Kisii County is one of the forty seven Counties of Kenya. It shares common borders with Nyamira County to the North East, Narok County to the South and Homabay and Migori Counties to the West.
The County lies between latitude 00 30’ and 100 South and longitude 340 38’ and 350 East.
It covers an area of 1,302km2, a population of 1,152,282 people as per the 2009 census.
Politically, the County is organized into 9 constituencies namely: Bobasi, Bonchari, Bomachoge Chache, Bomachoge Borabu, Kitutu Chache North, Kitutu Chache South, Nyaribari Chache, Nyaribari Masaba, and South Mugirango.
The most notable features in the County include: Hills, Sameta (1970m), Nyamasibi (2,170m), Kiong’anyo (1,710m), Kiamwasi (1,785m), Kiongongi, Kiombeta, Sombogo, Nyanchwa and Kegochi hills. The general slope of the land is from East to West.
Section 130 (1) (b)(v) of the Public Finance Management Act 2012 (PFM Act) states that the County Executive Committee member for finance shall submit to the county assembly budget estimates that include all estimated expenditure, by vote, and by programme, clearly identifying both recurrent and development expenditures.
Section 129 (6) of the Public Finance Management Act 2012 (PFM Act) provides that as soon as is practicable after the budget estimates and other documents have been submitted to the county assembly under this section, the County Executive Committee member for finance shall publish and publicise the documents.
2. Kisii County Government annual development plan FY 2016/2017
The Public Finance Management Act (PFM Act) 2012 Section 126 (1) requires that every County Government shall prepare a development plan in accordance with Article 220 (2) of the Constitution. In preparing the Annual Development Plan, key reference was made to the following documents:
- The Constitution of Kenya 2010
- The Public Finance Management Act 2012
- The County Government Act 2012
- The Kisii County Integrated Development Plan ( CIDP 2013-2017)
- The Second Medium Term Plan ( MTP II) 2013-2017)of the Vision 2030
- The Approved County Programme Based Budget (PBB) 2015/ 2016
- Views of the public
- Departmental Strategic Plans
KISII COUNTY GOVERNMENT FISCAL STRATEGY PAPER 2015
The Public Finance Management Act 2012 section 117(1) requires that the county treasury shall prepare and submit to the County Executive Committee the County Fiscal Strategy Paper for approval and the County Treasury shall submit the approved Fiscal Strategy Paper to the County assembly by the 28th February of each year. In the preparation of the County Fiscal Strategy Paper, we were guided by:
• The Constitution of Kenya 2010
• The Public Finance Management Act 2012
• Circulars from the Commission of Revenue Allocation
• The views of the public
DEBT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY PAPER 2015
The Public Finance Management Act 2012, Section 123 (1) requires that on or before 28th February in each year, the County Treasury shall submit to the County Assembly a statement setting out the debt management strategy of the county government over the medium term with regard to its actual liability and potential liability and plans to deal with such liabilities.