Kabale and Rubanda leaders are questioning the method used in the extension of boundaries. This is after it emerged that Kitumba, Kamuganguzi sub-counties and Katuna town councils in Ndorwa West County, Kabale district, Bubaare and Nyamweru sub-counties in Rubanda East County, Rubanda district will be annexed to Kabale municipality.
Through his lawyers, Twikirize and company advocates, Kabagambe who has sued the Municipality together with Kabale District Land Board and Commissioner Land Registration argues that the manner under which Kabale Municipality acquired a freehold certificate of Kabale Central Market was fraudulent.
Joseph Monday, the Kabale Municipality Town Clerk says that the municipal council has already received the intention to sue. Monday also says that they have already instructed their lawyers to file in defense to Mujunis lawyers explaining why the contract could not continue.
The traders accused the authorities for carrying out the registration exercise without involving the leadership of the market and failing to share with them the Memorandum of Understanding and market designs for scrutiny.
According to the Northern Division LC III Chairman, Isaac Musinguzi Rushoga, Niwagaba who is also the Northern Division Finance Committee Chairperson was found destroying drums into sizeable pieces and removing marks so that he can easily sell them in form of scraps.
Last month, Danson Mujuni was contracted to collect the fees at 300 shillings per hour. All vehicles found parked wrongly are fined 50,000 shillings. However, vehicle owners claim that most of the areas, where the contractor collects parking fees are in front of business premises and yet the landlords pay ground rent.
Kabale municipal authorities imposed a ban on sand excavation and brick-making in all swampy areas and road reserves, in March, as a strategy for conserving the environment and protecting roads against destruction.
In February, Kabale Municipal Council authorities started exhuming bodies from the cemetery and reburied them in a mass grave. The land was levelled and turned into a parking yard for Buses and trucks.
ohn Kalisa, the Chairman Kabale Municipal Finance, Planning and Investment Sectoral Committee, says there is no Kigezi Transports Limited can continuing running the park yet it has failed to remit revenue to the municipality.