Stakeholder management is key in supporting the County’s strategic objectives by interpreting and in turn influencing the external and internal environments and by nurturing a fruitful relationship with Stakeholders through appropriate management of their prospects and agreed objectives. This will go a long way in enabling an environment that will steer the implementation of County projects and policies.
The stakeholders consists of:
- the residents of the county;
- the rate payers of the county
- any resident civic organisation or non-governmental, private sector or labour organization with an interest in the governance of the county
- Non-resident persons who because of their temporary presence in the county make use of services or facilities provided by the county.
Guiding principles of stakeholder management
(a) The communities, organizations and citizens to be affected by a decision shall have a right to be consulted and involved in the decision making process;
(b) Public contributions shall be taken into consideration when making the decisions;
(c) Promotion of sustainable decisions by recognizing and communicating the needs and interests of all participants, including decision makers;
(d) Facilitation of the involvement of communities, organizations and citizens potentially affected by or interested in a decision;
(e) Mandatory participants consultation and input in designing how they participate;
(f) Participants equitable access to the information they need to participate in a meaningful manner;
(g) Communication to participants on how their input affected the decision;
(h) Adherence to the national values and principles of governance set out under Article 10 of the Constitution;
(i) Adherence to the values and principles of public service set out by Article 232 of the Constitution;
(j) Adherence to the principles of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
(k) Adherence to the principles of citizen participation set out in Section 87 of the County Governments Act, 2012.