Kouao Ewusie Sampson, the Municipal Budget Officer is the head of Budget and Rating Unit. Prior to his posting to La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly, he was in Ga District Assembly which later became Ga West District Assembly (1998-2007). He also worked with Accra Metropolitan Assembly from 19th March, 2007 to 19th February 2014.
Quite significantly, he has been involved in preparations of Composite Budgets of MMDAs, their implementation, monitoring, and review. He also facilitates the preparation of Fee-Fixing and Rates Imposition Resolutions.
What we do
The Budget and Rating Unit of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly, is established by LI 1961 as a unit of the Administration Department. Under the instrument the unit is to perform the following functions:
Facilitate the preparation and execution of the budget of the District Assembly;
Facilitate the preparation, collation and submission of annual estimates by other Departments, Agencies and Institutions in the District;
Assist in the translation of the medium term programme of the district into the district investment programme;
Co-ordinate the organization of in-service-training programmes for the staff of the departments of District Assemblies in budget preparation, financial management and dissemination of information on government financial policies;
Assist to verify and certify the status of district development projects before request for funds for payment are submitted to the relevant funding sources;