This book examines all local government legislation and covers all salient aspects of municipal finance, accounting and financial governance, including planning; budgeting; key features of general financial administration, and the roles and responsibilities of other organs of state in the financial administration of municipalities.
The evaluation of a municipality's liquidity is one of the most crucial aspects in the rating process. Liquidity reflects the ability of the municipality to meet its short-term obligations, such as the payment of a loan instalment, trade creditors or the salaries of its employees, on time.
Effective government requires well-designed decentralisation. One of the more serious shortcomings of the provincial system is the way in which it has failed to support local government or, indeed, has even undermined it.
On 4 January 2007, the Limpopo Department of Local Government and Housing awarded a tender to Public Services & Utilities International (PSU) to develop revenue enhancement strategies for 6 local municipalities over a six-month period.
This unique networking, training and discussion platform organised by Spintelligent in Cape Town from 28 May to 01 June 2007 certainly highlighted how "industry members need to adapt to the rapid technological and administrative changes taking place" (Le-Ann Hare).
In the case of Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry v Stilfontein Gold Mining Co Ltd 2006 (5) SA 333 (w), the Court found that the directors of a company, who all resigned simultaneously, in order to avoid taking certain action, acted in bad faith to the company and were liable for the consequences of not discharging their duties.
ABSA, in association with The Institute of Municipal Finance Officers (IMFO) and University of Pretoria, has teamed up to develop a specially designed programme to increase competencies at local government levels, which are critical in capacitating Senior officials in municipalities
Teen die einde van 2006 is 'n groot offensief teen rommel in Worcester geloods. Vullis het gesteier na twee allermintige reguit linker opstoppers en 'n reguit haakhou. Gemors is teen die planke maar nog nie uit nie. Al wat nou kortkom is die uitklop hou. Opvolgwerk is nou dringend nodig om hierdie ou euwel in Worcester en omgewing finaal uit te kikker.
Cllr Abraham Williams of the Breede Valley Municipality, who delivered the welcoming address on behalf of the Executive Mayor, congratulated the organisers on the appropriate theme chosen for the seminar.
Increasing global competition is placing extreme pressures on organizations for optimal performance. These competitive forces have served to increase expectations from customers, shareholders, and employees.