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

This policy brief presents findings from the 2013/14 assessment of Nakapiripirit District Local Government 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 report has several recommendations : 1. Government should increase budgetary allocation for Nakapiripirit District Local Government to meet service delivery priorities. 2. Nakapiripirit District Local Government should develop systems with greater emphasis on widening the local revenue base. 3. Vacant positions should be filled with the recruitment of more staff which can carry out district activities to enhance effective service delivery. 4. Intensification of the monitoring by both political and technical leaders to check shoddy works on service delivery units especially road works. 5. Institutionalize the practice of production of monitoring reports by the elected leaders. 6. Include more capacity building initiatives for council members/elected leaders especially on report writing, record keeping and minute taking.