER

    • SANITATION

  • CO ORDINATION OF THE FOLLOWING:

    • BULK ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

    • REGIONAL ROADS AND STORMWATER

    • REGIONAL WASTE MANAGEMENT


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

WATER SERVICES

  • Provision of potable water and sanitation

  • Infrastructure Planning

  • Governance, Monitoring and Regulation

  • WSDP (Water Services Development Plan)

  • Compliance with WSDP

  • Inspections / Environment

  • Financial Records

  • Customer Satisfaction

  • Bylaws, Tariffs, Permits, Licenses, Permissions

  • Obtain grant funding for capital projects

  • Allocate government grant for free basic water

  • Drinking water and waste water quality monitoring

  • Rudimentary water services


Estimated current backlog status

ESTIMATED:CURRENT BACKLOG STATUS


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

INTERVENTIONS


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

INTERVENTION


Challenges

CHALLENGES


Planning development s ervices

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENTSERVICES


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

  • PLANNING SERVICES

  • Spatial Development Framework (SDF)

  • IDP Alignment and Institutional Support

  • Land Use Management System (LUMS)

  • Geographic Information System (GIS)

  • Relevant IDP Sector Plans

  • District Policy Development

  • Environmental Management

    • Air Quality

    • Waste Management

    • Compliance, Monitoring & Enforcement


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

Diagram 2

AFLED Concept

Amajuba DM

Newcastle LM

Emadlangeni LM

Dannhauser LM

Private Sector

AFLED

Public Sector

AEDA

ALEDTT

(Gijima KZN)

Commerce and Industry Com

Tourism Com

Agricultural Com

ALEDTT: Amajuba LED Task Team


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

Diagram 3

AFLED Structure

NGDS – National Growt and Development Strategy

PGDS – Provincial Growth and Development Strategy

ASEDA – Amajuba Small Enterprise Development Agency (Helpdesk)

Peoples Contract

Public Sector

Funding

PGDS

National & Provincial

IDP

IDP

IDP

IDP

LED

1 Port Folio Call

1 Chairperson of SC

2 Officials

AMAJUBA(12)

NEWCASTLE(4)

EMADLANGENI(3)

Infrst Dev

DANNHAUSER (3)

1 Port Folio Call

1 Chairperson of SC

2 Officials

ASEDA

1 Port Folio Cllr

1 Chairperson of SC

2 LED Officials

1 Port Folio Cllr

1 Chairperson of SC

1 LED Official

1 Port Folio Cllr

1 Chairperson of SC

1 LED Official

Comm Dev

Mi2: Municipal Infrastructure Investment Plan

1 Port Folio Call

1 Chairperson of SC

2 Officials

Municipal

Mi2

Private Sector (7)

Public Sector (9)

AFLED 38 Stakeholders

  • Organized Business

  • 1 Chamber of Business and Commerce

  • 1 AfrikaanseSakekamer

  • 1 Vodacom Amajuba Winter Festival

  • 1 Chinese Chamber

  • 1 NyandaChamber

  • 1 NAFCOC

  • Organized Labour

  • 1 COSATU

  • Provincial & Traditional Government

  • 1 DED (TIK)

  • 1 Dept of Education (SETA’s)

  • 2 DTLGA (Amakosi)

  • National Government

  • 1 Dept of Labour

  • 1 Dept of Trade & Industry (Dti)

  • 3 Political Stakeholders (ADM)

Sector Comm

Sector Comm

Implementing Agent

Service Agreement

Stakeholder Partnership

Sector Comm

Tourism *(22)

Agriculture / CMF *(32)

Commerce / Industry *

Proposed

ALEDTT

AEDA

Amajuba Tourism Committee (ATC)

4 Tourism Cllr’s from 4 Municipalities

5 Municipal Officials (CTO’s)

2 Tour Guides / Operators

1 Amajuba Birding Meander

2 Art & Craft, 2 KZN Wildlife

6 Conferencing / Acomodation

1 Dept of Transport

1 KZN Tourism, 1 Amafa KZN

Amajuba Agricultural Committee (AAC)

2 Water Services Authority (WSA)

1 Dept of Agriculture (DOA)

1 Dept of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF)

12 District Agricultural Council (DAC)

1 National African Farmers Union (NAFU)

3 Amajuba Agricultural Cooperative (AACC)

4 One LED Cllr each from Municipalities

4 Cllr’s & Officials ADM – Eng & Comm Serv

4 One LED official each from Municipalities

Amajuba Commerce & Industry Committee

8 Collective Newcastle Organized Business Forum

5 Highest paying levy payer of the district

CMF: Catchment Management Forum

ALEDTT: Amajuba LED Task Team

Sector Specific

Private Sector Investment


Economic development tourism projects

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM PROJECTS


Led programmes projects

LED PROGRAMMES & PROJECTS


Led programmes projects1

LED PROGRAMMES & PROJECTS


Led programmes projects2

LED PROGRAMMES & PROJECTS

  • Grain crop production programme

  • Vegetables production programme

  • Mechanization Programme

  • Livestock production programme

  • Crop Irrigation programme

  • Bakeries programme (to be phased out)

  • Fresh Produce Market

  • Hydroponics (Climate Controlled Tunnels )

  • Tannery

  • Aquaponics

  • Herbs & Medicinal Plants

  • Meat Processing and Value adding

  • Poverty Alleviation

  • Mining (Social Investments Coordination & Monitoring)


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

  • Six Priority Tourism Projects Emanating from Tourism Strategy

  • Relocate and refurbish the Tourism info centre in Newcastle and Utrecht, with satellite stations at strategic locations

  • Develop a brand for Amajuba

  • Establish a district events strategy in order to manage and co-ordinate events

  • Amajuba Dams Revitalisation Programme which aims to improve infrastructure at five dams across Amajuba

  • Improve implementation of the Tourism Grading Councils star grading system in Amajuba and encourage Service excellence

  • Conduct research in order to understand Amajuba current tourism market segments and economic impact on all tourism products


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

BOARD OF BUSINESS LEADERS

  • To develop or find a common economic vision for the district

  • To serve as an economic advisory body to both public and private sector investments within the district

  • To assist in leveraging of resources

  • To keep government informed on levels of existing business confidence

  • To create business opportunities

  • To mentor emerging SMME’s within the district

“PROPOSED”


Amajuba growth development summit 7 8 march 2013 partnering for growth

AMAJUBA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

  • Facilitating development to enable sustainable job creation

  • Promoting and supporting small and medium-sized businesses in the various branches of production

  • Improving the economic context and opportunity of the territory

  • Providing tools for economic development which accounts for the vulnerable

  • Facilitating and Co-ordinates businesses to play an active role in addressing poverty

  • Developing relationships of collaboration and cooperation across sectors

  • Allowing the local government to be the direct actor

“PROPOSED”


Commissions

COMMISSIONS

Commissions 1: Services

(Water, Sanitation, Electricity, Roads) Upgrade of key corridor roads and access roads leading to mines and farms, water resource development, irrigation, rural and industrial electrification,

Commissions 2: Mining, Environment

Identify and encourage the use of new alternative mining technologies, sensitive areas, socio economic investment

Commissions 3: Economic Development and Tourism

Implementation of tourism strategy, implement industrial development, investment and export strategies, linkages of skills required and skills development programme, District Agric Plan, Agricultural support and commodity development, Development Agency, Mayors’ Business Forum


Thank you

Thank you !!!


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