The money was withdrawn from the Kampala Capital City Authority--KCCA accounts in 2017 after issuance of garnishee orders. A garnishee order is a legal notice the court issues that allows the creditor to collect the amount from the debtors bank account.
Sserunkuma said the meeting with select committee of Councillors also resolved that management should arrange for an engagement with members of the authority to review their rules of procedure and re-engineer the business process of the authority and develop a work plan.
Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, the lawyer for the petitioner says the petition is challenging the process which culminated into the passing of the bill and the Act itself. He says the petitioners are demanding the constitutional court to declare the obnoxious legislation null and void.
Tax operators are charged Uganda shillings 120,000 per month fee introduced in 2012. However, Kampala Capital City Authority Executive Director Jennifer Musisi says the authority has experienced over Uganda shillings 6 billion short fall recorded from July to October as result of tax operators refusal to pay monthly fee levied on them.
According to the Acting KCCA Deputy Executive Director, Sam Sserunkuma, the budget framework paper was first submitted to the office of the Accountant General on 8th November. Sserunkuma says KCCA belongs to the accountability sector headed by the Accountant General, Lawrence Semakula who requested them to submit the budget framework paper to his office for review.
When Lukwago put the training issue on vote, 21 councillors rejected it. Councillors who subscribe to National Resistance Movement however decided to abstain when Lukwago denied councillors representing people with disabilities an opportunity to vote. Lukwago said people with disabilities representatives are ex-officials barred from voting by KCCA Act.
Lukwagos protest stems from an October 31st letter addressed to the KCCA Executive Director, Jenifer Musisi by the Minister showing that the councilors have been admitted for a leadership program at Kyankwanzi that will run from November 12th to 19th this year.
Musisi last attended KCCA council on July 13 when it discussed Lord Mayors salary arrears. This particular sitting was snubbed by Lukwago protesting Musisis affidavit in court saying KCCA would not pay the Lord Mayors salary arrears amounting to 560 million Shillings. Since July 13th, Lukwago has convened four council meetings. On August 17, Musisi had communicated to Minister Beti Kamya that she would be embarking on several trips to the US, Canada and UK during August, September and October.
The Kampala Capital City Authority Council has directed the KCCA technical wing to repossess Nateete market and resume collection of garbage in the area as investigations into its fraudulent sale continues.
The Kampala Capital City Authority council has today appointed a four-member committee to study the upcoming festival and make recommendations on how it can be owned by the authority rather than the executive director Jennifer Semakula Musisi.
In her August 11th, 2017 letter, Musisi claims that politicians at different levels have been influential in inciting the community to rise against and oppose enforcement operations in their divisions.
Lukwagos suggestion comes after the death of a city hawker Oliver Basemera, 35, who drowned in Nakivubo Channel on Friday while fleeing from law enforcement officers, who were conducting operations against hawking in the central business district.
The authority has been thinking about how the colonial era piece of legislation can be implemented following complaints from city tenants and spontaneous strikes triggered by rent increment. According the act, a rent board can be established to set up a standard rent upon which landlords cant exceed.