Administration

Masindi District has two counties, with one Muncipality, six (5) rural Sub-counties and two (2) Town Councils. The District constitutes of thirty -two (32 parishes and three hundred and two (302) village councils.

The District Council is the highest political authority in the district, with 21 members under the headship of the District Chairperson. It has a technical team headed by the Chief Administrative Officer, distributed in 9 departments. Each of the departments has a head and, there are a number of Sections.

Number of Administrative Units by County


COUNTY

SUB-COUNTIES

NO. OF PARISHES

NO. OF VILLAGES/ZONES

Buruli

 Kimengo

 

 

 

Pakanyi

6

27

 

Miirya

5

20

 Bujenje

Kanara TC

4

16

 

Kanara

6

22

 

Karugutu TC

5

19

 

Karugutu

4

19

 

Kibuuku TC

4

12

 

Nombe

5

30

 

Rwebisengo TC

4

13

 

Rwebisengo

6

24

TOTAL

 

49

202

Source: Planning unit office 2017

Human Resource Management

Establishment of Masindi District Local Government


Department/Sector

Approved

Filled

Not Filled

% Gap

Chief Administrative Officer's Office

3

0

3

100

Human Resource (Sub counties & TCs)

76

38

16

21

Statutory Bodies

7

1

6

86

Internal Audit

5

3

2

40

Planning

6

2

4

67

Finance

24

9

15

63

Education (District Education Officer’s Office)

9

4

5

56

Production

26

6

20

77

Primary Schools

288

230

58

20

Secondary Schools

62 

17 

45 

73

Tertiary Institutions

Na  

Na

Na

 

Natural Resources

12

2

10

83

Community Services

28

8

20

71

Technical Services & Works

19

6

13

68

District Health Services

153

58

95

62

TOTAL

718

384

312

43 

Source: Principal Personnel Officers Office, Masindi 2017

Council, Committees, Boards, and Commissions

The District Council is the highest policy making organ elected after 5 years that governs the District. The District council works through standing committees, statutory Boards and Commissions. District technical staffs that are headed by the Chief Administrative Officer implement council’s policies.

Executive Committee Members

The standing Committees of the council are Finance Planning and Administration, Information & Security, Social services, Gender, Youth and Disability, Works and Technical Services, Production and Marketing and Natural resources. Statutory Bodies are; District Service Commission, Public Accounts Committee, District Land Board and District Contracts Committee. The terms of these Commissions/Boards expire according to set guidelines.

District Service Commission (DSC)

Membership is non-political and civil service. Its role is to discipline, motivate and recruit staff. It comprises of 5 members, currently the district service commission has only three members are approved out of the five submitted to Public Service Commission.

Public Accounts Committee (PAC)

Like the DSC, membership of this commission is also of non-active political and civil service members. Its role is to review internal audit, Auditor General’s report in the interest of value for money. The committee comprises of 4 members with 4 males and one member is yet to be approved.

District Land Board
The board is comprised of 6 members of whom 3 are male and 3 female. The board is mandated to resolve land conflicts, approve land licensing; however, members for this board are yet to be approved by the respective Ministry.