Functions And Responsibilities Of The Budget Unit

The functions and responsibilities of the Budget Unit are to:

  • Commit the Assembly to spend within certain limits through the generation of warrants
  • Routine field inspection of projects sites to physically assess the level of work executed against certificates presented by contractors
  • Contribute to the formulation and implementation of the Municipal Assembly’s economic policies, through the provision of policy advice to the Spending Officer
  • Co-ordinate the formulation and preparation of the Assembly’s medium-term and annual Budgets and assist the Spending Officer prepare the Economic and Financial Statement of the Assembly
  • Implement the annual Budget, in conjunction with the Finance Department of the Assembly
  • Contribute to the mobilization of internal and external resources
  • Allocate the Budget financial resources efficiently, effectively and rationally to Departments and Units.
  • Account for all the Assembly’s Revenues and Expenditures under the Unit’s control or purview and undertake efficient and effective monitoring
  • Provide guidance to Departments and Units in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of expenditures and revenues
  • Lead the development and implementation of designated Budget and financial management reforms
  • Maintain and improve the human resource, asset base and institutional management capacity of the Unit.
  • Stakeholders engagement in Budget Preparation and Annual Fee-Fixing Resolution
Hon. Tommy Thompson

Hon. Tommy Thompson

Assembly Member
Hon. Halid Abdul Salam

Hon. Halid Abdul Salam

Assembly Member
Hon. Abubakar Alhassan

Hon. Abubakar Alhassan

Assembly Member
Hon. Alex Twumasi Mensah

Hon. Alex Twumasi Mensah

Assembly Member