Subject to the provisions of The Urban Areas and Cities Act 2011, a Board of a Municipality shall:-
Oversee the affairs of the Municipality
Develop and adopt policies, plans, strategies and programs and may set targets for delivery of services
Formulate and implement an integrated development plan
Control land use, land sub-division, land development and zoning by public and private sectors for any purpose, including industry, commerce, markets, shopping and other employment centers, residential areas, recreational areas, parks, entertainment, passenger transport, agriculture and freight and transit stations within the framework of the spatial and master plans
for the city or municipality as may be delegated by the County Government.
As may be delegated by the County Government, promote and undertake infrastructural development and services within the city or municipality.
Develop and manage schemes, including site development in collaboration with the relevant National and County agencies.
Maintain a comprehensive database and information system of the administration and provide public access thereto upon payment of nominal fee to be determined by the Board.
Administer and regulate its internal affairs.
Implement applicable National and County legislation.
Enter into such contracts, partnership or joint ventures as it may consider necessary for the
discharge of its functions under this Act or other written law.
Monitor and where appropriate regulate City and Municipal services where those services are provided by service providers other than the Board of the City or Municipality.
Prepare and submit its annual budget estimates to the relevant County Treasury for consideration and submission to the County Assembly for approval as part of the annual County Appropriation Bill.
As may be delegated by the County Government, collect rates, taxes levies, duties, fees and surcharges on fees.
Settle and implement tariff, rates and tax and debt collection policies as delegated by the County Government.
Monitor the impact and effectiveness of any services, policies programs or plans.
Establish, implement and monitor performance management system.
Promote a safe and healthy environment.
Facilitate and regulate public transport and
Perform such other functions as may be delegated to it by the County Government or as may be provided for by any written law.
Nakuru Municipal Board Members
B.Arch, MBA, Ph.D. (Research)
Bachelor of Architecture
Chairman -Land Planning and Infrastructure
Member-Water, Sanitation & Environment
Director, Nakuru City Management Board,
Director, Geothermal Development Company (GDC)
MA Project Planning & Management) Egerton University - Project Level
BED - English and Business Studies - Kenyatta University
Post Graduate course in Leadership and Management Turfloods Graduate School - University of the North R.S.A
Taught in various schools in Nakuru between 1988 to 2018
Manager - CDF for Nakuru Town Constituency between 2008 and 2013
Head teacher of various schools between 2000 to 2018
Gitau Thabanja graduated last year from the University of Seoul with a Master's of Urban Administration and Planning. He also trained in integrated urban land use in Singapore in 2016. He served as a CECM in Lands, Housing and Physical Planning in 2014. Hold the master of Governance and Ethics from Mount Kenya University. He is a member of the Kenya Institute of Planners ( KIPs)