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Welcome…. MUNICIPAL BAROMETER “Empowering municipal planning, governance, oversight & benchmarking through easily accessible and reliable Local Level Data”. Seana Nkhahle / Nomusa Ngwenya 29-30 April 2013. 1. SALGA MANDATE. The Voice of Local Government. Lobby, Advocate & Represent.

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Welcome…

MUNICIPAL BAROMETER“Empowering municipal planning, governance, oversight & benchmarking through easily accessible and reliable Local Level Data”

Seana Nkhahle / Nomusa Ngwenya

29-30 April 2013

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The voice of local government

SALGA MANDATE

The Voice of Local Government

Lobby, Advocate & Represent

Knowledge & Information

Sharing

SALGA Mandate

Support &

Advice

Employer

Body

Strategic

Profiling

Capacity

Building

Transform local government to enable it to fulfil its developmental mandate.

Act as an employer body representing all municipal members and, by agreement, associate members.

Lobby, advocate, protect and represent the interest of local government at relevant structures and platforms.

Support and advise our members on a range of issues to assist effective execution of their mandate.

Build the capacity of the municipality as an institution as well as leadership and technical capacity of both Councillors and Officials.

Serve as the main hub of local government knowledge and intelligence and to facilitate peer learning within the sector

Build the profile and image of local government within South Africa as well as outside the country.

The Voice of Local Government


Peer Learning (Networks / Events)

Knowledge Hub

(Portal/Resource Centre)

Research, Benchmarking & Performance Reviews

The effective transformation of SALGA into a learning / knowledge organisation requires each portfolio to contribute to each of the three pillars


Problem statement
Problem Statement

The Municipal Barometer was established in response to the following challenges:

  • limited availability of local level data.

  • limited access to data that is currently available

  • various institutions provide data, however, their activities are often fragmented and uncoordinated

  • huge costs that municipalities pay to get data

    The Municipal Barometer is an initiative of South African Local Government

    Association (SALGA) in partnership with Statistics South Africa (Statssa), South African Cities, Network (SACN), Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB), Centre For Municipal Research, (CMRA), Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA),


Objectives
OBJECTIVES

The Municipal Barometer is anchored on a Local Data Partnership which is aimed at :

  • Improving municipal governance and performance by improved planning, oversight, benchmarking and peer learning

  • Identifying and addressing municipal data needs at minimal costs;

  • Making local level data available to municipalities and their stakeholders;

  • Managing access to data through a single comprehensive yet simple web-based portal; and

  • Building the capacity of municipalities to locate, access, interpret and utilize data for planning, budgeting and governance processes.


Indicators
INDICATORS

The following broad outcome indicator themes are proposed:

  • Demographic trends

  • Service delivery

  • Social Development

  • Economic growth and development

  • Environment

  • Municipal finances

  • Good governance and accountability

  • Coherent municipal planning

  • Municipal capacity, (Capacity Building / Human Resources Management / Labour Relations)



The web portal
THE WEB-PORTAL

  • http://municipalbarometer.databank.nl




Service delivery sanitation
SERVICE DELIVERYSANITATION



Service delivery refuse removal
SERVICE DELIVERYREFUSE REMOVAL






Social services education
SOCIAL SERVICESEDUCATION


Social services education1
SOCIAL SERVICESEDUCATION


Social services safety security
SOCIAL SERVICESSAFETY & SECURITY


Social services libraries cemeteries
SOCIAL SERVICESLIBRARIES & CEMETERIES


Social services parks sports recreation
SOCIAL SERVICES PARKS, SPORTS & RECREATION


Social services disaster management
SOCIAL SERVICESDISASTER MANAGEMENT




Environment
ENVIRONMENT

  • State of municipal environment





Good governance accountability
GOOD GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY


Good governance accountability1
GOODGOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY


Good governance accountability2
GOODGOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY





Thank you

THE END

THANK YOU


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