The Hon.Members of the County Assembly of Taita Taveta have today started conducting sectoral hearings on the proposed 2020 county fiscal strategy paper, a document which guides the County Budget process.
The CFSP 2020 sets out the framework for the preparation of the 2020/21 budget in accordance with section 117 of the Public Finance Management Act,2012 .
It gives the
performance of the County government expenditure and revenue collection for the first and second quarters of the financial year in progress and sector ceilings which represent the budget limits for all county departments.
Today department of lands, Public service and Administration and Public works, Transport and infrastructure defended their sectoral ceilings before their respective county assembly sectoral committees.
The three departments while defending there performance for the last 2 quarters as captured in the CFSP and the department’s ceiling for the coming financial year vowed to prioritize development so that Datuzens can get better services to uplift their socio-economic status.
Tomorrow,the County Executive department of Youth , Sports , Vocational Training and Social Services, Trade Tourism, Culture and Cooperatives and Education and libraries will meet with their sectoral Committee for the same exercise.