The County executive committee member for the Department of Lands, Housing, Physical Planning and Urban Development Eng. Nelson Maritim today led the County Assembly Committee Members on Physical Planning and Urban Development on a site visit to projects that are ongoing in the department.
The assembly committee members, led by the Chair Hon. Nicholas Talam were taken through the ongoing projects under the Kenya Urban Support Program.
Eng. Maritim appreciated the county assembly members for joining in the site visit noting that through this, they are able to bring up more ideas and new improvements on the sites.
I really want to appreciate you, Honorable members, for making time to have a feel of what the department is doing. So far we have noted the issues on drainage and trees along the Governor’s frontage. We are glad we are able to resolve some of the issues together. The ideas are valuable and we will put them into consideration, ” said Eng. Maritim.
The chair while addressing the team, said that the county assembly committee members were pleased with the progress and urged the contractors to observe the provided time of contract.
The committee will sit and do a report on the same then it shall provide recommendations. We are impressed with the level of organization in this work. We thank our development partners for such considerations given to our county,” said Hon. Talam.
Chief officer, for the Department of Lands and Housing Adv. Ruth Chelashaw informed the honorable members and the contractors that the department was on course in ensuring that the projects are done to the level and standards required.
The team visited site projects on road drainage at Arap Kitongo road, road construction, beautification at Governor’s frontage and cargo street.
The team included Hon.
Gilbert Tenai of Cheptiret/ Kipchamo ward, Hon. Hellen cheptoo, Hon. Selina Kosgei, Hon. Eileen kendagor, Hon.
David Keitany of Sergoit ward and Hon. Ramadhan Ali Werambo of Kiplombe, Director urban planning Mr. Jacktone Kiprop as well as project engineers.