Responsibilities of the Council of the City of Kigali

The Council of the City of Kigali is responsible for taking decisions, putting in place strategies and issue instructions on the following:
 
1° development strategies of the City   of Kigali and their implementation;
 
2° the budget of the City of Kigali and its execution;
 
3° action plan of the City of Kigali and its implementation;
4° infrastructure and urbanization in the City of Kigali;
 
5° master plan for land management and urban planning, local land development plan, specific land development plan and the land subdivision plan, of the City of Kigali in accordance with relevant laws;
 
6° funds to be invested in enterprises or companies in which the City of Kigali intends to have shares in accordance with relevant laws;
 
7° transportation of persons and goods within the City of Kigali;
 
8° draft organisational structure of the City of Kigali, salary and other benefits of the staff determined by a Prime Minister’s Order; 
 
9° increase of the staff gross salary according to the resources of the City of Kigali;
 
10° charge rates levied in the City of Kigali in accordance with the law;
 
11° cooperation and partnership with other organs at national and international levels;

12° management of the property of the City of Kigali;
 
13° loan that the City of Kigali may take and repayment modalities in accordance with the law;
 
 
14° activities related to social welfare and economic development;
 
15° acquisition, sale or donation of the private immovable property of the City of Kigali in accordance with relevant laws;
 
 
16° monitoring and oversight over activities of the Executive Committee of the City of Kigali and those of the City Manager;
 
17° implementation of recommendations included in the report of the Auditor General of State Finances;
 
18° implementation of the Council’s resolutions;
 
19° the Internal Rules and Regulations governing the Council of the City of Kigali and the Executive Committee of the City of Kigali;

20° administrative sanctions to be imposed on those who fail to comply with regulations of the Council in accordance with the law.

 Composition of the Council of the City of Kigali

The Council of the City of Kigali is comprised of the following members:
 
1° two (2) members including a man and a woman, from each District and elected in accordance with the organic law governing elections;
 
2° five (5) members appointed by a Presidential Order after being approved by the Cabinet.
 

Members of the Council of the City of Kigali have a term of office of five (5) years renewable.