|Publisher||Council of Governors (CoG)|
|Year of Publication||2019|
The annual Nyandarua County Budget Review and Outlook Paper (CBROP) 2019 in line withSection 118 Public Finance Management Act, 2012, has reviewed the actual financialperformance of the FY 2018/19 and makes comparisons to the Budget appropriations of thesame year. Further, it captures updated economic and financial forecast with sufficientinformation that has provided an outlook of the County in the 2020/21 FY and the mediumterm. The preparation of this paper is the third under the CIDP 2 (2018-2022).This paper has also provided an overview of how the actual performance of the FY 2018/19affected the financial objectives as detailed in the County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP), 2018.The anticipated performance of the FY 2019/20 Budget will form the basis for projecting theFY 2020/21 Budget based on the recent economic developments. It is anticipated that theprojected revenue and expenditure for 2019/20 will be achieved through strict expenditurecontrols and enhanced revenue collection mobilization measures. This will be achieved throughfiscal discipline to ensure proper management of public resources and delivery of expectedoutputs. The revenue performance for 2018/19 was excellent with a growth rate of over 20%compared to the 2017/18 FY and over 90% achievement of the set target.CBROP 2019 is based on the medium-term development aspirations Actualizing NyandaruaCounty socio-economic Transformative Agenda. It is informed by the presidential BIGFOUR point agenda, Kenya Vision 2030, Agenda 2030, CIDP2 and the Governors manifesto.In the 2020/21 FY Budget, further efforts will be put in place to further enhance on own-sourcerevenue generation through the growth of the productive sectors which will create the synergyfor the growth of the County economy. The fiscal framework presented in this paper ensuressustainable financing while allowing continued spending on priority programmes.Achievement of the set objectives calls for greater transparency, effectiveness and efficiencyin public financial management in order to ensure fiscal discipline. Focus will also be onenhancing efficiency in Budget implementation by prudence in the allocation of resources toensure that all claim holders get value from their County entitlement. The County willleverage on the County and National opportunities to maximize the potential gains of the2020/21 FY Budget while mitigating on any probable risks. 6 | P a g eIn line with best practice, Programme-Based Budgeting model will continue to be used. Thismodel increases efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery and ensures that duty-bearersdeliver the best possible services to the County Citizenry. Emphasis will be placed on resultsbased monitoring and evaluation of County programmes and County staff performancecontracting and appraisal. This will ensure value for money to the Nyandarua citizenry.The sector ceilings envisaged herein are arrived at after rigorous considerations by all therelevant stakeholders with the prime objective of steering Nyandarua County priorityprogrammes and projects in achieving Social Economic Transformative Agenda for theCounty. Scarcity of resources amid competing priorities continues to be a challenge in theallocation of resources. Nevertheless, utmost consideration has been given to all sectors duringthe allocation of resources as they are viewed to contribute equitably towards achieving thetargets of the County under CIDP2.In ensuring there is transparency and accountability the executive will relay the Countyperformance indicators to the public as well as publicizing as required by the Constitution 2010and the Public Finance Management Act, 2012. This will enable stakeholders to keep abreastof all development programmes being carried out in the County. Quarterly implementationstatus reports will also be availed to the County Assembly for oversight and the general publicfor accountability and transparency.
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