Local authorities in Kenya could be a basic good focus for economic development and its
place in the economic and legal framework should be such that it allows them to play a
fundamental role in the country's governance and growth.
The study sought to establish how the Municipal council of Mavoko had handled the
reforms initiated by the government in their change programme and if the reforms have
had any impact on the overall performance of the council in terms of improving local service delivery to its residents strengthening of the financial management and
accountability and whether the council has been able to eliminate (if any) all outstanding