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KASESE NEW DISTRICT COUNCIL SWORN IN

 

Hon.Tsotswana Obed the new District speaker

Yesterday 19th May 2021 there was a massive swearing in of the district council at the district multipurpose hall which was officiated by the chief Magistrate. The categories sworn in included the district Chairperson Hon. Muhindi Erifazi, District directly elected counselors and counselors representing special interest groups.

The swearing in event proceeded with council sitting where they elected the district speaker, vice chairperson, members of the district executive committee and chairpersons of sector committees.

Counselors representing persons with disability swearing in

Members elected included ; Hon.Tsotswana Obed (Buhuhira ) for district speaker , Hon Nelson Masereka ( Muhokya T/C) for Deputy speaker ,Hon.Ithungu Jetress ( Nyakiyumbu ) for Vice Chairperson , and the members of DEC who included Hon. Macumu Christopher ( Karusandara ) for secretary social services , Mbusa Robert kisunzu (Bulembia  division) for secretary works and technical services and chairpersons of sector committees.

While addressing the council, the district chairperson Hon. Muhindi Erifazi Bukombi said in his Agenda 2021 – 2026  he is set to intensify the struggle for socio-economic transformation by promoting unity , peace and security , equitable service delivery economic empowerment through promoting commercial farming , leadership and management and cultural identity .

He emphasized the issue of working with the technical staff to effectively implement the parish model program to improve livelihoods of the people of Kasese.

The district council comprises of 76 counselors where 51 are for NRM, 21 are for FDC and 4 independent who assumed office with immediate effect.

 

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INVITATION TO BID-FEBRUARY 2021

KASESE DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMRNT
INVITATION TO BID
Kasese District Local Government has received funds from the Ministry of Education and Sports to support the construction of Muhindi primary school in Nyakiyumbu Sub County in Kasese District and hereby invites legible companies to apply under open domestic bidding. The details in regard to this advert can be viewed on the Kasese District Website, www.kasese.go.ug and in the Procurement and Disposal Unit, Kasese during working hours. A non refundable fee is shs. 50,000=
The planned procurement schedule (subject to changes) is as follows:
Activity Date/Schedule
a) Publish bid notice 4th February, 2021
b) Pre-bid meeting Nil
c) Bid closing and opening 24th February, 2021
d) Bid evaluation process 26th February, 2021
e) Display and communication of Best Evaluated Bidders notice 3rd March 2021
f) Contract Award and signature 18th March 2021

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Kasese District Local Government

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INVITATION TO TENDER AUG 2020

 

 

 

                                                           INVITATION TO TENDER

Kasese District Local Government has received funds from the Government of Uganda under various programmes and intends to use part of the money to procure goods, services, works and management of revenue centres for the Financial Year 2020/2021. The Entity hereby invites competent firms, individuals and co-operative societies to submit sealed applications /bids for the following items below:-

The tenders can be found on the Kasese District website. www.kasese.go.ug, PDU, Sub-County and Town Council notice boards.

