KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY

“A VIBRANT CITY EAST OF MT. KENYA”

Kathwana Market started in 1902 as a small goat market centre, with houses made of mud. Kathwana got its name from a small tree called Muthwana (Bachemia Discolor) that grew in its former location near the Maara River.  Primary schools such as Kajiampau and Kathwana were established in 1950’s and 1970’s respectively. This was followed by a chief’s camp and later a periodic market.

The Municipality of Kathwana is designated as the County headquarters of Tharaka Nithi.

The delineation of the new Municipality status of Kathwana is to allow for the provision of infrastructure services and the social amenities that are commensurate with the municipal standards.

The declaration of Kathwana Municipality was effected as per the criteria set out in the sub section (3) of the Urban Areas and Cities Act No.12 of 2011. Which stipulates that every county headquarters to be upgraded to municipality status.

The jurisdiction of the Municipality of Kathwana is defined by the Sub-county of Igambang’ombe and parts of Tharaka South Sub-county, which is defined by Igambang’ombe ward, Mariani ward and a part of Chiakariga Ward

Name Description Download File Size File Type
BUDGET VOTE
SUMMARY BUDGET VOTE FOR KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY FOR THE FY 2018/19 Download 590.1 KB
SENSITIZATION ON ROLE OF KUSO GRANT
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION MEETING  TO SENSITIZE THE LOCAL COMMUNITY ON THE ROLE OF KUSP GRANTS Download 371.1 KB
PRESENTATION OF KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY
MINUTES OF STAKEHOLDER MEETING – PRESENTATION OF KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY PLAN Download 529.1 KB
COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION MINUTES
MINUTES FOR COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR UPGRADING KATHWANA TOWN ROADS TO BITUMEN STANDARDS Download 215 KB
KATHWANA ROADS MINUTES
MINUTES OF THE LAUNCH OF THE TARMACKING OF KATHWANA TOWN ROADS Download 874.3 KB
CALENDAR FY 2018-2019
KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY CALENDAR FOR CITIZEN FOR A FY 2018/2019 Download 145 KB
INVESTMENT PLAN
MUNICIPAL ANNUAL INVESTMENT PLAN AND BUDGET- FY 2019/2020 Download 640.5 KB
KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY FINAL PLAN Download 5.7 MB
ZONING OF CORE AREAS Download 19.7 MB
POLICY FRAMEWORK
POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT CONTROL WITHIN KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY Download 198.4 KB
CONTACTS LIST
MUNICIPAL MEMBERS CONTACTS LIST Download 440.5 KB
JOB DESCRIPTION
MUNICIPAL MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION Download 513.4 KB
MINUTES
SECOND BOARD MEETING MINUTES Download 1.4 MB
MINUTES
FIRST BOARD MEETING MINUTES Download 865.9 KB
CHARTER
KATHWANA MUNICIPAL CHARTER Download 1.1 MB
FIFTH SCHEDULE
FEES FOR PHYSICAL PLANNING SERVICES AND OUTDOOR ADVERTISEMENT Download 866.8 KB

Should you have any questions, compliments or complaints regarding Kathwana Municipality, please email us at kathwanamunicipality@tharakanithi.go.ke

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