Council & Statutory Bodies


This Department is headed by the Clerk to Council, Mr. Ojara Stephen.
The Policy Making Organ
Amuru District, headed by the LCV Chairman, is supported by an Executive committee of 3 members and 5 policy/sectoral Committees. They deliberate policy matters and make recommendations to the full Council of 30 Councilors (12 female and 18 male).

The Sectoral Committees include:

Finance, Administration, Investment, Information and General Purpose
Community Development (Gender, Labour, Youth, Children, Elderly and Disabled)
Education, Sports, Health, Sanitation and Security.
Production (Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries, Forestry, Environment, Marketing and Industry
Works, Water, Land, Urban and Regional Planning.
Statutory Bodies

There are also statutory bodies, which are mandated by law to carry out specific roles and responsibilities to ensure effective and efficient service delivery. These include:
District Contracts Committee
District Public Accounts Committee
District Service Commission
District Land Board
A Contracts Committee comprising of appointed Technical Officers replaced the District Tender Board according to the Local Governments Amendment Act 2006.

Office of the Resident District Commissioner
It represents the President in the District and ensures that both national and local priorities are given due consideration and are implemented in an accountable manner.