Works Department

Mr. Awarikaro Moses

Head, Works Department

Works Department

The Department of Works of the Assembly is a merger of the Public Works Department, Department of Feeder Roads and Municipal Water and Sanitation Unit, Department of Rural Housing and the Works Unit of the Assembly. The Works Department shall:

  • assist the Assembly to formulate policies on works within the framework of national policies;
  • assist to establish and specify the programmes of action necessary for the implementation of physical plans;
  • facilitate the implementation of policies on works and report to the Assembly;
  • advise the Assembly on matters relating to works in the Municipality;
  • assist to prepare tender documents for all works and works-related supply of goods and technical services to be undertaken by the Assembly through contracts or community initiated projects;
  • facilitate the construction, repair and maintenance of feeder roads in the District Assembly level, drains along any feeder roads in the District Assembly level and community water and sanitation systems in the Municipality;
  • advise on the construction, repair, maintenance and diversion or alteration of the course of any street in consultation with other relevant departments in the District;
  • advise and facilitate the maintenance of Public buildings (offices, schools, health facilities, residential accommodation etc.) in the Municipality;
  • assist to build, equip, and maintain commercial public buildings and prohibit the erection of stalls/shops/stores in places other than the markets and designated commercial areas;
  • facilitate the provision of adequate and wholesome supply of potable water in conjunction with relevant stakeholders for the entire Municipality;
  • collaborate with other relevant Departments of the Assembly in the inspection of projects undertaken by the District Assembly; and
  • advise the Assembly in conjunction with other relevant stakeholders on the prohibition of: digging of burrow pits or other excavations and the sinking of wells or their closure; and
  • provide technical and engineering assistance on works undertaken by the Assembly.