|Publisher||Council of Governors (CoG)|
|Year of Publication||2019|
Pursuant to Sec 135 (2) of the Public Finance Management Act 2012, a county shall prepare andsubmit a supplementary budget in support of the additional expenditure for authority to incurexpenditure. The amount appropriated for any purpose might be insufficient or a need forexpenditure has arisen for which no amount had been appropriated.The FY 2018/2019 budget is enshrined in the countys broad and collective theme ofStrengthening of Institutional Structures for Realization of the Five Point Agenda asespoused in the County Fiscal Strategy Paper, 2018. To achieve this collective agenda, the countywill focus its priorities on Food Security, Infrastructure, and accessibility to Quality Water, Health,Education, Partnerships and Peace Building.Given the current drought situation that is deteriorating as time progresses, The Turkana CountyGovernment executive has taken a decision to reorganize the budget to re-allocate funds from votesand program of the County Government Entities (CGEs), to avail funds to supply EmergencyRelief to the affected population, relative to Sections 135(1) (2) and 154(2) of the Public FinanceManagement Act, 2012.The main objective of this supplementary budget is to free funds for Emergency Relief Response.We are therefore reorganizing programs within County Government Entities to free KES.585,039,630.00 for Emergency Relief Supplies. Additionally, we are reallocating KES.20,000,000.00 from Development of Livestock Feeds, which is a development expenditure topurchase of livestock feeds in recurrent. Another KES 20, 000,000.00 has been reallocated fromAnnual Cultural Festival (Tobongu Lore 2019) to South Turkana Wildlife Conservancy(Rangers).In conclusion, this supplementary budget proposal does not deviate from the initial approvedprograms and policies for FY 2018/19, it is to mobilize resources for emergency response asoutlined in the subsequent sections of this document.
|Tags||turkana, 2018, 19, supplementary, 2, budget, estimates, Turkana Approved Supplementary, Public Finance|