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  • Posted: Feb 2, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 19, 2023
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    Kakamega County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya. It borders Vihiga County to the south, Siaya County to the West, Bungoma County to the North and Nandi County to the East. The county covers an area of 3050.3 Km2 (Kakamega CDP, 2013). The altitude of the county is between 1,240 metres and 2,000 metres above sea level.
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    Members of the Board Of Directors - 4 Positions

    Qualifications For Appointment As A Member Of The Board Of Directors

    A person shall be qualified for appointment as a Member of the Board of Directors of Kakamega Municipality under Section 14 of the Urban Areas and Cities Act 2022, if that person-

    • is a citizen of Kenya;
    • ordinarily resides or has a permanent dwelling in Kakamega Municipality;
    • carries on business in Kakamega Municipality; or
    • has lived in Kakamega Municipality for at least five years.
    • meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Functions Of The Board Of Directors

    • Oversee the affairs of the municipality:
    • Develop and adopt policies, plans, strategies and programmes, and may set targets for delivery of services;
    • Formulate and implement an integrated development plan;
    • Control land use, land sub-division, land development and zoning by public and private sectors for any purpose, including industry, commerce, markets, shopping and other employment centres, residential areas, recreational areas, parks, entertainment, passenger transport, agriculture, and freight and transit stations within the framework of the spatial and master plans for the municipality as may be delegated by the County government;
    • As may be delegated by the County government, promote and undertake infrastructural development and services within the municipality:
    • Develop and manage schemes, including site development in collaboration with the relevant national and county agencies;
    • Maintain a comprehensive database and information system of the administration and provide public access thereto upon payment of a nominal fee to be determined by the board:
    • Administer and regulate its internal affairs;
    • Implement applicable national and county legislation;
    • Enter into such contracts, partnerships or joint ventures as it may consider necessary for the discharge of its functions under the Urban Areas and Cities Act, 2011 or other written law;
    • Monitor and, where appropriate, regulate municipal services where those services are provided by service providers other than the board of the municipality:
    • Prepare and submit its annual budget estimates to the relevant County Treasury for consideration and submission to the County Assembly for approval as part of the annual County Appropriation Bill;
    • As may be delegated by the County government, collect rates, taxes levies, duties, fees and surcharges on fees;
    • Settle and implement tariff, rates and tax and debt collection policies as delegated by the County government;
    • Monitor the impact and effectiveness of any services, policies, programmes or plans:
    • Establish, implement and monitor performance management systems;
    • Promote a safe and healthy environment;
    • Facilitate and regulate public transport; and
    • Perform such other functions as may be delegated to it by the County government or as may be provided for by any written law.

    Method of Application

    Terms Of Service

    • Members of the Board of Management shall hold office for a period of three (5) years' subject to the powers of the County Executive Member responsible for the County Treasury to determine by lot which two members shal vacate office after a period of two (2) years and may be eligible for re-appointment for further term of three years.
    • Members shall be paid such allowances as the County Executive Committee Member responsible for livestock development shall determine in Inc with the Salaries and Remuneration Commission guidelines.

    Written applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card clearly indicating the position applied for on the Envelope should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to:

    The selection panel
    County Government of Kakamega
    P. O Box 36-50100,

    Or delivered by hand at the Office of County Secretary, Office of the Governor, Kakamega County Headquarters. To be received on or before 19th February, 2023. Email applications to be sent to selection panel at 

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