Turkana County Budget Estimates FY 2019/20

Publisher Council of Governors (CoG)
Year of Publication 2019
County Turkana

This years budget theme is Building on the milestones achieved so far to hasten realization ofthe County Five Point Agenda and the National Big Four Development Pillars, for economicprosperity.The Turkana County Budget FY 2019/20 is the second budget in the implementation of the CountyIntegrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022. It has been prepared in compliance with therelevant provisions of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the Public Finance Management Act2012. This budget has been aligned to the Turkana County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP)2018-2022, the Turkana Annual Development Plan FY 2019/20 and the Turkana County FiscalStrategy Paper 2019, all of which have been approved by the Turkana County Assembly.Program based budgeting has improved expenditure efficiency and effectiveness by linkingfunding to results and making use of performance information to achieve that linkage. It wasdesigned to shift focus from input based budgeting to a result based in line with national and countygovernment priorities. Translating the budget into programs provides stakeholders with a basisof tracking and interrogating budgetary allocations to various government entities.The FY 2019/2020 budget mirrors the countys broad and collective theme of Strengthening ofInstitutional Structures for Realization of the Five Point Agenda as espoused in the TurkanaCounty Fiscal Strategy Paper, 2019 and the National Governments Big Four developmentagenda. To achieve this collective responsibility, the county will focus its priorities on FoodSecurity, Infrastructure, and accessibility to Quality Water, Health, Education, Partnerships andPeace Building.This budget is prepared against a backdrop of several challenges including but not limited to theongoing widespread drought effects, food insufficiency, dwindling revenue envelope and theinsecurity menace. The county government will however refocus resources to address these riskfactors.The FY 2019/2020 projected revenue envelop for the county is expected to be in the region ofKES. 14,267,747,812.50 KES. 10,323,000,000.00 being the Equitable Share from the nationalgovernment, KES. 1,296,080,006.00 being Conditional Grants, KES. 2,398,667,806.50 being theBalance Carried Forward and KES. 250,000,000.00 being Own Source Revenue (OSR). viiComparatively, the projected revenue for FY 2019/2020 is expected to reduce by 4.40% to KES.14,267,747,812.50 from KES. 14,924,810,127.70 in FY 2018/2019. The county government willendeavor to apply these resources to critical and priority areas. The county government willcontinue to enhance Own Source Revenue streams to improve revenue basket. The countygovernment acknowledges and appreciates the continued support from our development partners.We will still call upon our development partners to supplement the efforts of the countygovernment in the implementation of the second generation CIDP 2018-2022.The projected revenue will be appropriated for recurrent and development purposes in theseproportions: KES 8,624,558,915.04 for recurrent and KES. 5,643,188,897.46 for developmentexpenditure. The need to operationalize the newly created offices within the county governmentstructure has led to increased recurrent expenditure allocation.The use of Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) has greatly improvedthe countys public financial management in terms of budget execution, monitoring and reporting.The county government will continue training staff and third parties such as contractors on the useof IFMIS to increase efficiency and effectiveness in the financial operations of the county.In conclusion, this balanced budget estimate was consultatively prepared and the views of variousstakeholders including the Public, County Budget and Economic Forum (CBEF) members,Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA), Office of the Controller of Budget and developmentpartners have been considered.

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