Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Kanungu District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

The findings from the 2013/14 assessment of the Kanungu District Local Government is presented in this policy brief under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership with ULGA with support from DGF. The following recommendations were made from the Kanungu District Council Scorecard Report : 1. In order to meet service delivery priorities, Central Government considers increasing the budgetary allocation for Kanungu Local Government. 2. Kanungu District Local Government devises strategies to increase and effectively collect local revenue from the available local resources. 3. Key administrative staff were recruited that can offer leadership and supervision to ensure efficiency in service delivery. 4. Monitoring is intensified by both political and administrative leaders to check shoddy works on service delivery units, especially engineering and road works. 5. Kanungu District Local Government institutionalizes the practice of elected leaders producing monitoring reports. 6. More capacity building initiatives were included for council members and elected leaders in the areas of legislation, drafting motions and bills, report writing, record keeping and minute taking.