“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
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|SUMMARY BUDGET VOTE FOR KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY FOR THE FY 2018/19||Download||590.1 KB|
|PUBLIC PARTICIPATION MEETING TO SENSITIZE THE LOCAL COMMUNITY ON THE ROLE OF KUSP GRANTS||Download||371.1 KB|
|MINUTES OF STAKEHOLDER MEETING – PRESENTATION OF KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY PLAN||Download||529.1 KB|
|MINUTES FOR COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR UPGRADING KATHWANA TOWN ROADS TO BITUMEN STANDARDS||Download||215 KB|
|MINUTES OF THE LAUNCH OF THE TARMACKING OF KATHWANA TOWN ROADS||Download||874.3 KB|
|KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY CALENDAR FOR CITIZEN FOR A FY 2018/2019||Download||145 KB|
|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 FOR PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT CONTROL WITHIN KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY||Download||198.4 KB|
|MUNICIPAL MEMBERS CONTACTS LIST||Download||440.5 KB|
|MUNICIPAL MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION||Download||513.4 KB|
|SECOND BOARD MEETING MINUTES||Download||1.4 MB|
|FIRST BOARD MEETING MINUTES||Download||865.9 KB|
|KATHWANA MUNICIPAL CHARTER||Download||1.1 MB|
|FEES FOR PHYSICAL PLANNING SERVICES AND OUTDOOR ADVERTISEMENT||Download||866.8 KB|
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