Functions of City District Government
The City District Government consists of District Administration. The City District Government shall be competent to acquire, hold or transfer any property, movable and immovable, to enter into contract and to sue or be used in its name, through District Coordination Officer.
On the commencement of the Local Government Ordinance 2001, the administrative and financial authority for the management of offices of the Government specified in Part A of the First Schedule of the Ordinance set up in a district shall stand decentralised to the City District Government of that District .
In addition, on the creation of a City District, the authorities and organisations providing municipal services and facilities will come under the management of the City District.
The City District will comprise officers, staff and assets from:
The provincial departments decentralised to the District Government.
The Development Authorities and agencies attached to the City District.
Some of the officers, staff and assets from the defund Urban Local Councils (ULCs) and District Councils which will form part of the City District, in as far as they relate to the functions of the City District.
Offices of the City District
The Table below shows the offices/functions of the City District Government and their grouping under Part C and Part D of the First Schedule of the Local Government Ordinance 2001. Each of these offices of the City District Government, based on the ground situation and technical considerations, will have offices at Town level and where required at the Union level.
City District Government Departments
1. Department of Health
2. Department of Finance and Planning
3. Department of Agriculture
4. Department of Education
5. Department of Works and Services
6. Department of Muncipal Services