DEPARTMENTS

DEVELOPMENT PLANNING UNIT

The development planning unit co-ordinates and facilitates the preparation of medium- term development plans, annual action plans,and quarterly and annual progress reports.

The units also plans and promotes development policies that facitate public services delivery and effective implementation of economic development project.

  • Ensures compliance with official guidelines in implmentation of development programs.
  • Liaises with relavent bodies including regional/ coordinating directors to collect input necessary to develop comprehensive public policies
  • Monitors ecomic activities and infrastrcutral development in the municipal
  • Business Planing
  • Monitors implementation of government policies and programmes and Monitoring and Evaluation activities

Coordinates donor- funded programs and ensure they are consistent with official policy directive

  • Investigates emerging development opportunities and make recommendations for their inclusion in future development planning and economic policy formulation.
  • Sensitizes external parthers proir to the implementation of new economicdevelopment policies.
  • Plans and initiate structured research programs for economic developemt planning purposes.

The Information Service Department is the principal Public Relations outfit of the Government.

The primary mandate of the Information Service Department is to disseminate government policies, programmes and activities as well as assessing public reaction to government policies. Currently the Department is represented in all the ten (10) regions in Ghana.

OUR VISION

The vision of the Information Service Department (ISD) is to provide a responsive two-way channel of communications between the Government and the people to productively and readily assist the government’s investment promotion and developmental programmes towards good governance.

OUR MISSION

Creation of awareness of government policies, programmes and activities, promoting Ghana’s International marketing agenda, providing public relations support to otherMinistries, Departments and agencies and submitting feedback reports from the public to government.

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Our Team

We Team up and build Government policies and inform People and return responses.We give out P. A. systems for all Government programmes.

Elizabath A.Ansaah

COMMUNICATION OFFICER

Jacob D. Atteh

MIS OFFICER

Samira Umarh

ASST MIS OFFICER

Richard Okraih

ASST MIS OFFICER

DEPARTMENT OF WORKS

The Department of Works of the Municipal Assembly is a merger of the Public Works Department, Department of Feeder Roads and District Water and Sanitation Unit, Department of Rural Housing and the Works Unit of the Assembly.

The Roles and Responsibilities of Works Department.

  • We assist the Assembly to formulate policies on works within the framework of national policies.
  • To assist in establishing and specifying the programmes of action necessary for the implementation of physical plans.
  • We acilitate the implementation of policies on works and report to the Assembly.
  • Advise the Assembly on matters relating to works in the district
  • advise the Assembly on matters relating to works in the district

We also encourage and facilitate maintenance of Public buildings and facilities in the district; (i) assist to build, equip, close and maintain markets and prohibit the erection of stalls in places other than the markets; (j) assist to peg and demarcate all physical developments prepared for all major settlements in the district; (j) facilitate the provision of adequate and wholesome supply of potable water for the entire district; (k) assist to inspect projects undertaken by the District Assembly with relevant Departments of the Assembly

We prepare tender documents for all civil works projects to be undertaken by the Assembly through contracts or community initiated projects.

We facilitate the construction, repair and maintenance of; (i) public roads including feeder roads, and (ii) drains along any streets in the major settlements in the district.

(n) provide technical and engineering assistance on works undertaken by the Assembly; (0) facilitate the registration and maintenance of data on public buildings, and (p) in consultation with Electricity Company of Ghana facilitate the provision of street lighting.

MR. ANIM BOTSIE, MUNICIPAL ENGINEER
MR. ANIM BOTSIE, MUNICIPAL ENGINEER