Budget & Treasury Office
Budget & Treasury Overview
The Financial Policy of the Cape Winelands District Municipality is to provide a sound financial base and the resources necessary to sustain a satisfactory level of Municipal Services.
The function of the Finance Department within the Cape Winelands District Municipality is administered as follows and includes:
General: The day to day running and administration of the Department and includes the compiling of the budget and budget control, the preparation of the financial statements and the reporting to Council, Provincial and National Treasury on all financial matters as prescribed in law and policies.
Income: Collection of RSC levies, maintenance of the valuation roll for the DMA, the rendering of accounts for sundry services and the allocation of all payments received.
Expenditure: The payment of creditors, the administration and payment in respect of the payroll, the investment of funds and the administration of Council’s stores and procurement and maintenance of the Asset Register.
The Department has a mandate to:
- collect all income
- make all payments due by Council
- control the budget as approved by Council
within the scope of policies set by Council and all the applicable laws
The strategic objectives of this Department are to:
- Maximize income through the credit control policy
- Keep expenditure within the budget
- Report on these matters on a timely manner