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Today: Apr 30, 2017
Council & Statutory Bodies

District Council

Kayunga District Council is the policy-making organ of the Local Government. The District is headed by the LCV Chairperson Eng Dagada Steven Watala who is supported by an Executive of 4 members, 3 Sectoral Committees which; deliberate policy matters and make recommendations to the full Council of 20 Councilors [District Chairperson, 9 directly elected councilors, 7 woman councilors, two representing youth and two representing the people with disabilities]. Its unfortunate that one council member Late Niyemanya Godfrey  (male councillor for Galiraya sub county passed away) May his soul rest in Eteranl Peace

Kayunga District council approved 4 bills into ordinances and they are waiting the procedual process of gazzetting by the line ministries .Click to view the bills;

1.COFFEE PRODUCTION, QUALITY AND CONTROL OF COFFEE WILT DISEASE ORDINANCE,    2012

2. KAYUNGA DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENT EDUCATION ORDINANCE, 2011

3. KAYUNGA DISTRICT LOCAL REVENUE ORDINANCE, 2013

 There are 4 statutory bodies, which are;

  • Public Accounts Committee.  )
  • District Service Commission.
  • District Land Board.
  • District Contracts Committee

Each of these statutory bodies is mandated by law to carry out specific roles and responsibilities to ensure effective and efficient service delivery.

DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION

District Service Commision derives its mandate from the Uganda Constitution 1995 Article 200 (1) and Section 55 (1) of the Local Government Act, Cap 243, and guidelines from the Public Service Commission and the Health Service Commission. : Its role is to recruit, efficient, effective,comptent and well     motivated staff.

DISTRICT PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE

Its role is to oversee the implementation of Accounting and  Financial Management regulations.DPAC is also responsible for advising the District Council on all public resources accountability issues with the intended goal of ensuring value for money and effectiveness of interventions by the District Council.

DISTRICT LAND BOARD

 

The DLB is put in place by the District Council to accomplish responsibilities spelt out in the Land Act. The DLB is entrusted with all land formerly administered under the Colonial government and subsequently under the Uganda Land Commission. The DLB approves all applications over public land and subsequently grants leasehold or Freehold rights over the same upon the recommendation of Area Land Committees and the District Physical Planning Committee.

DISTRICT CONTRACTS COMMITTEE

 

The DCC is responsible for soliciting for competent service providers, contractors, suppliers and consultants. This executes its duties with the technical support of the District Procurement Unit.

 

 

OFFICE OF THE RESIDENT DISTRICT COMMISSIONER (RDC)

The Resident District Commissioner, Ms Birungi Rose represents the President in the District and ensures that both National and Local priorities are given due consideration and are implemented in an accountable manner. The office is responsible for monitoring all government programs.The RDC is also the chairperson of the District Security Committee.

The sub counties, parishes and villages have councils and executive committees, which coordinate the various functions.

TECHNICAL TEAM (CIVIL SERVANTS)

The Technical team is headed by the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO),  Mr Nkata B James and has 11 functional directorates and units with staff based at the District headquarters, sub-county staff, Primary school teachers and Health workers.

The Committees/Directorates include:

Finance, planning and Administration committee chaired by Hon Serumaga Essau Calton

  • Management and Support Services
  • Finance and Planning
  • Audit
  • Council, Committees , Boards and Commissions

Production, Environment and Natural Resource Committee chaired by Hon Setti Madina

  • Production and Marketing
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Technical Services

Health , Education and Social Services chaired by Hon Namazzi Betty

  • Education and Sports
  • Health, Environment and sanitation
  • Community Based Services

Table:  Composition of the Council Committees , Commissions and Boards

Committee / Commission

Composition

Filled

Vacant

District Service Commission

5 members

4 members

1

Public Accounts Committee

5

5

0

District Land Board

5

4 (Chairperson of the board was interdicted)

1

Contracts Committee

5

5

0

Finance , Planning & Administration

 5

 5

 0

Gender, Labour, Elderly, Community Services and social services

 

 

 

Education and Health

 

 

 

Achievements registered in FY 2014/ 2015

Council, Executive and Committees

  • Approved the District 5 year Development plan ,annual  workplan and budget for FY 2014/ 15
  • Commemorated the NRM anniversary and womens day celebrations
  • Discussed and approved the quarterly progressive reports for 2014 / 15
  • Monitored the implementation of projects and programs in the District
  • Commissioned completed projects
  • Held council meetings, standing committees & DEC meetings
  • Went for a study tour to Wakiso district
  • Followed up on submitted ordinances.
  • Received a delegation of political and technical leaders from Palisa district who had come on a study tour 

District Service Commission

  • Held Commission meetings  recruited,confirmed, granted study leaves and disciplined staff
  • Paid retainer fee to members of the DSC

Public Accounts Committee

  • Held committee meetings handled Internal Audit and Auditor General 's reports


PICTORIAL SHOWCASE OF KAYUNGA DISTRICT COUNCIL TABLING ITS BUDGET FOR THE FY 2015/16

2015-04-23 13.20.35   2015-04-23 13.21.04

R-L (Hon Serumaga, Hon Setti Madina, Hon Namazzi Betty, Hon Mukasa Edward & Hon Nakalawa Rose in a yellow dress listening to the budget)

 

   2015-04-23 13.21.40     2015-04-23 14.54.20

From L-R (District vice chairperson Hon Ouma Joseph presenting the budget to council & right : The District Chairperson addressing the councuil)

 

2015-04-23 13.21.09    2015-04-23 13.21.52

2015-04-23 15.28.10    2015-04-23 15.29.44

Left : Clerk to council in front & District Speaker Hon Ntege presiding over the District council

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L.C.I Chairpersons lining up to receive  their gratuity