Transport and Public Works

Establishment of the Committee

The Sectoral Committee on Transport and Public Works was established on Thursday 5th October, 2017, pursuant to the provisions of the Standing Order 203(1).

Functions of the Committee

Pursuant to the Provisions of the Standing Order 203 (6), the functions of the Committee are to-

  1. Investigate, inquire into, and report on all matters relating to the mandate, management, activities, administration, operations and estimates of the department;
  2. Study the programme and policy objectives of the department and the effectiveness of the implementation;
  3. Study and review all county legislation referred to it;
  4. Study, assess and analyze the relative success of the department as measured by the results obtained as compared with their stated objectives;
  5. Investigate and inquire into all matters relating to the department as they may deem necessary, and as may be referred to them by the County Assembly;
  6. To vet and report on all appointments where the Constitution or any law requires the County Assembly to approve, except those under Standing Order 196 (Committee on Appointments); and
  7. Make reports and recommendations to the County Assembly as often as possible, including recommendation of proposed legislation.

Subject Area of the Committee

The Third Schedule to the County Assembly Standing Orders provides that the Committee is to consider all matters related to county transport, including county roads, street lighting, traffic and parking, public road transport; county public works and services including storm water management systems in built-up areas.

In the execution of its functions, the Committee is assisted by a Clerk Assistant who is a non-partisan officer, i.e advises and facilitates all members of the Committee and representatives of all parties equally.

The Clerk Assistant performs his or her duties and responsibilities under the direction of the Committee and its Chair and guided by the relevant Laws. As an expert in parliamentary procedures, practices and Rules of the Assembly (Standing Orders), the Clerk Assistant may be requested to give advice to the Chair and members of the Committee should a question of procedure arise. The Clerk Assistant is the coordinator, organizer and liaison officer for the Committee and as such will be in frequent contact with members. He or she is also responsible to invite witnesses and to deal with all the details regarding their appearance before the Committee.

The Clerk Assistant provides a wide range of specialized administrative services to the Committee and its activities.These services are aimed at ensuring that the Committee optimally harnesses its potential that contributes to the Assembly’s objectives that drive its triple role of Legislation, Representation and Oversight.

The Clerk Assistant provides authoritative, substantive, and timely research, analysis and information to all members of the Committee. He or she is the Committee’s institutional memory and is unique resource for Members.

The Clerk Assistant provides briefing notes on the subjects being examined; detailed study plans; lists of proposed witnesses; analyses of an issue with a list of suggested questions; background papers; draft reports; news releases; and/or formal correspondences.

The Clerk Assistant assist Members in preparation of legislative proposals or amendments to Bills. At various stages of the legislative process, Members may propose amendments to bills. Amendments may first be proposed at the Committee Stage, during a Committee’s clause-by-clause review of a Bill. Amendments may also be proposed at the Report Stage, once a Bill returns to the Assembly.

 

# Document Title Document Date Document Type Download
1 THE REPORT OF THE SECTORAL COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS ON WORKSHOP HELD FROM 18TH TO 21ST SEPTEMBER 2021. 7th June, 2022 REPORT
2 THE REPORT OF THE SECTORAL COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS ON WORKSHOP HELD FROM 3RD TO 6TH SEPTEMBER 2021. 7th June, 2022 REPORT
3 THE REPORT OF THE SECTORAL COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS ON THE JOINT WORKSHOP WITH THE NAIROBI CITY COUNTY ROADS, TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS SECTOR HELD FROM 29TH JUNE TO 3RD JULY 2021 7th June, 2022 REPORT
4 Report of the Sectoral Committee on Transport and Public Works on retreat held from 15th to 18th November 2018 Report
5 REPORT ON STUDY VISIT TO SINGAPORE REPORT
6 COMMITTEE’S REPORT ON VETTING OF CHIEF OFFICER NOMINEES 2018 REPORT
7 REPORT ON COMMITTEE’S WORKSHOP HELD FROM 11TH TO 14TH OCTOBER 2018 REPORT
8 REPORT ON STUDY VISIT TO SINGAPORE REPORT
9 Site inspection visit to Roysambu, Nairobi Central, Mwiki and Clay City Wards REPORT
10 REPORT ON SITE VISIT TO KWA REUBEN, MIHANG’O, KOMAROCK AND UMOJA 1 WARDS REPORT
11 Report On Vetting Of Chief Officer 2013 Report
12 Report On Traffic Snarl Up Petition Karura Ward Report
13 Report On Study Visit To Tokyo Report
14 Report On Site Visit To Transami Plot 10 Road Pipeline Ward Report
15 Report On Site Visit To Nyayo Highrise Ward Report
16 Report On Site Visit To Kimondo Road Kware Ward Report
17 Report On Site Visit To Kamukunji Sub County Report
18 Report On Site Visit To Embakasi Sub County Report
19 Report On Investigations CECM Transport Report
20 Report On Inspection Site Visit To Baba Dogo Ward Report
21 Report On Consideration Of The Ward Development Fund 2014 Report
22 Report On Consideration Of Sessional Paper No.1 On NMT Policy Report
23 Report On CCTV Control Room Inspection 2015 Report
24 Report Of Transport Committee On Committee Stage Amendments To Ward Development Fund Bill 2014 Report
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