COUNCIL AND STATUTORY BODIES

Council and Statutory Bodies

The key Departmental function of this sector is; Local Council and statutory bodies, with the following key Departmental output areas:

  •           Local Council Administration services.
  •           Local Government Procurement Management Services
  •           Local Government staff recruitment services
  •           Local Government Land Management Services
  •           Local Government Financial Management Services
  •           Local Government Political and Executive oversight
  •           Local Government Standing Committee Services.
  •           PRDP CBDG for Land Administration
  •           Vehicle and other Capital equipment

The District Council and Statutory bodies has mandates which are well streamlined under the above key output areas. Under Local Council Administration Services, the sector executes powers and functions which must be in compliance with the governing laws and guidelines in place. Local Government Procurement Services empowers the Department to ensure that there is timely procurement of works, supplies and services for the District. The Local Government staff recruitment services is to Advertise for the vacant positions in the District so that the vacant positions are filled in line with the guide lines provided by Public Service Commission. In the output area of the Local Government Land Management Services the sector is to receive, receive and approve land applications and to ensure that lease offer is handled within the legal provision.  While in the Local Government Financial Management Services the interest is to promote transparency, accountability and Public assurance. Local Government Political and Executive oversight ensures that Popular participation is to be promoted so that the meaning of decentralization is realized by the local population. The mandate under Local Government Standing Committee Services is to pass and produce Bills for ordinances so that social matters are regulated so that there is conformity to the accepted Social Norms. PRDP Capacity Building Development Grant for Land Administration is where the capacities of the District Land Board members, area land Board committees and that one of the Technical staff in the land office is developed so that there is adherence to the basic legal requirements. Finally under Vehicles and capital equipment, the sector is mandated to provide the necessary machineries and equipment for enhancing easy movements so that the performance of Hon members and Technical staff are facilitated.