This paper is being prepared at a time when significant efforts have been made in the county which include
appointing the County Executives, Chief Officers and restructuring of entire county government departments
thus resulting in creation of new offices.
The FY 2018/19 priorities are based on the County’s Integrated development plan (CIDP), Annual
Development Plan and the Governor’s Manifesto on service delivery which emphasis on; food security,
Infrastructure, accessibility to quality water, health care and education.
The fiscal framework outlined in the paper ensures sustainability in supporting departments and ensuring
continuous spending on priority programmes. For this to be realized, there is need for immense efficiency,
effectiveness and transparency in public financial management to ensure monetary discipline. The paper
contains the following major areas in consideration of performance of financial year 2018/2019: Highlights
of the recent economic developments and the economic outlook in accordance to Budget Policy statement