The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Tema West Assembly, Anna Adukwei Addo, has said the 2020 Annual Action Plan had a total of ninety budgeted activities, of which 98 percent had been implemented.
Speaking at a Public Financial Management Town Hall meeting at John Bosco Catholic Church in Community 2, the MCE said the Assembly used about sixty percent of its financial resources from the Internal Generated Funds (IGF) to improve its infrastructural delivery.
Also, sanitation services within the municipality, which included the completion of a two-storey 12-unit classroom block with ancillary facilitates at Adjei Kojo, a Police Station at Community 14, construction of a three-unit classroom at Star Basic School in Community 5, and other important works and projects.
In respect of total revenue generated, its target of GH¢23,000,000, it was able to realise about 87 percent, making it a commendable feat, according to the report presented by the Assembly.
She said: “We seek to deepen our revenue collection drive by enhancing our data collection, installation of new pay points, and intensify our public education and sensitisation programmes.”
In an effort to construct a model school and Library/ICT Center within the Community 2 Zonal Council, Anna Adukwei Addo indicated that the Assembly intended engaging businesses within the Municipality to raise revenue to start the projects.
In solving some of environmental challenges, she said the Assembly had partnered Asaase Foundation to construct a recycling factory at Adjei Kojo to help address waste management challenges.
She added that the programme was to bring the Assembly to the point of accountability and transparency, and that since it collected taxes from the public, it was important to explain how the funds were used.
The programme saw the attendance of traditional leaders, Assembly members, staff, and some members of public.