S/N Description Procurement Reference No.
1. Construction of a  2 classroom block at Nyangorongo P/s in Maliba S/c. KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00001
2. Construction of a 2 classroom block at Kasingiri P/s in Ihandiro S/c KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00002
3. Construction of a 2 classroom block at Kighuramu P/s  in Kitholhu S/c KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00003
4. Construction of a 2 classroom block at Kalonge Upper P/s in Kyarumba S/c. KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00004
5. Completion of a 3 classroom block with an office at Kisolholho P/s in Karambi S/c. KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00005
6. Construction of Isango Seed S.S. (1st phase) in Isango S/c KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00006
7. Construction  of a 2 classroom block at Karongo P/s in Rukoki S/c. KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00007
8. Construction of Kaswa GFS phase III in Bwesumbu S/c. KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00010
9. Construction of Bitere GFS in Bugoye Sub-county phase I KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00011
10. Construction of Kyamiza GFS in Muhokya Sub-county  Phase 2 KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00012
11. Construction of Kalhughutha GFS in Ihandiro Sub-county Phase I KSE/521/WRKS/20202021/00013
12. Rehabilitation of Borehole across the District KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00014
13. Rehabilitation of Kyibisire water source spring in Kyarumba Sub-county. KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00015
14. Water extension to Kyibiri village in Muhokya S/c KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00016
15. Construction of Buhunga GFS in Maliba S/c KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00017
16. Construction of a waterborne toilet at the District Headquarters KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00081
17. Construction of Nyakakindo mini-irrigation scheme in Mubuku-Hima phase 2 KSE/521/WRKS/2020-2021/00008
18. Construction of L. Katwe Sub-county Community Hall
19. Procurement of a rice thresher  for Production Department KSE/521/SUPLS/2020/2021/00031
20. Procurement of Plot of land for Rwesande market in Kyabarungira S/c KSE/521/SUPLS/2020/2021/00139
21. Supply and installation of 20 no. solar powered street lights in Hima Town council KSE/521/SUPLS/2020/2021/00172
22. Procurement of  40 seater Half Bus (staff van)  for Kasese District KSE/521/SUPLS/2020/2021/00034
23. Procurement of 02 motorcycle for Hima Town council KSE/521/SUPLS/2020/2021/00180
24. Procurement of 3 Motorcycles for Extension Workers in Kasese District KSE/521/SUPLS/2020/2021/00032
25. Provision of  re-valuation of properties in Mpondwe Lhubiriha Town Council KSE/521/SRVCS/2020/2021/00025
26. Procurement of abattoir land for Mpondwe Lhubiriha Town Council KSE/521/SUPLS/2020/2021/00190
27. Procurement of garbage land for Mpondwe Lhubiriha Town Council KSE/521/SUPLS/2020/2021/00202
28. Provision of services for carrying out detailed plan for Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Town Council KSE/521/SRVCS/2020/2021/00027

Management /Collection of revenues from markets running from 1st October 2020 to 30th June 2021

Grade: A

S/N Market Sub-County Location Duration Reserve price
1. Kikorongo L. Katwe 9 months 7,200,000
2. Kanyatsi/Kithoma Kitholhu 9 months 3,000,000
3. Kasangali Kajole Bwesumbu 9 months 4,100,000
4. Kisanyarazi Market Bugoye 9 Months 3,001,500
5. Kithoma Market Buhuhira 9 Months 5,760,000
6. Maliba market Maliba 9 months 6,000,000
  GRADE: B  
1 Musasa market Kyondo 9 months 150,000
2 Kinyabisiki market Kyondo 9 months 500,000
3 Kyondo market Kyondo 9 months 650,000
4 Kyondo Slaughter fees Kyondo 9 months 450,000
5 Mukati market Maliba 9 months 400,000
6 Isule market Maliba 9 months 600,000
7 Maliba slaughter fees Maliba 9 months 400,000
8 Kinyabwamba market Kitswamba 9 months 270,000
9 Kitswamba market Kitswamba 9 months 810,000
10 Kabiira/Kisanga Market Kitswamba 9 months 198,000
11 Kabatunda Kirabaho market Kyabarungira 9 months 2,500,000
12 Kirabaho Kabatunda  Slaughter fees Kyabarungira 9 months 500,000
13 Rwesende market Kyabarungira 9 months 300,000
14 Kasika-Kigoro Market Rukoki 9 months 240,000
15 Kapoko Market Rukoki 9 months 140,000
16 Hamukungu Market L. Katwe 9 months 299,700
17 Kiburara market Kisinga 9 months 1,800,000
18 Kajwenge market Kisinga 9 months 750,000
19 Kamughobe market Kisinga 9 months 127,000
20 Mahango upper Mahango 9 months 500,000
21 Mahango lower Mahango 9 months 500,000
22 Mushenene market Nyakiyumbu 9 months 540,000
23 Kalongoire Market Nyakiyumbu 9 months 135,000
24 Katholhu Market Nyakiyumbu 9 months 162,000
25 Rusese Market (Kithukumiro) Isango 9 months 1,500,000
26 Bwesumbu slaughter Bwesumbu 9 months 450,000
27. Kihyo Market Buhuhira sub county 9 months 2,700,000
28. Bugoye Market Bugoye 9 months 500,000
29. Katoke Market Bugoye 9 months 300,000
30. Kinayateke Kahokya 9 months 850,000
31. Kahokya Kahokya 500,000
32. Murambi Kahokya 350,000

 

