Masaka District Council is the policy-making organ of the Local Government. The District is headed by the LCV Chairperson who is supported by an Executive of members, Sectoral Committees which; deliberate policy matters and make recommendations to the full Council of 30 Councilors [District Chairperson, 15 directly elected councilors, 10 woman councilors, two representing youth, two representing people with disabilities].
There are 4 statutory bodies, which are;
- Public Accounts Committee.
- District Service Commission.
- District Land Board.
- District Contracts Committee
Each of these statutory bodies is mandated by law to carry out specific roles and responsibilities to ensure effective and efficient service delivery.
The Resident District Commissioner represents the President in the District and ensures that both National and Local priorities are given due consideration and are implemented in an accountable manner. The office is responsible for monitoring all government programs.
The sub counties, parishes and villages have councils and executive committees, which coordinate the various functions.
The Technical team is headed by the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), and has nine functional directorates with staff based at the headquarters, sub-county staff, Primary school teachers and Health workers.
The Committees/Directorates include:
Finance, planning, Administration Investment
Management Support Services.
Finance, Planning and Investments
Council, Committee, Commissions and Boards.
Production, Environment and Natural Resource Committee
Production and Marketing.
Natural resources and Environment.
Gender, Labour, Elderly, Community Services and social services
Education and Sports
Health and Environment Sanitation
Works and technical committee