Central Administration is headed by the District Coordinating Director (DCD) and is responsible for ensuring the implementation of governmental policies, projects and programmes at the District level.
The department guides policy formulation, planning and decision-making at the Assembly.
As part of its responsibilities, Central Administration acts as a liaison between Heads of other governmental and non-governmental agencies and the District Chief Executive (DCE), as well as managing financial and other resources of the Assembly in consultation with the District Chief Executive (DCE).
The Head of the Department serves as a Secretary to the Assembly and chairs the District Planning and Coordinating Unit (DPCU) and acts as an advisor to the District Chief Executive (DCE). The Department also ensures that the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff are well developed.
The District Planning & Coordinating Unit is responsible for providing leadership in the planning, implementation and evaluation of development projects and programmes in the Assembly.
The Unit provides lead support in the preparation of Annual Reports, Development Action Plans and Medium Term Development Plans. It also monitors and reports on all development projects that takes place within the District.
The Unit liaises with stakeholders to collect inputs necessary to aid in the formulation of public policies and programmes and also plays the role of ensuring that the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff are well developed to ensure their effectiveness and efficiency.
The Unit also coordinates activities of Out-of-Home advertisement and provides the general public with general advice and education on processes and permitting of Outdoor advertisement.
The unit provides leadership in the development and the application of IT/IM standards and quality assurance system in relation to the implementation, development and the deployment of IT/IM systems and resources.
It also advises on the provision and maintenance of computers and other office accessories.
The unit also contributes to addressing IT/IM problems and issues and provides leadership in the design and implementation of security measures to protect the IT/IM installations, infrastructure and systems.
The unit also supervise all ICT accessories and operations that has to do with ICT equipment within the Assembly and the district as a whole.