|Publisher||Council of Governors (CoG)|
|Year of Publication||2016|
Section 12 of the second schedule of the PFM Act 2012 provides a manner in which counties annualbudgets are to be prepared and submitted to the County Assemblies for deliberations and approval. Our2016/17 FY budget derives its overriding goals and justifications from the various planning and budgetdocuments mandated by law to be undertaken as build-ups and reference to the preparation of budgetestimates. These planning and budget policy documents include; Annual Development Plan (ADP),County Budget Review and Outlook Paper (CBROP), County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP) and CountyIntegrated Development Plan (CIDP).The objectives of this budget are informed by the outcomes of the public participation forums held inAugust, 2015 for the 2016/17 Annual Development Plan (ADP) which were held in all Wards and anotherfor Budget estimates held in April, 2016. Before the budgets public participation forums, departmentalneeds analysis to determine allocations to the various programmes and sub programmes for eachdepartment informed by Annual Development Plan (ADP) projects proposed through publicparticipations and the approved CFSP departmental ceilings.The total estimates for 2016/17 FY is Kshs 3,886,351,879, out of which Kshs. 3,528,847,275 is from theCRA equitable share, Kshs. 160,021,113 will be from local revenues and Kshs 197,483,491 will be fromconditional funding from the national government, Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)and World Bank. Development estimates in this budget amounts to 32.7% of the total allocation which isabove the 30% threshold thus complying with the PFM Act 2012. In development allocation per ward,this budget has ensured equitable sharing across all Wards on the basis the basis of the CountyEquitable Development Act, 2015.These budget estimates have been developed to achieve a balanced budget while recognizing the lowlevels of CRA share and local revenues. Our county however will maintain a strong revenue effort overthe medium term to enhance revenue collection and in the process of achieving the countys revenuepotential.The list of projects per Ward, projects description, amounts allocated and each Wards aggregateallocate as per the Equitable Development Act, 2015 is attached as an Annex to these Budget Estimates.
|Tags||elgeyo, marakwet, county, Elgeyo Markwet, Approved Budget, County Planning & Development|