How Council Budget Works

Correspondent Council is now preparing the financials for 2021 with budget consultations being done across the city. We have here reproduced an information write-up on the legal frameworks and operational structure for Council relating to budgets. MUNICIPAL BUDGETING: THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK Municipal budgeting is conducted in accordance with the Urban Councils Act (Chapter 29: 15)…

ZINARA Is Robbing Us: Councilor

By Michelle Chifamba, Zimbabwe National Road Adminstration (ZINARA) financial remittances to Council have been paltry such that there is need to change the structure so as to allow Council to collect the money itself directly, an official has said. Waren Park Ward 7 Councillor Tichaona Mhetu says the corruption ridden entity has been failing to…

Council Adds More Workers to Unpaid 9000

By Correspondent The Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) has bemoaned the decision by Harare City Council to recruit more employees at a time it’s struggling to pay more than 9000 of its workers. Council recently flighted adverts of its intention to recruit 52 workers under the City Health Department as part of a Covid19 response.…