The IDP Framework for the district which is informed by certain responsibilities entrusted to district and local municipalities in terms of legislation. The Framework was prepared jointly by all the municipalities within the district, with the district municipality playing a leading role.
The Framework is binding on all the municipalities in the district.
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The objectives of the District’s Framework are:
- To serve as guiding model for integrated development planning by the CWDM & local municipalities.
- To involve and integrate all relevant role-players.
- To ensure that all the local authorities in the district fulfill the responsibilities entrusted to them by legislation in the form of powers & functions.
- To bring about cooperative governance in regional context and to align and coordinate development planning at local government level.
- To guide the modus operandi of local government, in particular with regard to aspects of integrated development.
- To ensure that the needs of communities & interest groups are identified, acknowledged and addressed.
- To ensure and coordinate the effective use of resources (financial, human & natural).
- To keep up to date with legislation.
- To ensure that the above-mentioned approved policy and strategies are taken into consideration in future development planning in the Cape Winelands.
- The municipality’s IDP Framework model stems from its mission to ensure a safe, prosperous and united Cape Winelands, where all its people enjoy high standards of living.
The IDP Process
The strategy is based on:
(a) Human Security
(b) Development (Capital Formation and enhancing opportunities)
- Capital Formation and Enhancement
- Physical Capital Investment
- Provision of infrastructure and Land to facilitate and sustain economic growth.
- Human Capital Development
- These include building an appropriate skills base to sustain and enhance economic growth.
- Intellectual and Financial Capital Support
- Provide technical and financial assistance to emerging companies, with a specific emphasis on empowering groups and communities that were previously disadvantaged.
- Social Capital & Opportunities
- Increase access to existing opportunities, create new opportunities to improve and sustain livelihoods and economic growth.
(c) Empowering Processes
- Access to information
- Transparency in governance
- Administrative justice
- Sound criteria for decision making
- Effective governance and oversight by elected officials and communities
- Efficient resource utilization and proper financial management
- Performance monitoring
- Ons Sê
- Integrated and single government to avoid duplication of services.
- Sustainable development principles.
- Development Strategy of CWDM – “Pro Poor Bias”
- Balancing investment with impact and recurrent requirements; which reduce contingent liabilities.
- Management and implementation capacity.
- Good governance
- Community Empowerment
- The model weights projects, from different perspectives (political, management and community) and provides a composite score. This approach has assisted the CWDM with balancing a strategic and project management approach.
Alignment of IDP/Budget/Performance Management
- Resource envelope must maximise strategic objectives of CWDM.
- Budget reflects the IDP with clear outputs and expenditure allocations.
- IDP Strategy and Budget is output and outcome focussed.
- In this context the IDP, Budget, PMS is inextricably linked.
Household and Business Perception Survey
Strengthening Intergovernmental Relations
Contact us for more information:
Natalie Fortuin – IDP Coordinator