|Council & Statutory Bodies|
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;
There are 4 statutory bodies, which are;
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
Production, Environment and Natural Resource Committee chaired by Hon Setti Madina
Health , Education and Social Services chaired by Hon Namazzi Betty
Table: Composition of the Council Committees , Commissions and Boards
Achievements registered in FY 2014/ 2015
Council, Executive and Committees
District Service Commission
Public Accounts Committee
R-L (Hon Serumaga, Hon Setti Madina, Hon Namazzi Betty, Hon Mukasa Edward & Hon Nakalawa Rose in a yellow dress listening to the budget)
From L-R (District vice chairperson Hon Ouma Joseph presenting the budget to council & right : The District Chairperson addressing the councuil)
Left : Clerk to council in front & District Speaker Hon Ntege presiding over the District council
L.C.I Chairpersons lining up to receive their gratuity