BUDGET CYCLE ACTIVITIES AND CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

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1.FORMULATION

Period: July to April

2.APPROVAL

Period:May to June

3.IMPLEMENTATION

Period: July to December

4.AUDIT

Period: July to December

ACTIVITIES

  • integrated development planning process which include both long-term and medium-term planning;
  • planning and determining financial and economic policies and priorities over the medium term;
  • preparing estimates in the form of the County Fiscal Strategy Paper for the county governments;
  • preparing the budget estimates.
  • public participation forums

ACTIVITIES

  • County Assemblies adopting their respective County Fiscal Strategy Paper
  • Amending and approving the budget estimates after the county Executive tables them before the County Assembly.
  • Enacting the Appropriation Bill and any other Bills required to implement the budgetary proposals.

 

ACTIVITIES

  • evaluating and accounting for, the county governments’ budgeted revenues and expenditures; and
  • reviewing and reporting on those budgeted revenues and expenditures every three months.
  • Social auduting of projects

 

ACTIVITIES

  • the Auditor General Office audits and reports on the accounts of the county governments.
  • The audit report should confirm whether (or not) both levels of government spent public money prudently (that is, legally and effectively).
  • The Auditor General should table the reports before the relevant county assembly who should debate and consider the report and take appropriate action.

OUTPUT

  • Budget Circular
  • Annual Development Plan
  • County Fiscal Strategy Paper
  • Budget Estimates

OUTPUT

  • Appropriation Bill (Approved Budgets)

OUTPUT

  • Quartely Implementation Reports (After each Quarter)

OUTPUT

  • Auditor General Report

WHAT YOU CAN DO AS A CITIZEN

On the Budget Formulation and Approval Stages

  1. Participate in Forums  Participate in Forums
  2. Contribute Projects Ideas  
  3. Learn more about the Budget Allocations  
  4. Create Memorandums or Petitions
  5. Request for Approved Budgets

On the Implementation and Audit Stages

  1. Follow up on various projects  
  2. Get Involved in Social Audits
  3. Share your views on Social Media
  4. Give us your Feedback  
  5. Visit Audit General Website to get Audit Reports