Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Ntungamo 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. Several recommendations were made according to the Ntungamo District Council Scorecard Report : 1. In order to meet service delivery priorities, the Central Government considers increasing the budgetary allocation for Ntungamo Local Government . 2. Strategies are devised to increase and effectively collect the local revenue from the available local resources. 3. Simpler ways are devised to resolve any existing issues within Local Government departments for the sake of the entire district. Resources spent on mitigating such conflicts can be allotted to other district priorities. 4. Ntungamo District Local Government intensifies monitoring by both political leaders and administrative to check shoddy works on service delivery units especially road works. 5. Ntungamo District Local Government institutionalizes the practice of production of monitoring reports by the elected leaders. 6. Ntungamo District Local Government includes more capacity building initiatives for council members and elected leaders in areas of legislation, drafting motions and bills, report writing, record keeping and minute taking.