The department guides policy formulation, planning and decision-making at the Municipal Assembly.
As part of its responsibilities, Central Administration acts as a liaison between Heads of other governmental and non-governmental agencies and the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE). It manages financial and other resources of the Assembly in consultation with the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE).
The Head of the Department serves as a Secretary to the Assembly and chairs the Municipal Planning and Coordinating Unit (MPCU) and acts as an advisor to the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE). The Department also ensures that the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff are well developed.
This Unit exists to create awareness and inform the public of the Assembly’s Programmes and activities.
The Public Relation unit creates a communication between the Municipal Assembly, city residents and other internal and external stakeholders. It also Promotes and effectively disseminates AdMA policies, programmes, processes, procedures and activities to stakeholders.
It also prepares articles, news stories, features,rejoinders and media advisories for dissemination through media channels as well as monitor media coverage of activities of the Assembly in the media for the information and attention of the administrative head.
The unit provides strategic direction for the achievement of the overall objective of the procurement function in the Service.
The unit plans and coordinates activities related to procurement, manages the development and implementation of the procurement plan, provides inputs for the preparation of the annual budget and liaises with service providers and other stakeholders to undertake procurement activities.
It is also the responsibility of the Unit to ensure that the procurement activities are in harmony with the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663), supervise stores management and assets disposal as well as the Preparation and submission of Annual and Periodic Reports to the Public Procurement Authority.