Pursuant to the provisions of Section 14(1) of the Urban Areas and Cities (Amendment) Act, 2019, the County Assembly Committee on Lands, Physical Planning, Surveying and Housing, chaired by Siaya Township MCA, Hon. James Obiero Otare, has today vetted the following persons nominated by H.E the Governor for the position of members of Siaya Municipality Board:-
1. Paul Pius Achola
2. Grace Agola
3. Nancy Juma Otieno
4. Bonface Onyango Obare
5. Micheal Francis Ochieng
The Committee will then prepare a Report on the suitability of the nominees and table it in the County Assembly next week.
Subject to the provisions of the Urban Areas and Cities (Amendment) Act, 2019, a Board of a Municipality shall among others:-
1. Oversee the affairs of the Municipality
2. Develop and adopt policies, plans, strategies and programs and may set targets for delivery of services
3. Formulate and implement an integrated development plan
4. Control land use, land sub-division, land development and zoning by public and private sectors for any purpose, including industry, commerce, markets, shopping and other employment centers, residential areas, recreational areas, parks, entertainment, passenger transport, agriculture and freight and transit stations within the framework of the spatial and master plans for the city or municipality as may be delegated by the County Government.