Public Finance Projects

Public Finance Projects

Bulk Infrastructure Fund

PDG was contracted by CoGTA to development of a strategy that informs coordinated bulk infrastructure investment and motivates for the establishment of the bulk infrastructure fund.

Rand Water.
Project Value: R296,637.72.
Date: 14-Mar-12.

Breede Valley Long Term Financing Strategy

PDG prepared a Long Term Financial Plan for Breede Valley Local Municipality, including modelling of the need for municipal infrastructure over a 10 year period; projecting the financial performance, position and cash flow of the municipality over that period; and assessing the capacity to borrow based on the free cash flow.

Breede Valley Municipality.
Project Value: R348,631.00.
Date: 04-May-15.

Chris Hani Financial Modelling

PDG did analysis on the need for investment in infrastructure in the cities (metropolitan municipalities and so-called B1s) as input to the Urban Investment Partnership Conference. The analysis was conducted by updating and revising existing Municipal Services Financial Models (MSFMs) for the metros and B1s as municipal groups, and for individual metros where these exist.

Aecom SA (Pty) Ltd.
Project Value: R199,116.00.
Date: ongoing.

Local Government Fiscal Framework

PDG was contracted by the FFC to provide technical assistance associated with an ‘Options analysis associated with Local Government Fiscal Framework Public Hearings’.

Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC).
Project Value: R321,005.00.
Date: 28-Aug-12.

Municipal Financial Turnarounds

PDG conducted research on municipal financial turnarounds, with a focus on two case studies. The aim of the research was to document financial turnaround processes and identify common or contrasting elements in order to extract lessons for municipalities. The project activities included desktop analysis of municipal financial statements and interviews with municipal officials and other stakeholders involved in municipal financial turnaround processes.

South African Cities Network (SACN).
Project Value: R183,247.30.
Date: 16-Aug-14.

SALGA Rehabilitation Fund

SALGA wanted to explore the feasibility and design of an integrated municipal refurbishment and replacement fund. PDG, in association with Afcap Consulting, were appointed to investigate the options and presented these in a report to SALGA and in a workshop with National Treasury.

South African Local Government Association (SALGA).
Project Value: R387,025.44.
Date: 14-May-14.

West Coast Asset Transfer

PDG conducted an assessment of the financial and practical implications of unbundling water services assets currently owned by the West Coast District Municipality and transferring them to the Local Municipalities.

GLS Consulting.
Project Value: R270,375.00.
Date: 05-Mar-15.

WC Developer Charges

PDG conducted an assessment of the financial and practical implications of unbundling water services assets currently owned by the West Coast District Municipality and transferring them to the Local Municipalities.

WC DEADP.
Project Value: R368,299.80.
Date: 28-May-14.

WC LM Pilot Financial Strategy

PDG together with Afcap Consulting was contracted to compile a long term strategy for financing municipal infrastructure for a pilot local municipality that will facilitate the implementation of prioritised water and waste-water projects in the Comprehensive Bulk Infrastructure Plan for the Western Cape Province. WC Dept Local Government.

Gauteng DCoG.
Project Value: R510,736.00.
Date: 18-Apr-11.