Committee

All county assemblies form special committees that provide oversight for the work of the county executive. The committees play a very important role in ensuring that the County Government tackles the priority issues in the county. The House committees in the Kitui County Assembly are as follows:

DEPARTMENTAL/ SECTORAL COMMITTEES

Finance and Economic Planning Committee
Lands, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development Committee
Basic Education, Training and Skills Development Committee
Trade, ICT and Cooperative Development Committee
Agriculture, Water and Irrigation Committee
Health and Sanitation Committee
Environment, Energy and Mineral Investments Development Committee
Tourism Committee
Labour and Social Welfare Committee
Justice and Legal Afairs Committee


SELECT COMMITTEES

Budget and Appropriations Committee
Procedure and Rules Committee
Public Investments and Accounts Committee
Selection Committee
County Assembly Business Committee
Liaison Committee
Appointments Committee
Click here to download the full list of members in each committee.

POWERS AND PRIVILEGES OF COMMITTEES


Committees enjoy and exercise all the powers and privileges bestowed on the Assembly by the Constitution and statutes, including;

Power to summon witnesses
Receive evidence
To request for and receive papers and documents from the Government and the public.


PUBLIC ACCESS TO MEETINGS OF SELECT COMMITTEES

All committee proceedings are open to the public unless in exceptional circumstances the Speaker has determined that there are justifiable reasons for the exclusion of the public. The Committee may adjourn to seek leave of the Speaker to exclude the public.

WEEKLY SCHEDULE OF SITTINGS

The Clerk prepares and publishes the schedule of sittings of the various committees and circulates such programmes to Members, County Departments not later than the Friday of the week preceeding such business. Find the weekly schedules here below;

Committee Sittings Schedule