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 Downloads File Size File Type Last Modified
KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN Download 1060 downloads 3 MB 30-10-2019 14:22
BUDGET VOTE
SUMMARY BUDGET VOTE FOR KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY FOR THE FY 2018/19 Download 175 downloads 590.1 KB 23-08-2019 11:00
SENSITIZATION ON ROLE OF KUSO GRANT
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION MEETING  TO SENSITIZE THE LOCAL COMMUNITY ON THE ROLE OF KUSP GRANTS Download 207 downloads 371.1 KB 23-08-2019 7:14
PRESENTATION OF KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY
MINUTES OF STAKEHOLDER MEETING – PRESENTATION OF KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY PLAN Download 275 downloads 529.1 KB 23-08-2019 7:12
COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION MINUTES
MINUTES FOR COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR UPGRADING KATHWANA TOWN ROADS TO BITUMEN STANDARDS Download 207 downloads 215 KB 23-08-2019 7:11
KATHWANA ROADS MINUTES
MINUTES OF THE LAUNCH OF THE TARMACKING OF KATHWANA TOWN ROADS Download 425 downloads 874.3 KB 23-08-2019 7:09
CALENDAR FY 2018-2019
KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY CALENDAR FOR CITIZEN FOR A FY 2018/2019 Download 218 downloads 145 KB 23-08-2019 7:08
INVESTMENT PLAN
MUNICIPAL ANNUAL INVESTMENT PLAN AND BUDGET- FY 2019/2020 Download 296 downloads 640.5 KB 22-08-2019 9:51
KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY FINAL PLAN Download 297 downloads 5.7 MB 21-08-2019 14:22
ZONING OF CORE AREAS Download 227 downloads 19.7 MB 21-08-2019 14:03
POLICY FRAMEWORK
POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT CONTROL WITHIN KATHWANA MUNICIPALITY Download 229 downloads 198.4 KB 21-08-2019 14:02
CONTACTS LIST
MUNICIPAL MEMBERS CONTACTS LIST Download 273 downloads 440.5 KB 21-08-2019 14:00
JOB DESCRIPTION
MUNICIPAL MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION Download 211 downloads 513.4 KB 21-08-2019 13:57
MINUTES
SECOND BOARD MEETING MINUTES Download 302 downloads 1.4 MB 21-08-2019 13:56
MINUTES
FIRST BOARD MEETING MINUTES Download 215 downloads 865.9 KB 21-08-2019 13:54
CHARTER
KATHWANA MUNICIPAL CHARTER Download 271 downloads 1.1 MB 21-08-2019 13:51
FIFTH SCHEDULE
FEES FOR PHYSICAL PLANNING SERVICES AND OUTDOOR ADVERTISEMENT Download 302 downloads 866.8 KB 21-08-2019 13:48

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“My dream is to see our county utilising its vast resources efficiently and diligently, and turning the relatively limited geographical spread of Tharaka Nithi to big advantage”

H.E Muthomi Njuki
Governor, Tharaka Nithi County

A 25 year old man who fell in a 5ft pit latrine at Kibugua, was successfully rescued today at 4:00 a.m. The man, who suffered dislocations, was rushed to Chuka County Referral Hospital by the County Rescue Team. #RescueTeam #TNC #KaziKwanza #Call1513

H.E @MuthomiNjuki , with other Governors from Central Region Economic Bloc(CeREB), held bilateral talks with the British High Commissioner Her Excellency Jane Marriot on various Political, Social and Economic issues affecting our counties.

H.E @MuthomiNjuki is committed to continue embracing and adopting programs that will continue to raise the living standards of the people of Tharaka Nithi County.

To increase agricultural productivity & build resilience to climate change in our small holder farmers and livestock keepers, H.E @MuthomiNjuki distributed cheques worth over Ksh 39 million to various beneficiaries in Marimanti, Chiakariga and Igambang’ombe Wards.

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