The extension will allow property owners who couldn’t file their objections to the property rates and be heard by July 1st 2019 to do so for remedial action. The extension follows a request by KCCA to the Kampala Minister to extend the time within, which the valuation court chaired by Wandera Ogalo will hear, the complaints.
On Wednesday, Alex Baingana, the Principal Assistant Town Clerk in charge of the Central Division stormed the Umeme offices along Bank lane in Kabale town accompanied by the law enforcement officers and ordered all staff to vacate the premises.
While appearing before the Finance Committee of parliament chaired by the Rubanda East MP, Henry Musasizi, Moses Kaggwa, the Director Economic Affairs explained that the new proposal is meant to ensure that property owners don’t offset losses on one property using income from another profitable property.
Robert Kayondo, the brother of Masaka Municipality Mayor Godfrey Kayemba Afayo, has been arrested for forgery, obtaining money by false pretence and theft of 34,937,356 meant for payment of Property tax.