Office of the Municipal Manager

Raymond Omonei

Municipality Board Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

As provided in the Iten Municipal Charter, the Urban Areas and Cities Act, 2011 and
the Urban Areas and Cities (Amendment) Act, 2019, the Municipal Manager has the
following duties and responsibilities:
1. Secretary of the Iten Municipal Board and ex-officio member of the Board
2. Implementing the decisions and functions of the Board of the Municipality;
3. Preparing and presenting for approval of the Board of the Municipality an annual
estimate of revenue and expenditure to fund and carry out the programmes and
operations of the Board;
4. Being principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and
effective working relationships between the board of the Municipality and the civil
society, private sector, and community based organizations;
5. Causing to be prepared, transmitted to the Board of the Municipality, and
distributed to the public at least an annual report on the activities and
accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch
of the Municipality;
6. Acting as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board of the Municipality;
7. Fully responsible for the proper conduct of the executive and administrative work
and affairs of the Municipality.

The Municipal Manager shall have the power and shall be required to:

1. Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and
provide for the coordination of their activities;

2. Enforce the provisions of this Charter, Municipal By-laws, and all applicable laws;

3. Exercise powers granted to the Municipal Manager in this Charter, By-laws and applicable laws concerning the appointment and removal of certain officers, employees, and members of committees of the Board of the Municipality;

The Municipal Manager Must:

1. Attend all Board of the Municipality meetings unless excused by the Chairperson of the Board or the Board of the Municipality
2. Make reports and recommendations to the Board of the Municipality about the
needs of the Municipality;

3. Administer and enforce all Municipality By-laws, resolutions, franchises, leases,
contracts, permits, and other Municipality decisions;

4. On approval by the Board of the Municipality, liaise with the County Public Service Board for the staffing needs, appointment, and removal of Municipality employees in accordance with the County Governments Act;

5. With the approval of the Board of the Municipality, organize Municipality
departments and administrative structure;

6. In consultation with the Board prepare and administer the annual Municipality
budget;

7. Administer Municipality utilities and property;

8. Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff, and citizens in
developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community;

9. Perform other duties as directed by the Board of the Municipality;

 

Office: Mosop Plaza Building Iten
3 rd  Floor,
P.O. BOX 220-30700 ITEN