CANOE LANDING SITES

S/N Canoe Landing Sites Sub-County Location Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Katunguru Canoe Landing L. Katwe B 9 months 3,375,000
2. Hamukungu Canoe Landing L. Katwe B 9 months 4,050,000
3. Kasenyi canoe landing L. Katwe B 9 months 4,050,000

 

TRADING LICENSE

S/N Canoe Landing Sites Sub-County Location Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Bwesumbu Business License Bwesumbu B 9 months 1,350,000
2. Kitswamba Business License Kitswamba B 9 months 3,690,000
3. Rugendabara –Kikongo Business License Rugendabara –Kikongo TC B 9 months 6,500,000
4. Property Tax Hima Town Council A 9 months 40,000,000

 

MPONDWE – LHUBIRIHA TOWN COUNCIL

S/N Revenue Sources Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Upper Customs market A 9 months 18,000,000
2. Mpondwe market A 9 months 27,000,000
3. Loading and off loading A 9 months 31,500,000
4. Nyabugando market C 9 months 675,000

 

KISINGA TOWN COUNCIL

S/N Revenue Sources Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Kisinga market A 9 months 7,000,000
2. Kagando market C 9 months 1,500,000
3. Buzira market C 9 months 800,000
4. Kisinga Town Council slaughter B 9 months 2,000,000
5. Loading and off loading B 9 months 1,300,000

 

IBANDA KYANYA TOWN COUNCIL

S/N Revenue Sources Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Ibanda Market B 9 months 500,000

 

RUGENDABARA –KIKONGO TOWN COUNCIL

S/N Revenue Sources Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Rugendabara –Kikongo MARKET B 9 months 1,500,000

 

 

KINYAMASEKE TOWN COUNCIL

S/N Revenue Sources Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Kinyamaseke Central market A 9 months 15,000,000
2. Mairu- Kumi Markets C 9 months 450,000
3. Kinyamaseke slaughter fees C 9 months 900,000
4. Kinyamaseke Business License A 9 months 9,000,000

 

MUBUKU TOWN COUNCIL

S/N Revenue Sources Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Mubuku Market C 9 months 1,000,000
2. Mubuku slaughter fees C 9 months 500,000
3. Mubuku Business License C 9 months 2,800,000

 

KYARUMBA TOWN COUNCIL

S/N Revenue Sources Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Kyarumba market B 9 months 16,000,000
2. Kyarumba Slaughter fees B 9 months 3,000,000

 

KATWE KABATORO TOWN COUNCIL

S/N Revenue Sources Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Katwe salt lake market A 9 months 504,000,000
2. Katwe central market B 9 months 7,200,000
3. Katwe Parking fees B 9 months 7,200,000

 

HIMA TOWN COUNCIL

S/N Revenue Sources Grade Duration Reserve price
1. Hima Market A 9 months 8,000,000
2. Mowlem market A 9 months 10,000,000
3. Slaughter fees B 9 months 4,000,000
5. Hotel Tax B 9 months 5,400,000

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the open domestic bidding method procedures contained in the Local Governments (PPDA) regulations 2016. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders upon payment of non – refundable fees on the Kasese District General Fund Collection A/C No 9030006882354 in Stanbic Bank, Kasese Branch.

 

  • Address for inspection/purchase of bidding documents is the office of the Head Procurement and Disposal Unit, Kasese District headquarters. Terms and conditions are found in the bidding documents that can be obtained from Procurement and Disposal Unit from 08:00am to 05:00pm and interested bidders are advised to carefully read through the bidding document.

 

  • Applicants for the management of salt lake market and parking fees in Katwe Kabatooro Town Council should be registered co-operatives societies and associations within that revenue centre or Town Council/Sub county dealing in the same business.

(D) Bidders for works, supplies and services will pay non-refundable fees of Shs. 50,000/= for each item.

 

(E) Bidders for revenue centres will pay non-refundable fees according to grades as follows:-

 

Shs.     50,000= for Grade A markets

Shs.     30,000= for Grade B markets

Shs.     20,000= for Grade C markets

 

(F) You are required to submit two copies of the bid documents which must be properly sealed and clearly marked “TENDER FOR” ….. , and should be addressed and submitted  to The Head Procurement and Disposal Unit, Kasese District Local Government, P.O. Box 250, KASESE not later than 10:00 am of 14th September 2020 and thereafter bids will be opened the same day at 10:30 am at the PDU open space where interested bidders/representatives may choose to attend.

