Political and Administrative Structure

Mukono District comprises of the following Local Governments and Administrative units.

Counties

Sub Counties

Town Councils

Parishes/Wards

Village/Zones

Chua West

 5

 1 Municipal Council with 3 Divisions 

 22

 208

Chua East 

 4

 1 Town Council 

 24

291

Totals

9

 5

46

499

 

The Policy Making Organ
Kitgum District Council is the supreme organ, headed by the LCV Chairman, who is supported by an Executive committee of 4 members and 5 policy/sectoral Committees. They deliberate policy matters and make recommendations to the full Council of 30 Councilors (12 female and 18 male).

The Sectoral Committees include:

  • Finance, Administration,(Human Resource, Information, Planning Unit, Records, Audit and Procurement Unit)
  • Education, Health and Community Development
  • Production (Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries, Forestry, Environment, Marketing and Industry
  • Works, Water.

Statutory Bodies There are also statutory bodies, which are mandated by law to carry out specific roles and responsibilities to ensure effective and efficient service delivery. These include:

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

A Contracts Committee comprising of appointed Technical Officers replaced the District Tender Board according to the Local Governments Amendment Act 2006.

Office of the Resident District Commissioner
It 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.

Lower Local Governments
The Municipality, Municipal Council, Town Council, Sub counties, Parishes/Wards and villages/Cells have councils and executive committees, which coordinate the various functions.