 

Late submissions will be rejected.

The Planned procurement schedule (subject to changes) is as follows:-

Publish of bid notice/advert 25th August 2020
Pre bid meeting N/A
Bid closing & bid opening 14th  September 2020
Evaluation process 15th  September 2020
Display of best evaluated bidder notice 17th September  2020
Contract award & signature 30th September 2020

 

Note: All bidders must observe the COVID 19 standard operating procedures (SOPs)

 

MASEREKA AMIS ASUMAN

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

 

KASESE DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ministry to revive Kasese Schools performance

The Minister of state for higher Education doctor John Chrozestom Muyingo has assured Kasese of his support to improve the performance of Kasese District Local Government education sector. He said this during his visit to Kasese yesterday 10th May 2020 to carry out a needs assessment exercise of the schools which were affected by the floods.

He expressed his disappointment with the performance of Kasese District in 2019 PLE results where only 10% of the candidates appeared in first grade .

He added that his visit will not only look at the affected school infrastructure but will take a critical study of what is affecting the performance of Kasese as a district. Hon. Muyingo said, “Am not only looking at only the infrastructure, I need a permanent change in away this district performs academically, I will want to critically look at what is happening with the schools of Kasese and see what we can do”.

The minister visited Kilembe secondary School, Katiri and Bulembia School in company of the District Chairperson, The Mayor Kasese, H.E the Ambassador of Uganda to China Dr Crispus Kiyonga, the technical staff from the Ministry of Education, Kasese District Local Government and Kasese Municipality, the Press and other district stake holders which proceeded with a briefing at Mayor’s Garden Kasese.

Kasese schools have been affected by COVID 19 and the floods which concurrently occurred on 7th, 10th and 20th May 2020 leaving 25 schools both government and private in a complete state of devastation with furniture, building structures and reading materials either washed away or buried by the mud. In addition, some schools are serving as quarantine centers for COVID 19 and camps for the people who were affected by the floods which adds on their vulnerability .

While addresing the press, Mr george Mainja the District Education Officer said that they are plann

The district chairperson represented by his deputy Hon. Ntabose Gideon, called upon the Minister to look into the challenge of some subcounties not having any secondary school. On this, the Minister responded that government has started on the program of constructing secondary schools at least in each subsounty and by the end of December this year, they will have put up 117 secondary schools and next year, they plan to construct over 200 schools all over the country and according to the District Education Officer  Mr George Mainja, Kasese has  6 subcounties without any government school.

The RDC in his address during the meeting at the district headquarters appreciated the Minister and informed him about the challenges with online studying in Kasese where only 1 radio station is authorized to be used and only one local language yet there are many tribes in Kasese.

The minister recognized the Ambassador of China Dr.Crispus Kiyonga as a pillar of development who inspired him to join politics and has always encouraged him to support the people of Kasese.

H.E Dr. Crispus Kiyonga appreciated d efforts to support the people of Kasese and mentioned that more plans are in the pipeline to continue mitigating the effects of the floods.

Kasese has received several ministries responding to the floods after the president’s visit including the Office of the prime Minister, Ministry of works, Ministry of Education and Ministry of health and more responses are underway. This is a good gesture from the government of having the people of Kasese at heart

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Kasese recieves new Chief Admnistrative Officer

After six months of service as a Chief administrative officer Kasese district Local Government, Mr.Aggrey Muramira has handed over office to Mr Masereka Amis Asuman today 8th July 2020 at the district headquarters.

,Muramira expressed his gratitude to  the technical staff , political and development partners for the teamwork  during his term of service which he believed had been of  remarkable impact towards serving the people of Kasese though shortened by his transfer. He talked about his plans to transform Kasese to a middle income status which he believed would be full filled by the incoming CAO. Muramira said, “I leave behind a population of whom it was my wish of uplifting them to a middle income status but am confident that I have left behind a team that will be led by Mr.Masereka to achieve this noble objective”.

Muramira’s efforts to manage the disasters which befell Kasese District on 7th ,10th and 20th May  a few months after his coming to Kasese were highly appreciated and his enthusiasm to work with development partners and the central government to mitigate the effects of the floods and COVID 19.

The District Chairperson represented by Hon. Gideon Ntabose the Vice Chairperson thanked the outgoing CAO for lobbying funds for the district especially for the district Administration block and the disaster. He also pledged support to the incoming CAO Mr Masereka Amis to continue serving the people of Kasese.

The incoming CAO Mr Amis Masereka pledged to the team leadership that will ensure team work, respect, accountability and transparency. He said, “As I pledge, be sure of solid leadership from me that infuses teamwork. Mine is playing number 5 and others will dribble in shooting the goal”. He added, “Accountability and transparency are is key”

He assured the team of resilience, patience, tolerance and commitment.

While giving the closing remarks, the RDC appreciated the outgoing CAO for is significant contribution to Kasese district local Government especially during the floods and pledged more than 100% support to the incoming CAO.

Muramira Aggrey joined Kasese District Local Government on 10th January 2020 and has served for a period of 6months. His term of service has been of struggle with COVID19 and the flood though many who have worked with him especially the essential workers highly appreciate his exceptional leadership skills.

Welcome to the new CAO Mr Masereka Amis Asuman, Kasese continues looking at your support as it continues battling the effects of the disaster and COVID 19 and farewell to Mr Aggrey Winston Muramira, we shall always be grateful for your contribution.

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Emergency response systems stregthened

Kasese District Local Government in Partnership with Malteser international launched Emergency Medical Ambulance Services yesterday 24th May 2020 at Rwenzori International hotel to elevate the district capacity to respond to emergencies.  The event proceeded with a 10 training of Ambulance drivers and medical workers trained by National Emergency Instructors who after the training will become front-line staff in providing emergency medical services across the district.

Kasese is a district prone to disasters however the district is lacking trained emergency health practitioners and effective ambulance system. This means that accident and disaster victims do not receive prompt emergency response and appropriate care.

On May 7th, 10th and 20th May 2020, the district was devastated by floods after the major rivers burst their banks seven years after the similar floods. The floods affected 9916 households and displaced 1775 households. In response to the floods, Malteser international joined Kasese District Local Government on 10th May to respond to health emergencies with 8 ambulances and a team of 44 para medical Workers.

Since then, they have delivered 103 babies, 4 deliveries conducted in their ambulance, 1,158 referrals, given psycho-social support to 1,932 affected people and supplied 389,140 litres of water to 13 locations in affected 7 sub counties.

The team expected to support Kasese for a period of 1-2 weeks but because of the continuous high demand for their exceptional services, they decide to extend their period of service to the affected people in the district.

Kasese has some hard to reach areas and mothers with complicated deliveries fall victim because the district is still having a rudimentary emergency medical care system.

Uganda is developing its Emergency medical system and framework for delivery of cost effective services in both rural and urban settings.

Now, it is against this background that Kasese District Local Government with support from Malteser International decided to come together and equip ambulance drivers and medical ambulance staff in the district with knowledge and skills of handling common emergencies out of the hospital environment.

Aggrey Winston Muramira, now the outgoing Chief Administrative Officer Kasese District said that there is need to have a strong Emergency Medical Services system that can make timely response and rescue whenever a disaster occurs and greatly applauds Malteser International for the perfect services they have rendered to the people who were affected by the floods. The District Health Officer, Dr. Yusuf Baseke, concurred with the CAO and explained that the state of the Ambulance system is still wanting within the district.

According to Baseke, the few ambulances operating at four health centers within the district are not yet well equipped to the international standards.

He explained that all Ambulances in the district are ill equipped, a reason why they have partnered with Malteser International so that the gap is closed.

“All Sub Health Districts have Ambulances but they are not well equipped, some lack oxygen and other tools and even the nurses who are found in the ambulances are not trained on how to offer first aid in case of accident including evacuating clients from the site of an accident”, Dr. Baseke adds.

Laura Beutler, Malteser International and Technical Coordinator said that training health workers in pre hospital care response and human resource development should be sought to be one of the solutions to improve care quality.

“Kasese is a disaster prone area and therefore needs to have a strong Emergency Medical System that can make timely response and rescue when disasters occur” said Beutler.

The district stakeholders expressed their gratitude to Malteser international and their partners for strongly partnering with Kasese to save lives during the floods and extending the hand further to strengthen the district capacity for sustainability.

ENDS.